Forward Networks + Networking Field Day

Watch as Forward Networks engineers demonstrate the unique features of Forward Enterprise live in front of NFD 21 and NFD 22 delegates. Hear what the delegates had to say about the presentation below, and our blog post about the event,"What Do Boba Tea and Network Verification Have in Common?"

How We Gained Empathy for the Network Operator

Forward Networks CTO & Co-Founder Brandon Heller provides a quick “cheat sheet” of the Forward platform, and explains how the four founders of Forward Networks developed empathy for network operators. [Networking Field Day 22, Feb 2020]

A Week in The Life of a Network Operator: MONDAY | Network Security Breach

Siva Radhakrishnan, Principal Engineer at Forward Networks describes a troubleshooting scenario based on a recent network security breach, and how to quickly find key information in Forward Enterprise. [Networking Field Day 22, Feb 2020]

A Week in The Life of a Network Operator: TUESDAY | Cisco Field Notice

Andreas Voellmy, Principal Engineer at Forward Networks explains a troubleshooting use case based on a recent event: Getting a Cisco Field Notice about cert expirations just days before the holiday break. He uses Forward’s Network Query Engine (NQE) to query the network like a database to quickly uncover affected devices. [Networking Field Day 22, Feb 2020]

A Week in The Life of a Network Operator: WEDNESDAY | App Connectivity Issue

Behram Mistree, Principal Engineer at Forward Networks, outlines the process of quickly resolving a network trouble ticket when a mission-critical business application runs into connectivity issues. [Networking Field Day 22, Feb 2020]

A Week in The Life of a Network Operator: THURSDAY | Hybrid Multi-Cloud Migration

Fabrizio Maccioni, Director of Technical Marketing at Forward Networks, shows how to easily find answers in Forward Enterprise when challenges arise during a complicated cloud migration. [Networking Field Day 22, Feb 2020]

A Week in The Life of a Network Operator: FRIDAY | Verifying a Change Window

Chiara Regale, VP of Product at Forward Networks, demonstrates how Forward Enterprise can be used quickly before and after a scheduled change window, to roll out changes with confidence and to verify that every change was successful. [Networking Field Day 22, Feb 2020]

Forward Networks: Why a Mathematical Model?

Nikhil Handigol, Co-Founder of Forward Networks, highlights how a mathematically accurate network behavioral model is essential to improving network operations. [Networking Field Day 22, Feb 2020]

Intro to Forward Networks + UI Demo

What does it mean to have a mathematical model (or “digital twin”) of the network? Brandon explains how the Forward Networks team built the software platform, and demonstrates the core functionality of Forward Enterprise to search, verify, and predict network behavior. [Networking Field Day 21, Oct 2019]

Forward Networks API Integrations + App Team Self Service Demo

Siva Radhakrishnan provides an overview of API integrations with the Forward platform and shows how one of the company’s large customers uses a Slackbot to query network behavior and return instant results. [Networking Field Day 21, Oct 2019]

Forward Networks Demo: Closed Loop Automation

Network automation and verification go hand-in-hand, as Fabrizio Maccioni demonstrates in this example using Forward Enterprise in conjunction with Ansible. Network verification closes the loop on network automation and allows network operators to quickly verify network behavior. [Networking Field Day 21, Oct 2019]

Forward Networks Demo: Custom Checks

Nikhil Handigol introduces a new feature in the Forward platform, enabling network engineers to use Forward’s Network Query Engine (NQE) to easily build custom checks for network behavior by querying a normalized, structured data set.

Natale Ruello highlights some key lessons learned in building an enterprise-grade product: the need for scalability, accuracy, performance, and ease of use. [Networking Field Day 21, Oct 2019]

Forward Networks Platform Walkthrough

Cisco Live EMEA Tech Field Day presenation covering the Forward Enterprise features—Behavior Diffs and Network Query Engine. [Tech Field Day, Jan 2019]

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