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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.

Privacy Matters

by: Lori MacVittie

There are two “Ps” with which consumers are concerned these days: performance and privacy. The former is driven by an increasingly mobile world, a platform on which resources – memory, compute, and network – are constrained. The latter by concerns...

F5 BIG-IP iSeries Crushes Citrix and A10 SSL Performance

by: Greg W. Davis

F5 has taken a massive step forward in helping customers deliver an application delivery solution that doesn’t force them to choose between security and performance.

iSeries: Not Just a Better, Bigger, and Faster BIG-IP

by: Robert Haynes

With the launch of F5's BIG-IP iSeries, you get innovative new platforms that can adapt hardware capacity to match your workloads.

Islands No More

by: Sangeeta Anand

BIG-IP iSeries gives customers the freedom to deploy any application, anywhere, with consistent application services and security.

Stop. Just Stop. HTTPS is not faster than HTTP.

by: Lori MacVittie

Yes, Lori has been reading the Internet again. And what she’s been seeing makes baby Lori angry. It also makes this former test designer and technology editor cry. Really, I weep at both the excuses offered for such testing and the misleading...

F5 joins Docker Partner Program to Secure, Scale, and Speed up Containerized Apps

by: Lori MacVittie

To say that Docker’s container technology is experiencing explosive growth and adoption is not mere hyperbole or wishful thinking on the part of its highly vocal advocates. Nary a day goes by that does not include some new use of the technology or...

Hardware’s Innovation Theorem

by: Lori MacVittie

I recently finished reading Fermat’s Last Theorem (Simon Singh) which, you might be surprised to learn, was full of drama, intrigue, murder, and mistresses. Really. The history of math is quite full of people who despite their prodigious...

Cisco Live and F5

by: Drew Milam

With fireworks in our rearview mirror, it’s time to turn our focus toward Las Vegas for Cisco Live, July 10-14, at the Mandalay Bay. Whether you’re going to the event or following online, here’s a snapshot of what to expect from F5 at...

Making Apps Go Faster

by: Lori MacVittie

As we continue to break up the data center by breaking applications and the networks on which they depend, one business aphorism remains true: speed is king. Performance remains a business level concern that impacts everything from sales to...

The Hierarchy of Application Needs

by: Lori MacVittie

Most folks have heard or seen Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. If you aren’t familiar with the concept (or need a refresher), here’s the TL;DR – Maslow believed that people are motivated to achieve certain needs. He defined a five level hierarchy...

Key Takeaways from the RSA Conference in San Francisco

by: Keii

Security in the real world (politics, business, etc.) leads to challenges such as the IT talent shortage. Organizations are looking for solutions to help them intelligently manage user risk, data risk, and application risk.

The Fastest DDoS Mitigation in the West

by: Jay Kelley

Companies of all sizes are bombarded daily by network attacks and breaches. One of the most basic, yet effective network attacks against organizations and their applications are distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The onslaught of these enterprise-aimed attacks has even the most security conscious organizations questioning their application defenses.

Securing next-generation mobile networks

by: Peter Margaris

F5's Peter Margaris discusses securing next-generation mobile networks

Service Providers and F5's New VIPRION B4450

by: Jay Kelley

A deeper dive on F5's just-announced VIPRION performance blade