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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    HOSTING Creates a Versatile Cloud Solution for Mid-Sized Enterprises

    Denver-based HOSTING needed a customizable traffic steering solution that could flex with the variable needs of its customers. Their challenges are to service elastic client workloads, maintain cost competiveness, compete against larger providers and offer flexible billing options. They chose F5 Networks to overcome these challenges. They have implemented LineRate...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Tenzing Managed IT Services Improves Flexibility, Enhances Client Services with F5 Solution

    Tenzing is a leading provider of hosting solutions trusted by e-commerce and Software as a Service (SaaS) providers to deliver business-critical applications to their clients. Their challenges are to replace outdated load balancer with enterprise-class solution, ensure network stability and high availability and provide for clients' unique deployment requirements. They...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    SingularLogic Gains a Secure, Scalable Platform for SaaS with F5

    SingularLogic is the leading software and integrated IT solutions group in Greece. Their challenges are to provide a high level of security for new SaaS business venture, balance web traffic to ensure fast application performance and ensure scalability for growth minimize data centre costs. They chose F5 Networks to overcome...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Basari Mobile Raises Its Game With Faster, More Available Services For Smartphone Users

    Basari Mobile is a leading provider of games, content and entertainment apps for smart phones and mobile devices in Turkey. Their challenges are to handle increasingly heavy traffic loads, especially at peak times and meet SLA requirements and ensure a high quality customer experience. They chose F5 Networks to overcome...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Bulletproof Uses F5 Solution to Ensure Fast, Secure, and Always-Available Application Deliver to its Users

    Bulletproof networks deliver managed cloud hosting for mission-critical websites, applications, and campaigns across Australia and the United States. Their challenges are to create an infrastructure flexible enough for innovation, managing IPv6 and satisfying enterprise customers#$# demands for greater functionality. They chose F5 Networks to overcome these challenges. They have implemented...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Datametrix Soars Into the Cloud With a Reliable and Secure Platform for Hosted Communications Services

    Presenting a potentially lucrative new business opportunity that IT reseller Datametrix simply couldn't afford to miss. Their challenges are to launch new cloud services, deliver high service availability and ensure tight security. They chose F5 Networks to overcome these challenges. They have implemented advanced firewall manager, access policy manager, local...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    SaaS Provider Ensures High Uptime and Resiliency for Critical Customer Apps with F5

    Varolii provides cloud-based automated solutions that help customers deliver personalized communications on a large scale. Their challenges are to ensure high availability for critical customer applications and reduce planned downtime. They chose F5 Networks to overcome these challenges. They have implemented local traffic manager and global traffic manager. The results...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Content Management Provider Helps Customers Reap Cloud Advantages

    The SpringCM is an award-winning provider of cloud content management solutions, needed to keep pace with its rapid growth while continuing to provide customers with high performance, cost-effective solutions. Their challenges are to manage increasing application traffic, redirect traffic seamlessly and analyze traffic to create customer solutions. They chose F5...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    SaaS Vendor Uses F5 to Boost Uptime, Speed Service, and Ensure Security in the Cloud

    VAGAS Tecnologia provider of online human resources recruiting and staffing solutions. Their challenges are to ensuring quality of service, reducing application response time, minimizing disruption to users and preserving data security in the cloud. They chose F5 Networks to overcome these challenges. They have implemented BIG-IP application security manager and...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Rackspace Hosting Links Dedicated Servers to Cloud for Maximum Scalability and Flexibility

    Rackspace hosting, the world#$#s leading specialist in hosting and cloud computing, wanted to offer its customers an easy way to link dedicated managed servers to cloud-based servers. Their challenges are to link dedicated managed servers to cloud-based servers and give customers a cost-efficient way to scale services rapidly. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    BlueLock Launches Unique Virtual Cloud Computing Platform Using VMware Virtualization and F5 BIG-IP LTM

    BlueLock is a managed technology services company and one of the first providers of virtual cloud computing offered through an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) model. Their challenges are to maintain high performance, security and availability in a virtualized environment, optimize the efficiencies of the virtual server infrastructure and gather accurate utilization data...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    George Weston Optimizes Office 365 Deployment Using F5 Application Delivery Controllers

    George Weston Limited moved to Microsoft Office 365, it chose F5 application delivery controllers to centrally manage user traffic to its Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) servers. Their challenges are to ensure availability of applications worldwide, deploy solution on a tight deadline, authenticate users, manage ADFS from a single point...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Democratic National Convention Website Easily Handles Peak Traffic Volume with F5

    The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC), which is responsible for planning and hosting the democratic national convention, chose a tier 1 service provider to host its website. Their challenges are to reliably deliver all website content, ensure availability of website and meet heavy traffic demands. They chose F5 Networks to...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    MainGate Cuts Costs, Speeds Service Delivery, and Secures Websites with Help from F5

    MainGate an event, retail and merchandising company builds and maintains more than 30 e-commerce websites for professional sports teams and associations, non-profits and other businesses. Their challenges are to improve performance, provide high availability, enhance security, ensure compliance and reduce operational costs associated with new business opportunities. They chose F5...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Bezeq International Protects Customer Data and Adheres to Regulations Using F5 Solutions

    Bezeq is Israel's largest telecommunications group. Bezeq International, a subsidiary organization of the Bezeq Group. Their challenges are to adhere to industry regulatory requirements, reduce security maintenance time and defend against data integrity attacks. They chose F5 Networks to overcome these challenges. They have implemented application security manager. The results...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Ardenta Creates a Multi-Tenanted IT Infrastructure with F5 Application Delivery Controllers

    IT managed services provider Ardenta wanted to build a high-performance IT infrastructure to meet the needs of its clients. Their challenges are to provide a high-performance IT infrastructure, build a multi-tenanted environment and facilitate cost-effective business expansion. They chose F5 Networks to overcome these challenges. They have implemented application security...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Softcat Improves Its Business Agility with the F5 Application Delivery Platform

    Softcat a leading reseller in the UK also provides managed IT services. Their challenges are to improve the quality of managed IT services for customers, respond easily to changes in client requirements and facilitate cost-effective business growth. They chose F5 Networks to overcome these challenges. They have implemented local traffic...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Case Study: Insurance Provider Broadens Customer Experience, Boosts Security with Integrated F5 Solution

    Download this case study to learn how Pekin Insurance made use of F5 integrated security solution to secure their new customer service portal, optimize network and streamlined administration. The solution gives Pekin a secure yet flexible foundation for future applications, and a savings of almost $50,000.

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Whitepaper: Security and Speed

    The problem of security implications for performance is growing as the number of devices or procedures deployed between the user and applications continues to grow. Download this whitepaper to learn more about how the right security mechanisms and approaches can minimize performance degradation.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Mitigating DDoS Attacks with F5 Technology

    Distributed denial-of-service attacks may be organized by type into a taxonomy that includes network attacks, session attacks, application attacks, and business logic attacks. Read about an effective anti-attack technology for each layer of taxonomy.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    How to Operationalize Web Application Security

    This white paper explains how the Persistent Threat Management model of security eliminates the "man-in-the-middle" bottleneck that prevents the scalability of web application security solutions vital to preventing today's pervasive attacks from succeeding. Find out how PTM can help you automate the process of scanning and mitigating 80 percent of...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Security and Speed

    Competitive organizations require a solution that cuts the security overhead dramatically while optimizing application delivery to mitigate any remaining reductions in performance. Download this white paper to learn how you can both maintain performance and raise the overall security posture of the organization.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    F5 Synthesis: Applications without Constraints

    F5 Synthesis is a new model for application services, an architectural vision for delivering device, network, and application services without constraints. Discover how F5 Synthesis can help you deliver the applications businesses securely, rapidly, and reliably by leveraging a high-performance services fabric.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Secure, Optimized Global Access to Corporate Resources

    The mission is to connect any user from any device from any location to wherever the application lives, securing and optimizing the delivery of content. Find out how you can provide the unified, optimized, and secure access that organizations and their users and customers need.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Software Defined application Services

    Today, service providers and enterprises need to efficiently provision application services based on the demands and needs of individual subscribers and services. Successful management of network and application infrastructure requires flexibility and dynamism across data centers, clouds, and managed environments. Learn how application delivery can evolve in alignment with emerging...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Defending Against Denial of Service Attacks

    This whitepaper utilizes end-user interviews to better understand their DDoS defense plans where they discovered a clear knowledge gap around the Denial of Service attacks in use and the defenses needed to maintain availability. The paper provides detail on the attacks in use, suggests realistic defensive architectures and tactics and...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The DDoS Threat Spectrum

    Bolstered by favorable economics, today's global botnets are using distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to target firewalls, web services, and applications, often simultaneously. This DDoS threat spectrum includes conventional network attacks, HTTP and SSL floods, and an emerging wave of low-bandwidth threats, plus the new threat vectors likely to target emerging...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Mitigating DDoS Attacks with F5 Technology

    Distributed denial-of-service attacks may be organized by type into a taxonomy that includes network attacks (layers 3 and 4), session attacks (layers 5 and 6), application attacks (layer 7), and business logic attacks. Each type may be matched with the best F5 technology for mitigating that attack. This paper explains...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Application Delivery Firewall Paradigm

    The increasing sophistication, frequency, and diversity of today's network attacks are overwhelming conventional stateful security devices at the edge of the data center. A new data center architecture based on the security services of the F5 application delivery firewall solution effectively combats modern attacks while providing significant CapEx savings.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Simplifying Security for Mobile Networks

    At a time of growing demand on their mobile networks, Communications Service Providers (CSPs) are increasingly challenged to provide highly available service and excellent subscriber experiences - without further eroding service margins. Several trends are working against CSPs: the exploding number of subscriber devices, the expanding use of bandwidth-intensive applications...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Vulnerability Assessment with Application Security

    Security is a never-ending battle. The bad guys advance, organizations counter, bad guys cross over - and so the cat and mouse game continues. The need to properly secure web applications is absolute. Knowing what vulnerabilities exist within a web application can help organizations contain possible points of exposure. BIG-IP...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Virtual Clustered Multiprocessing (vCMP)

    Data center consolidation and virtualization have changed the way organizations look at CapEx and OpEx. Gone are the days when adding new capacity or applications was simply accomplished by buying \"More\". Today, CIOs and architects are looking to maximize the return on investment in hardware and software through virtualization technologies...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    VXLAN and the BIG-IP Platform

    The pressure on network operations to support a growing, dynamic, and volatile set of technologies continues to increase. IT organizations are adopting technologies like cloud computing to realize the operational benefits of economies of scale and more effectively manage the explosive growth of data, devices, and applications. As organizations undertake...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    The Programmable Network

    IT organizations are continuing to adopt technologies like cloud computing in an effort to realize the operational benefits of economies of scale and more effectively manage the explosive growth of data, devices, and applications. As they undertake the transformation required to support the more fluid and agile environment associated with...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    F5 BIG-IP Application Acceleration Manager in Data Replication Environments

    The internet has been in common use for nearly two decades - long enough to reveal where bottlenecks are and highlight the throughput limitations of Wide Area Networks (WANs). Data loads are constantly on the rise: where transmissions once included only plain-text email and a few static web hits, people...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    The Shortfall of Network Load Balancing

    The way in which applications are consumed has undergone rapid and significant change in recent years - both in the growing list of user device types to support, each with its own unique requirements, and in how those devices are connected, with variations in network characteristics between fixed, mobile, and...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Secure Application Delivery

    The last several years have seen the usual sea of change in IT - and by extension IT security - systems. Moore's law, in addition to describing advancements in computing power, has led to more complex algorithms for encryption. The ability to process more has, for example, driven SSL encryption...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Maximizing Data Center Efficiency with F5 BIG-IP AAM

    Network traffic is continuing to grow, both in volume of requests and the size of responses. Organizations need a comprehensive solution to the entire array of challenges this trend creates. While implementing one form of application acceleration may solve some of the issues a modern application faces, a comprehensive set...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    Symmetric Optimization in the Cloud with BIG-IP AAM VE

    WAN optimization is designed to decrease the amount of traffic an organization transmits over its corporate WAN connection. This process, sometimes called data reduction, uses a combination of de-duplication and compression to reduce the size of data transfers. The net result is a reduction in the amount of data physically...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Managing the Cloud with BIG-IQ Cloud

    The adoption of cloud solutions continues unabated. As enterprise organizations have continued to expand their use of cloud strategies, they have enjoyed related benefits, particularly that of agility. An October 2012 survey conducted on behalf of redwood software reported that 63 percent of enterprises that have implemented cloud solutions report...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Optimize and Accelerate Applications Across the WAN

    Bandwidth limitations continue to play a significant role in application performance. Most WANs fall into one of two main categories. The first category includes lowerspeed networks such as dial up, frame relay, and many mobile data networks. These networks often range in speed from 56 Kbps to 2 Mbps and...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Acceleration 102: Asymmetric or Symmetric?

    The first, Acceleration 101, describes acceleration features and terms. This paper focuses on topology options for deploying acceleration features in an Application Delivery Network (ADN). Acceleration is an excellent technology for overcoming the limitations inherent in today's networks and applications. An application acceleration solution can significantly reduce application response times...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Big-IP Wan Optimization Module Performance

    An increasing amount of data is being transferred between data centers, driven by data replication and backup, storage requirements, and data center consolidation. The trend toward virtualization and cloud computing, while reducing IT costs and providing agility, also adds latency to application delivery. WAN optimization reduces the replication time and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Clustered Multiprocessing: Changing the Rules of the Performance Game

    Because improvements in practical computer power lag far behind these exponential hardware improvements, the key to maintaining processor performance has become multiprocessor or multicore design. This white paper details how the Clustered Multiprocessor (CMP) from F5, in combination with TMOS, provides customers with scalability, extensibility, adaptability, and manageability. In reality,...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Controlling Migration to IPv6: A Gateway to Tomorrow

    Organizations of all types are feeling increasing pressure to migrate from the well-known and universal Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) standards to the newer IPv6 standard. There are many reasons for this, not the least of which are the limited number of addresses available in the IPv4 system and the...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Building a Cloud-Enabled File Storage Infrastructure

    Cloud storage offers enterprise organizations the opportunity to bring constantly rising file storage costs and management burden under control. By moving appropriate types of files to the cloud, organizations can reduce not only the amount of storage capacity that they need to purchase, but also the operational overhead involved in...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Enhancing Application Availability With F5 and NetApp

    As the adoption of virtualization technologies and cloud computing proliferates, IT enterprises face the significant challenge of delivering applications, storage, and computing power to remote or regional offices, geographically dispersed data centers, or even hybrid private/public clouds. To adapt to these ever changing circumstances, IT personnel need to devise solutions...

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Audio White Paper: Optimizing Application Delivery in Support of Data Center Consolidation

    Data center consolidation means more than simply reducing the number of servers, routers, and switches ones' company has in outlying offices and data centers. Data center virtualization is more than multiple images mapped to physical devices. Efforts to reduce both capital and operating expenditures by consolidating data centers can fail...

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Audio White Paper: F5 BIG-IP WAN Optimization Module in Data Replication Environments

    Data loads are constantly on the rise: where transmissions once included only plain-text email and a few static web hits, people now send rich text email, dynamic web pages including multiple AJAX requests per page, replication data, and a host of other data types. Replication data in particular is critical,...

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    InfoWorld - Provider Spotlight: Rackspace

    This podcast is a no-hype look at the world of Cloud Computing, focusing on how to prepare the traditional enterprise to leverage resources outside of their firewalls. In this podcast, the speaker speaks about the importance of security, hybrid hosting and fanatical support for Rackspace's cloud and traditional hosting services.

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  • Podcasts // Oct 2010

    Audio White Paper: Optimize and Accelerate Applications Across the WAN

    Although networks have improved over time, application traffic has increased at an alarming rate. Bandwidth-efficient client server applications have been replaced with bandwidth-demanding web applications, which can put a strain on ones' infrastructure.

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2010

    CIO Conversation - John Matthews on Intelligent File Management

    IT organizations in every industry face a common set of challenges as they work to keep the business up and running. Like many companies, F5 Networks was experiencing a host of problems related to the rapid growth of unstructured file data. Spending on storage was raising quarterly, routine management tasks...

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Tackling Your 4 Top Storage Problems

    Data growth impacts IT organization at many levels by making task like backups and data migration more disruptive, time-intensive and expensive than they need to be. In this brief but informative Q&A session, F5 Product Marketing Manager speaker explains how companies around the world are using file virtualization to address...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    Symmetric Optimization in the Cloud with BIG-IP AAM VE

    WAN optimization is designed to decrease the amount of traffic an organization transmits over its corporate WAN connection. This process, sometimes called data reduction, uses a combination of de-duplication and compression to reduce the size of data transfers. The net result is a reduction in the amount of data physically...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Application and Database Security with F5 BIG-IP ASM and IBM InfoSphere Guardium

    Information technology recognizes defense in depth as a best practice in system protection. Defense in depth fortifies infrastructure and systems with a layered security approach. Firewalls are stationed at the edge of the network and security mechanisms are usually deployed at every segment. If attackers circumvent the first layer, the...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Introducing Data Manager

    Data manager is a powerful solution for managing heterogeneous file storage environments and for addressing the challenges associated with the rapid growth of unstructured data. Data manager gives organizations a detailed understanding of file storage configuration, contents, structure, and usage. Data manager enables easy access to storage configuration information for...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2008

    SNMP: Simplified

    Through the use of SNMP agents, probes, and NMSs, information technology systems-monitoring has grown dramatically and has drastically reduced the requirement for administrators to manually monitor individual network components. The ability to have systems inform an NMS, and ultimately humans, of error conditions has led to increased uptime and availability....

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Using the F5 ARX Solution for Automated Storage Tiering

    The amount of file data in the enterprise is growing at unprecedented rates. In addition, organizations are retaining data for longer periods due to business and regulatory requirements. While not all this data is critical to day-to-day business operations, it must all be stored, protected, and remain readily accessible should...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Optimizing Data Backup with Intelligent File Virtualization

    Rapid data growth is challenging enterprises' ability to maintain adequate data protection. Not only is the amount of managed data growing, but file storage environments are becoming increasingly complex as file systems proliferate and increase in size. These factors increase the amount of time required to back up data. For...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Secure Access with the BIG-IP System

    A decade ago, remote VPN access was a relatively new concept for businesses; it was available only to a select few who truly needed it, and it was usually over a dial-up connection. Vendors like Cisco, check point, and Microsoft started to develop VPN solutions using IPsec, one of the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    F5 ARX and Data Domain Deduplication Storage

    To maximize the efficiency of the people IT infrastructure, it is critical to optimize the management and storage of data. Because different storage types have different characteristics, administrators must balance performance, availability, and cost when selecting the appropriate storage for their environment. Two key criteria that can affect this optimization...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Performing Non-Disruptive Data Migration with Intelligent File Virtualization

    Data migrations are a fact of life for enterprise IT organizations. The term data migration refers to any movement of data; there are many types of migrations, ranging from small, frequent events to large, one-time projects. Organizations plan migrations for a number of reasons, such as to re-provision storage capacity...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    F5 PRO-enabled Monitoring Pack for Microsoft System Center: Automated Provisioning

    Data center management is potentially the most critical part of running any type of data center, yet it typically remains one of the least mastered and understood. It is ironic, then, that the tools used to manage the entire data center are often disparate and isolated, most often deployed piecemeal...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Designing F5 Application Delivery to Maximize Business Value

    Today's business challenges are radically different from before the internet and the explosion of mobile devices. Generation Z members are trickling into the workforce and changing its demographics, bringing new challenges for IT departments. This new workforce wants to bring their own devices to the enterprise; use social media to...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Unified Communications Needs Unified Infrastructure

    As technology solutions converge, resulting systems' supporting infrastructure tends to fragment. This dichotomy is clearly present in the data center with respect to Unified Communications Systems (UCS) implementations based around Microsoft Lync server 2010. The fragmentation of supporting infrastructure tends to occur because previous generations of infrastructure focused on only...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Managing the Migration to IPv6 Throughout the Service Provider Network

    Service providers are feeling increasing pressure to transition from the well-known and universal Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) standards to the newer IPv6 standard, while still supporting both network topologies. There are many reasons for this, not the least of which are the continually shrinking number of available IPv4 addresses...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Reducing Storage Costs With F5 ARX

    F5 ARX solutions dramatically reduce capital and operating expenses associated with managing file storage environments. Companies that have deployed ARX solutions have realized significant cost savings in several ways, including through greater use of lower cost storage with storage tiering, reduced backup media consumption from backup optimization, improved resource utilization,...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Deploying F5 Application Ready Solutions With VMware View 4.0

    Corporate desktop management has long been a necessary evil for IT groups. Most employees need full desktops, and different business units usually require multiple types of desktops: Windows XP for accounting, Mac for creative design, Windows 7 for sales and people in the field, Linux for technical staff, and so...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Creating a Hybrid ADN Architecture With Both Virtual and Physical ADCs

    Virtualization has long since moved from an emerging data center technology into a standard deployment tool across organizations of all sizes, regardless of industry. A virtualization survey from Rackspace in August 2007 indicated a strong trust in virtualization, with 72 percent of respondents noting a willingness to deploy virtualized applications...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Securing the Cloud

    While companies certainly see a business benefit to a pay-as - go model for computing resources, security concerns seem always to appear at the top of surveys regarding cloud computing. These concerns include authentication, authorization, accounting (AAA) services; encryption; storage; security breaches; regulatory compliance; location of data and users; and...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Optimizing FTP File Transfers With BIG-IP WAN Optimization Module

    File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to exchange and manipulate files over a TCP/IP-based network, such as the Internet. FTP is built on client-server architecture and utilizes separate control and data connections between the client and server applications. FTP can be used with user-based password authentication...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    HIPAA Security Compliance and F5 Solutions

    As more medical information, including patient records, is converted into electronic format and Internet usage continues to grow, healthcare organizations are finding themselves increasingly vulnerable to attacks. The complex challenge of securing information and maintaining strict levels of patient confidentiality is increasingly difficult since web-based systems are widely used in...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Hybrid Cloud Application Architecture for Elastic Java-Based Web Applications

    Welcome to the Hybrid Cloud Application Architecture guide for F5 and VMware vCloud systems. This paper has been prepared as an illustration of an architecture that can be adapted to suit the needs of the particular application. Using F5, VMware, GemStone and other freely available components, the authors have prepared...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Cloud Computing: Survey Results

    As organizations cope with a dynamically changing business environment, IT managers look to cloud computing as a means to maintain a flexible and scalable IT infrastructure that enables business agility. In June 2009, F5 Networks conducted a study examining the adoption of cloud computing by enterprise IT managers. The study...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Improving Business Continuity With VMware Cloud Computing and F5

    Implementing plans to ensure business continuity for key IT services and business critical applications is an essential requirement for organizations today. Downtime of important applications is a costly proposition and extended downtime can even be fatal - industry research finds that a significant number of companies that experience extended interruption...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Connecting to the Cloud With F5 BIG-IP Solutions and VMware VMotion

    Cloud Computing has become an important technology to consider for organizations that are looking to optimize their IT operations and reduce operating costs. Until now, leveraging the cloud involved either setting up and running applications in the cloud and managing them long-term off-premise, or running services as a one-time event....

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The F5 Powered Cloud

    Cloud Computing continues to gain in mindshare and adoption rates as organizations begin to investigate how to best leverage these new deployment models. Whether building out a private cloud, using or building a public cloud, or taking advantage of platform and software as a service, F5 solutions can improve the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    File Virtualization a Bridge to the Cloud

    Cloud storage is an attractive option for a growing number of organizations. The potential benefits from outsourcing storage infrastructure are pretty clear, ranging from incremental storage expenditures to near-limitless capacity and reduced overhead. The issue for many, however, is implementation. How to get the appropriate data identified and physically moved...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Simplifying Disk-Based Backup and Restore With NetApp and F5 ARX

    NetApp is at the forefront of streamlined disk-based data protection with its SnapMirror and SnapVault software technologies. SnapMirror enables synchronous or asynchronous replication of active volumes and Qtrees. SnapVault extends this capability by combining the point-in-time consistency of snapshots, versioning, and transport of snapshots to secondary or tertiary tiers of...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Driving Data Migration With Intelligent Data Management

    Every IT team struggles to keep up with storage demands while minimizing downtime and disruptions. The rate of unstructured data growth has made this job increasingly challenging - pushing storage resources to the limit, increasing management complexity, and driving up costs. Additionally, as the volume of data has increased, so,...

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