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F5 Container Connector: Now with Ingress Control, Red Hat OpenShift, and Pivotal Cloud Foundry

by: Lori MacVittie

If you haven’t noticed, containers are continuing to build momentum with a surprising speed. Not even cloud can brag of this kind of zealous adoption. While it’s important to remember that deploying containers in production does not mea...

Programmable Proxies are the Duct Tape of the Internet

by: Lori MacVittie

Programmable proxies protect ports from predators – like those targeting SMB today.   When the Internet was in its infancy, my oldest three children were teenagers. Even then – with a far smaller Internet - unfettered access was not...

Ingress Controllers: New Name, Familiar Function

by: Lori MacVittie

Colloquialisms. These are those words and phrases that have a uniquely local meaning that can confound those not native to the area. For example, when I’m out and about and thirsty, I look for a bubbler.

Was DC25 My Last DEF CON?

by: David Holmes

F5's David Holmes looks back at the recently concluded DC25 and ponders future attendance.

Cloud Needs Operational Gates–Especially for Security

by: Lori MacVittie

In January of 2017, the very popular MongoDB suffered what seems to be becoming a fairly predictable tactic for attackers: taking data hostage. Subsequent investigation noted that for the most part, attackers had exploited … nothing.

Realizing FIPS Validation in Virtualized, SDN, and Cloud Data Centers

by: Henry Tam

Securing your data and infrastructure while transitioning to cloud (and software-defined everything) is complicated, but throw in tighter, stricter regulatory compliance and then you really have complexity and risk.

Black Hat at 20 – A Quick Recap

by: David Holmes

F5's principal threat research evangelist puts on his reporter hat to bring you some insights from one of the oldest hacker conferences there is.

F5 Survey Finds DevOps and NetOps Agree on Importance of Automation and Frequency of Deployments

by: Lori MacVittie

There are two sides to every coin, so the old adage goes. It goes without saying that both sides of the coin are the same color even if they bear different images.   So we discovered when we dove into the middle of DevOps and NetOps. W...

Serverless = Operations on Autopilot

by: Lori MacVittie

You’re going to need a platform for automation and orchestration. Serverless might be just what you were looking for. Serverless (a.k.a. Function as a Service) is still very much in its infancy. And any technology that’s just finding its legs...

Are Your Apps Stressing Out Users with Poor Performance?

by: Lori MacVittie

While apps represent opportunities to improve productivity and increase profits, poor performance and annoyed users bring these gains to a halt.

Container Danger in the Cloud

by: Lori MacVittie

The slow but steady migration to cloud-based environments has had an impact on many aspects of IT. One we rarely make mention of is administration. But we should.

Is 2017 Half Empty or Half Full?

by: Peter Silva

F5 DevCentral's Pete Silva takes a look at tech trends thus far in 2017, with ransomeware (still) top-of-mind.

Unpacking a Multi-Cloud Approach

by: Calvin Rowland

SVP Calvin Rowland breaks down what it means for organizations to deploy multi-cloud solutions, touching on DevOps topics as well.

Rethink Your Access Strategy, Think BeyondCorp

by: Lee Slaughter

F5's Lee Slaughter offers his take on the 'zero trust' model, along with solutions from F5 and Google.

In Container Land, Declarative Configuration is King

by: Lori MacVittie

Digital transformation on the inside is integral to enabling digital transformation on the outside. One of the foundational components of internal digital transformation is automation, which relies heavily on the control plane. The control plane...