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F5 Announces Plans To Unify Access Management For Web Applications

SEATTLE, October 6, 2009 - F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), today announced that it plans to integrate F5?? BIG-IP?? access solutions with Oracle Identity Management software to centralize web application authentication and authorization services, streamline access management, and reduce infrastructure costs.

Advantages of combining F5 and Oracle solutions will include:

Tight integration of the F5 BIG-IP system with Oracle?? Access Manager, enabling reduced TCO, lowered deployment risk, and streamlined operational efficiencies for customers.
Integration with Oracle Access Manager Single Sign-On (SSO) to promote a superior end-user experience and enhanced user productivity. This integration will enable organizations to adopt an access management and SSO strategy that allows rapid ROI.
 A unified point of enforcement to simplify auditing and control changes in configuring application access settings.

F5, a member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, will provide additional information about the planned solution in Booth #1421 at Oracle OpenWorld, taking place October 11-15 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. To learn more about F5's presence at Oracle OpenWorld and other industry events, please visit

The combined solution is expected to be available within the first half of CY 2010.
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