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Top 10 Reasons Why F5 Makes Sense


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Top 10 Reasons Why F5 Makes Sense

  1. 1. Top 10 Reasons Why F5 MakesSenseApplication Delivery Solutions for Business Oriented Needs
  2. 2. 2Today’s Business Challenges Diverse Computing Models Consumerization of IT Flexible Work Cost-effective growth Increase productivity and profits © F5 Networks, Inc.
  3. 3. 3Business Priorities Scaling Business Business Risk Improving Customer without Management Experience Scaling Costs © F5 Networks, Inc.
  4. 4. 4F5 In The Data Center © F5 Networks, Inc.
  5. 5. 5Reason 1: Improving Customer ExperienceCustomer CentricityEnterprise Wide Unified Customer Experience • Single-sign-on (SSO) - simplifies user experience accessing multiple application services • Unified point of enforcement for application access control • Mobile OS support – iOS, Windows, Android and LinuxUnobtrusive Security for your Customer • Secure access solutions including preconfigured endpoint inspection checks • Granular access control • Integration with Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Two Factor Authentication (2FA) solution providers • Protect against application layer attacks • Device Agnostic Optimized Performance regardless of service © F5 Networks, Inc.
  6. 6. 6 Reason 1: Improving Customer Experience Customer CentricityDevice Agnostic OptimizedPerformance regardless of service • Optimized content delivery to support BYOD • Server-side asymmetric acceleration for application content – up to 8x improvements • Client-side acceleration – up to 8x faster user access • Traffic prioritization © F5 Networks, Inc.
  7. 7. 7Reason 2: Proactive Customer Care andOutreachCustomer CentricityCustomer Experience Visibility • iApp AnalyticsCustomer Context • Differentiated customer service • Context-aware servicesNew Services Onboarding • Application deployment times reduced by 84%, time savings of two months • iApp Templates, Application deployment and solution guides • F5 DevCentral community – 100,000 active members © F5 Networks, Inc.
  8. 8. 8Reason 3: Balance between Insourcing andOutsourcingScaling Business without Scaling Costs Managing As A Single Secured Infrastructure © F5 Networks, Inc.
  9. 9. 9Reason 3: Balance between Insourcing andOutsourcingScaling Business without Scaling Costs Capacity on Demand – “Cloud Bursting” © F5 Networks, Inc.
  10. 10. 10 Reason 4: Consolidating IT investments Scaling Business without Scaling CostsGetting more out of virtualizationinvestments• Offload CPU intensive operations (SSL, caching, compression, etc.) to free up VM capacity for servers• Network Device Consolidation of key traffic management and protection functions on single device. F5 solutions achieved 30% decrease in CPU load, which increases the VM density per server by up to 40%, enabling greater savings and ROI. © F5 Networks, Inc.
  11. 11. 11 Reason 4: Consolidating IT investments Scaling Business without Scaling CostsVirtual Clustered Multiprocessing (vCMP) Scaling N+1 Clustering: Scale out On-demand • Next-generation multi-tenancy • Flexible multi-tenancy and virtualization • Complete separation and Resource • Scale out across pools of BIG-IP devices isolation. • Dynamic application failover • Distributed policy sync © F5 Networks, Inc.
  12. 12. 12Reason 5: Regulatory ComplianceBusiness Risk ManagementF5 Provides Detailed Reporting for:• Government Compliance - HIPAA, FIPS• Financial – PCI2.0• Industry - CC-EAL2/4 3, ICSA, IPv6, DNSSEC © F5 Networks, Inc.
  13. 13. 13Reason 6: Cyber Attack & Security RiskMitigationBusiness Risk Management• Groundbreaking performance and scalability • Support up to 120 million concurrent connections • 320 Gbps of throughput on top of the industry’s fastest application firewall • 10x faster performance than other • remote user access solution can support up to 60,000 users concurrently• Secure and Scalable DNS Protection• 3rd Party Integration for Vulnerability Scanning• Reduced costs and complexity © F5 Networks, Inc.
  14. 14. 14Reason 7: Achieving Business Continuityand Disaster Recovery ObjectivesBusiness Risk Management • 24x7 Availability and Disaster Recovery • Provides for continuous business availability monitoring • Global Business Continuity and Traffic Management • Active-Active Data Center – Maximizing the ROI in Datacenter investments © F5 Networks, Inc.
  15. 15. 15 Reason 8: Support Infrastructure Beyond the Solutions and TechnologyWorld Class Product Support• 24x7 multi-lingual technical support from 8 global support centers• ISO 9001:2008 certified with customer satisfaction scores of 9.3.• 150 global RMA depots.• iHealth provides a complete view of the system health as well as runs diagnostics on F5 solutions• Basic and Advanced training on F5 solutions and products are also available via accredited training centers globally. © F5 Networks, Inc.
  16. 16. 16Reason 9: Community and Partner Eco-SystemBeyond the Solutions and TechnologyThe F5 DevCentral community portal• The largest in the industry – 100,000 members, in 191 countries• Includes customers, partners and developers © F5 Networks, Inc.
  17. 17. 17Reason 9: Community and Partner Eco-SystemBeyond the Solutions and Technology F5’s Service Provider Partner Ecosystem © F5 Networks, Inc.
  18. 18. 18Reason 9: Community and Partner Eco-SystemBeyond the Solutions and Technology F5’s Enterprise Partner Ecosystem © F5 Networks, Inc.
  19. 19. 19Reason 10: Market LeadershipBeyond the Solutions and TechnologyF5 Networks is the Our products sit at Fiscal Year 2011leading provider of strategic points of Revenue US$1.15BApplication and Data control in anyDelivery Networking. infrastructure. © F5 Networks, Inc.
  20. 20. 20Reason 10: Market LeadershipBeyond the Solutions and Technology Publicly-traded on 2,900 employees IPO in 1999 NASDAQ © F5 Networks, Inc.
  21. 21. 21Reason 10: Market LeadershipBeyond the Solutions and Technology 400,000 350,000 300,000 250,000 $ Thousands 200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 - Q108 Q208 Q308 Q408 Q109 Q209 Q309 Q409 Q110 Q210 Q310 Q410 Q111 Q211 Q311 Q411 Q112 Q212 © F5 Networks, Inc.
  22. 22. 23Business Drivers – Customer InitiativeF5 Solution-Benefit MatrixBusiness Customer F5 Solution BenefitsDrivers Initiatives /Features Customer Centricity – Customer Retention & Increase Rev/CustomerImprove • Consolidation of Flexible • Up to 10XCustomer Systems (SVOC) - SSO, Application improvement inExperience Unified Customer Proxy, IDM, End application Experience Point performance • Unobtrusive Security - Scanning, SSL- • Simplified access Transparent VPN, Application for customer • Performance Security, IBR, TCP across services Improvement at Client Express, Compressi and Server End on and CachingProactive • Customer Experience AVR, iX • ImprovedCustomer Care Visibility Suite, Context Customer Loyalty& Outreach • New Service Switching, CookieX, • Better Customer Onboarding AAA Segmentation • Customer Context Awareness © F5 Networks, Inc.
  23. 23. 24Business Drivers – Customer Initiative - F5Solution - Benefit MatrixBusiness Customer F5 Solution BenefitsDrivers Initiatives /Features Scaling Business without Scaling Costs – Lower TCO/OPEX/CAPEX, Increase Productivity and EfficiencyHelping to strike • Management as a Unified Secure • Lower upfronta cost effective secured single management capitalInsourcing vs. infrastructure solution across expenditureOutsourcing • Capacity on Demand- multiple serviceBalance Cloud Burst delivery platforms - Federated Authentication - VE/Appliance Mix - iSessionHelping to • Increase VM Density OneConnect, • Better ROI forConsolidate IT & Increasing server Server/App/SSL VirtualizationInvestments utilisation/efficiency offloads, ScaleN, Investments • Scale as you grow vCMP, Device • Operational cost • Applications Services Consolidation, savings Resiliancy VIPRION SaYG • Lower TCO © F5 Networks, Inc.
  24. 24. 25Business Drivers – Customer Initiative - F5Solution - Benefit MatrixBusiness Customer F5 Solution BenefitsDrivers Initiatives /Features Business Risk Management – Better Regulatory Compliance, Faster Service Outage Response and Improved Security PostureHelping with • Govt Compliance - Adaptive Multi- • ReputationRegulatory HiPAA, FIPS layered Threat protectionCompliance/Cy • Financial - PCI, SOX Management (Web • Reduced risk ofber-Attack Risk • Industry - CC-EAL, Application Firewall, sensitive dataMitigation ICSA IDC Firewall, loss – lower risk Secured Remote of litigation Access)Helping to • Facilitating 24x7x365 Active-Active DC, • Improvedachieve BC/DR Business Availability DNS Infrastructure employeeObjectives/SLA • Outage monitoring Protection -DNS productivity and minimizing express/DNSEC, • Improved downtime LDVM customer service availability © F5 Networks, Inc.