F5 Networks, a prominent information and communication technology (ICT) vendor, relies on a network of sales channel partners to sell and distribute its offerings across its customer base. According to proprietary analysis in GlobalData’s F5 Networks Partner Ecosystem Profile, the security, cloud computing, and networking categories account for 85.6% of the total partner engagements, as of July 2022. Buy the profile here.

F5 Networks develops and provides application delivery services. The company provides full proxy, programmable, scalable software platform Traffic Management Operating System (TMOS). Its TMOS-based software products include local and global traffic management, link controller, advanced firewall manager, network and application security, access management and web acceleration. F5 Networks also provides BIG-IP platforms, VIPRION chassis-based hardware (virtual editions). It offers subscription services to protect communications between end-user devices and web and mobile applications. F5 Networks serves technology, telecommunications, transportation, financial services, education, manufacturing industries, and government agencies. The company’s business operations are spread across the Americas, EMEA, Oceania and Asia-Pacific. F5 Networks is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, the US.

As depicted in the chart above, F5 Networks's partner engagements are focused on serving clients across Western Europe, which accounted for majority of their overall partner engagements, followed by North America, according to GlobalData's report.

Healthcare, financial markets, and retail emerged as the top three industry verticals, that F5 Networks is focusing on serving via its partners. These verticals together contributed 21.4% of the total vertical-specific partner engagements, with healthcare leading the partner engagement distribution.

The table below covers prominent partners of F5 Networks based on GlobalData's proprietary scoring framework, which analyzes partner engagements on multiple parameters including revenue band, employee band, partnership certification, partner vertical and geography focus, among others. The majority of F5 Networks's partners are value-added distributors or resellers.

GlobalData's Partner Network Database tracks and evaluates the partner ecosystem for over 300 ICT vendors, across 29 industries, 18 ICT solution areas, and 7 regions using a proprietary partner scoring framework. To uncover and analyses the partner network for other leading ICT vendors, access GlobalData's proprietary partner ecosystem profiles below:

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