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Four Years in Review: What’s Changed in the State of Application Delivery

by: Cindy Borovick

With our 4th annual SOAD report published, we look back and share how the market has evolved, and what we have learned.

Adopting Automation: Don’t Sacrifice Strategy for Speed

by: Lori MacVittie

Like multi-cloud, automation can be (and should be) strategic.  In a perfect IT world, we would see the smooth road of (internal) digital transformation follow a predictable path to success. It would start with the selection of platforms and...

Welcome to 2018: Apps Under Siege

by: Lori MacVittie

Apps are the strategy upon which business has staked its digital survival, and F5 Labs research shows they will remain under siege in 2018. This year, let’s resolve to be vigilant in their protection, no matter whether they lie over hill in the...

F5 Year In Review

by: Drew Milam

As December brings 2017 to a close, it also marks an opportunity to be retrospective and look back on the year that was. This past month, we’ve been highlighting some of our blog posts, security research, reports, F5 Labs threat intelligence, and...

Five Predictions for 2018 You Can Pretty Much Bank On

by: Lori MacVittie

Lori MacVittie decided to put down in digital ink what the data and technology cycle is showing will be pretty much a given in 2018.

The Top 10, Top 10 Predictions for 2018

by: Peter Silva

Peter Silva looks into the crystal balls of IT industry pundits and compiles a list of annual predictions for the coming year.

Another Year of re:Invent, Another Year of Advances for F5 on AWS

by: Chad Whalen

F5's Chad Whalen reflects on the significant advancements F5 has made with AWS following an amazing week at AWS re:Invent.

Open Source Spotlight: F5 Announces It Will Commit More than Code

by: Lori MacVittie

Open source has come a long way (baby) since the days of lengthy downloads and subsequent custom compiles of Slackware.

Cloud Can’t Protect You Against Yourself

by: Lori MacVittie

Cloud security. The term itself is actually meaningless without qualification. Do you mean the security of the underlying infrastructure that makes up “cloud”? Or perhaps of command and control APIs that let you provision and manage compute,...

How to Win at Multi-Cloud: Standardize then Automate to Innovate

by: Lori MacVittie

Cloud has always been about realizing economies of scale. With digital transformation driving organizations to seek new opportunities to improve productivity (internal) and profit (external) with applications, the rate at which operations and apps...

Open Source Spotlight: F5 Infrastructure as Code and Multi-Cloud Manageability

by: Lori MacVittie

You might have noted that a significant drum beat under the multi-cloud mantra is manageability. That’s because the task of scaling, securing, and delivering apps to users requires a certain set of services – load balancers, compute, storage, app...

Understanding the state of cloud journey in Asia Pacific

by: Keii

This year we hosted a series of Cloud focused events in the region and were fortunate to be able to connect with a number of customers. In this blog, I would like to summarize where those customers are, in terms of their Cloud shift, and wrap up...

Open Source Spotlight: OpenStack LBaaS Enhanced Service Definitions

by: Lori MacVittie

One of the often mentioned benefits of cloud – private or public, on-prem or off – is speed. Speed to provision, speed to scale, speed to ultimately get an app delivered to the users who desire or demand its functionality. To get that speed, much...

Automation, Clouds, and Continuous Delivery: Learning What to Learn

by: Robert Haynes

F5's Robert Haynes gives a quick run-down of automation topics to consider (and where to start).

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.