F5 networks acquires edge company Volterra for 500 million dollars
F5 Networks, the network traffic management company, announced that it would be acquiring Volterra, an edge-as-a-service company. The deal is valued at $500 million and will be settled using $440 million in cash and $60 million in future consideration.
Volterra was founded in 2017 and launched o... Read more
F5 Silverline Shape Defense protects against fake web traffic
Network traffic management firm, F5 Networks, introduced a new security service today. The new tool will help its enterprise clients to protect themselves against fake web traffic, including bots and other kinds of automated threats on their websites.
A fully managed security service, known as S... Read more
F5 Networks acquires Shape Security to improve app security
F5 Networks, specialist in network traffic management, is taking over Shape Security for approximately 1 billion dollars. That American company is known for its fraud detection platform for airlines, banks, government agencies and retailers.
With the acquisition, F5 Networks wants to improve its... Read more
Effective DevOps implementation hampered by bureaucracy
The effective implementation of DevOps is hampered mainly by bureaucracy. This is the result of research carried out by F5 Networks during the DevOpsDays, an international event in Amsterdam.
No less than 40 per cent of the industry experts surveyed consider bureaucracy to be the biggest problem. Th... Read more
F5 takes over NGINX to move to multi-cloud
F5 has announced that it has taken over NGINX. NGINX is the commercial company behind the popular open source web server. The company pays $670 million, says TechCrunch.
With the acquisition, F5 is taking steps to deal with multi-cloud architectures. "The acquisition of NGINX strengthens our growth ... Read more