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Alane Moran

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F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, announced today its position in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2009 Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers from Gartner, Inc.1 Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers evaluates key vendors in the ADC market space based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute. According to the report, "A leader has exhibited the ability to shape the market by introducing additional capabilities in its product offerings, and by raising awareness of the importance of these features. Key capabilities for a leader revolve around the Advanced Platform ADC capabilities that focus on enterprise application capabilities. We expect a leader to have strong or growing market share, especially in the AP ADCs, and to have solutions that resonate with an increasing number ... (more)

F5 Teams with Oracle to Deliver Optimized Solution

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking and Gold member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, today announced the release of a new solution developed in cooperation with Oracle that optimizes the use of F5® BIG-IP® Application Delivery Controllers with Oracle Enterprise Manager. Working together, F5 and Oracle have created the Oracle® Enterprise Manager plug-in for BIG-IP, now available for download at F5 DevCentral and from the Oracle Technology Network. In addition, customers can access both an Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture Whit... (more)

F5 Brings Scalability and Performance Enhancements to VMware View 4.5

F5 Networks brings added oomph to VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure deployments with its Application Ready Solution for VMware View 4.5, an add-on capability for F5’s BIG-IP Edge Gateway that consists of a set of best practices, guidelines and policies for speeding deployment and optimizing performance. This solution, which is part of a line of application-specific add-ons from F5, can save time by eliminating the need for much of the manual configuration associated with pushing out a new application to the field. The BIG-IP Edge Gateway is offered as a hardware appliance th... (more)

Rackspace Hosting Links Dedicated Servers to Cloud

Rackspace Hosting wanted to broaden its product portfolio by offering customers an easy way to link dedicated managed servers to cloud-based servers. The company used Application Delivery Networking devices from F5 to help build a hybrid service called RackConnect. Now, Rackspace customers can mix and match dedicated managed and cloud hosting platforms for ultimate scalability, flexibility, efficiency, and lower costs. Customers can dynamically provision resources, manage web and application traffic, and load balance in real time among the two environments. F5 technology helped ... (more)

F5 Improves Customers’ IT Infrastructure Agility with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager Virtual Edition

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), today announced availability of a free trial version of its new virtual appliance, the BIG-IP® Local Traffic Manager™ (LTM™) Virtual Edition (VE). The combination of virtual and physical Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) is a major milestone in delivering on F5’s vision for dynamic IT infrastructure. The free trial is now available at With the addition of BIG-IP LTM VE to its market-leading family of ADC solutions, F5 extends its unique architectural appr... (more)