POhang university of Science and TECHnology (POSTECH) is one of the world's leading science and technology research-oriented universities. Their challenges are to improve performance and availability of SAP ERP applications, protect sensitive student information, consolidate network functionality and reduce management overhead and capital expenses. They chose F5 Networks to overcome these challenges. They have implemented iRules, BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) and BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM). The results of implementing F5 Networks were increased SAP ERP application availability and performance, simplified administration and lower operation costs, 98% fewer server-side TCP connections, enabling server consolidation and enhanced security for SAP login and personal information page updates.