F5 Networks, a public company, is an enterprise technology vendor that specializes in application delivery services and information security. Enterprise-leading technologists largely use F5 Networks to manage their enterprise's strategy, procurement & implementation of load-balancing, application availability and acceleration, traffic management, network hardware, DDoS protection, cloud resources, web application firewall (WAF), security, application delivery controlling and identity & access management.

Notable enterprise vendors competing for wallet share alongside F5 include: Akamai, Barracuda Networks, Citrix, A10 Networks, Riverbed, Fortinet, Imperva, AWS, Cloudflare, and Radware.

IT leaders need insight into the solutions, reliability, implementation cost, support structure, and compatibility offered by F5 - and its position, stability, and trajectory predominantly within the ADC and WAF markets.

Since 2010, ETR has surveyed F5 Networks' target consumer base and end users about their forward-looking spending intentions with the company. Our survey methodology, frequency of polling and round table discussions with CIOs, allow us to capture and report, in real-time, changes in customer demand and the impact these changes have on F5 Networks' calendar year spend. Specifically, the data provides actionable insight into whether the company's products and services within Information Security, Networking and Virtualization are seeing an acceleration, flattening or deceleration in spending intentions within the enterprise.

The most recent spending intentions data for F5 Networks was collected through ETR's proprietary TSIS (Technology Spending Intentions Survey) from 9/12/2018 - 9/27/2018 and was sourced from 258 CIOs and IT end users, which represent approximately $158B in annual IT spend. Further, of the 258 customers, 71 represent Fortune 500 organizations and 103 represent Global 2000 organizations.The report is available for purchase below.

F5 Networks commentary from 9 VENN events between 02/02/2017 and 06/11/2018 was aggregated into a VEC (VENN Events Content) report. The report is available for purchase below.

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