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What SaaS teaches us about automating network infrastructure

by: Lori MacVittie

The success of SaaS is largely due to companies being able to identify and encapsulate in software commoditized business processes. The same holds true for network and infrastructure teams inside the business.

Dissecting the Data Path: A primer on app services

by: Lori MacVittie

For several years now, my cohort Cindy Borovick and I have conducted, compiled, and analyzed thousands of responses from IT professionals across the globe in response to our State of Application Delivery surveys. The primary focus of this survey...


Intelligent Inspection Zone for Optimized Security

by: Shahnawaz Backer

Technology is transforming the way we do business. It has brought ease and timelines. We do not have to stand in queues for paying utility bills or getting a taxi anymore. Our smartphone tells us...

3 Things Holding You Back from Embracing DevOps

by: Lori MacVittie

Executives aren’t nearly as giddy over DevOps as those in the trenches, and the answer may be found in one of these three key concerns.


Security Habits of the Highly Confident

by: Lori MacVittie

Insights from the 2017 State of Application Delivery – Executives and security professionals alike are a pragmatic bunch, at least in terms of their confidence levels in withstanding application layer attacks.

Cloud Scalability

Turns out SDN is Not Dead Yet

by: Lori MacVittie

SDN, which started out with a roar, was last seen whimpering by the side of the technology highway watching containers and DevOps speed by on their way to an invite-only party in the enterprise without so much as glancing back at the recent...

Why Equality Balances the Boardroom Books

by: Lizzie Cohen-Laloum

F5 Senior Vice President Lizzie Cohen-Laloum explores how achieving balanced executive dynamics and a broader range of strategic perspectives contribute to a robust chain of command.

Cloud Performance Scalability Security

Why Public Cloud is Embracing FPGAs and You Should Too

by: Lori MacVittie

Amidst the rush of consumer-facing ads and releases during the 2016 holiday season, Amazon made quite a stir when it announced it was embracing hardware.


Coming Soon: F5 Availability in the Google Cloud!

by: Calvin Rowland

With Google Next '17 just around the corner, we're excited to announce BIG-IP Virtual Edition will be available in the Google Cloud this spring.


Where the Internet of Things and Cloud Intersect

by: Lori MacVittie

From State of Application Delivery 2017 – An interesting thing happened to the Internet of Things on the way to pwning every other trend as the technology darling du jour: it split itself up. There are actually two very distinct...

Mobility Performance

Digital Transformation Driving HTTP/2

by: Lori MacVittie

From State of Application Delivery 2017 – The transition from HTTP/1x to HTTP/2 is of great interest given its potentially disruptive impact.

Mobility Security

Are IoT Message Protocols the Next Security Challenge for Service Providers?

by: Patricia Du

The growing number of connected devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) provides an opportunity for service providers to develop new streams of revenue. For end users, IoT has the potential to...

Benefits of a Tier-1 US Operator’s NFV Implementation

by: Patricia Du

Operators are looking for an open, multi-vendor NFV platform to evolve and scale their networks to lower costs, reduce time to market, and improve operational efficiencies.


The Role of Optimization in 5G Networks

by: Raffaele D'Albenzio

As we all know, 4G and LTE are designed to improve capacity, user data-rates, spectrum usage, and latency. 5G represents more than just an evolution of mobile broadband.


Container Orchestration Illustrates Power of the (Other) API Economy

by: Lori MacVittie

Digital transformation cannot be focused solely on the outside, it must include the inside as well. This year’s buzzword bingo card includes the amorphous phrases “digital transformation” and “API economy.” They have real meanings, but they’re...
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