F5 Networks

The App factory: A slow movement towards rapid change

These days, application delivery—especially in large organizations with a mix of new and heritage systems—is a bit … chaotic. Organizations are adopting DevOps practices and tools in an effort to speed up the delivery of applications to customers. But the transition hasn’t been smooth. Culture, tools, team structures, individual roles, and skill requirements are all

F5 and containerization

Organizations constantly struggle between embracing technological changes to open up new business opportunities and protecting the business from new challenges and risks. In this paper, we’ll examine containerization and how the adoption of this technology in F5 products affects IT professionals, architects, and business decision makers.

Build a better cloud: understanding your options for a smart migration strategy

CLOUD APPEAL Global adoption of the cloud is accelerating at a dizzying rate each year with businesses of all sizes realizing the cost-saving, flexibility, and scalability benefits of migrating and running applications in the cloud. In our 2019 State of Application Services report, 87% of respondents reported having multicloud architectures. As pressure to move applications

ADVANCED APPLICATION THREATS REQUIRE AN ADVANCED WAF

The threat landscape is dramatically different than it was just 5 years ago. A traditional web application firewall (WAF) was once a very effective solution for mitigating application layer attacks, but now has trouble keeping up with the advanced capabilities and agility of attackers. Signatures often lag behind new exploits. Even when a traditional WAF is