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HP Discover and what F5 bring to the party

There are only a couple of weeks to go before HP Discover, taking place this year in Frankfurt on 4-6 December.  HP is a big organisation with lots of end user and vendor touchpoints.  The short video below, by F5's Alasdair... Read more
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Context. SDN. Big Data. Security. Cloud.

That's right, something for everyone.  F5 recently attended IP Expo in the UK.  We had some speaker sessions at the event - some readers might have come along and seen them live.  The event organisers did a nice job of filming... Read more
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VMworld 2012 Europe - Strobel's Scribblings, Part IV

The last installment...sniff...from F5's Frank Strobel at VMworld in Barcelona: One man's end is another's beginning... While VMworld EMEA 2012 came to an end today, something else saw its first light: @F5VMW The latest member to the... Read more
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VMworld 2012 Europe - Strobel's Scribblings, Part III

More from Frank Strobel, live from VMworld 2012 in Barcelona.  Today, 16,000 feet and a tale of two booths... At the end of another 10 hour day at VMworld in Barcelona, my feet started hating me.  At least, they clearly express their... Read more
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VMworld 2012 Europe - Strobel's Scribblings, Part I

The first of what will be a series of reports from Barcelona...F5's Frank Strobel wraps-up Day Zero's events: ---------- Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE... Read more
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Flexibility, Hyper-V and BIG-IP Virtual Edition

Many (most) people don’t want to depend on only one vendor for anything, whether that be security, storage or virtualisation, especially if it’s a critical application, platform or technology. This is one of the reasons that Hyper-V is growing i... Read more
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VMware’s Mobile Secure Desktop Bootcamp…

F5 features heavily on Day 4 of the VMware View Mobile Secure Desktop Bootcamp.  Click through to VMware’s End User Computing Blog here (or see below) for free-on-demand training.  As F5’s Lori MacVittie posts here, “by combining BIG-IP... Read more
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Microsoft server virtualisation: 'How To' videos

We have added nine new videos to illustrate how F5 technologies help optimise specific applications and Microsoft server virtualisation solutions: Video 1: Introducing F5 Application Ready Solutions – Explains how F5® solutions... Read more
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Videos from F5's recent Agility customer / partner conference in London

A week or so ago, F5 in EMEA held our annual customer / partner conference in London.  I meant to do a little write-up sooner but after an incredibly busy conference week I flew to F5's HQ in Seattle and didn't get round to posting... 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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Making VMware View fast, secure and available

VMware View is a leading solution for desktop virtualization offering simplified administration while increasing security and control.  When deploying VMware View, there are several issues your business must deal with: from the management of... Read more
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A Rose By Any Other Name. Appliances Are More Than Systems.

One of the majors Lori and I’s oldest son is pursuing is in philosophy. I’ve never been a huge fan of philosophy, but as he and Lori talked, I decided to find out more, and picked up one of The Great Courses on The Philosophy of Science to try and... Read more
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Out, Damn’d Bot! Out, I Say!

Exorcising your digital demons Most people are familiar with Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Macbeth. Of particularly common usage is the famous line uttered repeatedly by Lady Macbeth, “Out, damn’d spot! Out, I say” as she tries to wash imaginary... Read more
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Securing the Other Side of the Cloud

Why would miscreants bother with other routes when they can go straight to the source? People concerned with security of the cloud are generally worried about illegitimate access of the applications and data they may deploy in the cloud.... Read more
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Virtual Network Infrastructure: Virtually Good Enough?

Two steps forward, three steps back Every time there is a major shift in technology thought about architecture the question of how it will and should impact infrastructure arises. When SOA was the “next great thing” there was a spate of... Read more
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How to secure virtualized applications against the unknown

Risks with virtualization is same as it ever was but different Hoff makes a good point about cloud security last month in his “The Cloud is a Fickle Mistress: DDoS&M” which was, if I may quote, “it’s the oldies and goodies that will come back... Read more
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Cloud computing is not Burger King. You can’t have it your way. Yet.

Don’t confuse computing services with infrastructure services. We aren’t there yet. The subtext to the cloud computing discussion is subtle, as is the wont of subtext. But it is clear that underlying all the concerns about cloud computing is a... Read more
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BIG-IP v10: Passive Application Monitoring

Enabling the Dynamic Data Center with BIG-IP v10 BIG-IP v10 is a breakthrough in the Application Delivery Networking (ADN) for many reasons, all of which revolve around understanding how applications are delivered outside the data center to... Read more
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Would you risk $31,000 for milliseconds of application response time?

Keep in mind that the time it takes a human being to blink is an average of 300 – 400 milliseconds. I just got back from Houston where I helped present on F5’s integration with web application security vendor White Hat, a.k.a. virtual patching.... Read more
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Do you control your application network stack? You should.

Owning the stack is important to security, but it’s also integral to a lot of other application delivery functions. And in some cases, it’s downright necessary. Hoff rants with his usual finesse in a recent posting with which I could not agree... Read more
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Virtual Patching: What is it and why you should be doing it

Yesterday I was privileged to co-host a webinar with WhiteHat Security's Jeremiah Grossman on preventing SQL injection and Cross-Site scripting using a technique called "virtual patching". While I was familiar with F5's... Read more
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Building an elastic environment requires elastic infrastructure

One of the reasons behind some folks pushing for infrastructure as virtual appliances is the on-demand nature of a virtualized environment. When network and application delivery infrastructure hits capacity in terms of throughput - regardless of... Read more
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VIrtualize This!

Well, my guest view for SDTimes went live yesterday or today. You have all heard the story from me before - Approach Virtualization and every other buzzword du jour with a bit of skepticism. Generally speaking, buzzwords get that way because... Read more
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Virtualization: Just how far are we willing to take it?

If your entire data center infrastructure is on one virtualized PC, you're doing it wrong. Where's F5 The comparison between the power of a modern PC and a 1960's mainframe is o... Read more
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