F5 Networks released its 2017 State of Application Delivery report on Jan. 10, providing insight into the growing world of application delivery services.

The study was based on responses from a total 2,197 IT professionals around the world.

Among the key highlights of the report is enterprises’ strong interest in deploying security-related services in 2017.

The report found that the increasing sophistication of cyber-attacks is a top challenge, which is helping to make security the number on priority for global organizations.
In terms of how organizations will deploy application services to respond to the security challenge, 25 percent of respondents indicated that they plan to deploy DNS Security (DNSSEC) in 2017, while 21 percent plan to implement DDoS mitigation technology. Meanwhile 20 percent intend to deploy Web Application Firewall (WAF) services. Overall, F5’s report found that organizations plan on deploying an average of 17 application services in 2017, up from an average of 11 in 2016.
In this slideshow, eWEEK take a look at some of the key highlights of F5 Networks’ 2017 State of Application Delivery report.

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