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F5 Networks Wins “Best Workplace” Award from Puget Sound Business Journal

Company recognized for outstanding employee benefits, great corporate culture, and overall employee satisfaction

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), today announced it has been named the winner of Puget Sound Business Journal’s Best Workplace award in the extra-large company category (500+ employees). F5 was chosen from 80 finalists based on its excellent employee benefit offerings, leadership culture, and work/life balance philosophies. The award was presented to F5 at Safeco Field on Thursday, August 12 at a special event honoring all finalists.

“Receiving this award is particularly meaningful to us, given the abundance of quality companies based in the area,” said John McAdam, President and CEO of F5. “The honor truly belongs to our employees, who are passionate and committed to their work at F5. Keeping our employees happy and challenged is vital to F5 because they give us their best. In turn, we reward hard work and superior results with great benefits and employee recognition programs. That’s what makes F5 such a great place to work.”

F5 employs about 1,900 people worldwide and over 800 in Washington. The company specializes in making enterprise applications fast, secure, and reliable. Whenever you send a text message, use an online banking system, book an airline reservation, or visit a social networking site, you’re likely to be using F5 technology. 

For more information about the F5 award, view the complete article at the PSBJ website.

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About Puget Sound Business Journal

Puget Sound Business Journal is the region’s premier source of business information, serving an unparalleled audience of business and community leaders. In addition to the weekly newspaper, the Business Journal provides daily updates via its website and email alerts. The company also plays a vital role in bringing the area’s leadership community together by hosting a wide variety of events throughout the year, from the Washington’s Best Workplaces event at Safeco Field to the annual 100 Fastest Growing Companies celebration to the Women of Influence awards event. Puget Sound Business Journal is a unit of American City Business Journals, which operates 41 local business newspapers throughout the United States. Visit Puget Sound Business Journal on the web at

About F5 Networks

F5 Networks is the global leader in Application Delivery Networking. F5’s flexible solution portfolio enables organizations to enhance IT agility and dynamically deliver application and data services that generate true business value. 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

F5 and F5 Networks are trademarks or service marks 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.

About F5

F5 (NASDAQ: FFIV) makes apps go faster, smarter, and safer for the world’s largest businesses, service providers, governments, and consumer brands. F5 delivers cloud and security solutions that enable organizations to embrace the application infrastructure they choose without sacrificing speed and control. For more information, go to You can also follow @f5networks on Twitter or visit us on LinkedIn and Facebook for more information about F5, its partners, and technologies.

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