Network telemetry supports network monitoring. It reflects the current status of the network and serves as a decision support for improving the performance, availability, security and efficiency of networks
. Network telemetry is used to set up dedicated telemetry systems within the network that provide a large number of measured values. Crucial information can be extracted from the large amounts of data. Streaming
network telemetrycan operate as a real-time data collection service and transmit the status data
tothe network management
. Streaming network telemetry is an interesting alternative to classic network monitoring with SNMP.