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Application services

The reimagining of app delivery for an agile, multi-cloud world

Applications have become an asset class that is arguably more important for organizations than human talent. 

Containers, cloud-centric app services boost support for DevOps world

Growth in the containers market and ecosystem is being driven by increasing enterprise interest to help application developers move faster, manage infrastructure more efficiently and meet digital transformation goals says analyst firm.

Why app services define success in multi-cloud, digital economy

Asia Pacific organizations are keenly embracing emerging technologies such as containers and agile development technologies to deliver applications smarter and faster, according to F5 Networks’ 2019 State of Application Services report (2019 SOAS). 

Application Services Accelerate Digital Transformation

The makeup and health of the application strategy to meet their long-term digital transformation (DX) objectives without disrupting ongoing business operations.

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F5 BIG-IP Cloud Edition: Dedicated App Services and Protection for Every App, Anywhere

F5's BIG-IP Cloud Edition shifts app services to a per-app model with automated application services and security deployments. 

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Is there a minimal viable deployment for NetOps?

Network automation – the practice of DevOpsing the production pipeline – is already in use by a significant percentage of organizations. 

Application services must follow apps as they follow data

 Applications are, in fact, more tightly bound to their data. When that data moves, so do the applications. 

Application services update: Sensitive services may be accessible

It’s time again to dig into the application services organizations are actually using to make apps faster and safer


How cloud and containers are driving application services to disaggregate

In the past few years, we’ve seen a concerted effort from cloud providers – Amazon, Microsoft, Google, et al. – to answer the very enterprise need for application services. 

You can find a number (and it’s growing) of application services in cloud marketplaces today that address security (like web application firewalls) as well as performance (caching) and even identity management. 

Why per-app model is made for subscription economy

Apart from the reward of a recurring revenue stream, other attractions include greater predictability for forward planning and opportunities to build deeper relationships with customers and leverage economies of scale.