F5 Networks

Making the Most out of Analytics

The complexity and distribution of modern applications across cloud and private platforms creates challenges in visibility, analytics, and troubleshooting. By keeping data siloed or restricted to regional owners or functional teams, we expose applications to critical negative business impacts. Merging and finding relationship between distributed analytics, like application telemetry, events, and logs provides new insight

Principles for multi-cloud success

It is common for IT departments to emphasize speed by empowering software developers to move quickly, but that is only half the race. In addition to accelerating the rate at which new software is launched (or existing software is updated), it is also vital to identify ways the overall business can be made more responsive

2020 State of application services report

The financial services industry continues to demonstrate technology leadership by implementing the newest technology available. This in turn challenges technology providers to offer business solutions that drive revenue, enhance customer engagement, and deliver on the promise of digital trust—all at a pace that is faster than their peers in other industries. We isolated finance professionals’

Balancing customer convenience with cybersecurity threads in financial services

Growing customer demand and cloud efficiency gains are accelerating development of innovative financial services applications—and, at the same time, exposing potential security vulnerabilities. Because sensitive financial data is so highly valued by bad actors, financial services organizations need to take every precaution to ensure secure application development and deployment while supporting governance, risk, and compliance

Want better ROI? Beat the bots

In Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Valley of Fear, Sherlock Holmes informs a local inspector that “the temptation to form premature theories upon insufficient data is the bane of our profession.” In today’s information-flooded business world, access to sufficient data isn’t a problem. But we often struggle with a different challenge—inefficient data. Data and analytics are

HOW TO PROTECT AGAINST THE OWASP TOP 10 AND BEYOND

Application security is hard. We see headlines about data breaches almost daily. According to F5 Labs, web application attacks are the #1 single source entry point of successful data breaches. Additionally, the fallout from application attacks come with high costs. What is it about web applications that makes them so precarious? Insecure software. The challenges