Because adding more boxes increases complexity, you need ways to simplify system management. That’s where BIG-IQ Centralized Management comes in. From licensing to policies, traffic to security, you’ll see it all from a single pane of glass. Hundreds of devices — one point of control. When you go from managing a few boxes to managing a few dozen, your processes, logistics, and needs all change. BIG-IQ Centralized Management brings all of your devices together, so you can discover, track, upgrade, and deploy more efficiently. You can also monitor key metrics from one location, saving yourself both time and effort. Streamline traffic, decrease headaches. There’s more to traffic management than ensuring the availability of your applications. BIG-IQ Centralized Management and BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager work in tandem to help you manage BIG-IP LTM devices. And their attributes, including VIPs, pools, member iRules, and nodes.
This comprehensive view helps you find solutions before traffic stops, rather than having to respond to downed servers. Centralizing this view also helps you evaluate statistics and generate reports with clearer context. BIG-IQ Centralized Management helps you manage policies for up to 100 BIG-IP APM instances. You can import, compare, edit, and update across multiple devices from a single pane of glass. Better visibility leads to better insight. The dashboard view helps you see trends and relationship contexts more easily and improve response time if issues arise. With a view of network health, you can gauge how effective your policies are, weak points, and how best to respond to issues and concerns. Enterprise Manager significantly reduces the cost and complexity of managing BIG-IP devices running F5 Networks TMOS 11.4 and earlier. From a single-pane view of your system, you can optimize application performance and automate common tasks.
F5 Networks BIG-IQ Centralized Management
Centrally manage up to 200 physical, virtual, or virtual clustered multiprocessing (vCMP) based BIG-IP devices. BIG-IQ Centralized Management handles licensing for up to 5,000 unmanaged devices. You can spin BIG IP virtual editions as needed. When you can see your devices through an interface, you can monitor the health of your traffic. You can see when issues are causing performance problems, and identify which servers are affecting availability. This view helps you find solutions before traffic stops, rather than responding to downed servers. Configure BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager. View and monitor BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager objects. Configure, tempt, edit, and validate large-scale systems. Monitor physical and virtual ADCs in real-time. Manage pools and nodes. Security is serious business and cutting corners is not an option. As your system grows, you need to be sure you can manage your security policies quickly and effectively.
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Get policy-based management of BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) and BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM). You’ll also get centralized reporting and security alerts For F5 Networks BIG-IP AFM, BIG-IP ASM, WebSafe, and MobileSafe. Compliance without complication — let’s face it, identifying sources of failure and maintaining audit trails is a big challenge. BIG-IQ Centralized Management maintains a secure audit log of all changes and updates, helping you stay compliant with policy. Security without the runaround, BIG-IQ Centralized Management allows you to import tested configurations and policies; view, edit, and compare firewall policies; and apply policies or updates across groups of devices or your entire infrastructure — all without leaving your desk. By seeing which policies are triggered, you can reduce firewall CPU utilization and optimize performance.
While your devices may vary — physical, virtual, or hybrid — your policies need to remain constant. Pair BIG-IQ Centralized Management with BIG-IP APM and save time and money while reducing errors, improper implementation, or conflicts. BIG-IQ Centralized Management helps you manage policies for up to 100 BIG-IP APM instances. You can import, compare, edit, and update across multiple devices. Better visibility leads to better insight. The dashboard view helps you see trends and relationship contexts more easily and improve response time if issues arise. With a view of network health, gauge how effective your policies are and how best to respond to issues. F5 Networks TMOS 11.4 or older.
F5 Networks BIG-IQ Centralized Management