The BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) is the industry’s most trusted and comprehensive app delivery and security solution. Providing everything from intelligent traffic management and visibility, to app security, access, and optimization, BIG-IP VE ensures your apps are fast, available, and secure wherever they are deployed.
Depending on your BIG-IP VE license, you may deploy some or all of the following services:
Combining BIG-IP VE with F5 Container Ingress Services (free & open-source) delivers advanced application services to container environments including Kubernetes.F5 has made it faster and easier to deploy and configure BIG-IP VE via the following mechanisms that can be integrated with all common automation and CI/CD tools:
Select a BIG-IP VE image with 2 boot locations if you expect to upgrade to later versions of BIG-IP VE in the future. If you intend to create a new instance when a new version of BIG-IP VE is released (pave and nuke approach), choose an image with 1 boot location.
This is a BYOL (Bring Your Own License) BIG-IP VE, and can operate using perpetual, subscription or Enterprise Licensing Agreement (ELA) licenses.
Annual support contracts may be purchased separately for BYOL offerings from F5 Technical Support Services. Support details can be found at the links below.