BIG-IP Cloud Edition

Dedicated per-app services and protection for any environment.

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Unleash app deployments with confidence.

In the quest to deliver applications faster, organizations are identifying and removing sources of friction that impede progress. BIG-IP Cloud Edition supports app teams’ need for greater flexibility and speed—while enabling operations teams to standardize on consistent network and security policies across the entire application portfolio.

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BIG-IP Cloud Edition architecture

Why BIG-IP Cloud Edition?

Advanced analytics in BIG-IP Cloud Edition

You can now get the industry-leading performance, security, customization, and adaptability F5 is known for, in right-sized and right-priced services designed for the cloud. BIG-IP Cloud Edition is composed of tightly integrated BIG-IQ Centralized Management and BIG-IP Per-App VEs to deliver advanced app services and lifecycle management—including autoscale, self-service management for app owners, and per-app analytics—in VMware private cloud or AWS public cloud environments.

Dedicated per-app services are available for:

  • BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager: Delivers intelligent traffic management, as well as SSL offload and application optimization, for the best end-user experience.

Deliver app security at scale.

BIG-IP Cloud Edition makes it easy to predefine and provision security services, ensuring that every app gets the security it needs.

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Advanced analytics in BIG-IP Cloud Edition

Stay on top of the health and performance of your apps with BIG-IQ Centralized Management 6.0, which uses role-based access control to generate custom dashboards for network administrators and app team members. Learn more in the demo video below.

Boost app-deployment speed.

Get the power of the BIG-IP platform at the speed application teams demand.

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Provide dedicated intelligent traffic management and Advanced WAF protection for all your apps.


Application-centric management lets you empower your app teams to manage their own applications with catalog of pre-built and customizable templates for automated provisioning, configurations, and upgrades.


No need to overprovision resources. Automatically scale out additional Per-App VE instances based on policy.


An application-specific dashboard delivers actionable analytics and deep visibility into app performance, security, and end-user experience, which enables quick self-diagnosis and issue resolution.


Choose the model that’s right for your business. BIG-IP Cloud Edition is available with subscription, ELA, or perpetual licensing.

Why a per-app approach to application services matters.

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