F5 Network Functions Virtualization

F5 offers Service Providers a suite of applications for increasing service velocity, improving network flexibility and scaling, and reducing your total cost of ownership. Network functions virtualization products include the following:

Product Solution Descriptions
F5 Virtual Network Functions Manager (VNFM)
  • Base–a basic F5 blueprint deploying BIG-IP VEs in an open configuration model without automated monitoring and resource collecting parameters, enabling manual operations only.
  • VNF BIG-IQ–A blueprint instantiating a BIG-IQ HA pair that other VNFM solution blueprints use as a highly available license manager.
  • Gi Firewall–a blueprint utilizing firewall protection services only like, DDoS mitigation, DNS security, and intrusion protection.
  • Gi LAN–A blueprint offering full automation of scaling in and out, and healing BIG-IP VEs.