F5 on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS and F5, better together.

When you take business-critical apps to the AWS cloud, it pays to consider F5 application services for industry-leading security, performance, and availability solutions. F5 is the only AWS partner with both AWS Networking and Security Competencies.

Why F5 app services on AWS?    

Whether you want to deploy F5 application services in front of individual or multiple apps, you can:

  • Simplify application migration to AWS.
  • Secure AWS workloads against even the most sophisticated threats.
  • Automate app delivery within highly agile container environments.
  • Gain visibility and detailed analytics for your AWS apps from one central location.
  • Implement multi-cloud service consistency across your entire application portfolio.

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APP PROTECTION

CHALLENGE

Web applications need to be protected from SQL injections, L7 DDoS attacks, and unknown security threats to be compliant.

SOLUTION

F5 BIG-IP Virtual Edition and F5 Advanced WAF.

OUTCOMES

•  Easily integrates with AWS for a simple deployment experience.

•  Customizable security settings with F5’s unique policy builder engine.

•  Comprehensive application and security compliance.

•  Consistent policy management across applications and cloud environments.    

APP IDENTITY

CHALLENGE

Difficulty authenticating user access and a lack of protection against potential security threats.

SOLUTION

Identity Federation and Single Sign-On (SSO), F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM), F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM).

OUTCOMES

•  Strengthen security posture via device checks, multi-factor authentication, up-leveling authentication, and AD integration.

•  Consolidate and centralize security across on-premises, cloud, and hybrid environments.

•  Streamline access through federation and SSO across applications.

•  Redirect traffic with context-aware, user, and device-based rules.

•  Reduce configuration complexity with simplified deployment.     

APP ACCESS

CHALLENGE

Need to control the users and devices that can access an application while simplifying security management to allow third party access.

SOLUTION

Secure access (SSL VPN) to AWS for employees, contractors, and partners. Integration with existing identity infrastructure.

OUTCOMES

•  Secure access with SAML for apps on AWS.

•  Federated identity with existing AD and SAML IdP for apps on AWS.

•  Endpoint security inspection and SSL VPN to secure remote access to apps on AWS

•  Per app, SSL VPN, and combined client-side integrity validations.

•  Increased availability by deploying F5 into multiple AWS regions.

APP AVAILABILITY

CHALLENGE

Need better application uptime and resiliency while improving control and flexibility.

SOLUTION

Local and BIG-IP DNS and SSL offload and intercept, available via  bring your own license (BYOL), utility, or subscription licensing models.

OUTCOMES

•  Deliver customer SLAs and enable business continuity.

•  Monitor and dynamically respond to issues.

•  Protect applications and user identities through DNS services and advanced traffic management.

•  Enable the use of F5 in the automated toolchain without writing code or managing a server.    

CUSTOMER STORY

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