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Bangladesh Post Office Launches Secure and Instant Mobile E-Wallet App with F5

The Bangladesh Post Office was determined to support the ‘Digital Bangladesh’ initiative through a Digital Financial System (DFS) that allows the country’s citizens to transfer money from their mobile devices and debit cards. Using an all-inclusive F5 solution, the Bangladesh Post Office partnered with Third Wave Technologies Ltd. to launch the DFS platform with security features that ensured user credentials from the DFS application would not be compromised.

Business Challenges

  • Building a highly robust, feature rich, application
  • Ensuring app security as it deals with sensitive information
  • Comprehensive load balancing and managemen


  • The BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager was used to provide load balancing capabilities for their DMZ and core servers, including Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) based load balancing.
  • The F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall (WAF) helped ensure protection of the mobile and web applications from application layer attacks, malicious bot traffic, Layer 7 Denial-of-Service (DoS) attacks, and to distinguish mobile and bot traffic. It also provided real time password encryption for their e-wallet web application
  • Comprehensive load balancing and management


With F5, the Bangladesh Post Office was able to deliver a digital financial system with continuous uptime, seamless load balancing and advanced threat protection to provide citizens with a consistent and reliable user experience.

  • Ensured 24/7 app availability
  • Improved app security and in-app data security
  • 100% processing and re-routing of incoming traffic