Today most IT security spending is aimed at deploying solutions that do not protect against today's most likely, most damaging, and costliest threats. It can take a massive DDoS attack, data theft from SQL injection, or other sophisticated threat before an organization realizes it needs stronger protection against diverse attacks. F5 security solutions bring together the network, applications, data, and users under a single security strategy that protects against rapidly evolving threats.
F5's Dean Darwin and Steve McChesney are recognized as 2012 Channel Chiefs and go on the record with CRN to discuss how F5 is leading the way in application delivery, security and optimization solutions while providing VARs with both a competitive advantage and a margin advantage that provides greater success and ROI.
The increasing sophistication, frequency, and diversity of today's network attacks are overwhelming conventional stateful security devices at the edge of the data center. A new data center architecture based on the firewall services of F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager effectively combats modern attacks while providing significant capital expenditure savings.