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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...

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...

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.