F5 Distributed Cloud DNS Load Balancer

Simplify cloud-based DNS management and load balancing and get disaster recovery to ease the burden on your operations and development teams.

Powerful DNS with Load Balancing and Disaster Recovery

Geo-location load balancing

Geo-location load balancing

Direct traffic to the nearest application instance and/or route traffic for GDPR compliancy. Split loads across compute instances. Detect failed or degraded resources instances and reroute clients.

Product Overview

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Ensure high availability and robust app performance in the cloud

F5’s cloud-based, intelligent DNS with global server load balancing (GSLB) efficiently directs application traffic across environments globally, performs health checks, and automates responses to activities and events to maintain high performance among apps.

Seamlessly integrate into critical development workstreams and DevOps pipelines, allowing for configuring of critical DNS load balancing services in just a few clicks.

Leverage global auto-scaling to keep up with demand as applications increase, traffic patterns change, and request volume skyrockets. Adjust load balancing policies in real time, publish new apps almost instantaneously, and pay only for what you use.

Get built-in protection for web applications and APIs, including web application firewall (WAF), DDoS mitigation, API security, and bot protection.

Automatically detect primary site failures, get zero-touch failover, and dynamically fail applications over to your recovery-designated or available instances.

Core Capabilities

DevOps-friendly F5 Distributed Cloud DNS Load Balancer delivers the high performance, security, and global resiliency for apps—across clouds, geographies, and availability zones—that is expected by users in today's demanding environment.

With the global anycast network, clients can be directed to the nearest application instance with geolocation-based load balancing for the best user experience.

Direct application traffic across environments, perform health checks, and automate responses to keep apps performing well. Get fully automated disaster recovery.

Manage services in an intuitive user interface or automate everything with declarative APIs.

Track performance, application health, and usage with basic visualization.

Comprehensive app security with automatic failover plus WAF, DDoS mitigation, API security, and bot defense.

Deploy and secure applications anywhere. Built on a global data plane to enable deployment and management of DNS, global server load balancing, and app protection, regardless of where your apps are located.

99.9% service guarantees with premium 24x7 technical support.




Explore how Distributed Cloud DNS Load Balancer works with interactive demos that put you in the driver’s seat via a simulated GUI and command line interfaces.