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F5 Opens New Bellevue Office to Support R&D for Cloud, Virtualization, and Web Services

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Nathan Misner
Sr. Director of Global Communications
F5 Networks
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n.misner@F5.com

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Company plans to aggressively hire engineering talent across Puget Sound locations

SEATTLE—F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced the opening of its new Bellevue, Wash., location with positions available immediately for up to 50 software engineers. Employees at the new office will support the company’s growing slate of cloud, virtualization, and web services technologies.

“F5 is joining a thriving group of technology powerhouses in the region’s Eastside corridor,” said Karl Triebes, EVP of Product Development and CTO at F5. “This location will grow our ranks of talented engineers and further strengthen F5’s position in Washington’s competitive talent market.”

Prospective employees can learn more about F5 career opportunities and company benefits at www.f5.com/about/careers/us-openings.

F5 Facts

  • Since the beginning of 2012, F5 has added over 600 employees, representing more than a 23 percent increase to its global employee base.
  • F5 has been ranked the #1 place to work in KING-TV/Evening Magazine’s Best of Western Washington Awards for 2010, 2011, and 2012, and has been recognized repeatedly by the Puget Sound Business Journal as one of Washington’s Best Workplaces.
  • The company has over 3,100 employees in more than 35 countries worldwide. Headquartered in Seattle, F5 also has primary hubs in Spokane, Wash.; San Jose, Calif.; Lowell, Mass.; Chertsey, U.K.; Singapore; Tokyo; and Tel Aviv, Israel.

About F5

F5 (NASDAQ: FFIV) makes apps go faster, smarter, and safer for the world’s largest businesses, service providers, governments, and consumer brands. F5 delivers cloud and security solutions that enable organizations to embrace the application infrastructure they choose without sacrificing speed and control. For more information, go to f5.com. You can also follow @f5networks on Twitter or visit us on LinkedIn and Facebook for more information about F5, its partners, and technologies.

F5 is a trademark or service mark of F5 Networks, Inc., in the U.S. and other countries. All other product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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