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How F5’s WAF Earned its AWS Security Competency

by: Tom Atkins

F5's Tom Atkins takes a closer look at the company's recently achieved AWS milestone, supporting those aiming to mitigate attacks on applications deployed in the public cloud.

Taking Customers to AWS, Through Our Channel

by: David Helfer

SVP of Worldwide Channels David Helfer highlights F5's selection for the AWS Channel Opportunity Registration Program and just-achieved AWS Security Competency.

F5 BIG-IP Availability on IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions

by: Craig Scarborough

For most enterprises, the concept of cloud is well in the process of crossing the “chasm” from early adoption to early majority.

Making Multi-Cloud Manageable: F5 Application Connector Now Available for Microsoft Azure

by: Lori MacVittie

When using multiple public clouds to host applications, you’ve still got to manage those apps and connect them to a secure inbound path.

The Dawn of Cloud Arbitrage: Equinix Builds and F5 helps Pave the Way

by: Calvin Rowland

Along with their just-opened San Jose data center, Equinix leverages F5 BIG-IP for application services to support multi-cloud interconnection.

Successful Cloud Migrations: Making the Leap

by: Calvin Rowland

F5 SVP Calvin Rowland walks you through the mindset of moving to the cloud, with a nod to just announced IBM/VMware/F5 solutions.

AnsibleFest and the Rise of Network Automation

by: Thomas A. McGonagle

Over the past year, F5 and Ansible have been working hard to bring network automation solutions to our customers. In successive releases, Ansible has introduced more and more network automation functionality, including persistent connections,...

Closing Data Center Generational Gaps with NetOps

by: Lori MacVittie

Don’t let anyone tell you hardware doesn’t matter. Hardware is everywhere. In every mobile phone. Every Fitbit and techno-gadget we own. In our cars. In our laptops and tablets. Increasingly, it’s in our appliances. In our watches. And apparently,...

New Skill and New Demands: The Private Cloud Challenge for Network Operations

by: Robert Haynes

Cloud adoption changes the way we deploy applications, and the way that IT fulfills its responsibility of “stopping everything breaking.”

Realizing Multi-Cloud Consistency with F5 and VMware Cloud on AWS

by: Lori MacVittie

In the beginning (back in 2007 or so), there was cloud. And it was mostly SaaS, as organizations eagerly consumed business-ready offerings that replaced previously rented line of business apps...

F5 Availability in the AWS GovCloud Marketplace!

by: Calvin Rowland

It’s no secret that security is the leading concern for the majority of public cloud users, but for some organizations and government agencies, it is even more paramount. For these groups, highly stringent regulatory and compliance requirements...

Hoisted by Our Own Petards: Big Dirty Data

by: Lori MacVittie

Big data. Petabytes generated on an hourly basis for millions of sensors and monitors embedded in things across the business value chain. From manufacturing to delivery, from POS to consumers, data is being generated in unprecedented amounts. ...

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.

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...