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 solution blueprint instantiating a BIG-IQ HA pair that other VNFM solution blueprints use as a highly available license manager.
  • DNS–A standalone F5 DNS solution blueprint that queries and translates names for client requests, translating top-level Internet domains, such as .com, .net, .gov, .edu, and .org.
  • Gi Firewall–A blueprint utilizing firewall protection services only like, DDoS mitigation and intrusion protection.
  • Gi LAN–A blueprint offering full automation of scaling in and out, and healing BIG-IP VEs.