Cisco Live and F5

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Published July 05, 2016

With 4th of July fireworks in our rearview mirror, it’s time to turn our focus toward Las Vegas for Cisco Live, July 10-14, at the Mandalay Bay. Whether you’re going to the event or following online, here’s a snapshot of what to expect from F5 at this year’s Cisco Live.

The technology alliance, partnership, and solution integration between F5 and Cisco continues to grow, and we’re honored to support this year’s Cisco Live USA as an Emerald Sponsor. Attendees can visit F5 Networks at booth #617 – meet with F5 engineers and solution architects, and participate in live demos of F5 and Cisco solutions.

Enter the #CIscoLiveAndF5 Contest and win an Apple Watch

Between July 5, 2016, and July 12, 2016, follow @F5Networks and post a tweet using the #CiscoLiveAndF5 hashtag – either an original post or retweet of #CiscoLiveAndF5 content from the official @F5Networks Twitter account. For example:

I'll be visiting the @F5Networks booth (#617) at #CLUS, for my chance to win an Apple Watch in the #CiscoLiveAndF5 contest.

Then, have your badge scanned at the F5 Networks booth (#617) at the show, and you’ll be entered to win an Apple Watch.* The winner will be selected on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, and announced through the @F5Networks Twitter account.

Don’t Miss Our F5 Sessions at Cisco Live:

  • Explore how F5 programmability makes application deployments easy.
    DevNet Zone, Monday, July 11, 1:00pm – 1:45pm
  • Deploy your applications using F5 iApps in Cisco ACI using iWorkflow.
    WoS, Monday, July 11, 3:15pm – 3:30pm
  • Learn how F5 and Cisco provide end-to-end solutions for applications.
    ThinkTank, Monday, July 11, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Use OpenStack to build your cloud with Cisco and F5.
    WoS, Tuesday, July 12, 3:45pm – 4:00pm
  • Understand how F5 works with Cisco to make solutions for you.
    WoS, Wednesday, July 13, 2:30pm – 2:45pm


F5 Cisco ACI Infographic

Know Before You Go: F5 BIG-IP and Cisco ACI Integration

We know your time is valuable and limited at events, so start with our “Why choose F5 BIG-IP and Cisco ACI?” infographic. It’s a great illustration of how integrating F5 BIG-IP and Cisco ACI provides simplified, automated application delivery.

F5 and Cisco ACI Case Study

Need more? Check out our recently published case study featuring West Corporation – a joint customer – highlighting the improvements in data throughput that the communications services firm received with an integrated F5 and Cisco ACI solution.

West Corporation’s Jeremy Brown, Enterprise Architect, shared his thoughts about his decision to go with F5 with Cisco, “We need software-defined networking, an application-centric infrastructure, and the ability to intelligently manage the traffic of these services essentially at a moment’s notice. Combining F5 and ACI meets those needs, and we’re using the BIG-IQ platform to make the integration work best. We know what we’re getting with the F5/ACI fabric combination—it’s tangible and reliable, not guesswork.”

*Tweet must be posted between 12:01 a.m. PT, July 5, 2016, and 11:59 p.m. PT, July 12, 2016. Twitter account must follow the official @F5Networks corporate account and use the official contest hashtag: #CiscoLiveAndF5. Contest entrants must be registered attendees of Cisco Live US in Las Vegas, July 10-14, 2016, and visit the F5 Networks booth (#617) to get their badges scanned in the World of Solutions expo center before July 13, 2016.