Sr. Director of Global Communications
New, flexible training helps partners differentiate themselves with application security, availability, mobility, and performance expertise
SEATTLE – F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) announced today new Sales and Technical Sales Accreditation programs. This introduction is the latest in an ongoing series of projects to provide F5 partners with the tools and skills needed to offer differentiated application delivery solutions and services to customers. With the launch of F5’s Synthesis architectural vision—and as F5’s relevance across security, cloud, and mobility topics rapidly grows—partner enablement becomes even more crucial. The new programs help partners effectively articulate the unique value that F5 solutions deliver to enable transformative application services in data center and cloud environments.
Dedicated F5 Sales Accreditation and F5 Technical Sales Accreditation materials are available online to partners at F5 University and accessible via the company’s Partner Resource Center (PRC).
“The IT industry is experiencing an incredibly fast-moving period of change, with F5, its partners, and customers poised to take advantage of the evolving technology landscape. Having established ourselves as the clear market leader in application delivery, the scope of our offerings has broadened to include security, mobility, cloud, and acceleration services. This evolution has shaped the skills needed to maximize the value of IT systems, and the F5 accreditation curriculum is the latest step in a series of related projects aimed at making sure our customers and partners benefit from the best possible consultative guidance.”
Jim Ritchings, SVP, Worldwide Channels, F5
“As IT professionals, it’s essential that we stay abreast of the technologies and advances being made in delivering security, availability, mobility, and performance solutions. F5 is one of those top technologies and their new Sales Accreditation course allows us to quickly bring our teams up to speed and gain essential knowledge that can benefit our customer base immediately.”
Tim Kazsuk, Practice Manager, Data Center, Nexus – a Dimension Data company
“The ability to connect on a technical level with customers and prospects is absolutely essential if we are to meet their high expectations. Being a trusted consultant is the way we engage and do business, and that means matching vendor technology to top-of-mind business initiatives. F5’s Technical Sales Accreditation training has been a valuable and effective method of meeting these needs.”
Manish Gutt, Sales Consultant, Galaxy Automation, India
The F5 solutions and programs referenced in this announcement are available today. Partners should visit F5’s Partner Resource Center (PRC) to access F5 Sales Accreditation and F5 Technical Sales Accreditation programs, as well as other training materials (login required).
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 f5.com. 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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