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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 Their challenges are to replace outdated load balancer with enterprise-class solution, ensure network stability and high availability and provide for clients' unique deployment requirements.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

    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 // 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 // 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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 // Aug 2009

    Global Distributed Service in the Cloud With F5 and VMware

    The term "Cloud computing" has been a prevalent, forward-thinking component of IT for the past year, fueled by new technologies in the local data center such as virtualization. Like most new terms in technology, cloud computing means different things to different people. On one end of the spectrum, it's nothing...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Controlling the Cloud: Requirements for Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing represents not a revolution but an evolution of existing enterprise computing architectures, dating back to the first instance of networked computing. The difference is that today there are vast advances in virtualization in nearly every aspect of the data center. There has also been an emergence of a...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Availability and the Cloud

    Cloud computing, while still evolving in all its iterations, can offer IT a powerful alternative for efficient application, infrastructure, and platform delivery. As businesses continue to embrace the cloud as an advantageous application delivery option, the basics are still the same: scalability, flexibility, and availability to enable a more agile...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Cloud Balancing: The Evolution of Global Server Load Balancing

    While cloud balancing sounds like a futuristic concept, it is actually based on proven, well-understood global application delivery technology. Today, large organizations already use global application delivery to enhance application performance, ensure availability, and control the costs associated with application delivery. Cloud balancing provides the means by which organizations with...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Optimized and Accelerated Cloud

    Cloud computing is an interesting change in the data center because it simultaneously offers huge benefits and brings huge risks to enterprise IT. The benefits come from providing a much more dynamic and agile computing environment for any application, as well as helping IT move expensive assets outside its own...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    BIG-IP Version 10.1: An Integrated Application Delivery Architecture

    For enhanced efficiency and performance, dynamic data centers needs contextual application delivery that can manage applications on access and network conditions. This need has been taken care of by F5 BIG-IP v10.1, on access and network conditions Application Delivery Controller (ADC) that provides sophisticated, integrated, contextual application management on a...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Caching Behavior of Web Browsers

    It is interesting to note how the contents of a web page can be stored in the browser's cache so it doesn't need to be re-requested and re-downloaded. Thus, efficiently using the browser cache can improve end user response times and reduce bandwidth utilization. The cache-ability of an item on...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Manageable Application Security: BIG?IP Application Security Manager V10.1 Brings the Visibility, Control, and Flexibility Necessary to Defend Applications and Comply With Regulations Without Sacrificing Manageability

    BIG?IP Application Security Manager v10.1 provides the visibility, control, and flexibility that not only help to defend applications but also ensure compliance with regulations without sacrificing manageability. The fact that organizations are required to collect, collate, comb through, and summarize a huge amount of information for management and business stakeholders...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Create A Smarter Storage Strategy

    As file data continues to grow at a rapid pace, businesses are looking for more ways to cut their storage costs and lighten the management burden on IT. But where should one begin? The storage market presents an overwhelming array of choices even to experienced storage veterans, in terms of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Unified Access and Optimization With F5 BIG-IP Edge Gateway: Integrating Security, Availability, and Application Acceleration Services to Enable Context-Aware Networking

    BIG-IP Edge Gateway offers a unique set of features, market-leading capacity and performance, enticing TCO, and ROI value. BIG-IP Edge Gateway integrates with existing enterprise infrastructure and applications while simultaneously providing authentication, authorization, and access to networks, applications and portals. The comprehensive endpoint security helps make corporate compliance easier. Dynamic...

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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 // Aug 2009

    Optimizing VMware View VDI Deployments With F5

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

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    F5 FirePass Endpoint Security

    As SSL VPN technology becomes more mainstream and organizations extend their internal infrastructures to users who are not necessarily employees, endpoint security has become an increasing concern. It is no longer enough to protect assets from an unknown malicious intruder. Organizations need to protect against employees connecting from unpatched home...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Security and Acceleration - The Sweet Spot of Application Delivery

    F5's unified web application security and acceleration in BIG-IPv10 offers an unmatched solution for directing, securing, and accelerating web applications. Retail and remote users receive faster web pages. For IT, it minimizes WAN bandwidth utilization, safeguards web applications, and prevents data leakage, all while directing traffic to the application server...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Unified Application Security: A Holistic Approach to Protecting Web Applications

    Making business-critical applications available on the web is part of business evolution and has become a must for many enterprises. The trend of providing remote access to corporate networks is here to stay and is poised to become even more widespread. While doing so will expose the enterprise servers, having...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Webcast: Securing Your Web Applications

    As more application traffic moves to the web, the information assets are facing new security threats. Web application security is a comprehensive, policy-based method designed to help manage these emerging threats at the application level, so one can prevent attacks that no other firewalls can address. The attendee of this...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Application Delivery Network Platform Management: Application Delivery Networks (ADNs) Are Critical, Yet Sophisticated Parts of the Data Center. F5 Provides a Breadth of Solutions to Manage Your ADN

    Over the past few years, one has seen Application Delivery Networking (ADN) mature in the data center and change the way applications are managed and delivered to users. Rather than building out an infrastructure of networking pipes for speeds and feeds, the ADN aims to intelligently push application services out...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Intelligent File Virtualization With F5 ARX

    Enterprises today face the challenge of managing and storing an ever-increasing amount of information. Not only is information being created at an unprecedented rate, but regulatory and business needs are also requiring the preservation of information for longer periods. At the same time, IT organizations must do more with less...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Managing BIG-IP Devices With HP and Microsoft Network Management Solutions

    The transition of the traditional physical data center into a dynamic, agile, virtual data center is one of the most widely discussed topics in technology today. It seems that every IT magazine or blog addresses how virtualization is changing the data center. While one sees rapid change in many technologies,...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Resource Provisioning - Hardware Virtualization, Your Way

    One of the most interesting and useful types of virtualization in the data center is resource virtualization: carving up or dynamically allocating compute resources to services as requested. Resource virtualization (also known as hardware virtualization) can be thought of as sandboxing: creating an isolated container on shared hardware where nothing...

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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 // Sep 2010

    Deploying F5 With Microsoft Virtualization Technology

    This paper provides guidance and configuration procedures for deploying the BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM), WebAccelerator, and BIG-IP WAN Optimization Module (WOM) with platforms and applications running on Microsoft Hyper-V. Although much of the guidance given is applicable to standalone Hyper-V servers, the authors focus...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    F5 and Microsoft Solution Guide: Virtualization Solutions to Optimize Performance, Improve Availability

    One of the most compelling advantages of virtualization is building greater efficiency. Within data centers of all sizes, hardware capacity is underutilized. With the introduction of hypervisor technologies such as Microsoft's Hyper-V 2008 R2, operating systems and applications can be abstracted away from hardware resources such as CPU, RAM, and...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Unleashing the True Potential of On-Demand IT

    If one imagines the flow of anything, be it people, cars, water, electricity or commerce, there are specific points within those flows that provide intelligent processing and control. Typically, these control points exist at strategic points within the flow; discrete boundaries or junctures where multiple flows coalesce for re‑distribution. Their...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Geolocation and Application Delivery

    In the past, the use of geolocation technology was limited to Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and targeted advertising. In both cases it was necessary to determine the client's location with as much accuracy as possible in order to intelligently route application requests to the nearest data center for optimal user...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    F5 Strategic Guides: Virtualization - Ensuring High Availability of Virtual Solutions

    Any business evolving to a virtual infrastructure environment is challenged to ensure high availability with little or no lapse in performance for users during the migration. Whether one is considering a Virtual Machine (VM) migration or are in the midst of one, it is crucial that one understands how this...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    F5 Strategic Guides: Virtualization - Seven Key Challenges You Can't Ignore

    Virtualization platforms, such VMware ESX and Microsoft Hyper-V, represent the first form of virtualization that is typically introduced into the data center. These new infrastructure platforms virtualize the OS, the network, and system management in one conveniently packaged product, delivering much-needed consolidation, cost savings, and dynamic provisioning benefits to resource-constrained...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    F5 Strategic Guides: Virtualization - Maximizing Resources and Reducing Data Center Costs

    Implementing virtualization solutions can help improve the efficiency and availability of resources and applications, but it can also create a whole new set of challenges. Many businesses are faced with rising costs in the form of new hardware and software licenses, additional management duties and tools, and Virtual Machine (VM)...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    File Virtualization and Deduplication Offers Customers Seamless Access to Ultra-Efficient, Low-Cost Storage

    Data Domain is a market leader in deduplication storage solutions. The Data Domain system applies its proven inline data deduplication technology to the file storage infrastructure, resulting in significant capacity savings for data stored on the system. In addition, the Data Domain system provides savings in space, power, and cooling...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Netapp Network-Attached Storage: Solution Guide

    Companies deploying new file storage solutions are faced with the challenge of managing downtime and business disruption associated with data migration and consolidation projects. Migrating data is an inherently disruptive and cumbersome operation, as static file mappings are broken and mount points invalidated. To minimize the business impact, IT performs...

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