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Maximize availability, security and performance in Web service and API integrations F5 Networks and Layer 7 Technologies have partnered to help companies cost-effectively deploy highly secure, high-performance SOA, mobile and Cloud services. The F5/Layer 7 solution provides a robust datacenter model for scaling API-specific traffic across SOAP, REST and JSON, while maintaining full application and session awareness.
F5 and Layer 7 Technologies PARTNERSHIP OVERVIEW “Working with F5, we can help our customers’ IT departments deliver highly secure, optimized web, mobile, and cloud services to their business users.” Dimitri Sirota, Vice President of Alliances, Layer 7 Technologies The F5 and Layer 7 Partnership Key benefits F5 Networks® and Layer 7 have partnered to help companies cost-effectively · Higher availability deploy highly secure, high-performance service-oriented architectures (SOAs), · Enhanced security mobile, and cloud services. The joint solution provides a robust data center · Improved performance model for scaling application programming interface (API)-specific traffic across SOAP, REST, and JSON, while maintaining full application and session-awareness. Highly Secure, High Performance, Cost-Effective Web Service and API Integrations Using F5 BIG-IP® Local Traffic Manager™ and BIG-IP® Application Security Manager™ alongside the Layer 7 SecureSpan SOA, API, and Cloud Gateways, organizations can deliver optimum uptime for their globally distributed API-based web services. As a result, SOA, mobile, and cloud services providers are able to deliver value-added applications with solid, enforceable service level agreements at the network, transport, and application layers. 2 PARTNERSHIP OVERVIEW F5 and Layer 7 Technologies Learn more Layer 7 SecureSpan XML Service For more information about Gateway Cluster Hosts F5 and Layer 7 solutions go to www.layer7tech.com to find Firewall resources about these topics. BIG-IP Local Trafﬁc Manager Internet SOA · SOA lifecycle management · Enterprise Service Bus Incoming Data Trafﬁc · SOA single sign-on · XML data transformation · SOA security and policy governance Web Operator LDAP · Service-enabled web portals and/or IAM · Securing RESTful and JSON services · Web API attack protection BIG-IP devices handle load balancing, SSL offload, session persistence, XML firewall, and DOS prevention, while the Layer 7 SecureSpan Gateways provide more granular acceleration of XML services. · Mobile API management and security Cloud · Software-as-a-Service integration Higher availability Improved performance and federation Distribute load intelligently across Accelerate SSL performance, optimize · Cloud single-sign on applications. Ensure availability of application compression, and ensure peak load operation. · Cloud brokerage and integration APIs across Layer 7 Gateway clusters. · VMware vCloud API abstraction Government solutions Enhanced security · FIPS certified XML security Guard against infrastructure attacks at · Cross domain information exchange both a web and API level. Inspect secure · NIEM using web services sockets layer (SSL) content to make per- · Attribute Based Access Control service trust decisions. To find out how F5 and Layer 7 joint solutions can help your business, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.f5.com/layer7. F5 Networks, Inc. 401 Elliott Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98119 888-882-4447 www.f5.com F5 Networks, Inc. F5 Networks F5 Networks Ltd. F5 Networks Corporate Headquarters Asia-Pacific Europe/Middle-East/Africa Japan K.K. email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org ©2011 F5 Networks, Inc. All rights reserved. F5, F5 Networks, the F5 logo, and IT agility. Your way., are trademarks of F5 Networks, Inc. in the U.S. and in certain other countries. Other F5 trademarks are identified at f5.com. Any other products, services, or company names referenced herein may be trademarks of their respective owners with no endorsement or affiliation, express or implied, claimed by F5. CS07-00042 1011
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