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F5 Attends RSA Conference to Help Organizations Deploy Multilayer Security Solutions Without Compromise


F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), today announced that it will participate in a number of activities at the RSA Conference 2012, taking place February 27 – March 2 at Moscone Center in San Francisco. At the show, F5 will help customers better understand the evolving threat landscape and how F5® solutions can support their security, data integrity, and compliance initiatives.

“Security-focused shows like RSA give vendors a great opportunity to connect with customers and the IT community at large,” said Mark Vondemkamp, Director of Product Management, Security, at F5. “In recent months, F5 has announced its data center firewall solution, enhanced support for mobile devices, and introduced other technologies to help organizations seamlessly integrate application, data, and user safeguards within their IT infrastructures. Our conference activities are designed to highlight F5's offerings in a broader security context, as well as promote the industry's ongoing dialogue about how to best address emerging security concerns.”

During the conference, RSA attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Assess the Security Landscape with Industry Leaders including F5

As part of the conference's exclusive presentation schedule, F5 will participate in a panel discussion, entitled “Staying Secure in an Agile World,” focused on application security topics, evolving threats, and the implications of recent high-profile attacks. Panelists include Jeremiah Grossman, CTO at WhiteHat Security; Joel Scambray, Managing Principal at Cigital; and Ido Breger, Sr., Product Manager at F5 Networks. The discussion will be moderated by Chenxi Wang, VP and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research. The panel will be held on Tuesday, February 28, at 3:50 p.m. PT in Room 302 at Moscone Center.

  • Learn How F5 Products Support Secure, Dynamic IT Infrastructures

At booth #2147 in the main exhibition area, F5 personnel will provide details on how the company's solutions help organizations address security priorities and defend against sophisticated multilayer application attacks. Because of its modular TMOS® architecture, F5's solutions can easily be combined and scaled to meet organizations' security needs within the context of their overall IT efforts. This approach can be especially powerful in helping customers stay agile while implementing new security initiatives, deploying optimization technologies, and leveraging cloud and virtualization models to save on IT costs. Booth visitors will learn more about F5's comprehensive BIG-IP® product family, including 2012 SC Award finalists BIG-IP Edge Gateway and BIG-IP Application Security Manager.

  • Get a Closer Look at F5's Partner Ecosystem and Joint Solutions

To further extend the value of its solutions in adjacent markets, F5 maintains a robust Technology Alliance Program with other industry-leading vendors. As part of its conference exhibition efforts, F5 will showcase recently announced solutions that enhance mobile device management within a unified security framework. Many of F5's technology partners will be on hand during the conference to discuss these and other offerings.

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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

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