BGP Stream is a free resource for receiving alerts about hijacks, leaks, and outages in the Border Gateway Protocol.

BGP is the routing protocol used on the Internet. BGPmon analyses hundreds of millions of BGP messages every day. Using this BGP data we can detect large scale outages and Hijacks. BGP incidents can cause significant havoc and as such Real-time monitoring for BGP incidents is a very important method to find indicators of a problem.

With BGP Stream, we use an automated process to cull the largest and most important outages, what type of outage it is, and which ASNs are involved and publish those updates for free to a Twitter feed and this site. It is important to us to provide this information free, in a real-time format, providing contextual information so network engineers and owners can respond to outages as quickly as possible.

Follow @bgpstream on Twitter for alert updates.