From the Sr. Director of Corporate Communications at F5 Networks

Alane Moran

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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 enable a rapid time-to-market for RackConnect, and it also helps the company expand the benefits of its cloud by simplifying customers' migration. Business Challenges Rackspace, based in San Antonio, Texas, provides hosting solutions to businesses of all sizes, across a portfolio of IT servi... (more)

F5 Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of the Application Delivery Controller Magic Quadrant

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 f... (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 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 http://www.f5.com/trial/. With the addition of BIG-IP LTM VE to its market-leading family of ADC solutions, F5 extends its unique architectural appr... (more)

F5 Helps Cloud Provider SpringCM Deliver Enterprise Content Management

F5 Networks, Inc., a provider of Application Delivery Networking (ADN), on Friday announced that SpringCM, an award-winning cloud enterprise content management platform, uses F5 BIG-IP solutions to meet rapidly growing customer demand. The enhanced application performance and virtual server infrastructure optimization that F5 products deliver are vital to achieving the cost-effectiveness, reliability, and performance required for an enterprise-class cloud service. SpringCM has seen its customer base grow quickly, resulting in increased application traffic. Compounding this incre... (more)