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SSL/TLS: Visibility Isn’t Enough, You Need Orchestration

by: David Holmes

A full-proxy for both SSL/TLS and HTTP, SSL Orchestrator can make intelligent decisions to steer inbound and outbound traffic to service chains within the security stack. No other solution can do that.

F5 SSL Orchestrator Further Benefits Customers Thanks to Strong Partnerships

by: Frank Strobel

Frank Strobel highlights the role of F5's partner ecosystem in strengthening security, increasing scale and availability, and reducing operational costs.

Miners and Minions: Data Breaches aren’t the Only Thing that Cost You

by: Lori MacVittie

Sure, a data breach may cost more (at least right now) and it certainly forces your failure into the limelight (you gotta notify) but security can’t be just about data exposure. These days you only hear about a breach if there’s been a data...

Open Source Spotlight: F5 Eclipse Plugin for NetOps

by: Lori MacVittie

As a developer, my favorite editor for writing code is vim. I know, I know. But it’s fast, I can get around in it, and it isn’t emacs. (Yeah, I went there.)

Pay-As-You-Go BIG-IP VE and Advanced WAF Now Available for Azure Government

by: Tom Atkins

Perfect for development and test purposes, these instances provide true cloud-native operational flexibility with no long-term commitments or contracts.

What Makes F5 a Leader in WAF?

by: Brian A. McHenry

Brian McHenry looks at F5's diversity of WAF services and web application security capabilities in the context of a recent analyst report.

Big data doesn’t lie but the people who enter it might

by: Lori MacVittie

There’s an old business axiom we all know that  goes like this: The customer is always right. In this digital economy, it turns out that axiom has to change to read: The customer’s data is always right. Let me illustrate with a little...

The Container Colloquialism Translator for NetOps

by: Lori MacVittie

There are days when the jargon coming out of container land makes your head swim. With each new capability or feature offered by related solutions – service mesh, orchestrators, registries – seems to mandate a new term or phrase.

Conquer Your Cloud Security Concerns with F5 Advanced WAF on AWS and Azure

by: Tom Atkins

These virtual editions protect applications and data with complete feature parity across on-premises and multi-cloud deployments.

New FIPS and Turbo SSL Appliances

by: Ankita Bhalla

F5 rounds out its appliance portfolio with improved price/performance, along with enhanced security and compliance features.

You Can’t Do Immutable Infrastructure without a Per-App Architecture

by: Lori MacVittie

Back in 2013, we were introduced to the concept of an immutable server. An immutable server is, as the term immutable suggests, static. Its configuration is fixed and cannot (or at least should not) be changed. If changes are required, a new...

Mainstream Microservices Mania: Challenges Increasing with Adoption

by: Lori MacVittie

Just a few short years ago microservices were a curiosity discussed by developers with a kind of giddy excitement at the possibilities and opportunities the fledgling app architecture presented. Today, even us networky folks are talking about...

Container Automation Drives Frictionless App Services

by: Jonathan George

One of the ways app developers are able to simplify their dev and test is to incorporate containers and microservices for maximum efficiency and portability.

Application Capital

by: Kara Sprague

F5 SVP Kara Sprague outlines an evolution of physical and digital capital that has led to the present era of Application Capital as an organization's most valuable asset.

Unblocking Change: Continuous Learning in the DevOps Era

by: Teri Patrick

For network ops, industry shifts can prove quite disruptive as app teams bypass controls and systems that made perfect sense at one time.