F5 is proud to be ranked among the world’s top technology companies for its product innovations and industry leadership. Explore our full list of awards and accolades below.
F5 Wins Networking Innovation Award for BIG-IP's Platform Intelligence
F5 was the February winner of SearchNetworking's Network Innovation Award for the 11.4 release of its BIG-IP software.
F5 Named an IBM Beacon Award Finalist
The IBM Beacon Awards recognize IBM Business Partners who have delivered exceptional solutions using IBM products and services.
F5's Jim Ritchings and Keith McManigal Named CRN 2014 Channel Chiefs
Channel Chiefs are recognized for their dedication to the partner community and their ability to drive channel sales growth while promoting the value of the channel in the industry.
F5 Traffix SDC Shortlisted for Best Mobile Infrastructure at the Global Mobile Awards 2014
F5 Traffix SDC Shortlisted for Best Mobile Infrastructure at the Global Mobile Awards 2014.
BIG-IP Access Policy Manager v 11.5 Wins Gold in Information Security's Global Excellence Awards
F5 Networks' BIG-IP APM v 11.5 was named the Gold winner in the Access category at Information Security's 10th annual Global Excellence Awards.
F5's DDoS Protection Solution v 11.5 is Bronze in Information Security's Global Excellence Awards
F5 Networks' DDoS Protection Solution v 11.5 placed Bronze in the "Best Security Hardware Product" category at Information Security's 10th annual Global Excellence Awards
BIG-IP Application Security Manager TMOS 11.5 gets Bronze in Information Security's Global Excellence Awards
F5 Networks' BIG-IP ASM TMOS 11.5 placed Bronze in "Web Application Security" at Information Security's 10th annual Global Excellence Awards
SC Magazine Europe Shortlists Versafe TotALL™ Online Fraud Protection Suite
The SC Awards Europe honour professionals working to secure enterprises of all sizes and the vendors that deliver innovative security technologies.
Diana Young Honored for Promoting Diversity at the 2014 Corporate Counsel Awards
F5's Senior Corporate Counsel, Diana Young, has been named the 2014 Diversity Champion at the Corporate Counsel Awards, recognizing her efforts to promote diversity within F5 and in the greater legal community.
F5 Achieves One Star Accreditation in 2013 Best Companies UK Employee Engagement Survey
Best Companies, the name behind The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For lists, has recognised F5’s level of employee engagement in the UK as 'first class'.
F5 Receives Frost & Sullivan 2013 Asia Pacific Application Delivery Controller Vendor of the Year Award, recognised as market leader for fifth consecutive year
The award was conferred based on the company’s exemplary growth and performance in 2012 in the Asia Pacific region.
F5 Wins 2013 Telecoms.com LTE Award
Independent panel votes F5 Traffix Signaling Delivery Controller ‘Best LTE Core Network Element.’
Jeff Christianson Wins Executive Excellence Award
Jeff Christianson wins Corporate Counsel of the Year in Seattle Business magazine’s 2013 Executive Excellence Awards.
F5 Wins Employee Voice Award
F5 receives a 2013 Employee Voice Award from Quantum Workplace for outstanding work in employee engagement.
F5 recognized in CRN's 5-Star Partner Program
The 5-Star Partner Program rating recognizes the elite subset of Partner Program Guide vendors that give solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs.
F5 Receives Virtualization Review Editor’s Choice Award
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager VE Voted Editor's Choice for Network Virtualization in the Reader's Choice Awards
F5 Honored in InformationWeek 500
Leading Publication Identifies F5 as a Top Innovator in Business Technology.
F5 awarded Network World Asia Excellence Award for Data Centre Application Delivery/Availability
The awards are conferred based on votes from readers of Network World Asia magazine, and the Networks Asia, Security Asia and Storage Asia websites.
CRN Names F5 to the Data Center 100
F5 spotlighted as one of the 20 virtualization providers included in this year's Data Center 100.
John McAdam Covers Seattle Business Magazine’s Titans of Tomorrow Issue
F5 featured as a Titan of Tomorrow for expanding growth into new markets.
Softchoice Emerging Partner Award for Data Center Technologies
F5 channel partner Softchoice, an IT solutions and services provider based in North America, presented F5 with an Emerging Partner Award.
F5 Named a Winning “W” Company by 2020 Women on Boards
F5 recognized as a Winning "W" Company for having 20% or more women on their boards in 2012.
F5’s Application Delivery Firewall a Finalist for Best of Interop 2013 Award
ADF named a finalist in the Security category at the Best of Interop awards.
Lori MacVittie Named One of the Top Ten Women in Cloud
CloudNOW recognized F5’s Lori MacVittie at the second Annual Top 10 Women in Cloud Innovation Awards.
F5 Featured in Corporate Counsel Magazine’s Best Legal Departments Issue
F5 selected as a finalist in the magazine’s Best Legal Departments competition for 2013.
F5 Named to Forbes’ Fast Tech 25
F5 featured as one of America's Fastest Growing Tech Companies for 2013in Forbes' Fast Tech 25.
F5 is a Finalist in the Puget Sound Business Journal’s Washington’s Best Workplaces Competition
The 2013 Washington’s Best Workplaces finalists were selected from more than 300 nominated companies based on employee satisfaction survey scores.
F5 Selected as a 2013 HP AllianceOne Partner of the Year
F5 received the 2013 AllianceOne Partner of the Year award in the Cloud Computing category.
Cindy Tregoning Named to CRN’s Power 100: Most Powerful Women in the Channel
CRN honored F5’s Sr. Worldwide Channel Programs Manager, Cindy Tregoning, as one the 100 most powerful women in the channel.
Three F5 Employees Highlighted as CRN’s 2013 Women of the Channel
Cindy Tregoning, Mary Beach, and Lisa Citron were recognized as 2013 Women of the Channel for their expertise and vision in the partner community.
F5 Traffix Signaling Delivery Controller recognized with a Telecoms.com LTE Award in the Best LTE Core Network Element category.
John McAdam Makes List of the 50 Most Powerful People in Enterprise Tech
F5 CEO, John McAdam, was named to Business Insider’s prestigious list of the 50 Most Powerful People in Enterprise Tech.
BIG-IP ASM: Bronze Winner in TechTarget’s “Best Web App Firewalls”
F5 BIG-IP Application Security Manager won Bronze in TechTarget’s “Best Web Application Firewalls 2013”.
F5 BIG-IP ASM Receives 4 ¾ Star Rating from SC Magazine
SC Magazine rated F5’s BIG-IP Application Security Manager 4 ¾ stars in their Application and Database product review.
SDN Spotlight: 8 New Products to Shake Things Up
Synthesis Architecture Spotlighted as One of CRN's "8 New SDN Products Set to Shake Things Up"
F5 Networks Australia Voted ADC Vendor of the Year by Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan Named F5 Networks Australia Application Delivery Controller Vendor of the Year at the 2013 Australia Excellence Awards.
Manny Rivelo Named One of Network World's "10 Ex-Cisco Employees Making an Impact in the Industry"
F5 Executive Vice President of Strategic Solutions, Manny Rivelo, featured in Network World.
F5 Named to Network World’s List of 25 most Powerful Enterprise Networking Companies
F5’s Synthesis and ADC products help make the company one of the biggest players on the network.
Puget Sound Business Journal Names John McAdam Executive of the Year for 2013
F5 has shown significant revenue and profit growth, made acquisitions and dominated its market, while McAdam’s influence on the next generation of tech companies has grown. All those achievements are among the reasons he was named Executive of the...
Editor's Choice for Network Virtualization at Virtualization Review's Readers Choice Awards
F5's BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager VE won Editor's Choice for Network Virtualization at Virtualization Review's Readers Choice Awards.
KING 5's Evening Magazine Recognizes F5 with Best of Western Washington Award
F5 Networks claims second in the Best Place to Work category
F5 Executive Vice President and General Counsel Jeff Christianson Named Corporate Counsel of the Year 2012
Puget Sound Business Journal named Jeff Christianson winner in the 2012 Corporate Counsel of the Year Awards – Large Company category
VIPRION 4480 chassis and 4300 performance blade named Product of the Week April 9
Network World's roundup of new products for the week of April 9, 2012.
John McAdam received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Tech Impact Awards
John McAdam has helped F5 survive the tech industry’s stormy weather, adapting from an appliance-based business to include virtual services, becoming a steady market leader that serves global enterprises like AT&T and 44 of the...
John McAdam wins Silver in the Executive of the Year category
The complete list of Best in Biz Awards 2012 winners was announced on November 14, 2012.
Editor's Choice for Network Virtualization (BIG-IP LTM Virtual Edition) in the Reader's Choice Awards
Virtualization Review is proud to present the winners of our 2012 Readers Choice Awards.
100 People You Don't Know But Should in 2012
Steve McChesney, VP, Channel Sales, Americas, was recognized by CRN in 100 People You Don't Know But Should in 2012
Karl Triebes ranked as a top CTO for 2012 (#41)
There are over 15,000 CTOs in the United States. Only the very best are awarded the distinction of being a part of ExecRank’s “Top CTO Rankings” for 2012.
F5's Dean Darwin and Steve McChesney Named CRN 2012 Channel Chiefs
TechTarget China Awards F5 for Best WAN Optimization
F5 Big-IP 4200v hardware platforms received the “Best WAN Optimization Products in 2012” award from TechTarget China.
Power 100 - The Most Powerful Women of the Channel
Cindy Tregoning, Worldwide Channel Sales Programs Manager, is recognized in the CRN Power 100: The Most Powerful Women of the Channel for 2012.
The Top 25 Innovators Of 2012
14. John McAdam, CEO F5 Networks. In more than a decade as F5 Networks' CEO, McAdam has driven the company as it surpassed $1 billion in revenue in 2011 and has led F5 to increase its core application delivery controller market share to...
F5 Networks Named Application Delivery Controller Vendor of the Year in Asia Pacific for the Second Consecutive Year
Industry honor highlights F5’s technology leadership and vision of adaptable architecture.
F5 won 1st place in Best Place to Work category
F5 wins 1st place for the third year in a row.
Community Choice Awards - Gold for Best Hardware: Network - Editor's Choice (LTM)
With its application-centric perspective, BIG-IP LTM optimizes your network infrastructure to deliver availability, security, and performance for critical business applications.
F5 Named Finalist in the SC Magazine Awards for Best IPsec/SSL VPN
SC Magazine highlighted BIG-IP Edge Gateway among the industry's top security solutions.
F5 Named Finalist in the SC Magazine Awards for Best Web Application Firewall
SC Magazine highlighted BIG-IP Application Security Manager among the industry's top security solutions.
F5 named a finalist in Light Reading's Leading Lights Awards
The editors of Light Reading today are proud to present the finalists for the industry's leading awards program, the Leading Lights.
F5 ranked # 53 on Fortune's Fastest Growing Companies list
F5 Networks ranked # 53 in Fortune's Fastest-Growing Companies
Community Choice Awards - Bronze for Best Hardware: Appliance (BIG-IP Product Suite)
The polls have closed! Here are your—and our—favorite products of the year.
Top 10 Women In the Cloud—Lori MacVittie
Lori MacVittie, Sr. Technical Marketing Manager, has been honored with the CloudNOW Top Ten Women in Cloud Award for her contributions, accomplishments, and thought leadership.
F5 Networks Receives Best in Network Traffic Monitoring & Management Award
F5’s vision of the dynamic data center and technology leadership in Application Delivery Networking are spotlighted.
John Matthews: Winner - Best CIO of a public company
Best CIO of a Public Company winner John Matthews is CIO and vice president of IT for F5 Networks Inc.
BIG-IP 4200v application delivery controller platform named Product of the Week October 22
The Network World roundup of intriguing new products.
F5 Receives 5 Stars from SC Magazine
SC Magazine gives F5 Networks BIG-IP Application Security Manager a 5-star overall rating.
F5 BIG-IP Edge Gateway Named Gold Winner in 2011 Readers' Choice Awards from Information Security and SearchSecurity.com
BIG-IP Edge Gateway received high marks for end-user transparency, authentication support, and ease of use.
F5 Wins King 5’s 2011 Evening Magazine Best of Western Washington Award
F5 took first place in the Best Place to Work category, making this the fourth year to place in this award category.
F5 Wins Global Technology Innovator Award at VMware Partner Exchange 2011
VMware recognized F5 for integration efforts focused on virtualization and cloud deployments.
F5 Networks Named Finalist in Microsoft Best of Tech-Ed 2011 Awards
BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager honored in "Networking" category for awards program highlighting innovative industry solutions.
F5 Receives "Best of Show" Recognition at Interop Tokyo 2011
F5's VIPRION 2400 and BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager products honored at prestigious conference.
F5 Receives CRN's 2011 Partner Programs Award
F5 named in CRN's 2011 Partner Programs Guide and Receives Five Star award
John McAdam was selected as one of the 2011 Top 25 GeekWire Newsmakers of the Year
John McAdam has led F5 Networks on one of the more impressive growth paths in the Seattle tech industry.
F5 named the 2nd largest software developer in the Puget Sound region, behind only Microsoft
F5 Networks Inc. is the second-biggest software developer in the Puget Sound region, with $1.15 billion in gross revenue in 2011.
Seattle Business Magazine names F5 among its 100 Best Companies to Work For.
F5 Named Finalist in the SC Magazine Awards for Best IPsec/SSL VPN and Best Web Application Firewall
SC Magazine highlighted BIG-IP Edge Gateway and BIG-IP Application Security Manager among the industry’s top security solution.
F5 Receives Asia Pacific ADC Vendor Award from Frost & Sullivan
Award recognizes F5's ability to provide solutions for building agile application delivery infrastructures.
F5 Wins Stevie® Award at 9th Annual American Business AwardsSM
F5's marketing and advertising campaigns garner industry recognition.
F5 Named 2010 Silver 'Rising Star' by GTDC
The Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) honored F5 Networks among 11 others, with its prestigious 'Rising Star' award in recognition of outstanding sales growth through U.S. IT distributors at the 2010 GTDC Summit.
F5 Wins KING 5's 2010 Evening Magazine the Best of Western Washington Award
F5 took first place in the Best Place to Work category, making this the third year to place in this award group.
F5 Networks Named Finalist in 2010 SC Magazine Awards Program
F5's FirePass SSL VPN and BIG-IP Application Security Manager hailed as premier solutions in Reader Trust competition, honoring best-in-class security products and services.
F5 Wins All Six Qualifying Categories with the 2010 NWjobs.com People's Picks
F5 took top honors once again, winning six categories including Favorite Technology Company and Favorite Seattle-Area Company.
F5 BIG-IP Application Security Manager Honored by China's IT Community
Award hails BIG-IP ASM as the most recommended security product in 2010.
BIG-IP Application Security Manager Wins 2010 SC Magazine Reader Trust Award
Security professionals commend F5's Web Application Firewall as the Best Web Application Security Solution
F5 Again Ranked "Outstanding" in Best Companies Workplace Engagement Survey
Nationwide survey lists F5 as one of the UK's premier employers.
F5 Networks Wins “Best Workplace” Award from Puget Sound Business Journal
Award recognizes outstanding employee benefits, great corporate culture, and overall employee satisfaction.
F5's BIG-IP LTM 8900 Application Delivery Controller Wins "People's Choice Award" at Interop Tokyo 2009
F5's BIG-IP solution enables customers to easily consolidate application acceleration, security, and optimization in a unified application delivery infrastructure.
BIG-IP Application Security Manager Wins 2009 SC Magazine Award for Best Web Application Security
F5's web application firewall named best-in-class by SC Magazine readers.
F5 Networks Named Finalist in 2009 SC Magazine Awards Program
F5's FirePass® SSL VPN and BIG-IP® Application Security Manager™ solutions recognized in prestigious Reader Trust competition, honoring best-in-class security products and services.
F5 Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to China's IT Advancement in 2009
Award based on independent evaluation by the China Federation of IT Promotion and votes from the readers of China Information World.
BIG-IP Application Security Manager Wins 2009 Readers' Choice Award from Information Security and SearchSecurity.com
F5's web application firewall receives high marks for its security capabilities and ROI.
F5 Honored in 2009 InformationWeek 500
Leading publication again ranks F5 as a business technology leader.
F5 Rated As "Outstanding" in Best Companies Workplace Engagement Survey
Nationwide survey ranks F5 as one of the UK's premier employers.
F5 Ranked Among the Fastest Growing Technology Companies in North America
Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 award winners were selected based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the previous five-year period.
F5’s BIG-IP Solution Named Product of the Year by Internet Telephony Magazine
BIG-IP v10.1 recognized for innovation in combining powerful application delivery services in a unified solution
F5 selected as an 'Editor's Best' in the Best Security Product category.
F5 Networks Named Application Networking Vendor of the Year in Asia Pacific by Frost & Sullivan
F5's performance in APAC recognized by Frost & Sullivan for the second consecutive year.
F5 Honored At Middle East Innovation Awards
BIG-IP product portfolio impresses judges with its application delivery capabilities.
Jobs listing service for the Seattle Times and Seattle Post-Intelligencer again highlights F5.
F5 ARX System Named 2008 Green IT Product by China Center for Information Industry Development
China's foremost government-linked IT authority honors ARX solutions for enabling companies to limit their environmental impact with virtualization.
F5 BIG-IP® LTM™ Wins SearchNetworking.com's 2008 Product Leadership Award
The 2008 Product Leadership Awards were selected by networking professionals themselves, based on their assessment of the products they currently deploy. BIG-IP LTM was praised by users for its ROI and load balancing capabilities.
F5 Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of the 'Application Delivery Controllers' 2008 Magic Quadrant
Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute.
VIPRION® Application Delivery Controller Wins 2008 Internet Telephony Excellence Award
VIPRION honored for delivering unmatched availability and scalability for next-generation networks and applications including VoIP/IP communications.
F5's VIPRION® Solution Wins "Best of Show" Award at Interop Tokyo 2008
The VIPRION Application Delivery Controller claims a "Best of Show" award in the "Network Infrastructure for Large Companies" category. Winners were selected from the products and services of the 300 companies...
F5's VIPRION Application Delivery Controller Receives 2008 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award
F5's high-performance, scalable hardware platform recognized for outstanding innovation.
KING 5's Evening Magazine selects F5 for their 2008 Best of Western Washington contest
F5 Networks earns second in the Best Place to Work category.
F5 Named VARBusiness' 2008 Partner Programs Guide Gold 5-Star Overall Winner
F5 touted by CMP Channel's VARBusiness as one of North America's top IT vendors for its partner programs offered to solution providers.
F5's BIG-IP® Application Security Manager™ Wins Readers' Choice Award from Information Security and SearchSecurity.com
BIG-IP ASM received strong scores for its effectiveness in preventing known attacks and vulnerabilities, and for its vendor support and service.
F5 ARX® Named Virtualization Journal Readers' Choice Award Finalist
F5 recognized in Storage Virtualization category.
Frost & Sullivan awards F5 Networks Application Networking Vendor of the Year in APAC
F5 continues its dominant position in the application networking market with strong year-on-year growth.
People's Picks Workplace Awards Single Out F5 Networks
F5 Networks Tops Four Categories in NWjobs' Annual 'People's Picks' Awards.
F5 WebAccelerator™ Wins at Techworld Awards 2007
Web Application Delivery Product Recognized by Prestigious IT Professional Website.
F5 Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of the 'Application Delivery Products' 2007 Magic Quadrant
F5's FirePass® SSL VPN Named Finalist for SC Magazine Awards
Product cited in Best IPsec/SSL VPN category of Reader Trust Awards.
F5 Networks Certified as Five-Star Vendor from CMP's VARBusiness Magazine
F5's Advantage Partner Program commended by leading technology publication.
F5's Application Ready Network Wins Attendees' Pick Award at Microsoft's Tech-Ed Conference
Recognition at prominent industry event underscores the value F5's application delivery platform provides to customers running Microsoft applications.
F5 Cited as One of the Top 100 Fastest Growing Tech Companies
F5 claims No. 9 position in Business 2.0 Magazine's list of fastest growing technology companies in the U.S. for 2006.
F5's BIG-IP® SIP Load Balancing Solution Takes Internet Telephony's Product of the Year Award
Premier VoIP/IP Telephony publication honors BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager's SIP solution.