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F5’s BIG-IP Named Product of the Year by Internet Telephony Magazine

F5® BIG-IP® system recognized for innovation in combining powerful application delivery services in a unified solution

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, today announced that Technology Marketing Corporation’s (TMC®) Internet Telephony magazine has chosen BIG-IP® version 10.1 as a winner of its twelfth annual Product of the Year Award. The awards, selected by the editors of Internet Telephony, recognize products that demonstrate leadership, vision, and the advancement of IP communications technologies.

“We’re proud to honor F5 Networks with a Product of the Year Award for BIG-IP v10.1,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “F5 continues to prove its commitment to excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace. We commend F5 for their achievements, and we look forward to additional innovative solutions from them in the future.”

“We’re very pleased to be recognized by TMC and Internet Telephony magazine,” said Jason Needham, Sr. Director of Product Management at F5. “With BIG-IP v10.1, F5 offers a flexible, unified Application Delivery Networking system to support the dynamic needs of the Telco and IP communications markets. This solution provides the ability to combine and customize application services, which helps service providers enhance the value of their technology investments and respond quickly with new products and services as business conditions change. Recognition from leading publications like this is extremely gratifying, as it mirrors the success our customers are experiencing with our solutions.”

A full list of Product of the Year winners is published in the February 2010 issue of Internet Telephony.

About Internet Telephony Magazine

Internet Telephony has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, Internet Telephony magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. Internet Telephony offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. Internet Telephony magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers. For more information about the magazine, please visit For more information about TMC, visit

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

F5 and BIG-IP 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.

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