Our goal at NGINX has always been to provide the foundation our customers and community need to deliver modern apps. Based on Abraham Maslow's famous hierarchy of needs for humans, here we show how NGINX offerings satisfy an app's hierarchy of needs at multiple levels.
Gus Robertson is Senior Vice President and General Manager of NGINX at F5.
Previously, he served as CEO of NGINX, Inc., which was acquired by F5 in 2019. Robertson joined NGINX as CEO in 2012 when the company had no commercial offerings or revenue and a staff of 8. Over the next 6 years, he grew NGINX to more than 250 employees and raised over $100 million in venture capital from such investors as Goldman Sachs and NEA.
Prior to joining NGINX, he worked at Red Hat for 10 years, first as Vice President of the Asia Pacific region and then leading Global Business Development from the US. Before joining Red Hat, Robertson ran the Asia Pacific region for Visio, prior to its acquisition by Microsoft in 2000.
Robertson studied Marketing at Charles Sturt University in Australia and completed the Advanced Management Program at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
The Essence of Sprint is Speed
We explore three factors that hamper the speed of software development and delivery: dev teams are battling fatigue, tools aren't automated, and infrastructure is too complex. Find out how NGINX Open Source, NGINX Plus, NGINX App Protect, and NGINX Controller can help.
Introducing NGINX Controller 3.0: Accelerate Time to Market with App-Centric Delivery
NGINX Controller 3.0 is a complete platform upgrade that introduces application-centric management of your NGINX Plus-based infrastructure. It includes a self‑service portal for RBAC-based collaboration, a DevOps-optimized API, and a built-in certificate manager.
NGINX Conf 2019 Day 2: Empowering the Full Range of Today’s Architectures
Gus Robertson summarizes Day 2 of NGINX Conf 2019 with his top three takeaways: F5's commitment to the NGINX open source community, a year's worth of NGINX updates and a preview of what's to come, and customer stories about their successes with NGINX.
NGINX Conf 2019, Day 1: Bringing Your Apps to Life, from Code to Customer
Gus Robertson summarizes Day 1 of NGINX Conf 2019 with his top three takeaways, explaining how F5 and NGINX together are supporting the move to a world of living apps, helping entrerprises increase the velocity from code to customer, and buidling new capabilities across the entire ecosystem.
NGINX Announces New Versions of Open Source, Commercial, and Partner Solutions, Helping Businesses Evolve Apps for the Digital Era
From NGINX Conf 2019, kicking off today in Seattle, Gus Robertson outlines F5's vision for the future of the NGINX Application Platform. He previews innovations that will enable apps to sense, think, and respond like living organisms in the next wave of digital transformation.
NGINX Is Now Officially Part of F5
NGINX is now officially a part of F5. In his new role as head of the NGINX business unit at F5, Gus Robertson outlines the value of merging the people, culture, and vision of the two companies as we work together to enhance NGINX's open source and commercial offerings.
NGINX and F5: Our Continued Commitment to Open Source
There are always concerns when an enterprise acquires open source projects. NGINX CEO Gus Robertson explains why F5 is committed to maintaining and growing NGINX Open Source and other open source projects.
NGINX to Join F5: Proud to Finish One Chapter and Excited to Start the Next
F5 and NGINX today announced an agreement under which F5 will acquire NGINX for approximately $670 million. Hear from NGINX CEO Gus Robertson on why NGINX + F5 is a powerful combination that will ‘bridge the divide’ between NetOps and DevOps.
Dynamic Application Gateway: Creating A Single Tier for Application Ingress and Egress
As a dynamic application gateway, NGINX Plus combines several application-delivery tiers – proxying, SSL termination, WAF, caching, API gateway, and load balancing – into a single, dynamic ingress-egress tier for traffic to and from any application and across any cloud.