F5 Networks, Inc. provides application delivery networking technology that secures and optimizes the delivery of network-based applications, and the security, performance, and availability of servers and other network resources. It offers Local Traffic Manager, which provides intelligent load-balancing and traffic management; Global Traffic Manager that automatically directs users to the closest or best-performing data center; Access Policy Manager, which provides secure, granular, and context-aware control of access to applications; and Application Security Manager, an application firewall. The company also provides Link Controller that monitors the health and availability of each connection in organizations with more than one Internet service provider; WAN Optimization Manager, which integrates application delivery with WAN optimization technologies; WebAccelerator that speeds Web transactions by optimizing individual network object requests, connections, and end-to-end transactions from browser to databases; and Message Security, which extends security for message applications to the edge of the corporate network and eliminates unwanted e-mail. In addition, it offers BIG-IP and VIPRION application delivery controllers; Edge Gateway, a remote access product that provides context-aware, policy controlled, and remote access to applications at LAN speed; Enterprise Manager, which allows customers to discover and view its products in a single window; Traffix Signaling Delivery Controller for diameter signaling and routing; and ARX product family, a series of high performance and enterprise-class intelligent file virtualization devices. The company sells its products to enterprise customers and service providers through various channels, including distributors, value-added resellers, and systems integrators in the Americas, the Middle East, Africa, Japan, and the Asia Pacific. F5 Networks, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
Deep Packet Inspection
Application Delivery Controller
Application Delivery Network