F5 Positioned in Leaders Quadrant of the Application Delivery Controller Magic Quadrant

F5 Networks, Inc., the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADC), announced today its position in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2010 Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers from Gartner, Inc.1

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers evaluates 13 vendors in the ADC market space based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute. According to Gartner, being a leader in the Magic Quadrant for ADCs needs to have strong or growing market share, especially in the Advanced Platform ADCs, and to have solutions that resonate with an increasing number of enterprises, and expertise in complex data center application deployment.

F5’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Dan Matte says. “We believe F5’s strong customer and partner relationships have helped us become a leader in the Magic Quadrant. F5’s market execution and differentiation are the result of our ability to respond to the evolving needs of ADCs in the market. In addition, F5’s DevCentral presence as the industry’s largest ADC-focused community, continue to contribute to our success.”

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