|[November 08, 2012]
F5® Positioned as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers
SEATTLE --(Business Wire)--
Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV),
the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), today
announced that it has been positioned by Gartner,
Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Application
Delivery Controllers (ADCs), [LINK] published October 30, 2012.
"Enterprises and service providers rely on F5 to help solve extremely
challenging issues, including application and data security, managing
access to critical web-based applications-on premises or in the
cloud-and coping with the explosion of data traffic from increased
mobile usage," said Dan Matte, EVP of Marketing and Business Development
at F5 Networks (News - Alert). "F5 has always taken a holistic approach to tackling
application delivery challenges versus addressing problems in isolation.
We continue to deliver on the promise of our TMOS®
architecture as an intelligent services platform, providing a crucial
building block for delivering dynamic services that are always secure,
fast, and available."
As defined by Gartner (News - Alert), "ADCs provide functions that optimize enterprise
application environments. Enterprises use ADCs to optimize reliability,
end-user performance, data center resources use and security for a
variety of enterprise applications."1
1Gartner, Inc. "Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery
Controllers," October 2012
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About F5 Networks
F5 Networks, Inc., the global leader in Application Delivery Networking
(ADN), helps the world's largest enterprises and service providers
realize the full value of virtualization, cloud computing, and on-demand
IT. F5® solutions help integrate disparate technologies to
provide greater control of the infrastructure, improve application
delivery and data management, and give users seamless, secure, and
accelerated access to applications from their corporate desktops and
smart devices. An open architectural framework enables F5 customers to
apply business policies at "strategic points of control" across the IT
infrastructure and into the public cloud. F5 products give customers the
agility they need to align IT with changing business conditions, deploy
scalable solutions on demand, and manage mobile access to data and
services. Enterprises, service and cloud providers, and leading online
companies worldwide rely on F5 to optimize their IT investments and
drive business forward. For more information, go to www.f5.com.
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for more information about F5, its partners, and technology. For a
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F5, F5 Networks, and TMOS are trademarks or service marks of F5
Networks, Inc., in the U.S. and other countries. All other product and
company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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