F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs), [LINK] published October 30, 2012. “Enterprises and service providers rely on F5 to help solve extremely challenging issues, including application and data security, managing access to critical web-based applications—on premises or in the cloud—and coping with the explosion of data traffic from increased mobile usage,” said Dan Matte, EVP of Marketing and Business Development at F5 Networks. “F5 has always taken a holistic approach to tackling application delivery challenges versus addressing problems in isolation. We continue to deliver on the promise of our TMOS® architecture as an intelligent services platform, providing a crucial building block for delivering dynamic services that are always secure, fast, and available.” As defined by Gartner, “ADCs provide functions that optimize enterprise application environments. Enterprises use ADCs to optimize reliability, end-user performance, data center resources use and security for a variety of enterprise applications.” 1Additional Resources
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