Monday, September 5, 2005

F5 Networks to Acquire Swan Labs for WAN Optimization

F5 Networks agreed to Swan Labs, a developer of WAN optimization and application acceleration market, for $43 million in cash. Swan Labs' WAN optimization and application acceleration technologies extend F5's market leading Application Traffic Management product portfolio. F5 said it will be able to offer an integrated framework that extends application and network security, acceleration and availability to remote, branch, public and private users -- regardless of where they are coming from.

Deployed dual ended, Swan Labs WANJet accelerates file transfer, email, client-server applications, data replication, and custom applications, resulting in predictable, fast performance for WAN users in data centers and branch offices.

  • Swan Labs is based in San Jose, California.


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