BIG-IP SPK gives multi-protocol ingress/egress signaling control, security, and visibility for cloud-native 5G, supporting the transition from 4G.
BIG-IP 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.
Signaling control and visibility
Maintain 4G and transition to 5G
Enterprise app traffic management
Protection for network functions
BIG-IP 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.
Kubernetes Service Proxy helps service providers create a cloud-native infrastructure that supports critical vRAN, 5G Core NFs, and new customer applications.
Carrier-grade ingress/egress control for Kubernetes
L4 (TCP, UDP, SCTP) and L7 (Diameter, SIP, HTTP/2)
Protection with per-service secure proxy
Embraces Kubernetes patterns for orchestration and configuration
Statistics and analytics for revenue assurance