F5 Agility

  • 13 de agosto de 2018 to 16 de agosto de 2018
  • Boston, MA
  • Boston Convention and Exposition Center

Simplify Open Cloud Deployments

Red Hat and F5 are committed to delivering seamless interoperability for F5 BIG-IP products in Red Hat OpenStack Platform and OpenShift environments. The certified solutions for enterprises, telcos and service providers simplify deployment and provide advanced application delivery services in an open cloud environment.


Visit our booth at F5 Agility to learn more about the benefits of our joint solutions:

  • Reduce cost and increase efficiency
  • Modernize existing networks and IT
  • Improve business agility
  • Accelerate delivery of new services


Accelerate IaaS Deployment

The F5 OpenStack Private Cloud Solution Package provides simplified, repeatable deployment of multi-tenant F5 BIG-IP ADCs under the cloud, via Load Balancing as a Service (LBaaS) integration on the Red Hat OpenStack Platform (OSP). In addition, for advanced app and security services, this joint solution enables over the cloud deployment of single tenant BIG-IP VE’s.

Learn about F5 private cloud solution package for OpenStack


Advance PaaS Delivery

Red Hat’s OpenShift Platform as a Service (PaaS) enables provisioning and deployment of application infrastructure to support development architectures. BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) can be seamlessly plugged into an OpenShift PaaS environment, allowing for advanced application delivery across private, hybrid and multicoud environments.

Whitepaper: Optimized Traffic Control and Load Balancing for Container Environments from F5 + Red Hat


Simplify Device Management

Ansible’s agentless architecture doesn’t require additional software installation on BIG-IP devices. From licensing through application deployment, across both public and private cloud environments, every stage of the deployment process is automated.

Learn how to automate your network with F5 and Ansible

Connect with Red Hat onsite at F5 Agility.



Start to Scale Journey: Ansible Automation on F5 BIG-IP Platforms

Abstract: Whether you are just getting started or if you are ready for full deployment, this session will provide details to ensure your Ansible Automation journey on F5 BIG-IP devices leads to success.  Use cases will highlight best practices for gathering information and the path for scaling to full stack deployments using templates and iAPPS. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the ease in getting started, and playbooks to confidently launch larger deployments.

Date & time: Wednesday, August 15th | 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 

Location: MR257A

Speaker: Eric McLeroy, senior solution architect, Red Hat

About the speaker:

Eric McLeroy is a Senior Solutions Architect for Red Hat. In 2016 he joined the company and serves as a technical expert for Red Hat’s cloud management products and solutions. Eric’s passion for open source and deep understanding of business processes fuels his ability to identify and create business solutions at the enterprise level.

He actively engages with customers and prospects – from technical evaluations to authoring presentations and compelling demonstrations – Eric’s technical insight is highly valued by customers across multiple industries.

With more than a decade of networking experience at technology leaders and Fortune 50 companies, Eric has an impressive track record in network design and engineering.  His technical competency and familiarity with F5 BIG-IP products will ensure an engaging session for F5 Agility attendees.

McLeroy holds a Bachelor of Science and Master’s degree in Network Communications Management, plus a Master of Information Systems Management from DeVry University.

In 2016 he earned an MBA at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and he is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business from Northcentral University.



Visit the Red Hat booth to speak with open source experts and to pick up giveaways, including a webcam cover and stickers. Make sure to ask how to enter our daily raffle drawing for a chance to win an Amazon Echo Spot.


F5 and Red Hat Partnership: Better Together

Drive customer satisfaction with Red Hat certified OpenStack solutions from F5, BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) integration with OpenShift and multiple upstreamed Ansible modules.


F5 and Red Hat partnership overview


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