Amazon vs F5

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Amazon
Based on 771 reviews.
F5
Based on 223 reviews.
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Overview
Amazon Web Services, a collection of remote computing services, also called web services, make up a cloud-computing platform offered by Amazon.com. These services operate from 11 geographical regions across the world. The most central and well-known of these services arguably include Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and Amazon S3. Amazon markets these products as a service to provide large computing-capacity more quickly and more cheaply than a client company building an actual physical server farm.
F5 Networks, Inc. is a multinational American company which specializes in Application Delivery Networking technology that optimizes the delivery of network-based applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network resources. F5 is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has development, manufacturing, and sales/marketing offices worldwide. F5 originally manufactured and sold some of the industry's first load balancing products. In 2010 and 2011, F5 Networks was on Fortune's list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies worldwide.
Sample Customers
Amazon AWS
Pinterest, General Electric, Pfizer, Netflix, and Nasdaq.
SAP Hybris on AWS
Travis Perkins, GE Oil & Gas, Rent-A-Center (RAC)
SAP S4HANA on AWS
Brigade Group, DoHome, Royal FloraHolland
AWS WAF
eVitamins, 9Splay, Senao International
Amazon Elastic Container Service
Ubisoft, GoPro, TIBCO, Remind
Amazon EKS
GoDaddy, Pearson, FICO, Intuit, Verizon, Honeywell, Logicworks, RetailMeNot, LogMeIn, Conde Nast, mercari, Trainline, Axway
Amazon WorkLink
unisys, brillio, 8kmiles, privo, eplexity
Amazon Fraud Detector
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS App Mesh
aqua, alcide, datadog, neuvector, twistlock, hashicorp, weaveworks, signalfx, spotinst, sysdig, tetrate, solarwinds
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Cognito
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Shield
netflix, dow jones, mapbox, pearson, rovio, youview, moviestar planet, asurion, payplug, hour of code
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Riken, TransUnion, Tepco Systems Administration, Daejeon University, G&T Bank, Danamon, CyberAgent Inc.
NGINX Plus
Locaweb, AppNexus, Wix, Reliam, Montana Interactive, MuleSoft, Warpwire, Discovery Education, InkaBinka, WordPress.com, Gogo, GOV.UK, NASA
F5 Shape Security
Wells Fargo, Loblaw, JetBlue, Zoosk
F5 Advanced WAF
MAXIMUS, Vivo, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office, City Bank
F5 Silverline Managed Services
City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)
City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM)
City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
19%
Computer Software Company
17%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Media Company
7%
Comms Service Provider
25%
Computer Software Company
17%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Government
6%
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