Sr. Director of Global Communications
F5 expands security portfolio with intelligent, context-based appliances focused on DDoS protection and SSL orchestration
Today’s organizations are tasked to protect a growing number of attack vectors. A rising number of exploits seek to simply overwhelm servers with requests and deceptively use encryption to target networks and applications in ways that traditional products struggle to detect and defend. To better protect against emerging threats, F5 is introducing two standalone products designed to help customers quickly deploy dedicated security solutions. These offerings provide quick, simple remediation with essential visibility and actionable insights that eliminate industry ‘blind spots’ and safeguard business assets and data.
F5® DDoS Hybrid Defender™ provides superior infrastructure protection by combining multilayered DDoS defense across network, session, and application layers to intelligently integrate offsite cloud scrubbing in a convenient, all-in-one form factor. This approach helps weed out illegitimate requests to keep operations and sites running smoothly.
F5® SSL Orchestrator™ provides critical visibility into industry blind spots created by the growing use of encryption throughout enterprise networks. The product combines industry-leading cryptographic capabilities with context-aware dynamic service chaining to enhance enforcement capabilities, heighten detection capabilities, and improve network operations and orchestration.
“Today’s increasingly destructive and disruptive attacks can quickly undermine traditional security solutions,” said Karl Triebes, EVP of Product Development and CTO at F5. “These new appliances provide standalone functionality to quickly and comprehensively address specific industry challenges. With a breadth of cloud, software, and hardware offerings, F5 provides compelling options to integrate security throughout evolving network and application infrastructures in ways that best fit organizational priorities, compliance mandates, and customer needs.”
F5 DDoS Hybrid Defender will be available in June 2016. F5 SSL Orchestrator will be available in the third quarter of calendar year 2016. Please contact a local F5 sales office for additional product and service availability information pertaining to specific countries.
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