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F5 Networks' CEO to Deliver Keynote at Interop Las Vegas

Attendees will learn why and how a static infrastructure must evolve to match the flexibility of virtualized applications, both within the data center and out to the cloud

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), President and CEO John McAdam will address attendees at Interop 2009 on Wednesday, May 20 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. McAdam's keynote will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Ballroom H on Level 2 of the convention center.

"Today, the network is regarded as the cornerstone of the application delivery infrastructure. CIOs and other IT leaders are critically re-examining their networks in an effort to move beyond static infrastructure," said John McAdam. "In a time where change and consolidation are expected and doing more with less is an imperative, the IT infrastructure must provide intelligence and agility to give organizations a sustainable competitive edge."

In his keynote, McAdam will share insights and examples of:

  • How an agile IT infrastructure affords businesses sustainable advantage by proactively exploiting market dynamics
  • Managing the four dimensions of variance within IT: User Interaction, Security, Applications, and Data.
  • How to drive down the cost of innovation using intelligence to manage the growing complexity of IT

John McAdam's keynote will also be available for viewing at http://www.interop.com/lasvegas/interoptv/.

During Interop, F5 will showcase the company's market-leading Application Delivery Networking solutions. Visit booth #1931 in the main exhibition hall to learn more about how F5 can help accelerate Microsoft SharePoint, prepare the infrastructure for virtualization, cut storage costs, optimize cloud computing, and much more.

In addition, you can catch F5 at the following panel discussions:
"A Comparison of WAN Optimization Controllers"
Tuesday, May 19 - 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location/Room: Breakers E

"The Impact of IT Virtualization on Applications and Networks"
Tuesday, May 19 - 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Location/Room: Breakers E

To learn more about F5's presence at industry events, please visit f5.com/about-us/events.

About F5 Networks

F5 Networks is the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), focused on ensuring the secure, reliable, and fast delivery of applications. F5's flexible architectural framework enables community-driven innovation that helps organizations enhance IT agility and dynamically deliver services that generate true business value. F5's vision of unified application and data delivery offers customers an unprecedented level of choice in how they deploy ADN solutions. It redefines the management of application, server, storage, and network resources, streamlining application delivery and reducing costs. Global enterprise organizations, service and cloud providers, and Web 2.0 content providers trust F5 to keep their business moving forward. For more information, go to www.f5.com.

F5 is a trademark or service mark of F5 Networks, Inc., in the U.S. and other countries. All other product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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