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Hardware F5 BIG-IP
A range of highly programmable, cloud-ready hardware options, from entry-level devices to the world’s best performing application delivery controller.
Leverage the flexibility of DevOps with the scalability, security and investment protection you need for established and emerging application architectures. BIG-IP appliances offer fast and easy programmability, multi-vendor service orchestration, software-defined hardware, and line-rate performance. Accelerate private clouds and protect critical data at scale, reducing costs and future-proofing your infrastructure.
Automating cloud integration
Application service integration
Integrate more service and security endpoint products with F5 than any other ADC vendor and reduce your cost of ownership by up to 53%.
Simplify and extend SSL
Increase the trust of your end customers with the fastest way to get A+ SSL ratings. The F5 platform supports all major encryption methods, including the new Forward Secrecy, to protect sensitive data.
BIG-IP iSeries platform
F5‘s new BIG-IP iSeries platform features optimized TurboFlex technology that offloads special functions from a general processor, resulting in up to twice the price/performance of major competitors. TurboFlex lets you choose from a variety of performance profiles and switch to new ones as your business needs change. More importantly, future software updates will enable new optimizations and profiles.
The latest platform offers unmatched bandwidth and connection speeds and unmatched SSL ECC price/performance at both Layer 4 and Layer 7. Hardware-accelerated support for ECC encryption in the iSeries family provides a cost-effective way to protect your privacy. In addition, the BIG-IP platform is NIST FIPS 140-2 Level 2 and Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL 4+) certified, helping companies meet regulatory requirements and protect sensitive data.
VIPRION chassis and blades
The VIPRION platform enables dynamic scaling and adaptation. Connect blades without disrupting applications or users and scale large capacity without connecting devices. Choose from chassis and blade options to meet both enterprise and service provider needs.
Growing an organization’s infrastructure puts more strain on the network, from user numbers and data center consolidation to cloud migration and feature-rich applications. Scaling an application delivery network (ADN) to meet ever-changing requirements increases operational costs and complexity, limiting an organization’s ability to quickly respond to new demands and opportunities. Each F5 VIPRION platform is a powerful application delivery controller (ADC) with modular performance blades that can be added or removed without disrupting users and applications. Instead of adding devices and segmenting applications, add more capabilities to your existing infrastructure as needs and opportunities arise. VIPRION provides the scalability you need to build a sustainable DNA growth strategy.
Increase information, not operational costs
The infrastructure grows with layer 4 and layer 7 processing, SSL, compression and more. As more power is needed, adding blades to the VIPRION chassis will automatically begin handling traffic. Whether you use 1 blade, 4 blades or 8 blades, VIPRION is the only device with a fixed cost to manage.
Smart performance where it counts
Traditional throughput performance measures do not accurately reflect the complex requirements of delivering modern web applications. Connection capacity and L7 transactions per second are important. For example, ADCs must be able to handle the upper layers of Layer 4 and Layer 7 connections and be able to make application-level decisions, such as stripping sensitive information or transforming application-specific payloads. BIG-IP devices have the intelligence and performance to make application-level decisions while protecting data and infrastructure.
VIPRION enables organizations to benefit from F5 ScaleN’s unique architecture, which offers unmatched capabilities and patented hardware and software innovations.
The ScaleN architecture provides on-demand performance scaling, multi-VIPRION chassis virtualization or cross-clustering capabilities to create a flexible, application delivery network infrastructure that can efficiently adapt to changing business needs.
Increase performance with on-demand scaling
Increase resource capacity and performance with on-demand scaling, which lets you add more power to your existing infrastructure instead of adding devices. The VIPRION chassis offers true linear scaling with modular blades using F5 Clustered Multiprocessing (CMP) technology. When a blade is added, CPU resources, network interfaces, SSL, and compression processing power are automatically available when configuration and policies are migrated to the new primary blade.
F5 BIG-IP Virtual Edition
Flexibility and agility are realities of the app world. Frequent update cycles and changing requirements limit responsiveness. BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) is a virtual controller for delivering applications and other programs when you need to act faster than your hardware allows.
Virtual editions of BIG-IP products offer the same range of features available in hardware solutions. Get the scalability, security, customization and adaptability that BIG-IP products are known for in software for virtual, cloud and hybrid environments.
Software-based application delivery services are essential to support the scalable and secure application infrastructure required by businesses undergoing digital transformation. F5 helps you move to cloud and software-defined architectures with a virtualized application delivery platform that provides a flexible, agile and efficient way to deploy advanced applications and security services. In addition, many companies host or plan to host their applications in multiple clouds, both public and private. Standardization of F5 application services leads to faster cloud deployments, architectural flexibility to adapt to changing requirements, and effective and consistent security across application load environments.
F5 BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) is a virtual application delivery controller (vADC) that can be deployed on cloud platforms running on all major commodity hypervisors and servers. All BIG-IP VEs offer industry-leading application delivery services, including advanced traffic management, acceleration, DNS, firewall and access control services running on purpose-built F5 hardware. VE software images can be downloaded and transferred between on-premises virtualized data centers, public cloud and private cloud environments. The BIG-IP virtual version and the F5 BIG-IQ centralized management solution enable the rapid delivery of consistent application services in data centers and in the cloud.
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