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With an industry full of TLAs (three letter acronyms) Richard Duncan, Sr. Manager Systems Engineering, gives a wonderful explanation of SDN using the universal TV remote example. In this fun interview, Richard demystifies SDN and explains how SDN...
Ron Carovano, Manager, Business Development, joins us from the F5 kiosk in the AirWatch Connect booth at #MWC15. Always a fun and informative guest, Ron fills us in on the F5/AirWatch partnership and how our joint solution helps an employee with...
Peter Nas, Sr. Solution Architect, explains what happens when the many MWC attendees from all over the world arrive in Barcelona and need to connect their mobile devices to a carrier network. Peter does a great job walking us through what happens...
Please find the English language post from which this was adapted here. Konsep apapun berbasis software / software-defined; mulai dari Software Defined Networking (SDN), Software Defined Storage (SDS), dan bahkan meluas hingga Software Defined...
#MWC15 I enjoy coming to Barcelona every year for Mobile World Congress. On one hand, the show is overwhelming with the number of attendees and back to back meetings I have when I am here. But on the other hand, I get to experience and enjoy the...
The most prevalent use cases that F5 is observing in most of the POCs include VNF as a Service (VNFaaS) , Service Chaining, vEPC, vCPE and vRAN.  F5 itself is actively involved in VNFaaS, Service Chaining and vEPC use cases, in customer POCs....
Jonathan George, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, talks about the various threats that can occur on a carrier network. Mobile devices are becoming a hot target for malicious attacks and users may not be aware that they have potentially become part...
Frank Yue, Sr. Technical Marketing Manager, discusses Network Function Virtualization and how service providers are deploying it within their infrastructures. Frank talks about the relation to SDN, the functionality it provides SP’s, the NFV...
There's a lot of focus on the performance of mobile communications given the incredible rate at which mobile is outpacing legacy PC (did you ever think we'd see the day when we called it that?) usage. There's been tons of research on...
In Dr. Mallik Tatipamula’s second guest blog he discusses how networks will have to adapt to cope with IoT.  Mallik is VP, Service Provider and Cloud Solutions at F5.  This article highlights another of the main themes that F5 will be...
Please find the English language post from which this was adapted here. IDC調查指出,全球使用中的智慧型電話將在2017年達到15億支。消費者將比以往更加頻繁使用他們的智慧型電話。因此,越來越多企業了解必須提供快速且無縫接軌行動支付能力的重要性,以便吸引那些希望隨時隨地以自己選擇的方式進行交易的消費者。 成長中的趨勢 Gartner的"Forecast: Mobile Payment,...
#MWC15 I just arrived in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress, the premiere mobile industry event. This year, they expect up to 100,000 exhibitors and customers to attend the event, up from over 70,000 last year. I took three flights taking over 1...
I show you how to find F5 booth G11 in Hall 5 of Grand Via 2 for Mobile World Congress (View the map). With close to 90,000 attendees, #MWC15 is a huge show and the theme is The Edge of Innovation. Mobile technology is pushing this innovation and...
Summary: (refer to AskF5 solution article 15884) In the LineRate scripting environment we consult the Content-Length header of HTTP messages entering the system (see the LineRate Developer Scripting Guide under the topic "Writing Past the...
Guest blog post by Misbah Mahmoodi, Senior Product Marketing Manager, F5 Networks As a mobile operator, you’ve spent or are about to spend a considerable amount of time and money on upgrading your network to 4G LTE and building out cell towers to...
There's a common movie and television trope (known as the Third Wheel) that revolves around a guy, his girlfriend and either his or her "bestie". You know it - it's the bestie hates girlfriend or boyfriend trope, and it's a...
When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office, his government made its priorities clear: ““If Atal Bihari Vajpayee government was known for national highways, Narendra Modi government will be known for broadband highway,” his Communications...
One of the key success criteria for NFV will be the Orchestration/Management component.  While ETSI/NFV-ISG standards group has published clear guidelines/requirements specification on Management and Orchestration (MANO) for NFV, there is no...
Probably the biggest IT security threat to F5 Networks is typing this blog, and probably the biggest threat to your organization is reading it. OK, I don’t mean me or you, as such. We are, after all, IT professionals and wouldn’t dream of clicking...
The recent announcements that web browsers will be removing plugin support means that customers will no longer be able to provide Network Access resources to their end users via the APM web top.  Instead customers will require their end users...
This blog post was written by Peter Nas, Senior Solution Architect, F5  In a discussion around the added-value of a Diameter Routing Agent (DRA) in a VoLTE deployment, I was asked the following questions and would like to share my response: ...
Madness. It's an aptly named bot, as it's likely to evoke just that reaction in those who find it lurking in their systems or at whom its sets it sights. A disturbing trend illustrated by the focus of our latest threat analysis is the...
이 글은 아시아태평양지역에서의 클라우드에 대하여 살펴보는 시리즈의 두 번째 글이다. 이 글에서는 지역 내 클라우드의 현주소, 클라우드가 어떻게 사용되고 있는지, 무엇이 클라우드가 더 확산되는 것을 막고 있는지, 그리고 클라우드가 어떻게 혁신을 위해 사용될 수 있는지에 대해 알아볼 것이며, 또한 FSI (금융 및 증권업계) 에서의 클라우드에 대해서도 점검해 보겠다. 시리즈의 첫 번째 글에서는 아시아태평양지역 내 클라우드의 현주소와 확산...
In this episode of Whiteboard Wednesday, John recaps round robin and ratio and then discusses the global availability load balancing algorithms. Resources About Global Server Load Balancing (Manual) GTM Global Availability Load Balancing to Down...
The articles on DevCentral have been absolutely fantastic as of late.  Understandably, readers can expect to find great F5-related technical content here at DevCentral, but several industry-relevant pieces are also found in this...