What does each BIG-IP product do?

The BIG-IP product suite is a system of application delivery services that work together on the BIG-IP platform.

SECURITY + TRAFFIC + PERFORMANCE

BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)

Provides intelligent traffic management as well as advanced application security, acceleration, and optimization.

SECURITY + TRAFFIC + PERFORMANCE

BIG-IP DNS

Directs users to the best-performing data center to optimize app performance. Secures your infrastructure and keeps apps online during high query volumes and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

SECURITY + TRAFFIC + PERFORMANCE

BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM)

Integrates and unifies secure user access to applications.

SECURITY + ACCESS

Secure Web Gateway Services

Paired with BIG-IP APM, lets you create and administer policies to manage web access, as well as spot and block web-borne threats.

SECURITY + TRAFFIC + PERFORMANCE

BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM)

Gives you the flexibility to deploy web application firewall (WAF) services close to apps, so they’re protected wherever they reside.

SECURITY + TRAFFIC + PERFORMANCE

BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)

Protects apps from even the most aggressive volumetric DDoS attacks.

TRAFFIC + PERFORMANCE

BIG-IP Link Controller

Manages links to distribute inbound and outbound traffic with greater efficiency and resiliency.