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F5 + Nutanix: Invisible Infrastructure and SDAS Joining Forces

F5 and Nutanix partner to bring the power of invisible infrastructure and software-defined application servers to critical enterprise application. Joint customers benefit from improved availability, scalability, performance, and security enable... Read more
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F5 Device Package for Cisco APIC - leave no app behind!

We are in the age of the partnership. I don’t think any single vendor claims to be all to everyone’s requirements these days. Sure, sometimes vendors get a little caught up in their own worlds, instead of stepping back and looking at the bigge... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: You Can Have Your Cake (GUI) and Eat it Too (API)

#SDAS #Devops It's all about choice. Programmability is in F5's DNA. Since 2001 when we introduced iControl SOAP to the more recent additions such as iRules and iCall. Even looking at our most recent acquisitions you can see the common... Read more
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APIs and Programmability: Jailbreaking your network

#devops #SDN The importance of APIs and programmable data paths to the future of networking.   OpenStack. OpenDaylight. SDN. Cloud. It's all about abstraction, about APIs and "software-defined" (which really means... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: Massive Scale Needs Management

#sdas #virtualization Scaling virtual infrastructure is one thing, managing it is another When virtualization first took off there was a fear - and it was a valid fear - of virtual sprawl. Virtual sprawl was the end result of spawning lots and... Read more
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Habitually Successful Delivery

#devops We usually call it "continuous" but we really want is for deployment to be habitual and, more importantly, successful.  It's that time of the year, when resolutions promising grand changes in our lives are made - and... Read more
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The SDN Chicken and the Standardization Egg

#SDN Which came first? Pundits, owing to SDN still being very young and not widely adopted, continue to put forth treatise upon treatise as to why organizations should be falling over themselves to go out and get themselves some SDN. Now. No... 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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F5 Synthesis Tweetchat

F5 Synthesis is an architectural framework for supporting all of your business applications. F5 organized a tweetchat to answer some of the burning questions regarding the vision. Below is an excerpt from the tweetchat - Read more
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F5 Synthesis: What Makes a Services Fabric?

#SDN #SDAS What makes a services fabric, well, a fabric? Earlier in 2013 when discussing the evolution of application delivery and F5 I posed a question to which, at the time, didn't have an answer. It was simply "What's Next?" ... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: The Real Value of Consolidation Revealed

#SDAS #SDN #NFV #CSP It's not about a "god box", it's about the platform It's often the case that upon hearing the word "consolidation" in conjunction with the network people conjure up visions of what's... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: Leave no application behind

#SDAS #SDDC #devops Removing the curse of the "red shirt" from the data center. If you're a Star Trek fan (and perhaps even if you aren't) you know that anyone (except Scotty, for some reason) wearing a red shirt was... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: High-Performance Services Fabric

#SDN #Devops #Cloud #SDAS #SDDC To achieve the economy of scale necessary to ensure no application is deprived of critical application services, you need to abstract resources. In the early days of cloud computing we talked a lot about how the... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: Integration and Interoperability

#SDN #OpenStack #Cloud #devops #SDAS #SDDC How F5 synthesizes third-party network and orchestration technologies The silos within IT are breaking down, at least in terms of awareness of each other and the need to coordinate provisioning and... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: The Reference Architectures

The next-generation App-Focused, Solution Driven model for supporting all of your business applications.  Your business uses countless applications in a given day. At F5, we built a reputation as an industry leader by helping organizations... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: Software Defined Application Services

#SDN #Devops #Cloud #SDAS Completing the #SDDC stack  Everything as a Service has become nearly a synonym for cloud computing. That's unsurprising, as the benefits of cloud - from economy of scale to increased service velocity - are... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: The Time is Right

#SDN #Devops #Cloud #SDAS #SDDC The time is right for an answer to the layer 4-7 services question. "If you look at the standard SDN model, [Layer 4-7 services] are applications that can basically run on the [SDN] controller platform. But... Read more
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