4 out of 5.0, Reviewed Aug 16, 2016
Know your applications. Know how security works and what security is present in your target environment
Nothing. Application works well in our environment. Excellent customer support and services
5 out of 5.0, Reviewed Jul 14, 2016
We received good support from the F5 account team
APM is a powerful solutions but it is not really a true identify management platforms. Think APM as a way to enhance the overall processes.
the VPE and iRules make APM a superior product.
not enough APM engineer to support trouble ticket
Provide more use cases.
we should be more patient for a certain technology to reach the maturity to build an enterprise solutions.
4 out of 5.0, Reviewed May 11, 2016
This platform is extremely flexible and has provided valuable protection which allowed for PCI compliance. However, it has limitations that require coding workarounds.
Consider the full F5 platform and also evaluate competitors such as A10 and Netscaler.
Ease of use.
Need for workarounds.
Upgrades were painful.
5 out of 5.0, Reviewed Dec 7, 2015
The design and implementation support from the local SE and partner. They had deep understanding and passion for this technology, and were willing to experiment with new ideas.
APM is a great tool to have in your tool box, make sure you understand the use cases prior to delivering a product. Once you have a solid foundation, use change agents to market your solution to the business. Do not keep it to just IT, spread the word - for example - HR might be interested to provide SSO with ADP.
flexibility is the key theme. If you know your way around, you can accomplish at lot with the product.
Customization - I had to become an expert to roll out this technology. More research time and planning - that delayed the speed to market.
In today's changing world - cloud is more relevant, and easy development cycle. There is still a lot of customization needed to achieve what we did. F5 should make it easy to depoloy services using templates for future deployments
I would look at the cloud federation providers to provide speed to market and more agility.
Vendor was an expert and knowledgeful.