F5 and Carahsoft Announce 2nd Annual F5® Government Technology Symposium, May 21, 2013

Published May 15, 2013


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

Holly Lancaster
WE Communications
(415) 547-7054

R. Scot Hopkins, Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret.), Senior Partner, Grace and Associates; Juliana F. Rosati, Deputy Director, DDCIO(N) Division at U.S. Navy Delivering Keynote Addresses

Reston, Va.


F5 Networks and Carahsoft are hosting the 2nd annual F5 Government Technology Symposium. During this one-day government conference, attendees will hear how agencies are successfully implementing strategies to meet cybersecurity, mobility, application delivery, data center consolidation and cloud challenges. The sessions will encourage an exchange of ideas among peers and technology experts across four tracks throughout the day.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to visit the Demo Lab for hands-on experience with systems engineers who will be highlighting F5’s latest technology advancements.

The conference will be kicked off by keynote addresses from R. Scot Hopkins, Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret), Senior Partner, Grace and Associates and Juliana F. Rosati, Deputy Director, DDCIO(N) Division at U.S. Navy (OPNAV N2N6BC). Abe Usher, Chief Innovation Officer, The HumanGeo Group, and former cybersecurity expert with NSA, will moderate an afternoon panel discussion with industry expert technology leaders from F5, VMware, HP Software and SAP on Best Practices in Cybersecurity.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001

View the full agenda. The event is complimentary for all government employees. Space is limited, so register now!

About Carahsoft

Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider. As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of manufacturers, resellers, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.

The company’s dedicated Solutions Divisions proactively market, sell and deliver F5 Networks, VMware, Symantec, EMC, Adobe, Open Source, HP Software, SAP, and Innovative and Intelligence products and services, among others. Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer, and is listed annually among the industry's fastest growing firms by CRN, Inc., Washington Technology, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at

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 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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