F5 Offers One-Stop Appliance Service

By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2004-11-22 Print this article Print

The revamped Big-IP provides unparalleled flexibility in its configuration options.

With Version 9, F5 Networks Inc. has overhauled its familiar Big-IP line with new hardware and software to provide the bounty of services that companies used to get from several distinct appliances.

Click here to read the full review of Big-IP Version 9.

Andrew cut his teeth as a systems administrator at the University of California, learning the ins and outs of server migration, Windows desktop management, Unix and Novell administration. After a tour of duty as a team leader for PC Magazine's Labs, Andrew turned to system integration - providing network, server, and desktop consulting services for small businesses throughout the Bay Area. With eWEEK Labs since 2003, Andrew concentrates on wireless networking technologies while moonlighting with Microsoft Windows, mobile devices and management, and unified communications. He produces product reviews, technology analysis and opinion pieces for eWEEK.com, eWEEK magazine, and the Labs' Release Notes blog. Follow Andrew on Twitter at andrewrgarcia, or reach him by email at agarcia@eweek.com.

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