Global HQ: Seattle, Washington, US Website: www.f5.com
Global leader: John McAdam, president, CEO and director
Local leader: Kurt Hansen, managing director, Australia and
Core activity: Custom information infrastructure
Revenue: US$653.1 million (2009-10, ended September 30)
Key customers: Trade Me, Griffith University, University of Western Australia, Sinclair Knight Merz
F5 provides strategic points of control throughout the IT infrastructure, enabling organisations to scale, adapt, and align with changing business demands.
F5 launched a series of new products including Enterprise Manager 2.0 software and the Enterprise Manager 4000 hardware platform and BIG-IP Edge Gateway, a high-performance, remote-access solution that delivers LAN-speed application performance for remote and mobile workers.
Other launches included FirePass SSL VPN solution and BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager Virtual Edition as well as updated BIG-IP software to deliver new security services for applications deployed in the cloud.
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