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F5 Networks Appoints Rob Malkin as Managing Director, Sales, of Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ)

Sydney, Australia – August 16, 2016F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced the appointment of Rob Malkin as Managing Director, Sales, for Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ). Based in Sydney, Malkin will be responsible for managing F5’s business and directing the broader strategy for growth in the region.

“Rob comes to us with extensive transformational experience as well as channel management experience across the region,” said Emmanuel Bonnassie, Senior Vice President, Sales, Asia Pacific, F5 Networks. “This expertise is important as we are revitalising our market strategy to drive thought leadership in hybrid cloud and application security in A/NZ.”

Malkin brings more than 18 years of experience in the IT industry, having worked across cloud and hybrid technologies within manufacturing, architecture, engineering, telecommunications and infrastructure industries across the US and APAC. Prior to F5, Malkin was at Aconex and Autodesk where he held various roles across the region.  Rob was the APAC Sales Director for Autodesk. Before Autodesk, Rob worked at Agile PLM (Oracle) and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

“The technological landscape of Australia is undergoing a vast shift. Hybrid cloud and security-as-a-service is set to massively expand as companies accelerate their digital transformation and demand the skills that a specialist vendor can provide,” said Malkin. “F5 has had strong growth in the region and I look to expand this with a renewed focus on our target markets,” Malkin added. 

About F5

F5 (NASDAQ: FFIV) provides solutions for an application world. F5 helps organisations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking (SDN) deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. F5 solutions broaden the reach of IT through an open, extensible framework and a rich partner ecosystem of leading technology and data centre orchestration vendors. This approach lets customers pursue the infrastructure model that best fits their needs over time. The world’s largest businesses, service providers, government entities, and consumer brands rely on F5 to stay ahead of cloud, security, and mobility trends. For more information, go to f5.com.

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