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By George Lawton, VentureBeat

The network, once seen as little more than plumbing in the datacenter, is at the center of distributed IT operations. Ensuring network operations and protecting them from cyberattacks has become paramount to modern enterprises.

“You can almost imagine that networks would be on par with power and water and electricity and that kind of stuff,” Nikhil Handigol, co-founder of Forward Networks, tells The Next Platform. “You cannot imagine a modern business functioning without its network functioning. On one hand, networks were super critical for big businesses and are becoming increasingly critical. On the other hand, they’re becoming more and more complex and more and more fragile, both from a connectivity perspective and from a security perspective. From a connectivity perspective, they were so fragile that one misconfiguration could take the entire network down. It’s still the case.”... [READ MORE ON THE NEXT PLATFORM]

By George Lawton, VentureBeat

Designing, testing, and provisioning updates to data digital networks depends on numerous manual and error-prone processes. Digital twins are starting to play a crucial role in automating more of this process to help bring digital transformation to network infrastructure. These efforts are already driving automation for campus networks, wide area networks (WANs), and commercial wireless networks... [READ MORE on VentureBeat]

By George Lawton, VentureBeat

This is the second of a two-part series. Read part 1 about the current state of networking and how digital twins are being used to help automate the process, and the shortcomings involved.

As noted in part 1, digital twins are starting to play a crucial role in automating the process of bringing digital transformation to networking infrastructure. Today, we explore the future state of digital twins – comparing how they’re being used now with how they can be used once the technology matures.... [READ MORE on VentureBeat]

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