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Application delivery is always evolving. Initially, applications were delivered out of a physical data center, either dedicated raised floor at the corporate headquarters or from some leased space rented from one of the web hosting vendors during the late 1990’s to early 2000’s or some combination of both. Soon global organizations and ecommerce sites alike, started to distribute their applications and deploy them at multiple physical data centers to address geo-location, redundancy and disaster recovery challenges. This was an expensive endeavor back then even without adding the networking, bandwidth and leased line costs. When server virtualization emerged and organizations had the ability to divide resources for different applications, content delivery was no longer tethered 1:1 with a physical device. It could live anywhere. With virtualization technology as th... (more)

Fear and Loathing ID Theft

Do you avoid stores that have had a credit card breach? You are not alone. About 52% of people avoid merchants who have had a data breach according to a recent Lowcards survey. They surveyed over 400 random consumers to better understand the impact of identity theft on consumer behavior. 17% said they or a family member was a victim of identity theft over the last year with half the cases being credit card theft. 94% said they are more concerned or equally concerned about ID theft. They estimate that there were 13.5 million cases of credit card identity theft in the United State... (more)

Welcome to the The Phygital World

That thing, next to the other thing, talking to this thing needs something to make it interoperate properly. That’s the goal of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) which hopes to establish common ways that machines share information and move data. IBM, Cisco, GE and AT&T have all teamed up to form the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), an open membership group that’s been established with the task of breaking down technology silo barriers to drive better big data access and improved integration of the physical and digital worlds. The Phygital World. The IIC will work to ... (more)

Velocity 2014 – Find F5

I show you how to find F5 booth 800 at Velocity Conference 2014 in Santa Clara. Velocity focuses on Web Operations and Performance with half of the attendees involved with web and mobile development. We are showcasing our acceleration and optimization solutions making any app a fast app along with the new LineRate Storefront. The show floor was very loud and I think my mic batteries were dying (since replaced) so the audio is not as optimal as I would like but you can still hear fine.   ps Related LineRate Storefront HOSTING Adopts LineRate Platform to Deliver New Virtualize... (more)

Velocity 2014 – HTTP 2.0 Gateway

Dawn Parzych, F5 Sr. Product Manager, talks about the benefits of HTTP 2.0 and shows us a demo of 170+ pictures appearing instantly while using the BIG-IP HTTP 2.0 profile. Interesting conversation about web pages loads, the chattiness of the HTTP protocol and the notion of HTTP 2.0 moving forward. Learn more at: www.f5.com/products/modules/application-acceleration-manager ps Related Velocity 2014 – Find F5 Velocity 2014 – Acceleration Reference Architecture Velocity 2014 – LineRate Storefront What are you waiting for? The Image Format Wars F5 YouTube Channel #velocityconf   T... (more)