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Misbah Mahmoodi, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, does a great job explaining the service provider challenges with the exponential growth in data usage from a subscriber point of view. For mobile operators, one of the worst things that subscribers...
Frank Yue, Sr. Technical Marketing Manager, visits again to talk about the unique challenges service providers face in managing mobile data traffic. As more devices are generating more traffic, congestion can create bottlenecks on a carrier’s...
Since the very early days of 2G and 3G deployments, mobile operators from all around the world have been deploying and using content optimization platforms. The reasons for deploying these technologies were pretty straightforward. Bandwidth at the...
Since the very early days of 2G and 3G deployments, mobile operators from all around the world have been deploying and using content optimization platforms. The reasons for deploying these technologies were pretty straightforward. Bandwidth at the...
#MWC15 Barcelona is a great city, but with 100,000 people coming to the city for Mobile World Congress, it is expected that the criminals will come in force to prey upon these unwary travelers. When I travel, I am careful to protect myself from...
Guest Blog by Jay Kelly, Senior Product Marketing Manager #MWC15 I believe that we can all agree that mobility is exploding, can’t we? According to an IDC report, the worldwide mobile workforce is expected to reach 1.3 billion people by the end of...
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...