Accelerating Application Performance and Reliability

Safely accelerate your applications to give customers scalable, repeatable, and reliable performance. 

Why Application Performance Matters

Improving your digital experience means safely improving application performance. Uptime is no longer the primary statistic determining availability. Improving performance means predicting and responding to customers’ needs fast and with the right solution.

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Shawbrook Bank

How F5 Can Help

Optimize application speed and reliability via network and application layers. Use real-time protocol and traffic-management decisions to dramatically improve application response across your application platforms. Include powerful cryptographic performance for flexible, reliable application delivery.

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Explore F5 Solutions

Adaptive Load Balancing

Respond with the right resources to keep customer applications running


Inspect, manage, and report with real-time protocol and traffic management decisions based on application and server conditions, extensive connection management, and TCP and content offloading, to dramatically improve application performance.

BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)

From basic load balancing to complex traffic-management decisions, offers flexible control for app and network traffic.

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NGINX Plus

Offers enterprise-grade features beyond open source, like session persistence, API configuration, and active health checks.

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F5 Automation Toolchain

Make it faster and easier to deploy and configure F5 application services via simple yet powerful declarative interfaces. 

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SSL Offload

Let your applications worry about applications and let us worry about everything else


Implement SSL offloading to relieve infrastructure stress. Move the processing burden of decrypting and application traffic while improving application performance. Or re-encrypt (SSL Bridging) at a lower security policy to reduce the strain on your application services.

BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)

Deliver SSL performance and visibility for inbound and outbound traffic to cost-effectively protect your user experience.

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NGINX Plus

Protect your application SSL offloading anywhere you deploy NGINX—for fast, modern application deployments.

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SSL Orchestrator

Security with dynamic, policy-based decryption, encryption, and traffic steering through multiple inspection devices.

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Traffic Optimization

Boost the performance and reliability of application and network traffic with F5


Dramatically improve application response and user experience with HTTP/2 intelligent caching, connection optimization and management, and compression, all supporting inline intelligent traffic management. Give your application total awareness to control traffic for a superior customer experience.

BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)

Optimize performance and use real-time protocol and traffic decisions to dramatically improve application response.

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TCP Express

F5's TCP/IP stack combines packet and protocol techniques with extensions to minimize congestion and packet loss.

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F5 Modular Hardware Solutions

Deliver fast, easy programmability, multi-vendor orchestration, software-defined hardware, and line-rate performance.

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DDoS Mitigation

Prevent malicious users from bogging down your application performance


Keep applications available, fast, and secure, safeguarding your cloud and infrastructure costs from unplanned increases. Make sure your applications are scaling up and out for the right reason – customer use – instead of reacting to malicious volumetric attacks.

F5 DDoS Hybrid Defender

Get stateful security with stateless scale while detecting and protecting against layer-3-through-7 attacks.

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F5 Silverline DDoS Protection

Cloud-delivered DDoS protection that detects and mitigates attacks before they reach your network infrastructure.

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F5 BIG-IP Virtual Edition for SmartNICs

Make the transition from F5 hardware to software without sacrificing the high performance your customers expect.

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Resources

NGINX eBook

Ebook

High-Performance Caching with NGINX and NGINX Plus

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Blog post

Blog

Balance High Performance and Low Latency with Consumer Privacy Concerns

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white paper

WHITE PAPER

Understanding Application Delivery Controller Performance Metrics

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NGINX solution

SOLUTION AREA

Speed Up Time-to-Market without Compromising Security and Performance

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TCP optimization

WHITE PAPER

TCP Optimization for Service Providers

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Next Steps

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