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Unlocking smart core network slicing for IoT and MVNOs

by: Bart Salaets

Network slicing is one of the most important 5G innovations available to mobile operators, allowing them to subdivide one physical network into multiple logical networks.

Conquering video: Overcoming the congestion conundrum

by: Raffaele D'Albenzio

F5 technology offers a cost-effective solution to the challenge of video by improving the way Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) works on the mobile network.

IoT Infrastructure, Empowered by F5’s IoT Solution

by: Ravi Prasad

In the inevitable era of the Internet of Things (IoT), the waves of opportunities and challenges have surpassed each other as the market remains fragmented. IoT devices mushroom across every industry with exponential growth rate...

State of Application Delivery 2018: Application Services are the Gateway to a Digital Future

by: Lori MacVittie

The primary purpose for our State of Application Delivery research is to understand the current – and predict the future – state of application delivery around the world. That means a focus on application services. These are the broad set...

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.

Solace and F5: Partnering for Better IoT

by: Frank Strobel

In addition to being equipped to handle huge numbers of devices and massive amounts of data traffic, IoT deployments have to be built for some unique ways of communicating.

Ceding Control of IoT for the Sake of Security

by: Lori MacVittie

We are, I think it’s safe to say, universally delighted by technology. The mundane is transformed into the magical by the mere introduction of technology. The novelty wears off after a time, of course, but by then there’s some other task that has...

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.

Stop the IoT attack that comes before THE ATTACK

by: Lori MacVittie

Generally speaking, the use of the term “attack” has come to mean an attempt to deny service to an organization. That’s likely because the frequency and volume of DDoS attacks have had serious consequences for high-profile organizations. The...

Possession and Identity in the Internet of Things

by: Lori MacVittie

Long-time tech watchers have seen the gradual move of computing devices from no-user to multi-user to single-user models.

Where We’re Headed Now: Charting the Path for a Faster, Smarter, and Safer IoT

by: Patricia Du

The main theme of this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona was the ongoing digital transformation toward a "connected society." 5G will be instrumental in the adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies such as smart...

Now that HTTPS is almost everywhere, what about IPv6?

by: Lori MacVittie

Let’s Encrypt launched April 12, 2016 with the intent to support and encourage sites to enable HTTPS everywhere (sometimes referred to as SSL everywhere even though the web is steadily moving toward TLS as the preferred protocol). As of the end of...

The Gateways to Innovation are in the Network

by: Lori MacVittie

Throughout history, certain places have been anointed with the term “gateway to the _____.” These locations are famous for being strategically important for the defense of a kingdom or as a pathway to new opportunities.

Where the Internet of Things and Cloud Intersect

by: Lori MacVittie

From State of Application Delivery 2017 – An interesting thing happened to the Internet of Things on the way to pwning every other trend as the technology darling du jour: it split itself up. There are actually two very distinct...