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HYCU Freemium Management Pack for F5

December 17, 2020

Simplify F5 BIG-IQ Monitoring with SCOM.

What does it do?

  • Discovery, visualization, and dynamic update of F5 BIG-IQ hardware and hardware of BIG-IP devices that it is managing.
  • Monitoring of BIG-IQ and BIG-IP (from BIG-IQ point of view) hardware health. For more insight into BIG-IP device health, see HYCU SCOM MP for F5 BIG-IP
  • Integrated administration of MP configuration and optimization

From a technical perspective

HYCU Freemium Management Pack for F5 is a native extension of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).

HYCU F5 Data Collector component connects to F5 BIG-IQ iControl REST API and optimizes monitoring load on BIG-IQ device.
SCOM uses SNMP for initial discovery. For data collection, HYCU MP uses iControl REST API.

SCOM Management Group control through BIG-IQ-iControl REST API

Make sure your BIG-IQ is working as expected

With HYCU SCOM MP for F5, your operations team can track availability of F5 BIG-IQ and collect information about recurring issues and resources usage. No logins to BIG-IQ are required to make sure your key F5 management solution is up and running. F5 MP alerts, with a built-in knowledge via links to F5 Knowledge Base, help pinpoint a root cause and reduce resolution time.

Configuration tracking

How many devices do you have and are they all managed by F5 BIG-IQ? What happens when a new device is added? HYCU MP for F5 works with HYCU SCOM MP for F5 BIG-IP to help identify all the F5 BIG-IP devices in your environment and check if they are managed with F5 BIG-IQ. Any changes to the configuration are recorded and easily displayed in the report.

BIG-IP versions tracking for successful patch management

With HYCU SCOM MP for F5 and HYCU SCOM MP for F5 BIG-IP, you can review versions, build numbers of all the managed F5 BIG-IP devices and share this information with your security team for successful threats mitigation and a secured environment.

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SVP of Product

Subbiah Sundaram is the SVP, Product at HYCU. Subbiah spearheads product management, product marketing, alliances, sales engineering, and customer success with more than 20 years' experience delivering best-in-class multi-cloud data protection and on-premises solutions. A Kellogg Management School MBA graduate, Subbiah has worked with leading companies such as EMC, NetApp, Veritas, BMC, CA, and DataGravity.

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