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F5 Honours Outstanding Channel Partners in Europe, Middle East and Africa

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, today announced its 2011 Channel Partners of the Year awards for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. The awards recognise F5 partner community members that display pre- and post-sales technical excellence, commitment to customer service, knowledge of and focus on strategic F5 solutions, and sales engagement excellence.

“A variety of compelling reasons contribute to determining each winner of an F5 Partner of the Year award, but the delivery of outstanding value to our joint customers is the deciding factor in each of our categories,” said Michael Schoenrock, Director Channel Sales, EMEA at F5. “Their experience, customer focus and technical expertise are a major reason that F5’s Application Delivery Networking solutions are recognised by customers as an investment that drives business forward. We congratulate and thank all of them.”

F5 Partner Award winners are the taken from the best performers from F5 EMEA’s network of trusted distributors and resellers. Winners will receive their awards in person at the F5 Agility 2012 customer and partner summit, taking place on 12th–13th June in London.

Pan-EMEA winners of an F5 2011 Channel Partner award:

  • EMEA Partner of the Year: Hewlett-Packard
  • EMEA Distributor of the Year: Westcon
  • EMEA Customer Support Partner of the Year: Integralis
  • ARX Partner of the Year: Inforsacom
  • Security Partner of the Year: Telindus

Additional regional winners will be announced at the upcoming F5 Agility conference.

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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