Topic: f5

Report finds companies turn to automation to support digital transformation efforts

As more companies accelerate their digital transformations, many are turning to automation and shifting the responsibility for app services onto IT teams, according to F5’s 2020 State of Application Services Report.  According to F5, there are four key areas being automated: app infrastructure, app services, network, and security. Thirty-seven percent of respondents claimed that they … continue reading

NGINX Controller 3.0

ITOps Times news digest: NGINX Controller 3.0, ServiceNow acquires Passage AI, and Nuweba announces seed funding

F5 Networks has announced the release of NGINX Controller 3.0. NGINX Controller is a tool used for load balancing, API management, analytics, and service mesh.  Version 3.0 is the first major release of the tool since F5 acquired NGINX. “This is our first major product introduction since we joined forces with F5 in May, and … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: F5 Networks acquires Shape, AWS Global Accelerator supports Amazon CloudWatch metrics, and Palo Alto Networks acquires Aporeto

F5 Networks has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Shape Security for $1 billion. Shape provides security services across a wide range of industries, including banks, airlines, retailers, and government agencies. It protects companies from credential stuffing attacks, which is when attackers use stolen passwords from other services to take over … continue reading

F5 completes acquisition of NGINX

Just two months after F5 Networks announced its intent to acquire NGINX, the deal has been closed. NGINX will now operate as its own business unit within F5. “Watching the NGINX and F5 teams planning our joint future proved to me that NGINX has found a great home. While there will always be different approaches … continue reading

Appdome partners with F5 to deliver anti-bot services to any app, without coding

Appdome, the mobile industry’s first cloud hub for mobile app integration, is announcing “Appdome for F5 Anti-Bot Mobile”—a service that enables codeless, automatic integration of F5’s Anti-Bot SDK with any mobile app. Available under Appdome’s Identity service category, Appdome for F5 Anti-Bot Mobile streamlines the implementation of F5’s bot prevention solutions by alleviating the cost and complexity associated with … continue reading

F5 launches Super-NetOps initiative

F5 Networks has announced the launch of the Super-NetOps Initiative. The program offers free training in order to help IT professionals deliver critical network operation functions through DevOps methodologies. The goal of the program is to help professionals learn skills that are necessary to standardize critical applications and reducing service time. “Network operations expertise is … continue reading

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