F5 Blog


Time for NetOps to Embrace Continuous Deployment

by: Lori MacVittie

Continuous deployment doesn’t have to mean every change, every time, right away. But it does have to start somewhere. CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery) is the domain of developers. It’s the overarching model for improving speed...

New Solutions Enable the Multi-Cloud World

by: Sangeeta Anand

SVP Sangeeta Anand takes a closer look at the promise of multi-cloud environments and new technologies from F5.

A Multi-Cloud Strategy Needs Multi-Cloud Solutions

by: Lori MacVittie

There is little doubt (in my mind, at least) that the new standard operating model for enterprise organizations is based largely on cloud. I use the term “cloud” as a broad umbrella for both private (on-premises) and public (off-premises) cloud...

State of Application Delivery 2017: Cloudy Challenges

by: Lori MacVittie

Cloud is not going away, and multi-cloud is definitely the target destination for most organizations today. What remains is the journey to get there.

F5 Application Connector: Connecting and Controlling Cloud Apps

by: Lori MacVittie

Applications are moving to public clouds. Maybe not as fast as the market predicted (hoped?), but they are moving.

Lift and Shift: Top Things to Consider When Moving That Legacy App to the Cloud

by: Lori MacVittie

Lori MacVittie explores what you should be thinking about (and preparing for) when migrating apps.

Bringing Security and Application Delivery to Kubernetes and the Google Cloud

by: Robert Haynes

F5 expands its application delivery services offerings for cloud and container environments.

Now Available: F5 in the Google Cloud!

by: Calvin Rowland

We're excited to announce the newest development in our public cloud story, as BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) is now available for the Google Cloud.

Delivery and Deployment Toolchains: Still Subject to the Weakest Link Axiom

by: Lori MacVittie

Everyone’s got one (yes, even us) and all of them are enabled by the (other) API economy.

Why Networks Matter to App Architecture

by: Lori MacVittie

Lori MacVittie comments on the evolution of the network, and the next wave of architectures rolling in (that’s serverless).

ChatOps: Peopling without People

by: Lori MacVittie

Without the cultural change to a more open, collaborative cross-IT environment, many of the benefits of DevOps can’t be fully realized.

Possession and Identity in the Internet of Things

by: Lori MacVittie

Long-time tech watchers have seen the gradual move of computing devices from no-user to multi-user to single-user models.

F5 ‘Open’ for Business at Red Hat Summit

by: Lori MacVittie

F5 is a sponsor of the 2017 event in Boston, supporting technologies like OpenStack and OpenShift.

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

by: Lori MacVittie

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

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

by: Lori MacVittie

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