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Entries for July 2010

Customer:           Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning Vertical:              Education F5 Solution:        LTM & iRules Partners:             Dell, VMware, Oracle, Microsoft, Blackboard The BIG‑IP devices … have been very reliable and have freed my time to focus on other systems, and to drive our strategic initiatives—such as virtualization—forward.” - James Duncan, Senior Systems Administrator, Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learn...
articlenewsanalystf5newspress July 26, 2010 by F5 News
Overview This week was a significant coverage week for F5, with numerous bloggers highlighting F5’s technology and accomplishments as a result of Gastalt Tech Field Day; and the financial press is continuing to take notice of F5’s leadership in the ADC market and financial performance, with FFIV appearing in the Seattle Times, Business Week and CNBC to name a few. Our first piece of Baatar coverage also appeared this week; the article includes a photo of the Baatar Hero car and highlights that ...
articlesecurityedge gatewayf5news July 23, 2010 by F5 News
Tomorrow, July 24th, approximately 350 cars will swarm the streets of England as they depart from Goodwood to start the Mongol Rally, a 10,000 mile drive across unmapped roads from the UK to Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia. But this is no ordinary rally, and these aren’t ordinary rally drivers. The Mongol Rally is made up of regular people from real life who are driving in the rally to raise money for various charities around the world. Real people who need normal internet access in extreme locations, in...
Customer:           ooba Vertical:               Finance F5 Solution:        LTM & Oracle Country:              South Africa Partner:               Enterweb F5’s close relationship with Oracle helps us as a customer because there are many proven certified configurations that are available to us. This dramatically reduces our testing.” - Dominique dhotman, Manager of Enterprise Architecture, ooba Business Challenges To support the many homebuyer financial s...
articlenewsanalystf5newspress July 19, 2010 by F5 News
Overview In this week’s news, F5 was included in several blog posts from Day 1 of the Gestalt IT Tech Field Day; F5 hosted bloggers that were interested in learning more about F5’s solutions. Also, this was another strong week for F5’s evangelists with two contributed pieces appearing in Virtualization Review and Dr. Dobbs Journal. Notable Quotes We’re on to our 3rd and final presentation here at Gestalt IT Tech Field Day. After a short road trip into beautiful downtown Seattle, we’ve ar...
articlestoragepartnerarxf5newssolutions July 16, 2010 by F5 News
Customer:           U.S. Midwest-based financial services institution F5 Solution:        ARX file virtualization Partner:               AE Business Solutions with Data Domain By using ARX, the client can optimize what it already has installed.”  - Sean O’Brien, Data Center Line of Business Manager, AE Business Solutions. Customer Business Challenge: One of AE Business Solutions’ clients, a financial services institution, turned to AE for help when the firm reali...
articlenewsanalystf5newsfinancialpress July 12, 2010 by F5 News
Overview This week’s coverage was highlighted by F5 spokespeople demonstrating thought leadership in core areas such as Cloud Computing and Virtualization. Storage Magazine featured a contributed piece by Renny Shen on the impact virtualization is having on storage. It was strong opinion piece in a reputable forum. Also, both Pete Silva and Lori MacVittie had articles appear in Cloud Computing Journal and My Interop. Media Coverage Virtual Strategy Magazine: Storage in a Virtualized En...
articlenewsf5newspress July 09, 2010 by F5 News
Technology workers are probably one of the most difficult employees to motivate and keep productive.  It’s the nature of the work and the people.  Many technologists simply aren’t motivated with extrinsic rewards and generating intrinsic motivation is generally beyond the ability of an employer or manager.  The best that you can hope to do is to eliminate de-motivating behavior and provide the opportunity for the technologists internal passion to flourish and bloom. When almost your entire organ...
Virtualization has provided a significant boon to enterprise data center operations.  Not only has OS virtualization enabled organizations to consolidate and curb the growth of server hardware, but provided a means to reduce power and cooling costs that had become a major component of operating expense.  It has also increased the efficiency of enterprise IT, giving them the ability to provision new servers in minutes instead of weeks or months.  Virtualization is certainly here to stay. Virtual...
articlenewsanalystf5newspress July 06, 2010 by F5 News
Overview The highlight of this week’s coverage was some contributed content featured in Dell Power Solutions on F5’s BIG-IP and WAN Optimization Module technology. The financial press is continuing to take notice of F5’s leadership in the Application Delivery Controller market and financial performance, with FFIV appearing as a featured tech stock in Investor’s Business Daily this week. This week’s full coverage appears below: Notable Quotes FirePass version 7.0 offers many enhancements ...