F5 Networks is the company that specializes in application delivery networking (ADN) technology for the delivery of web applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network and cloud resources. Known originally for its load balancing product, today the Company's product and services line includes all things related to the delivery of applications, such as local load balancing and acceleration, global (DNS based) load balancing and acceleration, security through web application firewall and application authentication and access products, DDoS defense, and more. F5 technologies are available in the data center and the cloud, including private, public, and multi-cloud environments.

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TypePublic
HQSeattle, US
Founded1996
Size (employees)4,395 (est)
Websitef5.com
F5 Networks was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, US
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Key People/Management at F5 Networks

Steve McMillan

Steve McMillan

Executive Vice President of Global Services
Scot Rogers

Scot Rogers

Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Ryan Kearny

Ryan Kearny

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
John DiLullo

John DiLullo

Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales
François Locoh-Donou

François Locoh-Donou

President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director
Kara Sprague

Kara Sprague

Senior Vice President and General Manager of ADC
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F5 Networks Office Locations

F5 Networks has offices in Seattle, Reston, San Jose, New York and in 51 other locations
Seattle, US (HQ)
401 Elliott Ave W
Bellevue, US
3535 Factoria Blvd SE
Liberty Lake, US
1322 N Whitman Ln
Louisville, US
150 285 Century Pl
Lowell, US
41 Wellman St
New York, US
600 Lexington Ave
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F5 Networks Financials and Metrics

F5 Networks Revenue

F5 Networks's revenue was reported to be $2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3.9% increase from the previous period.
USD

Net income (FY, 2018)

453.7m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

590.9m

Market capitalization (17-Jan-2019)

9.5b

Closing stock price (17-Jan-2019)

156.4

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

424.7m
F5 Networks's current market capitalization is $9.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

1.7b1.9b2.0b

Revenue growth, %

11%4%

Sales and marketing expense

483.0m558.3m602.5m628.7m652.2m664.1m

General and administrative expense

102.4m106.5m135.5m138.4m156.9m160.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Sales and marketing expense

134.8m140.3m139.9m148.8m151.2m150.8m157.5m156.5m156.6m164.5m164.7m161.0m167.9m170.0m165.8m

General and administrative expense

25.5m26.0m27.8m32.3m30.9m32.6m34.3m34.8m34.2m41.7m38.0m39.4m40.0m39.3m39.4m

R&D expense

64.1m67.2m67.0m70.1m74.5m74.3m81.1m86.3m83.0m87.1m89.2m88.6m85.9m91.1m94.1m

Operating expense total

224.4m233.5m234.7m251.1m256.7m257.8m272.9m277.6m273.8m293.2m291.9m288.9m293.8m594.1m299.2m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

189.7m281.5m390.5m514.6m673.2m424.7m

Accounts Receivable

204.2m242.2m279.4m268.2m

Inventories

19.0m24.5m33.7m34.1m29.8m30.6m

Current Assets

816.4m998.8m1.2b1.3b1.5b1.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

231.3m239.8m242.0m269.0m367.6m562.2m433.3m398.3m429.6m572.9m655.8m690.9m612.0m595.9m599.3m

Inventories

19.1m20.7m23.1m27.6m29.3m30.0m33.6m35.2m33.8m33.7m32.5m31.0m29.1m29.5m31.3m

Current Assets

870.9m950.4m945.1m1.0b1.1b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.5b

PP&E

62.2m61.6m62.7m66.6m68.7m83.5m99.9m107.5m115.1m128.7m126.7m125.1m117.3m117.4m126.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

277.3m311.2m365.0m365.9m420.8m453.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

40.0m46.1m52.6m56.8m61.1m59.5m

Inventories

(1.6m)(5.4m)(9.2m)(334.0k)4.2m(734.0k)

Accounts Payable

16.8m18.3m39.5m33.2m30.5m6.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

68.0m137.7m217.2m89.1m174.8m268.0m89.7m165.1m256.9m94.2m187.4m285.0m88.4m198.1m320.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

11.4m22.7m34.1m13.0m26.3m39.2m13.8m27.8m42.3m14.9m30.3m45.6m15.2m30.0m44.1m

Inventories

(25.0k)(1.7m)(4.1m)(3.1m)(4.9m)(5.6m)146.0k(1.5m)(87.0k)374.0k1.5m3.0m722.0k322.0k(1.5m)

Accounts Payable

33.6m4.0m(1.7m)19.6m3.8m1.8m(8.9m)37.1m21.1m14.3m(8.2m)(5.3m)(16.4m)
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

2 x
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F5 Networks Operating Metrics

F5 Networks's Backlog was reported to be $33.4m in FY, 2016. F5 Networks's Registered Users was reported to be 278 k in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Backlog

$61.60 m$38.10 m$33.40 m

Patents (Foreign)

15 21 46

Patents (US)

216 254 283

Registered Users

165 k223 k278 k
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F5 Networks Revenue Breakdown

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F5 Networks revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.4% from Asia Pacific, 24.5% from EMEA, 56.4% from Americas and 4.8% from Other

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F5 Networks News and Updates

Clientless Remote Support Software Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – Bomgar Corporation, Cisco systems, Citrix Systems, F5 Networks, LogMeIn

WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –“ Clientless Remote Support Software Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – Bomgar Corporation, Cisco systems, Citrix Systems, F5 Networks, LogMeIn”. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

DDoS Protection and Mitigation Global Market 2018-2025: Imperva, F5 Networks, Arbor, Nexusguard, Neustar

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On -“DDoS Protection and Mitigation Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2018 - 2025” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

DDoS Protection and Mitigation Market 2022 With Top Key Players - Imperva,F5 Networks, Arbor, Nexusguard, Verisign, Neustar, Nsfocus, Akamai, DOSarrest, Radware, CloudFlare, Corero Network Security, Inc.

Worldwide Market Reports has announced the addition of the “Global DDoS Protection and Mitigation Market Size Status and Forecast 2022”, The report classifies the global DDoS Protection and Mitigation Market in a precise manner to offer detailed insights about the aspects responsible for augmenting …

Load Balancer Market 2018: Key Players – F5 Networks, Citrix, A10 Networks, Radware, Brocade, Kemp Technologies, Riverbed Technology, and more…

The Global Load Balancer Market Research Report focuses on the key challenges that the market is facing, including the threats and restraints. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

F5 Networks appoints Edgar Dias as India Managing Director

F5 Networks (NASDAQDias has over 22 years of experience in the industry and will be responsible for managing and expanding F5's India operations. He will be based out of Bangalore and will report directly to Adam Judd, Senior Vice President of F5 Networks Asia Pacific, China & Japan."There is gr…

Application focus positions F5 Networks as a key player in Layer 7 management

For F5 Networks Inc. it all began with Big IP, a tool for controlling internet traffic in the late 1990s. Now the company has moved into traffic management and security services for the critical application layer, or Layer 7, as the enterprise embraces cloud infrastructure. “The cloud puts us in a …
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F5 Networks Company Life and Culture

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F5 Networks Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was F5 Networks founded?

    F5 Networks was founded in 1996.

  • Who are F5 Networks key executives?

    F5 Networks's key executives are Steve McMillan, Scot Rogers and Ryan Kearny.

  • How many employees does F5 Networks have?

    F5 Networks has 4,395 employees.

  • Who are F5 Networks competitors?

    Competitors of F5 Networks include Allot Communications, Procera Networks and Imperva.

  • Where is F5 Networks headquarters?

    F5 Networks headquarters is located at 401 Elliott Ave W, Seattle.

  • Where are F5 Networks offices?

    F5 Networks has offices in Seattle, Reston, San Jose, New York and in 51 other locations.

  • How many offices does F5 Networks have?

    F5 Networks has 56 offices.