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The Proxy is a Key Component to the Future of Security

The future of security rests on telemetry that is more than technical data points picked out of packets. It requires a holistic view of interactions from client to application to behavior. Machine learning requires enormous amounts of data to establish and recognize patterns. This is why programmable proxies are such a critical part of an advanced security approach.

People of DevOps: If you know one thing about F5, let it be this

For many enterprises, new working patterns need to coexist alongside applications, teams, and technologies that have taken root over time and are now firmly embedded into the fabric of IT delivery. Zach Westall takes a closer look at how F5 and BIG-IP help DevOps teams (and the groups they work with) deploy services throughout the application delivery stack in support of CI/CD practices.

Secure Cloud Architecture: Avoiding Technical Debt

Principal Cloud Evangelist Tim Wagner describes a typical progression of cloud migration efforts (referencing holiday shopping and this week's AWS re:Invent conference along the way), as well as some of the all too common pitfalls that can trip up even the most well-meaning of IT and development teams.

F5 Beacon Brings Insights through Visibility into Multi-Cloud App Portfolios

F5 Beacon is, at its core, a visibility and insight solution. It was expressly designed with the purpose of providing visibility into every app, anywhere. Atop that foundational principle, we’ve built a robust open API, intuitive UI, and enabled analytics that provide answers to some of the most common questions asked by IT and business leaders everywhere.

Customer Experience Depends on Visibility

A Dimensional Research survey of more than 3000 mobile app users confirmed what many of us believe about customer expectations today.

F5, NGINX, and our Commitment to the Kubernetes Community

F5 believes that there doesn’t need to be a conflict between community and commercial solutions. A balance can be achieved, but it requires a commitment to work together and constantly refine that balance as new challenges and innovations arrive.

How to Deploy NGINX Plus on the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform in Ten Minutes

Did you know that when Sysdig looked at its customers this year it found more than two million container instances running on-premises and in the public cloud? More exciting (for us, at least) was the data point that NGINX was running in 60% of those containers. That’s a lot of NGINX.

Shifting Security in DevOps Means Shifting Mindsets

Robert Haynes highlights the "2019 State of DevOps Report" from Puppet, drawing on its contents and his professional experience to note: The advantages of shifting security left into the software lifecycle rely on shifting those DevOps behavior principles into the security teams as much as, if not more than, moving security tools into the pipelines.

Top 3 Takeaways from the Site Reliability Engineering Panel with LinkedIn, Dell, and Gremlin at NGINX Conf 2019

At NGINX Conf 2019, we conducted more than 50 recorded sessions covering various subjects. This blog shares takeaways from one of the hottest topics in the industry: Site Reliability Engineering (and also the related topic of Chaos Engineering).