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.

Seattle, US
Size (employees)
4,366 (est)
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 Auckland, North Sydney, Perth, Melbourne 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

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

Net income (Q2, 2018)

198.1 m

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

285.4 m

Market capitalization (14-Aug-2018)

11 b

Closing stock price (14-Aug-2018)


Cash (31-Mar-2018)

595.9 m
F5 Networks's current market capitalization is $11 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.7 b1.9 b2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

310 m332.3 m337.2 m

Gross profit

1.4 b1.6 b1.7 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Sales and marketing expense

134.8 m140.3 m139.9 m148.8 m151.2 m150.8 m157.5 m156.5 m156.6 m164.5 m164.7 m161 m167.9 m337.9 m

General and administrative expense

25.5 m26 m27.8 m32.3 m30.9 m32.6 m34.3 m34.8 m34.2 m41.7 m38 m39.4 m40 m79.3 m

R&D expense

64.1 m67.2 m67 m70.1 m74.5 m74.3 m81.1 m86.3 m83 m87.1 m89.2 m88.6 m85.9 m176.9 m

Operating expense total

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


189.7 m281.5 m390.5 m514.6 m

Accounts Receivable

204.2 m242.2 m279.4 m268.2 m


19 m24.5 m33.7 m34.1 m

Current Assets

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


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


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

Current Assets

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


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

Net Income

277.3 m311.2 m365 m365.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

40 m46.1 m52.6 m56.8 m


(1.6 m)(5.4 m)(9.2 m)(334 k)

Cash From Operating Activities

499.7 m549 m684.5 m711.5 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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


(25 k)(1.7 m)(4.1 m)(3.1 m)(4.9 m)(5.6 m)146 k(1.5 m)(87 k)374 k1.5 m3 m722 k322 k

Accounts Payable

(8.2 m)(5.3 m)
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

2.1 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


$61.60 m$38.10 m$33.40 m

Patents (US)

216 254 283

Patents (foreign)

15 21 46

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 Online and Social Media Presence

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F5 Networks News and Updates

Riding the economic roller coaster with F5 Networks

Some called it a bubble, others called it a bust. Whatever label was attributed to the collapse of dotcom companies in the period between 2000 and 2002, it was a bad time to be the chief executive officer of a fledgling technology business. Yet, that’s the position that John McAdam (pictured), then …
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F5 Networks Company Life and Culture

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