F5 Networks, a global leader in application delivery networking based in Seattle, has been recognized by Mayor Mike McGinn today in a ceremony at F5 headquarters in which he proclaimed February 5 to be “F5 Day.”
The proclamation is part of the In Good Company recognition from the City commending F5 for its technology innovation, continued growth as an employer in the region, and commitment to the community.
“I congratulate F5 on its success as a technology company and its role as one of the leading high-tech employers in the region,” said Mayor McGinn. “F5 has a great, positive impact in our city’s community and beyond.”
Founded in Seattle in 1996, F5 employs more than 3,125 people worldwide, with nearly 1,200 based in Washington. F5 continues to be recognized as one of the region’s premier employers. In fiscal year 2012, F5 recorded revenue of $1.38 billion.
The company was also commended for its community involvement. In Seattle, F5 has partnered with many organizations to better serve the community, including the Detlef Schrempf Foundation, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics, and Swedish Medical Center.