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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.

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.

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...

Realizing FIPS Validation in Virtualized, SDN, and Cloud Data Centers

by: Henry Tam

Securing your data and infrastructure while transitioning to cloud (and software-defined everything) is complicated, but throw in tighter, stricter regulatory compliance and then you really have complexity and risk.

Visit F5 at VMworld

by: Drew Milam

We’re heading back to Las Vegas next week, this time for VMworld, Aug. 28–Sept. 1, at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center. VMworld is a great opportunity to better realize the virtual possibilities of F5 and VMware, whether you’re attending the event or following along online.

Big Things from Small Packages: Blue Medora and F5 Partner on BIG-IP vRO Plugin

by: Lori MacVittie

Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan, located in the lower peninsula (what we in the Midwest refer to more colloquially as “under the bridge”). There are no remarkable landmarks in Grand Rapids, like the Space Needle or the Golden...

F5 Friday: Enabling Doctors to Make House Calls Again

by: Lori MacVittie

When we think of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) it usually conjures up images (ha! see what I did there?) of an infrastructure designed to support manageable desktop delivery to vast legions of non-technical users. Because fixing some craz...

How to avoid paying API taxes this year

by: Lori MacVittie

It’s tax time in the US, and you know what that means, don’t you? Yes, we’re all looking for ways to reduce that burden. I’m sorry to say that though I once worked as a developer for a tax-software company, I’m really not qualified to give you...

State of Application Delivery 2016: In the Data Center DevOps means Diversity

by: Lori MacVittie

One of the things I really like about our State of Application Delivery surveys is that we try to find answers to questions that no one else has answers to. I know, because I have looked for them. There are several very good and thorough...

The State of Application Delivery in the SDDC Gets a Boost with VMware and F5

by: Lori MacVittie

Having watched the ebb and flow of technology trends over the past, well, many years, I’ve come to the conclusion that that the very first thing that drives adoption of new technology is all about costs. When cloud was first introduced, surv...

F5 and Nutanix: Powering Business Mobility Together

by: Frank Strobel

Welcome to the second post in my series about the emerging partnership between F5 and one of the leaders in the hyper-converged infrastructure market, Nutanix. Last month, I discussed how this collaboration helps you enjoy all the benefits of...

F5 & VMware delivering more control and better security for any device, anywhere

by: Frank Strobel

F5 and VMware are partnering to support you—our customers—by integrating our technologies, products, and services to meet your business needs from the data center to the cloud. We have done so for close to 10 years—an eternity in the high-tech industry.

Keep Calm and Monitor BIG-IP with Blue Medora’s F5 BIG-IP Management Pack for VMware vRealize Operations

by: Lori MacVittie

One of the charter responsibilities of operations in most organizations is monitoring. And not just monitoring applications, but monitoring the health and well-being of the infrastructure responsible for delivering those applications. A survey...

SDDC: Balancing operational efficiency with stability and predictability

by: Lori MacVittie

Interest in agile-focused methodologies and architectures like SDDC (Software-Defined Data Center) and DevOps is heavily weighted toward achieving two primary goals: speed and stability. In the case of the former it’s about improving the time to...