F5 BIG-IP ADC: BYOL
F5 offers a broad portfolio of market-leading application delivery and security services that dramatically increase the availability, security and performance of your applications. BIG-IP Virtual Editions (VE) are virtual Application Delivery Controllers (vADC) that include advanced L4-L7 load balancing and traffic management; SSL/TLS offload; DNS and global load balancing; L7 DDoS protection, web application firewall and access management for SSO and federated identity. BIG-IP VEs can be easily customized through programmable datapath scripting, REST APIs and Application Resource Manager (ARM) templates and deployed automatically in Azure.
F5 offerings are available through a ‘Bring Your Own License’ (BYOL) option or a Pay-As-You-Go Utility option, providing hourly payment models with no upfront costs.
F5 BIG-IP ADC VE modules are available through F5 Good, Better, Best (GBB) license bundles which include:
- GOOD: BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
- BETTER: GOOD + BIG-IP DNS + Application Acceleration Manager (AAM) + Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)
- BEST: BETTER + BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM) + Access Policy Manager (APM)
For more information on license options, go to Licensing or for general questions, email AzureInfo@F5.com.