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United States : F5 Enhances Synthesis Architecture to Extend Reach of Software Defined Application Services

February 20, 2014



F5 Networks announced today new offerings that enhance the benefits of the F5 Synthesis architecture model. F5 technologies are designed to help organizations quickly deploy applications and streamline the mix of services needed to ensure success for security, data center, cloud, and mobility initiatives. F5 s broad solution portfolio enables customers to seamlessly scale environments, whether on-premises or in the cloud.

Specifically, F5 is announcing: New BIG-IP® version 11.5 software for enhanced application delivery services and security The industry s most capable virtual solutions (now with throughput levels of 25 Mbps to 10 Gbps) to support hybrid and virtual appliance deployments across the broadest set of hypervisors Expanded VIPRION® offerings, with the new 2250 performance blade providing the highest multi-tenant density in its class, efficient consolidation of application services, and dynamic resource scaling with no operational disruption BIG-IQ version 4.2 software for simplified management and comprehensive orchestration, and the new BIG-IQ Device solution that provides enhanced configuration capabilities for physical and virtual BIG-IP devices Network virtualization capabilities that give F5 the broadest range of support for SDN technologies in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) market, including full traffic management and gateway support for Microsoft Windows Server Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV), and others Updated licensing and pricing options, including an expanded presence in the AWS Marketplace for enhanced deployment flexibility

Building on the first F5 Synthesis launch in late 2013, these offerings expand F5 s open and extensible framework to elegantly combine reliability, security, and optimization capabilities, among other valuable application services. To reinforce the company s vision, F5 Synthesis provides a growing library of reference architectures that center on specific solutions for common business challenges. These reference architectures provide prescriptive deployment guidance for F5 technologies, accelerating time to market by enabling rapid service implementation through a suite of Software Defined Application Services (SDAS ).

Earlier this month, a new F5 reference architecture for VMware Horizon View was announced. F5 will also introduce additional reference architectures aimed at the security and service provider markets in line with activities around the upcoming RSA and Mobile World Congress events.


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Source: TendersInfo (India)


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