F5 Relies on MySQL to Improve Performance 1000%


F5 Overview

F5 is the global market share leader in Application Delivery Controllers (Gartner ADC Magic Quadrant, 2010) whose customers include 41 of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies, the world's top 10 fixed and mobile service providers, 15 of the world’s top 15 commercial banks, and more than 16,000 other organizations around the world. Since its inception in 1996, F5 has grown to over 2,000 employees, with operations in over 30 countries, and revenues over $882 million in 2010.

F5 solutions provide points of control wherever information is exchanged, from client devices and the network to application servers, data storage, and all points in between. This control gives organizations the ability to scale, adapt, and align with changing business demands. F5 relies on MySQL to provide the performance, scalability, flexibility and cost-effectiveness that their customers require from F5 products, including:

  • F5 Big-IP Products: Local Traffic Manager, Global Traffic Manager, Link Controller, Application Security Manager, WebAccelerator
  • Other F5 Products: FirePass, Big IP Virtual Edition, Web Accelerator, Application Security Manager, Enterprise Manager

F5’s and Customers’ Needs Met

“Our overall experience with MySQL has been extremely positive. MySQL has well-designed processes that provide the capabilities we need, including partitioning. And MySQL Just runs and runs – our customers have never had to reboot.”
Bruce Butterfield

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