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February 17, 2020
5 hot network-automation startups to watch

With the combined challenges of tight IT budgets and scarcer technical talent, it’s becoming imperative for enterprise network pros to embrace automation of processes and the way infrastructure responds to changing network traffic. Not only can automation help address these problems, they can also improve overall application-response time by anticipating and addressing looming congestion. Modern […]

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February 4, 2020
Answers at Your Fingertips with Forward Networks

The average network is a collection of configuration settings that exist in their own little island. They interact with each other and create situations where that interaction causes systemic issues in other places. Half of the job of a network engineer is figuring out those interactions and anticipating how they will impact other parts of […]

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October 9, 2019
Forward Networks snags $35M in Series C funding round

Network assurance and intent-based network verification vendor Forward Networks has raised $35 million in a Series C round of funding. Forward Networks said the investment round would go toward expanding its sales and marketing teams into new regions and to fund additional R&D activities. The funding round was led by Goldman Sachs, which is also […]

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October 8, 2019
Forward Networks Raises $35M to Help Operators Check On Enterprise Networks

Telecom network operators are investing in new software and hardware to create faster, more complex networks, but with added complexity comes added vulnerability. Software that automates network management and reduces downtime is extremely valuable to operators, and as networks become more heterogeneous, hardware-agnostic software is generating strong interest across industries. Those are the issues driving […]

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September 26, 2019
Closing the Loop on Automation: Forward Networks + Ansible

In my previous ONUG blog post Query Your Network like a Database, I talked about how companies are embracing Network Automation in order to become more agile. I described how Network Automation can be very powerful but frighteningly dangerous without a proper safety guard. I explained what the Forward Networks Network Query Engine is and […]

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July 25, 2019
Focus on High-Level Policy Requirements to Accelerate Network Processes for DevOps

Network operations traditionally has been the missing piece in DevOps processes. It’s not difficult to see why. Network management has lagged behind server and workload automation. Updating network policies and configurations typically requires a great deal of analysis, testing and time, undermining the goal of DevOps agility. But once we shift how network devices are […]

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July 23, 2019
Seven Tips for Selecting an Intent-Based Network

Intent-based networking (IBN) is a trend that has been gaining traction in IT in recent years. IBN is the automation of processes that ensure the alignment of network operators’ high-level intent and policy requirements with the design and configuration of the network as a whole. The IBN vision grew out of the need for greater […]

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June 24, 2019
Forward Networks Co-Founder and CEO David Erickson Wins Silicon Valley Business Journal 40 Under 40 Award

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Forward Networks, the industry leader in network assurance and intent-based verification, today announced that the company’s Co-founder and CEO, David Erickson, is a 2019 Silicon Valley Business Journal 40 Under 40 award recipient. The 40 Under 40 list includes rising stars in Silicon Valley who are making a […]

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June 21, 2019
Forward Enterprise Named “2019 Product of the Year” by Cloud Computing Magazine

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Forward Networks, the industry leader in network assurance and intent-based verification, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded its Forward Enterprise platform a 2019 Product of the Year Award, presented by Cloud Computing Magazine. Forward Enterprise is a network assurance platform created by […]

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May 29, 2019
Forward Networks Honored with “Best of Citrix Synergy 2019” Award

Palo Alto, May 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- – Forward Networks, the industry leader in network assurance and intent-based verification, announced today that its Forward Enterprise solution was named a winner of the Best of Citrix Synergy 2019 Award in the Storage, Networking and Infrastructure category. This category awards products that enhance the role of networking, storage […]

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May 24, 2019
An Intent-Based Future

Popularized by Gartner in 2017, the term ‘Intent-Based Networking’ (IBN) bounced around the IT community ever since. In its infancy, IBN was more of a broad concept, with the specifics of how to enact the vision still in flux. While there was consensus IBN would be central to the future of networking, a major obstacle […]

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May 24, 2019
Intent-Based Verification Leading a New Wave of Network Automation

Most successful IBN deployments focus on the network verification process. Not only is it safe, it also can easily integrate into existing networks and workflows. Intent-Based Networking (IBN) is one of the most significant IT trends in recent years and is widely considered the “next big thing” in networking. The IBN vision comes as a […]

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WALL STREET TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION Intent Based Networking by using a Mathematical Model
VMBLOG Q&A with Forward Networks Ahead of the 2020 RSA Conference
VMBLOG Forward Networks And Itential Team Up To Deliver Seamless Closed-Loop Automation For Physical, Virtual, And Cloud Networks
VMBLOG Forward Networks 2021 Predictions: Remote Work, Digital Transformation, and AI Innovation in 2021
THE REGISTER Here's an idea: Verification for computer networks as well as chips and code
THE FAST MODE The IT Gap - Enterprise Networks Outgrowing IT Support
TAG CYBER Verify Your Network
SILICON VALLEY BUSINESS JOURNAL A woman of influence: Lisa Garvey
SDXCENTRAL Seeing the Future with Mathematical Network Verification
SDXCENTRAL Network Verification: The Dark Data Destroyer
SDXCENTRAL Forward Networks Secures Funds, Focused on Network Operations
SDXCENTRAL For Automation to Succeed, We Need Network Verification
RTINSIGHTS Net Security Requires Tight NetOps and SecOps Integration
PR NEWSWIRE New Survey Reveals Misalignment on Zero Trust Initiatives Between Management, IT, and Security Practitioners
PR NEWSWIRE New Survey Reveals Misalignment on Zero Trust Initiatives Between Management, IT, and Security Practitioners
PR NEWSWIRE Forward Networks Wins "Enterprise Cloud Computing Software of the Year" Award in 2021 Mobile Breakthrough Awards Program
PR NEWSWIRE Forward Networks Unveils New In-App Network Query Engine (NQE) Checks
PR NEWSWIRE Forward Networks Unveils New Features To Verify And Validate Zero Trust Architectures
PR NEWSWIRE Forward Networks Takes Home Gold Globee® in the 16th Annual 2021 IT World Awards®
PR NEWSWIRE Forward Networks Recognized with Multiple Industry Awards
PR NEWSWIRE Forward Networks Raises $35 Million in Series C Funding
PR NEWSWIRE Forward Networks Named to Carahsoft ITES-SW2 Contract to Support U.S. Army Enterprise Infrastructure Goals
PR NEWSWIRE Forward Networks Named 2021 SaaS Awards Winner for Best Enterprise-Level SaaS Product
PR NEWSWIRE Forward Networks Announces Support for Multi-cloud Network Environments
PR NEWSWIRE Forward Networks And Itential Team Up To Deliver Seamless Closed-Loop Automation For Physical, Virtual, And Cloud Networks
PACKET PUSHERS Tech Bytes: Network Verification – Smarter Network Ops With Forward Networks
PACKET PUSHERS Tech Bytes: Forward Networks Lets You Query Your Network Like A Database 
ONUG BLOG Closing the Loop on Automation: Forward Networks + Ansible
NETWORK WORLD 5 hot network-automation startups to watch
NETWORK COMPUTING Addressing the Labyrinthian Enterprise Network Problem
LIGHT READING Forward Networks Raises $35M to Help Operators Check On Enterprise Networks
GESTALT IT Answers at Your Fingertips with Forward Networks
FIERCE TELECOM Forward Networks snags $35M in Series C funding round
FEIBUS TECH You Don't Need Python – Just Forward Networks
EXECUTIVEBIZ Carahsoft Adds Forward Networks Platform to IT Offerings for Army; Zack Zimmerman Quoted
AUTHORITY MAGAZINE 5 Things You Need to Know to Create a Successful App or SaaS, with Brandon Heller of Forward Networks

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