Designed for service providers, BIG-IP Next SPK provides a single point of ingress/egress networking and security and supports the 4G to 5G transition
BIG-IP Next SPK is unique in bringing critical network capabilities to a Kubernetes environment, meeting the demands of a service provider network. It supports ingress/egress control for 4G and 5G signaling while adding needed security and visibility to help your transition to a 5G architecture.
Signaling control and visibility
Support for 4G and 5G architectures
Enterprise app traffic management
Protection for network functions
BIG-IP Next SPK can be deployed as a Kubernetes resource within each cluster, supporting signaling traffic management, load balancing, and security between nodes, becoming part of the Kubernetes orchestration environment.
A single point of networking and security for Kubernetes, architected for service provider networks
Telco network functions using telco protocols—L4 (TCP, UDP, SCTP) and L7 (Diameter, SIP, HTTP/2)
Single point of networking for the Kubernetes cluster reduces the attack surface, improving security
BIG-IP Next SPK embraces Kubernetes patterns and can be orchestrated and configured by Kubernetes
Statistics and analytics for revenue assurance