Failures like Facebook’s raise the question of the robustness of the Internet. Angélique Medina investigates Internet failures – and knows what can be done about it.
Interview by Helmut Martin-Jung
The Internet has become a lifeline for the modern world. Data must flow, otherwise almost everything collapses, economy, health, traffic. Avoiding this is Angélique Medina’s job at Thousand Eyes. The subsidiary of network specialist Cisco monitors the network at a large number of measurement points around the world and advises customers on how they can provide better service and avoid outages.