F5® and OPSWAT jointly offer the best solution for securing web traffic and keeping networks secure.

The F5 BIG-IP® product line offers the superior application intelligence that network managers need to ensure applications are fast, secure, and available.

MetaDefender technology scans files with 30 or more leading anti-malware engines, in addition to data sanitization (Content Disarm and Reconstruction) and vulnerability assessment technologies for unmatched protection against known and unknown threats.

Big-IP® and MetaDefender work together alongside each other using ICAP.


  • Filter all web uploads before they enter the secured network
  • Sanitize suspicious files without compromising file usability
  • Significantly increase threat detection rates with more than 30 anti-malware engines
  • Detect new threats through heuristic analysis
  • Evaluate files in a secure location before they enter the secured network

Joe Peck

Senior Director of Product Management

Discusses the benefits of partnering with OPSWAT

Amit Schulman

Solution Engineer, OPSWAT

How to integrate MetaDefender ICAP Server with F5 BIG-IP

We've used OPSWAT technology for several years, in multiple integrations and in various products, [and] their reputation in the industry has just been stellar over [that] time. I've worked in the industry for 30 years, and OPSWAT [is] a company I've always trusted and worked well with.

Additional Benefits

By deploying MetaDefender ICAP Server next to an F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), you will be able to leverage all threat prevention functionalities available in MetaDefender:

  • Data sanitization (Content Disarm & Reconstruction) in order to remove any potentially malicious object embedded in a productivity file
  • Vulnerability check for all binaries downloaded
  • Multi-scanning and heuristics for handling known and unknown threats
  • File type verification for protecting your organization from spoofing attacks
  • Archive extraction for better malware detection rates and protection against archive bombs  

About Partner

F5 helps organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software-defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. The world’s largest businesses, service providers, government entities, and consumer brands rely on F5 to deliver and secure their applications and services while ensuring people stay connected.


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