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F5 Networks and Swedish Partner on Second Annual Holidays at the Hospital Event

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), today announced its continued support of Swedish Pediatric Specialty Care’s annual Holidays at the Hospital event. Happening Sunday, Dec. 4, the event will feature carolers, photos with Santa, face painting, cookie decorating, and gifts for all children in attendance. The public is encouraged to attend this free event, which will be held in the 1101 Madison Medical Tower lobby on Swedish’s First Hill campus.

“F5 is proud to partner with Swedish for this year’s Holidays at the Hospital celebration,” said Dan Matte, SVP of Marketing and Business Development at F5 Networks. “Swedish Pediatric Specialty Care plays a vital role in our community, and this event helps bring holiday spirit to kids at the hospital and the surrounding public. Hosting this celebration is just one of many ways Swedish helps children and their families enjoy the holidays.”

“Through its continued support of this annual event, F5 has proven itself as a great community partner,” said R. Guy Hudson, M.D., F.A.A.P., pediatric urologic surgeon with Swedish. “Thanks to companies like F5 and Clear Channel, we are able to host special events for the extended Swedish community, which ultimately enhance our patients’ care.”


Holidays at the Hospital will take place Sunday, Dec. 4, from 1–4 p.m. PT in the 1101 Madison Medical Tower lobby on Swedish’s First Hill campus.

To learn more about Swedish Pediatric Specialty Care, visit To make a donation to the Pediatrics program at Swedish, visit

About Swedish

Swedish has grown over the last 101 years to become the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); freestanding emergency departments and ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; Swedish Visiting Nurse Services; and Swedish Medical Group – a network of more than 70 primary-care and specialty clinics located throughout the Greater Puget Sound area. In addition to general medical and surgical care including robotic-assisted surgery, Swedish is known as a regional referral center, providing specialized treatment in areas such as cardiovascular care, cancer care, neuroscience, orthopedics, high-risk obstetrics, pediatric specialties, organ transplantation and clinical research. For more information, visit,, or

In 2007, Swedish embarked upon an ambitious $100 million fund-raising campaign. Campaign investments are used to support a wide variety of initiatives throughout the health-care system, including cancer, heart and vascular, women and children, neuroscience, and orthopedics as well as programs to support underserved populations. To date, the campaign has secured gifts totaling more than $82 million. For more information or to support the campaign, visit

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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