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I wrap up the Microsoft Exchange Conference 2012 from Orlando, FL. Special thanks to F5ers James Hendergart, Greg Coward, Colin Hayes, Jeff Bellamy, Dayne Miller, Helen Johnson and Janine King along with independent contractor Jaap Wesselius. Reporting from Orlando, thanks for watching.   ps Related: MEC 2012–Find F5 MEC 2012–F5 and Microsoft MEC 2012 – Exchange Migration Service MEC 2012 – Gimme 90 Seconds MEC 2012 – F5 Security Solutions for TMG EoL MEC 2012–F5 Network Virtualization Solution MEC 2012 – Configuring Exchange on BIG-IP MEC 2012 – Load Balancing Exchange Interview with Jaap Wesselius MEC 2012 Solutions for Microsoft applications F5 To Deliver Microsoft Network Virtualization Gateway F5 Collaborating with Microsoft on Network Virtualization Gateway Microsoft Virtualization | Build It | F5 Networks F5 YouTube Channel Technorati Tags: F5, mec2012, e... (more)

Interop2013: DDoS’ing the Interop Network

For the 3rd year in a row F5 has a key role in the Interop NOC and this year we are showing how the F5 Application Delivery Firewall solution can protect against a DDoS attack against the Interop infrastructure. Ken Bocchino, Sr Consultant with F5 shows the architecture along with both a network layer DDoS attack against the infrastructure and a layer 7 DDoS attack against Interop.com and how the F5 solution stops it cold.   ps Related: Interop2013: Find F5 F5′s YouTube Channel In 5 Minutes or Less Series (23 videos – over 2 hours of In 5 Fun) Inside Look Series Life@F5 Techno... (more)

DevCentral’s Featured Member for July

Yann Desmarest is the Innovation Center Manager at e-Xpert Solutions SA and one of DevCentral’s top contributors. e-Xpert Solutions SA is a F5 Gold Partner, Unity Partner Support and a Guardian Partner. Yann has been a BIG-IP administrator for 6 years and enjoys basketball, table tennis, hacking, cinema and manga (especially Naruto). And one of his favorite activities is developing complex iRules and that’s why he is DevCentral’s Featured Member for July! We got a chance to chat with Yann about his work, his life and why he enjoys participating in the DevCentral Community. DevCe... (more)

Q/A with itacs GmbH’s Kai Wilke – DevCentral’s Featured Member for February

Kai Wilke is a Principal Consultant for IT Security at itacs GmbH – a German consulting company located in Berlin City specializing in Microsoft security solutions, SharePoint deployments, and customizations as well as classical IT Consulting. He is also a 2017 DevCentral MVP and DevCentral’s Featured Member for February! For almost 20 years in IT, he’s constantly explored the evens and odds of various technologies, including different operating systems, SSO and authentication services, RBAC models, PKI and cryptography components, HTTP-based services, proxy servers, firewalls, ... (more)

Lightboard Lessons: What is BIG-IP?

In the early days of F5, BIG/IP was our original load balancer. Today, BIG-IP is a family of products covering software and hardware designed around application availability, access control, and security solutions. In this Lightboard Lesson, I light up the various BIG-IP modules and what they do. ps Related: What Is BIG-IP? Lightboard Lessons: BIG-IP Basic Nomenclature Lightboard Lessons: What is a Proxy? Lightboard Lessons: BIG-IP Life of a Packet Lightboard Lessons: Service Consolidation on BIG-IP Lightboard Lessons: The BIG-IP Profiles ... (more)