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F5 Completes Acquisition Of Volterra, To Create Edge 2.0 Platform For Enterprises

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F5 Networks has completed the acquisition of Volterra. With the addition of Volterra’s technology, F5 is creating an edge platform built for enterprises and service providers that will be security-first and app-driven with unlimited scale.

The F5+Volterra Edge 2.0 platform will be designed to address challenges found with current edge solutions that are built on CDNs and have limited security features.

According to the company, this new enterprise-focused edge is security-first and app-driven, with unlimited scale.

“Current edge approaches were not designed with enterprises in mind,” said Ankur Singla, founder of Volterra. “When Harshad and I started Volterra, we knew the edge would need to be delivered with the scale of public clouds, but with management and security integrated with the data centers where so many enterprise apps still live. Given F5’s leadership in Adaptive Applications and their vast enterprise customer base, I could not imagine a better partner to empower customers’ business transformation through modern apps.”

Volterra’s multi-cloud technology has allowed it to gain more than 50 enterprise customers, including three of the top 15 global telcos.