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VMworld® 2013 Europe: Automated and Orchestrated Application Services Enabled by F5 and VMware

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Nathan Misner
Sr. Director of Global Communications
F5 Networks
(206) 272-7494
n.misner@F5.com

Holly Lancaster
WE Communications
(415) 547-7054
hluka@waggeneredstrom.com

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F5® Management Plug-In for VMware vCenter™ Orchestrator™ automates acceleration, security, and intelligent traffic management services

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • VMware vCenter Orchestrator helps automate IT service delivery.
     
  • F5 Management Plug-In allows use cases such as auto-scaling, application provisioning, and automated system maintenance and patching.
     
  • Joint F5 and VMware customers will benefit as they look to automate and orchestrate the delivery of application services to meet flexible infrastructure needs.
     
  • F5 and VMware solution demonstrations will be a highlight of F5’s presence at VMworld 2013 Europe.


BARCELONA—F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) announced today that F5 and VMware have taken a further key step in optimizing virtualized and cloud infrastructures. F5’s Management Plug-In for VMware vCenter Orchestrator allows customers to automate application provisioning to enable a more flexible and responsive application delivery environment. The joint solution will be demonstrated at VMworld Europe at F5’s booth (G111) and at a theater session on Wednesday, October 16.

F5 at VMworld 2013 Europe

Attend F5 breakout and theater sessions to learn how F5 optimizes VMware infrastructure:

  • “F5 Management Plug-In for VMware vCenter Orchestrator” (theater session in Hall 8.1 - Wednesday, Oct. 16, 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. CEST)
  • “Make VMware Horizon View™ More Secure, Available, Scalable, and Usable” (EUC6104 - Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. CEST)


SUPPORTING QUOTE

“F5 provides valuable augmentation to IT environments that run on VMware infrastructure. As more organizations realize the benefits of the software defined data center, the ability to automate and provision application services becomes invaluable. VMware and F5 customers can experience better and more powerful management capabilities with this joint solution.”

Rob Smoot, Senior Director, Cloud Management Marketing, VMware

AVAILABILITY

The F5® Management Plug-In for VMware vCenter™ Orchestrator™ is available now at no cost. Please contact vco@f5.com for more information.

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 and BIG-IP are trademarks or service marks of F5 Networks, Inc., in the U.S. and other countries. VMware, VMworld, Horizon View, and VMware vCenter are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. The use of the word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

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