F5® Honors UNITY™ Partners of the Year

Published June 12, 2013


Nathan Misner
Sr. Director of Global Communications
F5 Networks
(206) 272-7494

Holly Lancaster
WE Communications
(415) 547-7054

Awards recognize excellence in partner performance and customer service

SEATTLE—F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced its 2012 UNITY Partners of the Year awards for the Americas region. F5 will honor the winners at the F5 Agility 2013 customer and partner summit in July, recognizing those partners who demonstrate superior account management, customer service, and technical acumen.

“F5’s UNITY Partners of the Year awards recognize our partners’ dedication and unrelenting focus on addressing customer need,” said Keith McManigal, Regional VP of Channel Sales for the Americas at F5. “With the outstanding support of our partners, we offer customers a range of solutions that protect and deliver mission critical applications and services. We congratulate all of the 2012 UNITY Partners of the Year.”

To select the winning partners, F5 measured results achieved during 2012 across eight categories. F5’s 2012 UNITY Partners of the Year are as follows:


F5 Agility 2013

Agility, F5’s invitation-only technology summit for partners and customers, will be held July 30-August 1 in San Francisco. Free to F5 customers and partners, the event offers in-depth technology and business presentations as well as technical workshops focused on F5 solutions. 

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“Through our long-standing partnership with F5, we offer customers solutions and training to secure their infrastructures within the continually evolving threat landscape,” said Dan Thormodsgaard, VP of Solutions Architecture at FishNet Security. “We are especially honored to be named both 2012 UNITY Partner of the Year and the 2012 UNITY Security Partner of the Year.”

About F5

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 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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