Speed, Scale, and Security: F5 now Connecting Containers in Kubernetes

Containers. They’re not a fad, or a phase. Their adoption rate is actually pretty accelerated compared to its predecessor, virtualization.

F5’s new CEO shares his early impressions, his vision for the app delivery powerhouse

F5’s new President and CEO, François Locoh-Donou, the application delivery networking company April 3, replacing John McAdam. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix talked with him about his...

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F5 Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results

For the second quarter of FY2017, F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) announced revenue of $518.2 million, up 7.1% from the second quarter of FY2016.

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Now that HTTPS is almost everywhere, what about IPv6?

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...

Fallacy of Composition (Why Deploying to Production is So Hard)

The integration of virtual (software) based network and application services into the CI/CD pipeline is a lot more real than some might think.

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

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...

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F5 Private Cloud Solution Package for OpenStack

This week, F5 introduced the first and only turnkey solution package that includes advanced application and security services that are engineered, tested, and certified to run with the Red Hat...

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State of App Delivery: Automation, APIs & DevOps

The digital drumbeat has picked up its tempo, driving those responsible for the network and infrastructure that delivers apps to consumer and corporate users to look to automation...

SSO for your Hybrid Cloud

47% of companies now have a cloud-first strategy. No matter where they reside, access to all your apps should provide simple and effective protection for user identities.

The Gateways to Innovation are in the Network

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...

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Credential stuffing: What is it and why you should worry about it

While we’re likely all aware that credentials being out in the wild on the black market is a threat, many may not understand exactly why.

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Doxing, DoS, and Defacement: Today’s Mainstream Hacktivism Tools

Readily available hacking tools provide new ways for civil disobedience groups to antagonize their targets anonymously.

Half a Cloud is better than no Cloud

Every time a new technology or approach to computing enters our field of vision, it is immediately seized upon and defined as being “x”. Maybe it’s based on characteristics, like elasticity and a...

Welcome F5’s New CEO: François Locoh-Donou

A brief Q&A featuring the company's new CEO, with perspectives on leadership, F5, and other interests.

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What SaaS teaches us about automating network infrastructure

The success of SaaS is largely due to companies being able to identify and encapsulate in software commoditized business processes. The same holds true for network and infrastructure teams inside...

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F5 in the Cloud: Optimizing Logistics with the Port Authority of Jamaica

Guest post from F5 customer Dwain Powell, PCS Director, The Port Authority of Jamaica

We didn’t know you needed…

Many folks eschew the “cultural” component associated with DevOps. But bound up in “culture” is “communication,” and communication is critical to success not just of DevOps, but for any automation...

How Secure is the Internet, Really?

In October 2016, humanity passed a milestone. For the first time, most of the Internet was encrypted (at least in transit) as both Mozilla and Chrome telemetry showed that encrypted page requests...

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Dissecting the Data Path: A primer on app services

For several years now, my cohort Cindy Borovick and I have conducted, compiled, and analyzed thousands of responses from IT professionals across the globe in response to our State of Application...

F5 Networks Appoints Adam Judd to Lead Sales in Asia Pacific

F5 announces the appointment of Adam Judd to the company’s leadership team as Senior Vice President, Sales, Asia Pacific.

Intelligent Inspection Zone for Optimized Security

Technology is transforming the way we do business. It has brought ease and timelines. We do not have to stand in queues for paying utility bills or getting a taxi anymore. Our smartphone tells us...

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[Solution Overview] F5 and @RedHatNews private #cloud solution package for #OpenStack: https://t.co/7Q3HkaLr3u https://t.co/xjpFFYPr1J
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CEO, François Locoh-Donou, shares his early impressions and vision for F5 with @NetworkWorld:… https://t.co/IJ0Khp5rhL
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RT @F5Labs: [Blog] "7 upgrades to level up your security program experience" by @dunsany: https://t.co/PxaPipHC27 #CISO https://t.co/LKonfxQGSx
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Internet service provider (@_ODN_) uses @F5NetworksEMEA solution for caching, load balancing, and #DDoS protection:… https://t.co/ukruhdK4Pg
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How to prepare your company for the new European Union #privacy laws: https://t.co/6UxREfnhNr #WeMakeAppsGo https://t.co/kRv7UFJgLZ
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"5 simple ways you can create a perfect work-life balance" https://t.co/vhFt0TTlvo via @Entrepreneur
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"9 big mistakes #DevOps teams make" https://t.co/phBJqXpQyS via @InformationWeek
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#TBT "Real-world server room nightmares" https://t.co/ptUIO3spBn via @TechRepublic
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Measuring success of the new F5 private #cloud solution package for @RedHatNews #OpenStack: https://t.co/cZejpXitQkhttps://t.co/DsLD75EzOa
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"F5’s new CEO shares his early impressions, his vision for the app delivery": https://t.co/ABqIhe8Uxm via… https://t.co/zZcR3ggqpa
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"Internet, we (still) have a problem with Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs)" by @lmacvittie:… https://t.co/OrGR4INijk
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Our community has spoken and we have listened. See what's new for #F5Agility17: https://t.co/Q6gSEDwwfN https://t.co/QsDeyLemBw
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Migrating to #iSeries from older platforms: It's about time! https://t.co/peHRrGXfmr via @devcentral #BIGIP https://t.co/ZOsUvm053h
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