I meet with F5's Professional Services Consultant Sam Richman to review some of the stats from the World’s Largest Portable Network.  Highlights  included:  BIG-IP Data Center Firewall pushed a Terabyte of data; BIG-IP Web Accelerator delivered 100 gigabytes of content from cache; almost 70% of the Interop website was delivered thru cache; 16 million syslog messages and the Nerf N-Strikes had a peak of 12 Nerf darts per second.

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Interop 2012 - F5 in the Interop NOC Statistics

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About Peter Silva

I cover a bunch of stuff for F5’s Technical Marketing Team. After working in Professional Theatre for 10 years, I decided to change careers. Starting out with a small VAR selling Netopia routers and the Instant Internet box, I soon became one of the first six Internet Specialists for AT&T managing customers on the original ATT WorldNet network. From there, I moved to Verio to focus on access, IP security along with web hosting. Then a stint with Exodus with their two enormous datacenters in the Chicago area working with such customers as Ticketmaster, Rolling Stone, uBid, Orbitz, Best Buy and others. Bringing the slightly theatrical and fairly technical together, I train, write, speak, along with overall product evangelism for F5. I've also been in such plays as The Glass Menagerie, All’s Well That Ends Well, Cinderella and others.  You can follow me @psilvas.

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