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 Their challenges are to replace outdated load balancer with enterprise-class solution, ensure network stability and high availability and provide for clients' unique deployment requirements.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

    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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  • 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...

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • 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 // 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...

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • 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...

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • 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...

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • 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...

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • 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 // 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...

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • 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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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Solving Substantiation with SAML

    Proving or asserting one's identity in the physical world is often as simple as showing a driver's license or state ID card. As long as the photo matches the face, that's typically all that is needed to verify identity. This substantiation of identity is a physical form of authentication, and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Post-TMG: Securely Delivering Microsoft Applications

    With the recently announced departure of Microsoft forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG), many organizations currently using or considering TMG face a dilemma: how, or more importantly, what will administrators use to secure their internet-facing Microsoft applications such as exchange, SharePoint, and Lync? Securely deploying an application to the Internet requires...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    F5 iControl

    In a dynamic and often virtualized environment the ability of the application delivery infrastructure to adapt and integrate applications their management tools is a requirement for success. It is no longer possible in a dynamic environment, with its high rate of change in both network and application layers, for the...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Dynamic Perimeter Security with IP Intelligence

    Attack methodologies change. Threat vectors change. Once-powerful defenses become obsolete. As the pace of these changes increases, it's unrealistic to wait for defense methods to catch up, or for new products to be developed and releases pushed out. Financial enterprises need near real-time host protection, where the bad actors are...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Application Delivery in the Cloud: Minimizing Disruption and Maximizing Control

    Cloud computing offers the promise of IT resources on demand with minimal management and capital overhead by enabling real-time scaling, rapid application deployment, and IT agility. It delivers on this promise by building on server virtualization, now a widespread technology. Cloud computing enables organizations to isolate multiple entities or tenants,...

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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 // Oct 2011

    F5 BIG-IP Platform Security

    The F5 provides application delivery network security to protect the most valuable application assets. To provide organizations with reliable and secure access to corporate applications, F5 must carry the secure application paradigm all the way down to the core elements of the BIG-IP system. It's not enough to provide security...

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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 2011

    BIG-IP Virtual Edition Products - The Virtual ADCs Your Application Delivery Network Has Been Missing

    To be a successful part of the enterprise IT data center, a vADC (virtual Application Delivery Controller) must be designed to work with existing virtual platforms, applications, and tools, and it must also be able to integrate into the larger application delivery network. It's not enough for a vADC to...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Unified Enterprise Mobility with the F5 BIG-IP System

    If consumers are overwhelmed by the dizzying array of choices in the mobile device market, IT is exhausted by it. From ensuring that organizations can safeguard against rogue attacks, to troubleshooting issues before they occur, to users demanding access to information from anywhere, IT organizations are under intense pressure to...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Maximizing the Strategic Point of Control in the Application Delivery Network

    Given the ever-increasing use of internet connections, the corporate network needs to be locked down. Applications must be more reliable and resilient, and the performance and stability of WAN connections enhanced. BIG-IP LTM, BIG-IP APM, and BIG-IP WOM can work together to achieve all of those goals and better align...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    F5 and RSA SecurID: Supporting NSA Guidance

    Because of the sensitive nature of applications and resources often protected by complex two-factor authentication systems such as SecurID, the recent breach of RSA networks and subsequent data loss is troubling to many organizations. The unquantifiable possibility of a vulnerability based on the stolen data leaves many organizations with higher...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Load Balancing Oracle Database Traffic

    There is very little debate about the importance of databases in the corporate data center - without them, business would grind to a halt. Unstructured data is growing at a much faster pace than structured data, but structured data represents an organization's accumulated knowledge about customers, orders, suppliers, and even...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Simplifying Single Sign-On with F5 BIG-IP APM and Active Directory

    In addition to simplifying identity and access management infrastructure, two key benefits of Single Sign-On (SSO) are increased user productivity and reduced operational costs, realized by fewer authentication-related help desk calls and the elimination of redundant user credential stores. With SSO, users don't have to maintain multi-system credentials or enter...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Security 101: BIG-IP ASM and IPS Differences Defined

    As they endeavor to secure their systems from malicious intrusion attempts, many companies face the same decision: whether to use a Web Application Firewall (WAF) or an Intrusion Detection Or Prevention System (IDS/IPS). But this notion that only one or the other is the solution is faulty. Attacks occur at...

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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 // Jun 2011

    High-Performance DNS Services in BIG-IP Version 11

    With an increasing number of devices, applications, and services on the internet, it's becoming more difficult to achieve network and application response times that deliver a quality user experience. This problem is not only a bandwidth issue - it's also closely tied to network and infrastructure architecture. Properly managing 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 2012

    Six Common Challenges of Cloud Implementations

    Ask several different organizations why they are implementing a private cloud, and the users are likely to receive several different reasons. Ask several people within any one organization why they are implementing a private cloud, and the user are still likely to receive several very different reasons, especially if those...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Integrating the Cloud: Bridges, Brokers, and Gateways

    For many organizations, hybrid cloud architecture is the best way to take advantage of the benefits of public cloud computing resources without compromising on security or operational control. Hybrid cloud architectures can be enabled in several ways, each offering various degrees of operational consistency and control over the integrated environment....

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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...

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • 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...

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • 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 // Apr 2013

    Automating F5 Application Services for VMware with F5 BIG-IQ Cloud

    Expectations of enterprise IT have changed and virtualization has already made silos of physical infrastructure hosting a single application obsolete. Self-service portals, with near instantaneous provisioning and lower costs, are the epitomes of the new goal: cloud computing. VMware is the leader in the private cloud space with its vCloud...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    F5 iApps: Moving Application Delivery Beyond the Network

    As organizations begin moving to more modular cloud and SaaS models, managing applications becomes more important than building infrastructure. Many of the benefits that come from moving to a more agile model are not associated with managing the infrastructure; yet managing application deployments, performance, and availability in cloud and SaaS...

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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...

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Built to Scale

    Many applications are developed today in the hopes that they will one day become \"Superstars\" like Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace. But they aren't necessarily developed with the capacity and performance expectations that are required of superstars. Twitter, for example, is in the midst of a nearly complete architectural renovation due...

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