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EPS TTM
$3.82
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74.1M
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F5 Networks, Inc. develops, markets, and sells application delivery networking products that optimize the security, performance, and availability of network applications, servers, and storage systems. The company offers Local Traffic Manager, which provides intelligent load-balancing and traffic management; Global Traffic Manager that automatically directs users to the closest or best-performing data center; Access Policy Manager, which provides secure, granular, and context-aware access to networks and applications; and Application Security Manager, an application firewall. It also provides Link Controller that monitors the health and availability of each connection in organizations with more than one Internet service provider; Advanced Firewall Manager to guard data centers against incoming threats; Application Acceleration Manager, which combines the application delivery features available in WAN optimization manager and WebAccelerator; and Policy Enforcement Manager that offers traffic classification capabilities to identify the specific applications and services to service providers. In addition, the company offers fraud detection and prevention software; BIG-IP application delivery controllers; VIPRION chassis-based systems; BIG-IP Edge Gateway, a remote access product that provides context-aware, policy controlled, and remote access to applications at LAN speed; and Traffix Signaling Delivery Controller for diameter signaling and routing. Further, it provides Enterprise Manager 4000, which allows customers to discover and view its products in a single window; and ARX product family, a series of enterprise-class intelligent file virtualization devices. The company sells its products to enterprise customers and service providers through distributors, value-added resellers, and systems integrators in the Americas, the Middle East, Africa, Japan, and the Asia Pacific. F5 Networks, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

3,743 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/7/14
Founded in 1996

f5 networks inc (FFIV) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: $817.6K
Chief Finance Officer and Executive Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $363.3K
Executive Vice President of Business Operatio...
Total Annual Compensation: $389.4K
Chief Technical Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $491.1K
Executive Vice President of Strategic Solutio...
Total Annual Compensation: $347.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

f5 networks inc (FFIV) Key Developments

F5 and VMware Bring Software-Defined Application Services to Software-Defined Data Centers

F5 Networks, Inc. and VMware, Inc. announced interoperability between F5's BIG-IQ(R) management platform and the VMware NSX(TM) network virtualization platform for rapid orchestration of layer 2--7 network and application services in the software-defined data center (SDDC). Today's announcement focuses on enabling customers to combine the VMware NSX platform's network service automation with F5's application delivery service management. This marks the latest in a series of collaborative efforts between the companies to bring compelling IT benefits to their mutual data center customers. The F5 and VMware NSX technologies interoperate with management plane-level REST-based APIs that are used by F5 BIG-IP to register and deploy application services that can be consumed by F5 users in their software-defined data center. The NSX traffic steering capability enables traffic to be redirected to the F5 service. This combination allows F5 iApps(R) to be leveraged by NSX, and to be consumed as vendor templates that F5 customers can instantiate with application-specific parameters.

F5 Networks Announces Availability of Big-IP Application Services for VMware vCloud Hybrid Service

F5 Networks has announced the availability of its BIG-IP application services for VMware vCloud Hybrid Service. Enterprise customers can now easily extend the same impactful application delivery services they enjoy in the data center into the cloud. Specifically, global application availability, automation, and cloud bursting are enhanced with F5 and VMware, bolstering disaster recovery and business continuity efforts. Using F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM), customers can route traffic across hybrid, on-premises, and cloud environments around the globe to keep pace with changing network conditions and user volumes for business needs.

F5 Networks, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fourth Quarter of Fiscal 2014

F5 Networks, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total net revenues were $440,285,000 compared to $370,302,000 for the same period a year ago. Income from operations was $126,079,000 compared to $104,077,000 for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $127,272,000 compared to $106,951,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income was $79,473,000 compared to $68,178,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income per diluted share was $1.05 compared to $0.86 for the same period a year ago. Net diluted income excluding stock-based compensation and amortization of purchased intangible assets (non-GAAP) was $104,566,000 or $1.39 per diluted share compared to $88,421,000 or $1.12 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Capital expenditures for the quarter were $5.5 million. Cash flow from operations was $138 million. For the nine months, the company reported total net revenues were $1,266,780,000 compared to $1,085,985,000 for the same period a year ago. Income from operations was $346,076,000 compared to $305,637,000 for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $347,538,000 compared to $312,179,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income was $217,162,000 compared to $201,083,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income per diluted share was $2.84 compared to $2.54 for the same period a year ago. Net diluted income excluding stock-based compensation and amortization of purchased intangible assets (non-GAAP) was $296,226,000 or $3.87 per diluted share compared to $263,786,000 or $3.33 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $379,127,000 compared to $351,698,000 for the same period a year ago. Purchases of investments $387,147,000 compared to $744,557,000 for the same period a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $15,636,000 compared to $21,434,000 for the same period a year ago. For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, the company has set a revenue goal of $453 million to $463 million with a GAAP earnings target of $1.15 to $1.18 per diluted share and a non-GAAP earnings target of $1.46 to $1.49 per diluted share. Net income expected to be in the range of $86.4 million to $88.7 million, amortization of purchased intangible assets expected to be $3.2 million and non-GAAP net income excluding stock-based compensation expense and amortization of purchased intangible assets expected to be in the range of $109.4 million to $111.8 million for the same period a year ago. GAAP effective tax rate expected to be 38% and a non-GAAP effective tax rate expected to be 35.5%. It believed cash flow from operations will be at or around $150 million. GAAP gross margin is anticipated to remain in the 82% range, including approximately $3.5 million of stock-based compensation expense and $2.7 million in amortization of purchased intangible assets. Non-GAAP gross margin is expected to be at or around 83.5%.

 

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