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Add a Data Collection Device to your BIG-IQ Cluster

Gathering and analyzing data helps organizations make intelligent decisions about their IT infrastructure. You may need a data collection device (DCD) to collect BIG-IP data so you can manage that device with BIG-IQ. BIG-IQ is a platform that... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: What is BIG-IQ?

In this Lightboard Lesson, I light up many of the tasks you can do with BIG-IQ, BIG-IQ centralizes management, licensing, monitoring, and analytics for your dispersed BIG-IP infrastructure. If you have more than a few F5 BIG-IP's within your... Read more
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BIG-IQ 5.2 Centralized Management - Security Overview

F5's Matthieu Dierick discusses BIG-IQ 5.2's Centralized Security Management. Learn more at DevCentral. Read more
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Device Discovery on BIG-IQ 5.1

The first step in using a BIG-IQ to manage BIG-IP devices BIG-IQ enables administrators to centrally manage BIG-IP infrastructure across the IT landscape.  BIG-IQ discovers, tracks, manages, and monitors physical and virtual BIG-IP devices -... Read more
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Upgrading to BIG-IQ 5.2

Interested in F5's BIG-IQ 5.2? Here is the scoop - what's in this release and what do you need to know before upgrading. Read more
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What is BIG-IQ?

F5's BIG-IQ centralizes management, licensing, monitoring, and analytics for your dispersed BIG-IP infrastructure. Read more
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License Mobility for BIG-IP Virtual Editions with BIG-IQ® Centralized Management 5.1

One of the key benefits of using virtualized networking appliance is the flexibility in deployment. Let us take a few example scenarios: A system admin would like the option to periodically migrate a virtual appliance from one host to another to... Read more
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Agility 2016 Lab Day Course Content

Agility 2016 Lab Day had quite the offering of courses this year! Each course’s lab materials are linked below. Note that the lab guides are provided as is, there is no access to the environments mentioned in the guides. Programmability Cooking... Read more
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BIG-IQ Central Management API automation and programmability - Licensing

In conjunction with the announcement of BIG-IQ 5.0 we are excited to bring the field greater flexibility when centrally managing BIG-IP devices utilizing well defined workflows and the BIG-IQ iControl REST API. We understand that automation and... Read more
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BIG-IQ Central Management API automation and programmability - BULK Discovery, Import and Re Import - Perl

In conjunction with the announcement of BIG-IQ 5.0 we are excited to bring the field greater flexibility when centrally managing BIG-IP devices utilizing well defined workflows and the BIG-IQ iControl REST API. We understand that automation and... Read more
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BIG-IQ Central Management API automation and programmability - Workflow - Python

In conjuntion with the announcement of BIG-IQ 5.0 we are excited to bring the field greater flexibity when centrally managing BIG-IP devices utilizing well defined workflows and the BIG-IQ iControl REST API. We understand that automation and... Read more
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Orchestrate Your Infrastructure

The digital society has emerged. Today’s always-connected world and the applications we interact with are changing the way we live. People are mobile, our devices are mobile, and by all accounts, everything that is a noun – a person, place or... Read more
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Agility Day Two – That’s a Wrap!

Day two kicked off with some impressive early risers at the 7am F5 fun run – well done to everyone who made it out of bed to take part, particularly w... Read more
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The Importance of Licensing to Equalize Dev and Production

We’re all aware that dev/test != production environments. While the software stacks upon which applications are deployed may be (and hopefully are) the same, there still remains a whole lot of “infrastructure” (that’s everything else) that isn’t... Read more
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F5 Security Team Responds to Vulnerability in the Cloud

F5 offers extensive options for deploying applications in the cloud.  F5 has a long list of “F5 Ready” cloud providers to choose from.  These providers include Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, vCloud Air, Rackspace, and Bluelock... Read more
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The challenges & benefits of hybrid cloud migration

In the quest to remain competitive within the market, businesses are introducing more and more innovative applications to improve processes and efficiency.  However, maintaining this progress requires companies to have full control of... Read more
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All I want for Christmas is a hybrid cloud

**********   Dear Santa,   I hope you and the reindeers are as excited as I am about Christmas! Make sure you get plenty of rest between now and then, so you can deliver all those lovely presents all over the world on... Read more
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The intrinsic asymmetric division of BIG-IQ

The intrinsic what? In cell division, when intrinsic asymmetric division occurs (a parent cell divides), the two new daughter cells are not equal and exhibit different properties. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asymmetric_cell_division] So,... Read more
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“Bimodal IT” the hot topic @ Gartner 2015, Australia

Dateline Gold Coast, Australia, October 2015, at Australia’s largest IT event.   “This is a decisive moment. A digital wave is sweeping through every industry, organization and culture. There is no room to stand on the sidelines, no safe... Read more
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F5 IoT Ready平台

This blog is adapted from the original post here.   “物聯網“的應用與支持物連網服的各項應用程式正在改變著我們的生活方式。研究顯示運動與健康相關產業部門到2017年有41%的年增長率,將增長到近170萬台設備,在未來幾年隨著越來越多的設備、服裝或感應器成為司空見慣的的事情,職場工作模式的變化將是一個巨大的挑戰。 ... Read more
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Three Key Business Driver in Cloud Adoption

- Surprisingly, business owners and business line C-level executives increasingly become the driving force of cloud adoption in the organizations- In the last couple of years, business around the world have witnessed the shift toward cloud... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: How do you operationalize a hybrid world?

One of the unintended consequences of cloud is the operational inconsistency it introduces. That inconsistency is introduced because cloud commoditizes the infrastructure we're used to having control over and visibility into. everything fro... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: Keeping the licensing creep out of expanding software options

One of the funny things about infrastructure moving toward a mix of hardware and software (virtual or traditional) is that the issues that plague software come with it. Oh, maybe not right away, but eventually they crawl out of the deep recesse... Read more
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The evolution of F5's integration with Cisco ACI

On Tuesday the 27th of January we announced the introduction of F5's BIG-IQ management platform to our Cisco APIC integration - the original integration being direct between APIC and the F5 application delivery controller (ADC). On... Read more
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How you integrate network services matters

This post is cross-posted at https://blogs.cisco.com/datacenter/how-you-integrate-network-services-matters Polymorphism is a concept central to object-oriented programming. The notion of polymorphism is used to extend the capabilities of a basi... Read more
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