F5 launches new SaaS offerings to provide optimized and easy-to-consume services


INDIA – F5 Networks has extended its cloud-native application services portfolio with F5 Cloud Services, a new delivery model that leverages the AWS SaaS Enablement Framework for its market-leading application services. F5’s new offerings will provide high-availability, self-service, and fully managed SaaS solutions that are easily provisioned and configured within minutes on AWS.

Consumed as a utility through a pay-as-you-go model in the AWS Marketplace, F5 Cloud Services will provide businesses with predictable pricing, flexibility, and the ability to auto-scale to meet application workload demands. Additionally, this SaaS delivery model provides an extensible framework to deliver additional services as needed over time, and throughout an application’s development and production lifecycle.

“Multi-cloud has evolved from an experiment to a strategic concern, while enforcing consistent security and ensuring reliable performance are still challenging for most organizations.” said Adam Judd, SVP, Asia Pacific, China and Japan. “Customers are increasingly looking for easy-to-consume, advanced SaaS-based application services to help them navigate the digital transformation journey with confidence. As businesses change the way they operate in today’s everything-as-a-service (XaaS) economy, F5’s advanced application delivery and security capabilities will now be delivered as modern, DevOps-centric SaaS solutions aligned with AWS best practices.”

F5 Cloud Services also represent a new way of delivering capabilities to a wide range of companies that are looking to seamlessly layer application services as needed, while also delivering foundational security capabilities, offering additional protections through future services that allow companies to configure and automate defenses for multiple attack vectors.

· Enjoy Ultimate Flexibility in a Managed SaaS Offering

F5 Cloud Services have been designed around the ways that modern enterprises are developing and launching applications in the public cloud. With an intuitive user interface for low-touch configurations that can be fully automated via comprehensive declarative APIs, the solution enables developers and DevOps engineers to integrate the power of application services with CI/CD practices for optimized performance throughout the lifecycle of applications.

· Gain Visibility for Actionable Insights and Efficient Services Consumption

Customers enjoy real-time visibility and analytics on usage, consumption, performance, and billing with detailed reporting and visualization tools. This level of clarity provides myriad insights to enhance the way application resources are provisioned, secured, and consumed in an always-available cloud delivery platform.

· Apply Dependable Application Security without Being a Security Expert

F5’s new services are designed help cloud-first organizations and developers confidently secure their applications so they can stay focused on what apps do best: provide business value. F5 Cloud Services’ growing set of security-focused offerings give customers a simple, comprehensive way to provide a standard set of services to assure that applications are protected at each stage of development and into the production pipeline.


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