By Fabrizio Maccioni, Director of Technical Marketing, Forward Networks

Closed loop verification may be the answer to the threats and vulnerabilities that plague network automation. Fabrizio Maccioni, director of technical marketing at Forward Networks, takes a closer look at how your network automation journey risks could be tackled better with closed loop verification.

Not too long ago, IT professionals physically connected to network devices for upgrades and changes. Imagine trying to physically go to every device on your network, plug in and manually push an update. It’s obviously an impractical and unaffordable proposition that would require a veritable army of IT professionals and weeks, especially for organizations with data centers spread around the globe. Undoubtedly devices would be missed, and other mistakes would be made, increasing the risk of outages or vulnerabilities...


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