F5 Honored by Glassdoor as a Best Place to Work

Published December 10, 2014


Nathan Misner
Sr. Director of Global Communications
F5 Networks
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Holly Lancaster
WE Communications
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F5 ranked #4 among the top 50 large companies to work for in the U.S.

SEATTLE – F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) announced today it was named a Best Place to Work by the 2015 Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards. F5 continues to be identified as a top employer, with the latest win coming on the heels of repeat recognition as a top-five Best Place to Work by the KING5 Best of Western Washington Awards.

The Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award highlights F5 as one of best places to work in the U.S. among companies with 1,000 employees or more. Companies were ranked by their employee reviews on for attributes including career opportunities, compensation, benefits, work/life balance, senior management, as well as culture and values.

“Our recognition by Glassdoor as a Best Place to Work is especially meaningful to us because it is based on objective reviews from our employees,” said Laurie Likai, SVP of human resources at F5. “The feedback they are sharing within the Glassdoor community is a great indicator that we are continuing to provide a supportive, fun workplace as we experience rapid growth. This honor lets the top talent we’re seeking in the job market know that F5 is a wonderful place to contribute and build a rewarding career.”

With over 3,800 employees worldwide, F5 currently enjoys a highly rated profile on, including the following statistics:

  • 4.4 overall company rating (on a five-point scale)
  • 99% approval rating of CEO John McAdam
  • 93% of employees would recommend F5 to a friend

“I’m proud to celebrate the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award winners in earning this tremendous achievement,” said Glassdoor co-founder and CEO Robert Hohman. “Millions of employees around the world are turning to Glassdoor each month to share their work experiences. It is this type of authentic feedback that helps others find jobs and companies they love, and allows us to honor employers who stand out for their efforts in providing an enjoyable work environment and culture.”

Founded in 2007, Glassdoor is a leading career community designed to help job seekers find jobs and address critical questions that come up during the search, application, interview, and negotiation phases of employment. Glassdoor aims to provide a transparent look at company culture, work environment, salary and compensation, and the interview process thanks to the millions of insights shared by employees, job candidates, and employers. As of October 2014, Glassdoor welcomes more than 26 million members to its desktop and mobile platforms.

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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.

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