|[February 05, 2013]
February 5 Proclaimed "F5 Day" in Seattle
SEATTLE --(Business Wire)--
Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV),
the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, today welcomed
Mayor Mike McGinn to its Seattle headquarters, where he proclaimed that
February 5, 2013, is "F5 Day" in Seattle. This distinction follows the
Good Company recognition from the city, commending F5 for its
technology innovation, continued growth as an employer in the region,
and commitment to the community.
"I congratulate F5 on its success as a technology company and its role
as one of the leading high-tech employers in the region," said McGinn.
"F5 has a great, positive impact in our city's community and beyond."
Founded in Seattle in 1996, F5 employs more than 3,125 people worldwide,
with nearly 1,200 based in Washington. F5 continues to be recognized
as one of the region's premier employers. In fiscal year 2012, F5
recorded revenue of $1.38 billion.
"We are proud of our Seattle heritage and the positive impact F5 has had
on the region," said John McAdam, President and CEO of F5. "As we
celebrate F5 Day today, my thanks go out to our employees and partners
around the globe for their hard work and dedication. It's an exciting
time at F5, and we look forward to continued success both locally and
Local Involvement: F5 Connects
Through the company's employee-directed charitable giving program, F5
Connects, F5 employees support organizations within their local
communities. In Seattle, F5 has partnered with many organizations,
including the Detlef
Schrempf Foundation, For
Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics,
"Partnering with F5 has allowed us to provide much needed support to
children's charities in the Seattle area," said Detlef Schrempf, Founder
and President of the Detlef Schrempf Foundation, and former NBA All-Star
with the Seattle SuperSonics. "F5 is a great example of an organization
making a positive impact in our community. We congratulate them on F5
Day in Seattle."
"F5's participation in Washington's FIRST program is inspiring the next
generation of science and technology innovators," said Michael Campbell,
Regional Director of Washington FIRST. "As longtime supporters of FIRST,
F5's mentor teams have touched the lives of many future engineers and
technologists, encouraging them to exploe the worlds of science and
"F5 has been remarkably generous and proactive with our programs for
kids and infants, helping us inaugurate and fund our annual holiday
event for children and their families who have received care at our
facilities," said Dan Dixon, VP of External Affairs at Swedish Health
Services. "F5 is the best kind of business; they illustrate how to do
well by doing good. We are a better community with their presence."
F5 and its executives have also been honored with recent leadership and
corporate awards, including:
F5 is actively hiring. Please visit F5's
careers page for information on employment opportunities.
About F5 Networks (News - Alert)
F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV)
makes the connected world run better. F5 helps organizations meet the
demands and embrace the opportunities that come with the relentless
growth of voice, data, and video traffic, mobile workers, and
applications-in the data center, the network, and the cloud. The world's
largest businesses, service providers, government entities, and consumer
brands rely on F5's intelligent services framework to deliver and
protect their applications and services while ensuring people stay
connected. Learn more at www.f5.com.
You can also follow @f5networks
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for more information about F5, its partners, and technology. For a
complete listing of F5 community sites, please visit www.f5.com/news-press-events/web-media/community.html.
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