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Alane Moran

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Details With this release, F5 continues to deliver on its vision of unifying its ADC solution set and redefining how customers implement, share, and cost-effectively extend their Application Delivery Network all the way to the client. With approximately five times the scaling capability and up to an eight times improvement in application performance, the BIG-IP Edge Gateway offers enterprises significant ROI at less than half the cost of alternative, disparate technologies. The new BIG-IP Edge Gateway enables customers to: Dramatically Reduce CapEx with Unified Services and Simplified Management The BIG-IP Edge Gateway solution simplifies device management by ensuring access across heterogeneous applications services, access networks, and data resources. With the free BIG-IP Edge Client™ solution—included with BIG-IP Edge Gateway—customers can combine acceleration, en... (more)

I'll Call You Back, I'm in Mongolia

I've always thought the term mobile worker to be something of a misnomer. Most of them, it seems to me, are actually sitting at a desk in a spare upstairs bedroom, or on a nice day, in the garden. Even the most dedicated road warriors never really log on from anywhere more exciting than the Costa Coffee at Watford Gap Services. Step in F5 Networks, which will be demonstrating the more adventurous side of remote working later in the month when a sponsored team of adventure travelers will set off, not to a reseller seminar at the Swindon Holiday Inn, but across central Asia to Mong... (more)

F5 BIG-IP Edge Gateway

There are six factors that drive the ever-changing information technology space: Growth in Users Bandwidth Processing Power Applications Mobility Security Threats All of these trends have been shown to be exponential. Yet given these changes, products tend to lag giving rise to new innovation, new products, and new vendors. Invariably, the first generation of technology does not grow with the increasing demand for bandwidth, applications, and mobility, or the increasing exposure of IT infrastructure to new threats. Thus it is no surprise that secure remote access platforms are und... (more)

Rackspace Hosting Links Dedicated Servers to Cloud

Rackspace Hosting wanted to broaden its product portfolio by offering customers an easy way to link dedicated managed servers to cloud-based servers. The company used Application Delivery Networking devices from F5 to help build a hybrid service called RackConnect. Now, Rackspace customers can mix and match dedicated managed and cloud hosting platforms for ultimate scalability, flexibility, efficiency, and lower costs. Customers can dynamically provision resources, manage web and application traffic, and load balance in real time among the two environments. F5 technology helped ... (more)

F5 Improves Customers’ IT Infrastructure Agility with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager Virtual Edition

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), today announced availability of a free trial version of its new virtual appliance, the BIG-IP® Local Traffic Manager™ (LTM™) Virtual Edition (VE). The combination of virtual and physical Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) is a major milestone in delivering on F5’s vision for dynamic IT infrastructure. The free trial is now available at http://www.f5.com/trial/. With the addition of BIG-IP LTM VE to its market-leading family of ADC solutions, F5 extends its unique architectural appr... (more)