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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.

iSeries: Not Just a Better, Bigger, and Faster BIG-IP

by: Robert Haynes

With the launch of F5's BIG-IP iSeries, you get innovative new platforms that can adapt hardware capacity to match your workloads.

Deploy a Turnkey, Enterprise-Class WAF in Azure

by: Robert Haynes

Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service has driven greater agility, reduced opportunity costs, and enabled businesses to concentrate on core concerns and deliver new digital services faster than ever before. At the same time, the threats to these...

Balancing Security, Agility, and Efficiency for Your Apps in the Cloud

by: Robert Haynes

Protecting your applications in the cloud against layer 7 attacks is an essential piece of any organization’s security strategy. The challenge lies in finding the right balance of strong security, operational efficiency,...

Enterprise-Grade Security for Your Cloud Apps

by: Robert Haynes

If you have HTTP applications in the cloud—any cloud—there is a reasonable chance they will be vulnerable. Applications and the protocols they run remain prime targets...

Authentication in Context: Add the Right Controls for Every User

by: Robert Haynes

Applications have escaped from the data center. Your business may have applications running in many different environments serving users who switch between locations and devices rapidly. As your infrastructure evolves to meet the challenges of...

Are Mobile Operators Ready for the Connected Car?

by: Patricia Du

A look at the promise of IoT on the road (as well as a few cautions).