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How IoT can compromise network integrity

by: Bernd Kunze

The IoT (Internet of Things) is shaking up the networking space and paving the way for machine-to-machine (M2M) communication and automated processes.

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.

My New Car, the Rise of Multi-Access Edge Computing, and the BIG-IP i15000 Series

by: Glenn Graham

New network designs must better accommodate traffic to and from a massive number of smart devices. A 5G world is coming soon—F5 solutions can help as your 4G networks evolve.

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...

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...

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...

Benefits of a Tier-1 US Operator’s NFV Implementation

by: Patricia Du

Operators are looking for an open, multi-vendor NFV platform to evolve and scale their networks to lower costs, reduce time to market, and improve operational efficiencies.

The Role of Optimization in 5G Networks

by: Raffaele D'Albenzio

As we all know, 4G and LTE are designed to improve capacity, user data-rates, spectrum usage, and latency. 5G represents more than just an evolution of mobile broadband.

Virtualizing the Gi LAN – Do’s and Don’ts

by: Bart Salaets

After many years of discussions and proof of concepts, network functions virtualization (NFV) is now moving away from the conceptual to the realization stage.

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.

DNS Security Risks for Service Providers in the Internet of Things

by: Patricia Du

The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a large new business opportunity for service providers to develop new streams of revenue. For end users, IoT has the potential to provide solutions that can dramatically enhance productivity.

2020 Digital Horoscope

by: Kuna Nallappan

In foretelling the future of technology adoption and how it drives business transformation, this piece pays homage to astrology and envisions twelve key predictions to help define the new Asia digital economy.