Federal Government Application Modernization Solutions

Streamline legacy application modernization and reduce complexity.

Why App Modernization is Critical for Federal Agencies

Tight budgets, growing cybersecurity concerns, and the challenge of maintaining legacy applications and infrastructure are overloading traditional IT resources in federal agencies. Many agencies today are under increasing pressure to keep costs low and serve a growing number of users while managing and protecting a massive amount of data. Government agencies now need an application modernization strategy, as a result of finding that the legacy applications they’ve relied on to support their mission and operations are now unable to fully support the business requirements of innovation, agility, and efficiency.

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How F5 Can Help

F5 solutions for U.S. federal agencies streamline legacy application modernization and reduce complexity by supporting rapid app innovation, integrated security, and accelerated app deployment to help federal agencies improve mission agility, efficiency, and effectiveness, and keep pace with evolving customer and employee demands for positive digital experiences.

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Rapid App Innovation

Rapidly evolving mission needs call for accelerated application development and innovation. F5’s solutions support this effort by integrating performance, security, and compliance into the app development pipeline, allowing agencies to develop and deploy applications at speed.

Integrated Security

With approximately 90% of hacking-related breaches going through web applications1, your organization must address vulnerabilities associated with application development and deployment processes while ensuring compliance with federal security guidelines from NIST and DISA. F5 U.S. federal security solutions provide the automation, availability, and powerful feature sets federal agencies require to accomplish their mission, including DevSecOps solutions.

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Security and Performance in CI/CD Pipelines

Automate security and performance policies into your code pipeline to keep things running smoothly across clouds.

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Mitigate App Vulnerabilities

Get app protection in any architecture that stands up to a range of ever-evolving attack types.

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Optimize Container Management

Protect and optimize containerized applications without introducing slowdowns or security risks using F5.

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Manage and Secure APIs

Securely manage APIs across any data center or cloud using a simple, fast, and scalable multi-cloud architecture.

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Top 3 Federal Modernization Trends

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Federal App Modernization Strategy

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Mission Imperatives Driving App Modernization

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Integrate Security into a DevOps Environment

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Fundamentals of Microservices

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Application Delivery & Load Balancing in Microsoft Azure

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solution overview


Enterprise-Grade Application Security and Visibility in an OpenShift Container Platform

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Introducing NGINX Ingress Controller

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Leverage American Rescue Plan Funds to Accelerate Your Agency Application Modernization

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Next Steps

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Learn firsthand how to manage APIs using NGINX Controller and NGINX Plus.

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