Central Tanshi FX Co. Rebuilds Its System Infrastructure, Increases Service Speed with F5
Foreign exchange trading company Central Tanshi FX Co., Ltd. needed a solution to accelerate customer transactions by unifying its firewall and various network appliances. With the F5 BIG-IP platform, the company has dramatically increased service speeds, improved security, and reduced operational costs.
Communications Services Firm Gains Huge Data Throughput with F5 and Cisco ACI
West had to satisfy high computational demands with a heterogeneous architecture that was difficult to manage. The company determined that it needed software-defined networking, an application-centric infrastructure, and the ability to intelligently manage high-volume traffic on demand—functionality that integrated F5 and Cisco ACI technologies readily provide.
Keio University Uses F5 Solution to Achieve Higher Security with Less Operational Burden
Keio University’s Information Technology Center (ITC), located in Mita, operates and manages both its local network and the backbone for the entire university’s core network. Keio’s network VPN solution provided the flexibility needed but created serious security concerns. Keio recently introduced F5 application delivery services to complement its existing load balancing system. This VPN overhaul closed security gaps and made it easy to introduce SSL in the educational/research system, reducing network operational burden. Keio also has plans to utilize F5’s web application firewall solution to enhance the protection from cyber-attacks.
INSEE Digital supports Siam City Cement Company’s future needs with app-centric hybrid infrastructure
INSEE Digital Company Limited (INSEE) is the IT subsidiary of Siam City Cement Public Company Limited (SCCC), one of Thailand’s leading cement manufacturers. It provides end-to-end IT and digital services to SCCC’s subsidiaries, helping them leverage technology in their operations to create a competitive edge in the cement and construction materials industries. INSEE wanted a new data center that was reliable, flexible and secure enough to meet present and future needs of SCCC, as business requirements and technology evolve.
IDC Frontier Uses F5 to Migrate Customers to the Cloud or Hosted Datacenters
IDC Frontier provides various services including cloud, housing, and data analysis. By combining multiple, scalable units, virtualized to support multi-tenancy, IDC Frontier can offer the services faster and on a monthly subscription basis. Introducing BIG-IP made it easy for IDC Frontier to accommodate and migrate customers’ systems—growing their customer base and increasing the number of hosted systems.
Kanaiwa Hospital Uses F5 to Increase Medical Team Collaboration and Expand In-home Patient Care
Kanaiwa Hospital needed to extend the capacity of its medical staff and meet the requirements for in-home patient care services as mandated by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW). Using F5 technology, the hospital established a secure virtual desktop environment that enables doctors and other key care providers—from any location—to share resources and information critical to patient treatment.
Fullcast Preempts Attacks and Achieves Higher Cost/Performance Ratio Using F5 Security Solution
Fullcast, a leader in human resource staffing and payroll services, needed a stronger, faster way to defend its network against cyber attacks. By implementing BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM), Fullcast can visualize all inbound access to its websites and respond quickly to any impending internet threats.
Fujitsu Uses F5 to Build Self-Portal Technology that Configures Network Changes in Real Time
Information and communications technology company, Fujitsu Limited, wanted to eliminate the paperwork and three-day turnaround it took to configure and reflect changes made to a customer’s network. Using F5, Fujitsu built a self-service portal that automated customers’ modification requests and showed new configuration changes in real time.
PIEM Corporation Uses F5 Security Solution to Win Customers and Leave Competition Behind
Software developer PIEM Corporation needed customers to trust that its new interactive wedding planning system would protect their personal information from cybercriminals and ensure that company web servers could handle a high volume of user access and feature requests. Realizing that a web application firewall (WAF) with load-distribution would solve both issues, and after comparing several vendor solutions, PIEM chose F5.
Fraser Coast Revamps Data Centre to Reduce Time to Market New Services
Fraser Coast Regional Council (FCRC) is a local government agency located in the Wide Bay–Burnett region of Queensland, about 250 kilometres north of the state capital of Brisbane. FCRC is responsible for providing local government services to more than 96,000 residents in a region covering over 7,000 square kilometres.
Fresno Unified School District Gets Big Boost in IT Productivity using F5 Solution
Fresno Unified School District (FUSD) needed to replace an aging Cisco ACE load balancer with an advanced intelligent traffic management system. Impressed with the modular architecture of F5 solutions, FUSD chose to upgrade security as well. Now FUSD handles more than one full-time employee's worth of additional work related to security and application delivery.
Verdens Gang attains exceptional availability for Norway’s top news and media web site
Media group Verdens Gang, publisher of Norway’s leading daily newspaper, selected F5 to help it ensure the availability of its online news channel, VG.no.
CoStar Streamlines Authentication and Increases Application Availability with F5 Solution
As a commercial real estate information company, the CoStar Group, Inc. needed a simple and powerful authentication solution for its employees. By utilizing F5 technology, the enterprise implemented single sign-on, and also ensured the availability of their customer-facing applications while improving user experience across the board.
Domtar Centralizes Authentication and Secures Applications with F5 Solution
As a sustainable paper company, Domtar needed a flexible way to address authentication and security challenges. By deploying a layered F5 solution, the organization centralized authentication protocols, enabled single sign-on, streamlined SSL certificate management, protected its production environment against layer 7 attacks, and simplified the provisioning of test environments.
Everi Uses F5 Solutions to Achieve High Availability and Protect Financial Transactions
Everi (which includes the former Global Cash Holdings) decided to upgrade its backup data center to include the same full functionality as its primary one. The company standardized on F5 intelligent traffic management and security solutions and now consistently meets “five-nines” uptime (99.999 percent). It blocks continual malicious attacks with effectively no service disruption.
The University of Tsukuba Gains Advanced Firewall and DDoS Defense Using Single, Scalable Solution
The University of Tsukuba needed productive measures to counter DDoS attacks. Using F5, the institution gained an integrated, proactive approach that stopped its DNS infrastructure from becoming prey to targeted assaults.
Catholic Education South Australia provisions scalable and secure applications with F5 Networks
Catholic Education South Australia (CESA) is the parent body that directs policy development for Catholic schools in South Australia. CESA works in partnership with Catholic schools across South Australia to provide a range of facilities and...
TiVo Uses F5 Solutions to Provide Advanced Global Television Services with High Reliability
TiVo strives to maintain performance goals that ensure reliable service for its retail and corporate customers. In 2012, TiVo turned to F5 to optimize the implementation of key applications to handle unexpectedly high demand. Now TiVo enjoys more reliable application delivery, higher customer satisfaction, and a rapid return on investment.
Alberta Motor Association Boosts Business Agility While Fulfilling Corporate Security Requirements with F5 Using AWS
Automobile services provider Alberta Motor Association needed to streamline the process of provisioning virtual environments for its agile web team. By deploying an F5 solution in Amazon Web Services (AWS), the organization sped deployment, decreased time to market, and boosted efficiency—while maintaining the same robust security policies used on-premises.
RIKEN, Japan’s Renowned Research Institution Makes a Technology Shift that Eliminates Hassles and Lowers Costs
RIKEN is an international research organization with more than 3,000 personnel doing work at nine locations throughout Japan.
The institution needed to combine all the ways employees accessed the network into a common, single method. Using F5, RIKEN unified its disparate network connections. Today, when RIKEN employees participate in multi-site projects, they use one login method to access various sites.