F5's FirePass® SSL VPN Product Gains Rapid Momentum Worldwide

00:00:00 - 17 August 2004

August 17, 2004 - (HostReview.com) - F5 Networks, Inc. (www.f5.com), the leading provider of Application Traffic Management products, today announced that its best-in-class FirePass® product for secure remote access continues to gain widespread and rapid adoption worldwide.

"F5's expertise in security and application intelligence combined with its thorough understanding of enterprise customer requirements has enabled the company to achieve remarkable success in a very short time period," said Joel Conover, Principal Analyst, Enterprise Infrastructure at Current Analysis, Inc. "F5's acquisition of uRoam and integration of FirePass technology has enabled F5 to deliver a highly competitive SSL VPN solution and rapidly build market share in the secure remote access market segment."

The exceptional growth rate is a direct result of F5's successful market execution, strong working relationship with channel partners, and rich SSL VPN product, which offers the broadest application access as well as end-point and application security. Additionally, no other vendor offers an open API (Application Programming Interface) and SDK (Software Developer's Kit) that enables 3rd party application vendors to build seamless, secure remote access into their client applications.

"F5 Networks is unique in the industry because it offers a complete solution to protect organizations against any Web application vulnerabilities," said Gordon Shevlin, Senior Vice President of Sales at SiegeWorks. "FirePass provides very strong security for users outside corporate control and a long list of integrated features, delivering extremely high value."

F5 enables organizations to successfully deliver business-critical applications and gives them the greatest level of agility to stay ahead of growing business demands. As the pioneer and global leader in Application Traffic Management, F5 continues to lead the industry by driving more intelligence into the network to deliver advanced application agility.


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