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Blog Roll 2015

It’s that time of year when we gift and re-gift, just like this text from last year. And the perfect opportunity to re-post, re-purpose and re-use all my 2015 blog entries. If you missed any of the 89 attempts including 59 videos, here they are... Read more
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Disposable Infrastructure for Disposable Apps

Conferences agendas. Event navigation. Specific tasks, like buying a house or getting a car loan. If you've installed an app for any of these things you've installed what's known as a "disposable mobile app" or DMA. Apps... Read more
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MWC 2015 – NFV for Service Providers (feat Yue)

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... Read more
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Blog Roll 2014

It’s that time of year when we gift and re-gift, just like this text from last year. And the perfect opportunity to re-post, re-purpose and re-use all my 2014 blog entries. If you missed any of the 96 attempts including 57 videos, here they are... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: Fast, Fluent and Flexible

#sdas #sddc #sdn #devops #mobile F5 Synthesis 1.5 brings more performance, greater application fluency and increased flexibility for both application and mobile network providers.   Are you ready for millions of mobile visitors? With 20% of... Read more
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VMware EUC and F5: There are Three S's In Success(ful VDI Deployments)

#SDAS #EUC #virtualization #VDI #mobile They stand for simple, speedy and secure . BYOD may be the word of the day on the street but underlying the "come as you are" approach to computing is a variety of technology that enables... Read more
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Filling the SLA Gap in the Cloud

#webperf #ado Meeting user expectations of fast and available applications becomes more difficult as you relinquish more and more control… User expectations with respect to performance are always a concern for IT. Whether it's monitoring... Read more
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Is HTML5 the Answer to Mobile's VDI Challenge?

#HTML5 #VDI #mobile Thin is back in.  Remote display and control technology is nothing new. For decades we've had the ability to remotely access and control our desktops using a variety of technologies and protocols: X11, VNC, RDP,... Read more
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VMworld2012: VMware View Single Namespace

I catch up with F5 SE Scott Friedman to whiteboard and discuss F5's Single Namespace solution for VMware View.  Only 1 URL to remember and let BIG-IP make the decisions. ps Read more
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VMworld2012: VMware View Username Persistence

I hang with F5 Systems Engineer Joe Hermes for a cool demo showing the Username Persistence solution, which allows users to continue their VMware View session across devices. Pretty cool stuff, perfect for BYOD and an F5 exclusive. Apologies for... Read more
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F5 Friday: Programmability and Infrastructure as Code

#SDN #ADN #cloud #devops What does that mean, anyway? SDN and devops share some common themes. Both focus heavily on the notion of programmability in network devices as a means to achieve specific goals. For SDN it’s flexibility and rapid... Read more
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Hype Cycles, VDI, and BYOD

Survive the hype. Get real benefits. #F5 #BYOD #VDI An interesting thing is occurring in the spaces of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) that is subtle, and while not generally part of the technology hype cycle,... Read more
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The Cloud Impact and Adoption Infographic

Maybe you’ve noticed but I’ve been on an infographic kick lately – especially when it’s something interesting.  This time it is an aggregated infographic of data primarily from Forrester, IDC and Gartner as it pertains to the cloud’s impact... Read more
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Interop 2012 - F5 in the Interop NOC

Peter Silva visits with Ken Bocchino of the F5 Professional Services Team to share & show how F5 is providing many of the critical infrastructure components of the largest temporary network in the world. ";" alt=""... Read more
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Hey You, Get Off-ah My Cloud!

Who would have thought that a Rolling Stones song written almost 50 years ago could become a technology cliché (or battle cry) a half-century later.  Yesterday, research firm Gartner Inc. said that by 2014, The Personal Cloud will... Read more
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Complexity Drives Consolidation

The growing complexity of managing more users from more places using more devices will drive consolidation efforts – but maybe not in the way you think.  Pop quiz time. Given three sets of three items each, how many possible combinations... Read more
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Why MDM May Save IT from Consumerization

#Mobile convergence may drive demand for #VDI and other less invasive technologies When you’re traveling you carry devices. I’ve got my smart phone, of course, to keep connected via e-mail and text and, if need be, voice. But I also carry my... Read more
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F5 Friday: Doing VDI, Only Better

#F5 does #VDI, and it does it better. There are three core vendors and protocols supporting VDI today. Microsoft with RDP, Citrix with ICA, and VMware with PCoIP. For most organizations a single vendor approach has been necessary, primarily... Read more
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Mobile Device Support for VMware View

End user computing means that a wide range of mobile devices from laptops to tablets and from desktops to smartphones are being used. The diversity of these mobile devices and the sheer number of them in the workplace can overwhelm IT and strain... Read more
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Desktop VDI May Be Ready for Prime Time but Is the Network?

#VDI #quasar #mobile The proliferation of mobile devices is pushing VDI closer to being “the solution” of the year to resolve the increasing complexity – and costs – associated with consumerization. Considering the innate differences between... Read more
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The Cloud API is Pseudo-Consolidation of Infrastructure

It’s about operational efficiency and consistency, emulated in the cloud by an API to create the appearance of a converged platform In most cases, the use of the term “consolidation” implies the aggregation (and subsequently elimination) of like... Read more
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The Mobile Chimera

#mobile #vdi #IPv6 In the case of technology – as with mythology - the whole is often greater (and more challenging) than the sum of its parts. The chimera is a mythological beast of scary proportions. Not only is it fairly large, but it’s... Read more
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F5 Friday: Why SSL VPN Still Matters

#mobile #vdi #infosec Scale and flexibility make SSL VPN an important part of any corporate remote access strategy You might have noticed a couple of news items from F5 this week that appeared related. If you noticed you were right, they... Read more
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The Three Axioms of Application Delivery

#fasterapp If you know these three axioms, then you’ll know application delivery when you see it. Like most technology jargon, there are certain terms and phrases that end up mangled, conflated, and generally misapplied as they gain traction... Read more
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VMworld 2011: VDI Single Namespace

I chat with F5 Technical Marketing Manager Alan Murphy who whiteboards the VDI Single Namespace solution.  Instead of having to find your virtual desktop, have your virtual desktop follow you. <font... Read more
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