Network Digital Twins Reduce the Risk of Continual Software Updates | Report by Gartner®
Network Digital Twins Reduce the Risk of Continual Software Updates, 2023: Tim Zimmerman, 10 July 2023
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Network digital twins model segments of your existing network to verify functionality for new operating system versions or firmware updates as well as the installation of new network equipment.
VALIDATE CURRENT STATE
Network digital twins validate current state and changes to existing campus network configuration, changes in security policies, and/or application migration to the cloud.
Network digital twins mitigate the effects and risk of integrating components from multiple vendors on enterprise policies and performance in efforts to replace legacy or retired equipment or optimize costs.
“Digital twin models can be an important tool to verify and audit security policies.”
Tim Zimmerman, Gartner Inc.
Forward Networks is a
Winner of over 20 industry awards, as well as the Gartner Cool Vendor award, Forward Networks is the best-in-class network digital twin trusted by the world's largest networks. Featured regularly in Gartner research publications and industry analytics reports, Forward Enterprise continues to innovate on the cutting edge of IT technology tools. "Forward Networks simplifies assurance for intent-based networks by collecting device data to create a behaviorally-accurate model of the network, and then making behavioral data available to Forward's analytics application." -TIM ZIMMERMAN, GARTNER INC.