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Don’t take your eye off GTP en route to 5G

by: Peter Nas

Changes to the EU’s roaming regulations and raised awareness of security risks are fueling dramatic increases in GPRS Tunneling Protocol (GTP) traffic.

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.

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.

The State of Application Delivery 2018: Digital Transformation Driving Automation and Multi-Cloud Despite Security Concerns

by: Lori MacVittie

Discover the key findings of F5's fourth annual State of Application Delivery report.

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.

Virtualize to Scale on Demand: Dynamic Service Function Chaining in the S/Gi-LAN

by: Patricia Du

F5's Patricia Du discusses service provider topics, including how value-added services improve the customer experience by controlling traffic based on user profiles, network policies, and application characteristics.

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...

Digital Transformation Driving HTTP/2

by: Lori MacVittie

From State of Application Delivery 2017 – The transition from HTTP/1x to HTTP/2 is of great interest given its potentially disruptive impact.

IoT Message Protocols: The Next Security Challenge for Service Providers?

by: Patricia Du

The growing number of connected devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) provides an opportunity for service providers to develop new streams of revenue. For end users, IoT has the potential to...

Hello IoT, Goodbye Security Innocence

by: Bernd Kunze

2016 showed us that the Internet of Things (IoT) is a game-changer when it comes to service provider networks.

Get Off of My Cloud!

by: Jay Kelley

The latest from F5's Jay Kelley includes a list of considerations when deploying a new identity and access solution for Microsoft Office 365.

You want big data? You can’t handle big data…

by: Lori MacVittie

Current infrastructure cannot handle the projected explosion of data, connections, and traffic as the world moves into the digital economy. We talk about the digital economy but we don’t often dive into the specifics of what that really means....

Financial Malware and its Tricks: Mobile Malware

by: Shahnawaz Backer

Mobile devices are rapidly becoming the instrument of choice for digital users, impacting the financial sector as well. The new generation needs banking to be mobile-friendly, while also overcoming security concerns.

Scale in the age of Secure Everything

by: Lori MacVittie

At Apple’s WWDC (World Wide Developer Conference) in June, the mobile mogul announced that as of January 1, 2017, all apps in the app store MUST (that’s the RFC style MUST for those networkers following along) use App Transport Security (ATS). ...

Betting on OpenStack to Evolve Service Provider Infrastructures

by: Patricia Du

Service providers want to scale their networks with virtual functions to lower costs, reduce time to market, and improve operational efficiency.