F5 strengthens R&D presence in Hyderabad with new leadership and floor expansion, recognized as a Top 75 Great Place to Work in 2021

Published November 25, 2021


Suzanne DuLong
VP, Investor Relations
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Holly Lancaster
WE Communications
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Hyderabad, India - F5, Inc.  (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in multi-cloud application security and delivery, established its state-of-the-art Product development center at Hyderabad in 2018. Within a short span of three years, the Indian entity is now operating from both Hyderabad and Bangalore while contributing to the overall F5 roadmap and goals.

With the company’s growth, F5’s Product development center is expanding its operations in Hyderabad with a new floor in The Skyview building that will seat an additional 450 employees, bringing the total seating capacity to over 900. To support the growth of the company, the F5 Product development center will be led by Rohit Arya who comes in with over 30 years of experience in the industry. 

“We are delighted to have Rohit onboard the F5 team. He is an experienced engineering and business leader who thrives on building strong engineering teams with an inclusive, high performing and team-oriented culture. As an engineering industry veteran, he will play a crucial role in driving F5 India’s innovation and growth in the years to come.” - Sachidanandan Sambandan, SVP BIG-IP Engineering

“I am excited to be a part of F5 India. Contributions to F5 Innovation have been phenomenal in the last three years which is a reflection of our great engineering talent. The Indian market offers unmatched scale, and F5 India is well-positioned to further enhance its position as market leader. I am likewise enthusiastic about the expansion of our Hyderabad office, and we are looking forward to welcoming the new team members to our state-of-the-art workspace.”

- Rohit Arya, India Site Leader & VP Engineering

Rohit Arya, India Site Leader & VP Engineering

The India team has grown to over 700 employees in just a little over three years and is an example of F5’s continuing success. Both Hyderabad and Bangalore sites anticipate additional growth potential in the coming years, providing lots of opportunities for the talented engineers focusing on innovation and technology in the region. F5’s human-first approach continues to be recognized throughout the industry, and the company has again been listed among the Top 75 Great Places to Work in 2021 by Great Place to Work Institute.

F5 India team

About F5

F5 (NASDAQ: FFIV) is a multi-cloud application security and delivery company that enables our customers—which include the world’s largest enterprises, financial institutions, service providers, and governments—to bring extraordinary digital experiences to life. For more information, go to You can also follow @F5 on Twitter or visit us on LinkedIn and Facebook for more information about F5, its partners, and technologies.

F5 is a trademark, service mark, or tradename 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.

F5 Innovation is the Center of Excellence for Product Development in India aims to help grow and scale F5’s software and cloud portfolio to better meet customers’ needs worldwide.

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