It was just announced that our acquisition of Swan Labs completed!

SEATTLE, WA-October 4, 2005-F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Swan Labs Corporation, a leading provider of WAN (Wide Area Network) optimization and application acceleration solutions. F5 announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire Swan Labs on September 6, 2005.

Headquartered in San Jose, California, Swan Labs brings to F5 a talented and experienced product development team and a seasoned sales force. Combined with F5's industry-leading Application Delivery Networking solutions, Swan Labs' network and application optimization technologies will be part of an integrated framework designed to optimize the security, performance and availability of Web-based applications for any user on any browser-based device, including branch office PCs, remote laptops, PDAs and public terminals.

Welcome aboard team, we're excited to have you as part of the F5 family!

-Joe

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