F5 Networks, Inc. provides technology that optimizes the delivery of network-based applications, as well as the security, performance, and availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network resources. Its products include BIG-IP, an application delivery controller; VIPRION, a chassis-based application delivery controller; FirePass, which provides SSL VPN access for remote users of IP networks, and applications connected to those networks from any standard Web browser on any device; and Application Security Manager, a Web application firewall that provides application-layer protection against generalized and targeted attacks. The company also offers WebAccelerator, which speeds Web transactions by individual network object requests, connections, and end-to-end transactions; WANJet that accelerates file transfers, email, data replication, and other applications over IP networks; and Enterprise Manager, which allows customers to discover and view products in a single window. In addition, it provides ARX product family that comprises enterprise-class intelligent file virtualization devices, which simplify the management of file storage environments; Data Manager that gathers file storage statistics and provides graphical reporting and trending functions; and iControl, which allows customers and independent software vendors to modify programs. Further, the company offers services, such as consulting, training, installation, maintenance, and other technical support services. It primarily serves technology, telecommunications, financial services, transportation, education, and manufacturing and healthcare industries, as well as government customers. The company markets its products and services through distributors, value-added resellers, and systems integrators. It sells its products and services in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Japan, and the Asia Pacific. F5 Networks, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.