I like the fact that in f5 I can create and assign custom "Access Profiles" to any "Virtual Server". I also like that I can run a report on the "Access Policy" to get information on all the sessions in real time.
What do you dislike?
I dislike that the development/test licensing expires after about 3 months and then it needs to be renewed.
Recommendations to others considering the product
I recommend performing a total assessment of your network environment before engaging with f5; that way you'll be able to answer any questions they have in regards to the architecture.
What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
We solved an issue with different applications using different authentication methods. We realized that implementing SSO (Single Sing On) is quite beneficial since it makes it easier for our users to use our applications.
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