F5 Wins 2013 Telecoms.com LTE Award

  F5 Wins 2013 Telecoms.com LTE Award

 Independent panel votes F5^® Traffix^™ Signaling Delivery Controller^™ ‘Best
                          LTE Core Network Element’

LTE World Summit 2013

Business Wire

SEATTLE -- June 27, 2013

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) has been recognized with a Telecoms.com LTE
Award in the Best LTE Core Network Element category. The announcement was made
during LTE World Summit, held June 24–26 in Amsterdam. The award recognizes
core network elements that are exceptional in their area, contributing to
making LTE more attractive for operators to deploy, and to the success of
commercial LTE deployments.

“With more live deployments than any other Diameter signaling vendor in the
industry, this award reinforces F5’s market leadership,” said Ben Volkow, VP
of Product Development, F5. “A robust Diameter signaling management solution
is the nervous system of a network — the element that ensures network
performance, reliability, and service quality. F5’s Traffix organization was
the first to focus 100 percent on Diameter signaling management solutions, and
we’re delighted that our efforts to help educate the market have been

The F5 Traffix Signaling Delivery Controller (SDC^™) addresses some of the
unprecedented challenges of LTE, specifically the constant upswing in the use
of smartphones and the resulting need for operators to manage the consequent
uncontrolled signaling between network elements in maintaining network

The F5 Traffix SDC features a context-aware routing engine for reliable
signaling overload control and the network visibility required for immediate
identification and prevention of service issues. It has been deployed
worldwide by operators to control network signaling and provide optimal
network performance and reliability.

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About F5 Networks

F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) makes the connected world run better. F5 helps
organizations meet the demands and embrace the opportunities that come with
the relentless growth of voice, data, and video traffic, mobile workers, and
applications—in the data center, the network, and the cloud. The world’s
largest businesses, service providers, government entities, and consumer
brands rely on F5’s intelligent services framework todeliver andprotect
their applications andservices while ensuring people stay connected. Learn
more at www.f5.com.

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F5, Traffix, Signaling Delivery Controller, and SDC are trademarks or service
marks of F5 Networks, Inc., in the U.S. and other countries. All other product
and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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