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September 13, 2023
A Financial Services Company Saved “7 Figures” By Improving Network Inventory Management

Everyone knows inventory management is important – but so are the 100+ other things we need to do, and let’s face it, the inventory is not on fire. Given the benefits one customer experienced, maybe it should be.   On September 14, at 2:00pm Eastern time, we’re hosting a webinar, featuring special guests, Michael Wynston, Director of Network Architecture and […]

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September 7, 2023
What’s worse than a toothache?

For me, I’d have to say it’s sitting through a high-pressure demo with a sales guy who needs to close business. Given the choice, I’ll take the dentist office visit anytime, at least they give you meds! We realize that sales demos aren’t always pleasant. And while we strive to create a comfortable environment for […]

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August 23, 2023
How do you Monitor and Manage a Network Without Borders?

There are only two options for managing a global multi-cloud network: either by using a combination of inference, hope, and intuition or with mathematical certainty. When conducting 5 million financial transactions daily, it’s essential to operate with certainty, regardless of your network’s size or geographical distribution. Auditors don’t accept inferences; they demand certainty when determining […]

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August 17, 2023
Why Should SecOps Pay More Attention to Network Data?

Trying to convince SecOps teams they need more data is like trying to convince a drowning person they need more water. SecOps teams are so overwhelmed they can’t even respond to 67% of the alerts they receive. On average, SecOps teams receive 4,484 alerts per day and spend over three hours per day manually triaging […]

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August 10, 2023
A Decade of Forward Thinking

According to Forbes, 90% of startups fail. According to the Harvard Business Review, the number is closer to 70%, but whichever number you choose to believe, the odds are still staggeringly stacked against young new ventures. At Forward Networks, we just had a terrific time two weeks ago celebrating the company’s 10th anniversary. Ten years […]

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August 3, 2023
Forward Networks is now SOC 2 Type 1 Compliant!

It’s hard to imagine that there are upwards of 100 billion devices connected to each other today. Many of these devices are terrestrial; however, more and more devices are being brought online across the sky, sea, and space. As complexity grows, we need to ensure we have the right level of automation in place to […]

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July 18, 2023
Solving Big Networking Problems FAST

Most of the big networking headaches didn’t turn up overnight; they started small and increased in complexity over time, as the network grew and evolved. Without detailed actionable data, these problems can be nearly impossible to solve; at the very least it can take weeks, months, or even years to rid a global network of […]

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July 12, 2023
Integrations with Tenable and Rapid7 Simplify Vulnerability Management

Security teams rely on vulnerability scanners to proactively locate vulnerabilities in networkdevices, hosts, and applications. These tools help improve the overall security posture of thenetwork by remediating exposure before bad actors have an opportunity to exploit it.Although incredibly helpful, the data delivered by these tools is often overwhelming and notpresented in an actionable manner. Forward […]

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June 21, 2023
10 Out Of 10 SecOps Pros Agree: You Can’t Secure What You Can’t See

Network complexity is at an all-time high. Between legacy technology, hybrid-multi-cloud environments, and networks cobbled together by mergers and acquisitions, it’s impossible for people to keep track of the network, its topology, and behavior. The idea of trying to trace a path through a multi-cloud network seems akin to being asked to pull a rabbit […]

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June 15, 2023
Today's Networks are Complex and Complicated, but do they have to be?

Networks today are different from what they were ten years ago, and one could argue that depending on the organization you work for, these networks are different from those just a few years ago. The rise of hybrid networks has made troubleshooting these networks that much more complex. Before, it could have been a hub […]

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June 1, 2023
Globee Disruptor Awards names Forward Enterprise 2023 Silver Winner

The Globee Awards for Disruptors recognizes and celebrates organizations and individuals who have significantly contributed to disruptive innovation across various industries. These awards acknowledge the trailblazers who have challenged the status quo, introduced groundbreaking ideas, and transformed traditional practices through their disruptive approaches.   Forward Networks was honored because:  Because the tools network and security operations use to […]

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May 24, 2023
Mergers don’t have to be a nightmare for IT teams

When it comes to merger and acquisition activity – 2023 is poised to be an active year despite uncertain macroeconomic conditions. As always, financial due diligence will be the cornerstone of successful M&A endeavors. Unfortunately for IT teams, there’s no similar process for scrutinizing the network. Often the work of ingesting or connecting networks doesn’t […]

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