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I catch up with Nojan Moshiri, Product Manager for LineRate Systems, to talk about what LineRate offers and how it can help solve many DevOp challenges. ps Related: AWS re:Invent 2013 – Find F5 AWS re:Invent 2013 – Cloud Bursting Reference Architecture (feat. Pearce) AWS re:Invent 2013 – Cloud Migration Reference Architecture (feat. Pearce) AWS re:Invent 2013 – F5 AWS Solutions (feat. Pearce & Huang) AWS re:Invent 2013 – Cloud Federation Reference Architecture (feat. Pearce) F5 Adds Pay-Per-Use Billing and New Solutions for Amazon Web Services F5 and Amazon Web Services | Partnership Overview [PDF] F5 and Amazon Web Services (Video) Deploying a BIG-IP Virtual Edition HA Pair into AWS (Video) Now Playing on Amazon AWS – BIG-IP F5 BIG-IP Virtual Edition for AWS (BYOL) F5 BIG-IQ Virtual Edition for AWS (BYOL) F5 Synthesis: The Reference Architectures   Technorati Ta... (more)

Cloud Computing Making Waves

Every once in a while, I’ll do a news search for ‘cloud computing.’  Yesterday was one of those days and while there are always a few stories about ‘the cloud,’ I was somewhat amazed by the number and range of topics that appeared.  Also, the most recent issue (Oct 2011) of Consumer Reports had an article about ‘what’s the cloud.’  It was fairly elementary but for some reason when something is covered in Consumer Reports, I tend to think it’s finally reaching the masses.  I’m glad they included, ‘Use caution when signing up for any cloud service. Make sure your information is w... (more)

Bit.ly, Twitter, Security & You

..or, what I did on my twitter vacation the other day.  This brief break from 26 Short Topics about Security is brought to you by bit.ly, twitter, security and You.  I’ve been using bit.ly for a little while both to shorten links and be able to track clicks placed on twitter (and other social sites) – as many of you do.  When the twitter outage hit last week, and many folks found themselves ‘lost’ without it, I decided to review my stats on the bit.ly links I’ve sent and found something interesting; or frightening.  :-)  (Incidentally, there was a another DDoS attack yesterday ... (more)

Global Distributed Service in the Cloud with F5 And VMware

In this white paper we discuss using F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager to orchestrate and deliver access to services in the cloud.   Download now or listen on posterous AudioWP_-_Global_Distributed_Service_in_the_Cloud_with_F5_and_VMware.mp3 (19141 KB) ... (more)

Lori MacVittie Interview at Cloud Connect

I got a chance to sit down with another member of the Technical Marketing Team at F5, Lori MacVittie at the Cloud Connect conference in Santa Clara this week.  We chat about Web 2.0, Infrastructure 2.0, dynamic networks, cloud interoperability standards, what 3.0 looks like and a few other things.  Thanks Lori! ... (more)