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  • F5 readies ADCs for public cloud

    F5, considered the market-share leader in application delivery control (ADC), today released new versions of its flagship BIG-IP product that make it easier to use the company’s load balancer, firewall and other application delivery services not only in data centers but in the public cloud.

  • Cisco, Microsoft & other big enterprise IT firms miss Best Places to Work cut

    It’s not that the biggest names in enterprise IT and networking aren’t good places to work, according to employees submitting reviews to jobs and career marketplace Glassdoor. It’s just that they aren’t “Amazing!” or “Great!” places to work, according to Glassdoor’s list of the 50 Best Places to Work in 2016.

  • Where SDN falls down

    This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

  • Google employees say it's the best big company to work for

    Google employees love their jobs more so than workers at any other big company in the United States, according to the <a href="http://www.glassdoor.com/Best-Places-to-Work-LST_KQ0,19.htm">2014 Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards rankings.</a>

  • Application services meet up with SDN in the cloud

    Enterprises and service providers are looking beyond collections of boxes and toward virtual data centers that are better at growing and changing, and now application services such as security and acceleration are about to fit into that picture as well.

  • Cloud computing swallowing up branch office hardware

    The popularization of cloud computing and ubiquitous access to high-speed Internet connectivity mean that the days of the specialized branch office IT appliance are numbered, according to industry sources.

  • F5 jumps into BYOD with new app manager

    F5 Networks on Tuesday will announce a mobile app manager product aimed at simplifying the integration of the omnipresent personal smartphone into corporate networks.