NGINX 2019 F5 announcements for DevOps, NetOps, and SecOps
Thursday, September 12, 2019 by Freeman Lightner
At NGINX Conf, F5 Networks announced several new solutions designed to help DevOps, NetOps, and SecOps teams better collaborate in delivering modern applications.
“Companies are at a digital tipping point,” said Gus Robertson, SVP and GM of NGINX at F5. “They must modernize their apps and infrastructure in order to offer experiences as compelling as...
NGINX gets new capabilities to help app teams develop and scale
Monday, October 15, 2018 by Richard Harris
NGINX has released new enhancements to the NGINX Application Platform - including new releases of NGINX Plus, NGINX Controller, and NGINX Unit. These new releases aim to improve NGINX’s solution in the application delivery controller (ADC) market, as well as introduce new solutions in the API management and service mesh markets. NGINX provides a single platfo...
Stop masking your crappy apps
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by Omed Habib
This may come as a surprise, but the “close door” button in an elevator does absolutely nothing to make the door shut faster. It’s purely a psychological ploy to ease the minds of impatient riders. It tricks them into thinking that they’re speeding up their ride when in reality it is solely designed to calm their nerves during unwanted seconds spent waiting.Developers h...
Why runtime application selfprotection is critical for app security
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 by David Strom
Today most of us go about implementing security from the outside in. The common practice is to start by defining a perimeter and trying to defend it with various security tools. Even though perimeters have been porous for more than a decade, we still can’t give up this notion that if we build a better wall we can keep our enterprises safer.Certainly that is where most e...
Intel security becomes McAfee
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
McAfee has begun operating as a new standalone company. Built on the belief that “Together is Power,” the new McAfee will expand upon its leading security solutions platform to better enable customers to effectively identify and orchestrate responses to cyber-threats. The launch of McAfee marks the closing of the previously announced investment by TPG and Inte...
Webscale launches new WAF to thwart attacks on eCommerce sites
Thursday, March 2, 2017 by Richard Harris
Webscale has announced the launch of their Cloud Web Application Firewall (WAF), the first of a new line of a-la-carte solutions designed to address the pain points many businesses face with regards to the security, availability and performance of their critical web applications. While the market is flush with WAF solutions that combat malicious attacks at the edge of a...
Improve app resiliency by enhancing the data tier
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by Richard Harris
Businesses run on apps, and apps run on data. Modern databases offer the potential for much greater application uptime and performance. The fundamental attribute of modern databases is the ability to scale out capacity - organizations can leverage multiple copies of the same data so they can serve more customers demanding access to that data. Modern databases also bring...
Optimizing your app server performance really matters
Friday, February 3, 2017 by Richard Harris
As people are becoming more and more likely to turn to software as a means for entertainment, computer utility solutions, and everything in between, the load on a healthy business's servers can quickly max out. This can cause some major issues, i.e. leaving your customers suffering from horrible load times or even completely dead in the water. That's why a intuitiv...
What you need to know about customizing Software as a Service
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 by Stacy Simmons
It’s a given for web and mobile application development that performance testing is critical to application success. Yet, for organizations wishing to customize third-party (3P) software as a service (SaaS) rather than running it out of the box as written, performance testing can be problematic. For some types of performance testing, it is nearly impossible due to limit...
Acision's New forgeAS Extension Adds More Server Side Possibilities For Developers
Thursday, July 23, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
WebRTC technology company Acision has released the forgeAS (forge Application Server) extension to its forge SDK which allows developers to create middleware, use server-side logic and orchestrate custom communication experiences.The SDK provides the ability to integrate a variety of real-time communication capabilities into any app, service or website, including presen...
Why Mobile App Development Requires More than an SOA
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by Coco Jaenicke
If you plan on building mobile apps, you probably want a pluggable framework that allows you to easily use and reuse mobile services. You can then effortlessly access back-end systems, rapidly assemble new apps, and easily update individual services.Déjà vu I hear you cry – isn’t that what my service-oriented architecture (SOA) gives me? Yes and no. A SOA gives yo...
Crowdtesting: Let Your Apps Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Monday, November 10, 2014 by Joe Schulz
Despite its importance in the software development cycle, controlled lab testing can never identify all the issues that actual users might encounter. For mobile apps in particular, there are literally thousands of combinations of devices, operating systems and network conditions, making comprehensive testing of all scenarios impractical. Furthermore, because testers in ...
Good Technology Releases New Platform as a Cloud Service
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Good Technology has announced the latest release of the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform, offering the platform as a cloud service which offers increased enterprise-scale capabilities, enhancements to the IT experience and new capabilities for mobile app developers.With this release, enterprises can provision, deploy and manage business apps, including third-party...
Firbase Introduces Production Grade Hosting for Developers
Monday, May 19, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Firebase’s new Firebase Hosting options offers production-grade hosting for developers designed for use with mission-critical sites and apps. The platform offers one-command deploy and one-click rollback allowing servers to serve a single optimized set of static assets to all clients. These static assets can then be placed on a geographically-distributed ...
Mobile Performance Testing Across the Transaction Lifecycle
Thursday, February 6, 2014 by Joe Schulz
One of the
challenges for companies developing mobile applications is to ensure the app
will offer consistent performance across the entire transaction lifecycle (app
server, networks and device). Failure to do so can result in extreme user
disappointment.Equation Research conducted an online study about mobile app usage,
expectations and experiences. Of more than ...