No matter how cutting-edge a company is, it must remain open to working with a blend of technologies, because business relationships and economies are really ecosystems. Because of this, nearly every successful company lives in the “messy middle” of the technology bell curve.
Not every customer is at the same place in the journey to automation, so we’ve built F5's Automation Toolchain as a set of components that can be broken apart and used independently, then brought together as a unit when the time is right.
F5’s Hitesh Patel: In this environment, the bar for success is no longer releasing a new product. It’s continually engaging and listening to all of the product constituents—customers, partners, F5 engineers, support staff—in a constant lifecycle of innovation and improvement.