Tag Archives: F5 Networks

F5 Survey: 42% of Govt IT Pros Say Digital Transformation Drives Cloud-Based App Delivery

A new F5 Networks report has shown that 42 percent of government information technology professionals said digital transformation helps advance the delivery of cloud-based applications. F5 said Tuesday it polled approximately 300 government IT personnel worldwide for the 2018 State of Application Delivery report and found that 79 percent of respondents said digital …

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Ben Gibson Appointed Nutanix Chief Marketing Officer

Ben Gibson, formerly chief marketing officer at F5 Networks, has been appointed to the same position at California-based cloud computing software company Nutanix. Nutanix said Tuesday Gibson will be responsible for developing and implementing a global marketing strategy intended to drive adoption of company-built enterprise cloud technology offerings. Gibson said he aims to help …

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F5 Offers App Delivery Controller Platforms Through Microsoft Azure Govt Cloud

F5 Networks has begun to offer its application delivery controller products through Microsoft‘s Azure U.S. government cloud platform. Sarah Weldon, a Microsoft program manager, wrote in a blog post published Wednesday that F5’s BIG-IP Virtual Edition ADC offerings are designed to help users manage application speed, availability and security. She added that government customers can also use F5’s …

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Jonathan Chadwick Joins Cognizant Technology Board; Francisco D’Souza Comments

Jonathan Chadwick — formerly executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief operating officer at VMware — has joined the board of directors of Cognizant Technology. Chadwick will also serve on Cognizant’s audit committee and as a board member until the company’s annual stockholders’ meeting later this year, Cognizant said Tuesday. “Jonathan brings a …

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FireEye, F5 Networks Forge Enterprise Security Partnership; Steve Pataky Comments

FireEye Inc. and F5 Networks have partnered to jointly provide security products and services to enterprise clients. The partnership will combine F5’s application delivery infrastructure and FireEye’s threat protection offering, FireEye said Monday. “Our partnership with F5 addresses critical business issues for our customers, matching [information technology] growth and security to …

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Research and Markets: Smartphone Demand, Software to Drive Mobile Security Market Through 2019

Research and Markets‘ latest report on the global mobile security market projects a 30.7 percent compound annual growth rate through 2019 to reach a market value of $5.75 billion. The company said Wednesday the demand for smartphones and other smart devices, upgrades on mobility software and integration of mobile security with cloud service …

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Manny Rivelo: F5 Networks Aims to Grow Security Portfolio With Defense.Net Buy

F5 Networks has moved to bolster its portfolio of security platforms against distributed-denial-of-service-attacks by purchasing Defense.Net Inc. for an undisclosed amount. The companies aim to develop an integrated cybersecurity offering for organizations to avoid DDoS attacks on networks, applications and data center infrastructures, F5 said Thursday. “F5’s objective is to …

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