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.

TypePublic
HQSeattle, US
Founded1996
Size (employees)4,366 (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 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.
USD

Net income (Q2, 2018)

198.1m

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

285.4m

Market capitalization (15-Oct-2018)

10.2b

Closing stock price (15-Oct-2018)

167.0

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

595.9m
F5 Networks's current market capitalization is $10.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

1.7b1.9b2.0b

Revenue growth, %

11%4%

Cost of goods sold

310.0m332.3m337.2m

Gross profit

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

Sales and marketing expense

134.8m140.3m139.9m148.8m151.2m150.8m157.5m156.5m156.6m164.5m164.7m161.0m167.9m337.9m

General and administrative expense

25.5m26.0m27.8m32.3m30.9m32.6m34.3m34.8m34.2m41.7m38.0m39.4m40.0m79.3m

R&D expense

64.1m67.2m67.0m70.1m74.5m74.3m81.1m86.3m83.0m87.1m89.2m88.6m85.9m176.9m

Operating expense total

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

Cash

189.7m281.5m390.5m514.6m

Accounts Receivable

204.2m242.2m279.4m268.2m

Inventories

19.0m24.5m33.7m34.1m

Current Assets

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

Cash

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

Inventories

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

Current Assets

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

PP&E

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

Net Income

277.3m311.2m365.0m365.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

40.0m46.1m52.6m56.8m

Inventories

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

Cash From Operating Activities

499.7m549.0m684.5m711.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

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

Accounts Payable

(8.2m)(5.3m)
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

Backlog

$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

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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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