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F5 Receives Cloud Automation Award at VMworld 2014
|By Business Wire
|September 4, 2014 07:02 AM EDT
Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV)
today announced an award received at last week’s VMworld
2014 conference. During the event, VMware formally recognized the Best
Cloud Management Marketplace Solutions, with F5 capturing the award
in the Cloud Automation category.
VMware partners and vendors from around the world that have contributed
solutions to the Cloud
Management Marketplace were considered for these awards. Winners
were selected based on the number of solution downloads, indicating
breadth of use throughout the industry.
Management Marketplace is designed to make it even easier for
organizations to find and learn about third-party products and
technologies, supported by solutions from our extensive vendor and
partner community,” said Wayne Greene, Senior Director, Product
Management, VMware. “We have seen our partner ecosystem more than double
in the last year with more than 200 solutions available from 60-plus
partners. Customers enjoy the ability to extend the management and
orchestration capabilities of their deployments, with access to
integrated vendor and partner solutions in a one-stop shop. We’re
pleased to recognize the F5
Networks Management Plug-in for vCenter Orchestrator with the
marketplace’s Cloud Automation award for 2014.”
The F5 plug-in provides workflows and actions that support the seamless
delivery of F5 BIG-IP®
application services in VMware-based environments. The plug-in enables
the automation of integrated BIG-IP tasks such as auto-scaling,
application provisioning, and automatic system maintenance and patching.
This plug-in is available to mutual customers free of charge.
“Our priority is to make flexible, programmable Software
Defined Application Services™ available to organizations
regardless of the physical and virtual components they choose for their
infrastructures,” said Calvin Rowland, VP, Business Development, F5.
“With VMware’s Cloud Management Marketplace, mutual customers have a
defined way to bring together VMware and F5 technologies, with the aim
of orchestrating services throughout cloud and data center environments.
This award speaks to the importance of multi-vendor solutions in today’s
IT landscape, and the response we’ve seen from customers indicates a
growing appetite for solutions combining F5 and VMware capabilities.”
Launched in 2013, the VMware
Cloud Management Marketplace offers trusted solutions and partner
integrations that extend the capabilities of VMware Cloud Management
products with third-party technologies to enable end-to-end operations
intelligence and comprehensive visibility into organizations’ IT
For additional information on F5’s technology alliance and partnership
efforts with VMware, please visit https://f5.com/partners/product-technology-alliances/vmware.
FFIV) provides solutions for an application world. F5 helps
organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined
networking (SDN) deployments to successfully deliver applications to
anyone, anywhere, at any time. F5 solutions broaden the reach of IT
through an open, extensible framework and a rich partner ecosystem of
leading technology and data center orchestration vendors. This approach
lets customers pursue the infrastructure model that best fits their
needs over time. The world’s largest businesses, service providers,
government entities, and consumer brands rely on F5 to stay ahead of
cloud, security, and mobility trends. For more information, go to f5.com.
You can also follow @f5networks
on Twitter or visit us on Facebook
for more information about F5, its partners, and technologies.
F5, BIG-IP, and Software Defined Application Services are trademarks or
service marks of F5 Networks, Inc., in the U.S. and other countries.
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VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. The use of
the word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership
relationship between VMware and any other company.
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