Forward Networks a Gartner Cool Vendor in Enterprise Networking

We were very excited to be selected as a Gartner Cool Vendor in Enterprise Networking for 2018 according to their report (download now) released on May 7. We believe this recognition reflects the innovations we've made around intent-based networking, network operations and IT automation over the…

Recent Internet Outage Likely Prevented with Forward Networks Intent-based Verification

Monday morning this week, Internet access in many areas across the U.S. were severely compromised and routes through several carriers reported problems. Although remediation was fast (about 90 minutes), a simple router misconfiguration in the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) set-up through one of the…

“Pretty Sure” Your Network is Behaving as Intended? It Could be Costing You Big Time

The more networks have evolved and the more complex data center architectures have become, more and more organizations are realizing they've got time bombs latent in their network, just waiting for the right set of circumstances to take down critical portions of their infrastructure. In the past, a…

Moving Forward: Our New Sales VP Discusses the Opportunity at Hand

The following post is from Forward Networks new Vice President of Global Sales, Ryan Mac Ban, and previously posted on LinkedIn under the title "Why Forward Networks and Why Now?" If you are reading this, you most likely know that I have recently joined Forward Networks to run Global Sales.  My…

We’re Launching From Stealth to Combat the Complex and Error-Prone State of Networking

After years of work, we’re proud to leave stealth today and officially unveil Forward Networks. Our Background My three co-founders: Brandon Heller, Nikhil Handigol, Peyman Kazemian and I were fortunate to be members of the team that created Software Defined Networking while working on our PhDs at…