Improve Application Performance: Optimization and Tuning

See and act on real-time analytics to maximize app performance with F5 traffic visualization and management solutions.

Why Observable App Performance Matters

Slow is the new down. When applications represent your primary customer engagement, speed and reliability are now, more than ever, requirements for success. Ensure applications respond to customers as intended, no matter where either reside.

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How F5 Can Help

F5 and NGINX solutions deliver traffic analytics for optimal performance tuning of applications based on observed behavior, plus security solutions to enhance the customer experience. Manage performance with app-centric visibility integrated with policy management for faster solutions to customer needs.


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Application Portfolio Management

Observe performance and threats across your deployed app landscape

A great digital experience for customers depends on secure, high-performance applications and services—a challenge given today’s complex, distributed deployments. To succeed, your solution for observing and optimizing performance needs to scale and adapt as fast as your modern applications do.

F5 BIG-IQ Centralized Management

Analyze, troubleshoot, scale, and control every application, service, and F5 device in any environment—from one central pane.

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NGINX Controller

Gain insight into applications in dev, test, or production with a cloud‑agnostic controller and enterprise‑grade services.

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F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)

Optimize application speed and reliability using real-time protocol and traffic management decisions.

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App-Centric Visibility and Analytics

Delve into app-centric visibility and analytics for intelligent optimization

Inspect and take fast action on detailed, inline health metrics for traffic, system performance, and services. Robust visibility into how applications behave as a dynamic system—instead of a series of endpoints—offers insight into your digital experience.

F5 BIG-IQ Centralized Management

Maintain control with centralized security, consistent policies, and declarative APIs for efficient deployments.

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NGINX Controller

Gain new insights into per-app performance and reliability to pinpoint performance issues before they impact production.

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F5 Beacon

Get visibility into all your apps and user experiences enterprise-wide, with a simple, easy-to-consume SaaS model.

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Secure Application Performance

Prevent unnecessary app scaling with F5 DDoS protection services

Keep apps available, fast, and secure to safeguard your cloud and infrastructure costs from unplanned increases. Make sure your applications are scaling up and out for the right reasons—customer demand—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

Get 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 count on.

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Programmatic Traffic Management

Go outside the box with adaptive, API-first health and performance monitoring

Monitor the services and systems that matter most with F5’s flexible, programmatic traffic management solutions to keep your traffic running faster. Integrate F5 API-driven platforms and event-driven scripting languages to fit the unique requirements of your applications.

NGINX Controller

Automate and orchestrate apps and APIs with a declarative API approach for seamless integration into your CI/CD pipeline.

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F5 BIG-IQ Centralized Management

Maintain app-centric control with centralized security, consistent policies, and declarative APIs for efficient deployments.

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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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Ecosystem Integrations

Intelligently scale your applications with leading automation and analytics solutions

F5 works with many of the world’s leading technology companies to improve manageability, strengthen security, and ensure faster and more successful deployments. Joint customers benefit from the integration and interoperability that result from this close collaboration.


Stream telemetry and take strategic control of your applications’ performance and availability.

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Automate application deployment and scaling to meet traffic demands dynamically.

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Empower Leaders and App Owners with the Visibility They Need

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High-Performance Caching with NGINX and NGINX Plus

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Troubleshoot Your Application Health and Performance with F5

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Ready to Go! F5 Infrastructure Using Terraform

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