Who needs a dashboard?

Who needs a dashboard? by Fabrizio Maccioni The idea of building the Forward Dashboard has been floating around for a while now, but we kept postponing it to give priority to other features, like In-App Network Query Engine Checks, that built on the functionality and the customization of the…

Can all of these customers be wrong?

Can all of these customers be wrong? by Lisa Garvey   “As a customer of Forward Networks I can tell you that I wouldn’t want to ever be without their software. Even the simplest task of finding a mac address or IP address on your network is done instantaneously on Forward Enterprise. The…

In-App NQE Checks examples now available on GitHub

In-App NQE Checks examples now available on GitHub by Fabrizio Maccioni Network Query Engine (NQE) is my favorite Forward Enterprise feature and is one of the reasons why I decided to join Forward Networks. After working on Network Programmability and Automation for years, the idea of a single…

Closing the Loop on Automation: Forward Networks + Ansible

Closing the Loop on Automation: Forward Networks + Ansible by Fabrizio Maccioni In my previous 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…

Query Your Network like a Database

Query Your Network like a Database by Fabrizio Maccioni As companies are trying to become more agile to provide new services to their customers at a faster pace, more and more of them are embracing Network Automation in some shape or form. Network Automation can be very powerful, but it comes with…