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F5 Agility is coming to Boston, MA this August!

The DevCentral team will be at F5’s largest user conference to date! Will you?

Now’s the time to register for F5 Agility 2018 in Boston, MA August 13-16. Early Bird registration knocks $300 off your registration fee!

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What’s F5 Agility all about?

Besides an opportunity to meet fellow community peers, solution partners, and F5 experts, we’ll have

Breakouts!

Breakout sessions at Agility focus on the latest technologies, applications, and architecture strategies. The technical breakout sessions at Agility range from beginner to advanced, enabling you to select classes that best meet your needs. Additionally, you can choose from sessions in multiple tracks or use the recommended learning paths to focus on specific areas that matter most to you. Last year we had 62 hours, this year we’re expanding to 150+ hours of technical breakouts, including dedicated Spanish-language sessions.

Sample learning paths:

  • Application Security
  • Application Delivery
  • Access Management
  • Service Provider
  • Programmability
  • Cloud Solutions
  • Automation and Orchestration
  • Super-NetOps

Labs!

We have expanded lab offerings to a total of 80 hands-on lab sessions. Our comprehensive 4- or 8-hour labs will address a wide variety of installation, troubleshooting, and networking technologies across a variety of environments. The instructor-led classes also provide an opportunity to gain valuable knowledge in preparation for F5 Certification exams.

New for 2018, Agility will have a room dedicated to self-paced labs that are shorter and/or more targeted. Attendees will have the opportunity to go through these labs at their own pace, with instructors available to assist with any questions. All self-paced labs will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Certifications!

Are you getting started? Already F5 Certified? We’ll have F5 Certification exams running throughout the week. Be sure to sign up in advance in order to guarantee your seat.

And you can Meet the Experts

If the structured programs still leave you wanting more, we will have experts available to answer questions at the DevCentral booth during the Solutions Expo hours, as well as two breakout rooms dedicated to walk-in help for iRules and all things Programmability. If you are not yet a member of DevCentral, you can sign up on-site.

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Also at Agility 2018

Solutions Expo

CX0007_Agility-Network-2The core of the conference, our Solutions Expo brings together the various aspects of the F5 ecosystem. Learn what works where with whom, and meet solutions experts from all avenues.

Geek Fest

Lab attendees get a chance to rub elbows with each other and presenters over food, drinks, and (sometimes unconventional) activities.

F5 Connects Women

Women leaders from both F5 and our partners join to discuss the perspectives women bring to tech, as well as the influence we can have when our potential is realized.

5K Fun Run

Grab your runners and discover Boston by foot on a beautiful, urban run through the city with fellow attendees. DevCentral’s own John Wagnon leads this one!

For more information on reserving your place, go to F5 Agility 2018

We look forward to seeing you in Boston!

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Peter is an F5 evangelist for security, IoT, mobile and core. His background in theatre brings the slightly theatrical and fairly technical together to cover training, writing, speaking, along with overall product evangelism for F5. He's also produced over 350 videos and recorded over 50 audio whitepapers. After working in Professional Theatre for 10 years, Peter decided to change careers. Starting out with a small VAR selling Netopia routers and the Instant Internet box, he soon became one of the first six Internet Specialists for AT&T managing customers on the original ATT WorldNet network.

Now having his Telco background he moved to Verio to focus on access, IP security along with web hosting. After losing a deal to Exodus Communications (now Savvis) for technical reasons, the customer still wanted Peter as their local SE contact so Exodus made him an offer he couldn’t refuse. As only the third person hired in the Midwest, he helped Exodus grow from an executive suite to two enormous datacenters in the Chicago land area working with such customers as Ticketmaster, Rolling Stone, uBid, Orbitz, Best Buy and others.

Writer, speaker and Video Host, he's also been in such plays as The Glass Menagerie, All’s Well That Ends Well, Cinderella and others.

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