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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.

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...