ARX1500 and ARX2500 Hardware Platforms

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F5 extends the value proposition of its award-winning ARX® product line to a broader range of organizations, driving down CapEx and OpEx costs.

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ARX1500 and ARX2500 Hardware Platforms

  1. 1. F5 Delivers New PlatformsSignificant Enhancements to ARX product family<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li>Leading provider of Application Delivery Networking products
  3. 3. F5 products optimize the security, performance & availability of network applications, servers and storage systems
  4. 4. Founded 1996 / Public 1999
  5. 5. Approx. 2,255 employees
  6. 6. FY09 Revenue: $653M
  7. 7. FY10 Revenue: $882M</li></ul>Company Snapshot<br />Revenue<br />
  8. 8. New hardware platforms<br />ARX1500<br />ARX2500<br />Press release date: July 11, 2011<br />Product Announcement<br />F5’s New ARX Platforms Help Small and Mid-sized Organizations<br />F5’s New ARX Platforms Help Organizations Reap the Benefits of File Virtualization<br />
  9. 9. Enabling a Dynamic Storage Infrastructure<br />BEFORE<br />AFTER<br />Applications and Users<br />Applications and Users<br />NAS and File Servers<br />NAS and File Servers<br /><ul><li>Transparency: masks storage changes from applications and users
  10. 10. Mobility: seamless cross platform, cross vendor data movement
  11. 11. Policy: migration, automated tiering, dynamic capacity balancing</li></li></ul><li>Introducing F5 ARX<br />Applications and Users<br />Global Namespace<br /><ul><li>Federates and presents logical representation of underlying file systems
  12. 12. Decouples access from physical location
  13. 13. Masks changes to underlying storage systems from applications and users</li></ul>Automated Data Management Policies<br /><ul><li>Automate common storage management tasks
  14. 14. Data migration
  15. 15. Storage tiering
  16. 16. Capacity balancing
  17. 17. Tasks performed without affecting access to files or requiring client re-configuration</li></ul>NAS and File Servers<br />
  18. 18. Introducing the ARX1500 and ARX2500<br />Enabling small to medium enterprises and reseller partners<br />Dramatic improvement in scale and performance available at lower price points<br />Low initial entry point, software upgradable<br />New 10GbE support in the mid-range<br />
  19. 19. First Glance – ARX1500<br />Compared to ARX500:<br /><ul><li>4x network connectivity and throughput
  20. 20. Up to 2x virtualization scale and 5x user count*
  21. 21. Redundant power supplies
  22. 22. Similar price point</li></ul>*For ARX1500 Enhanced<br />
  23. 23. First Glance – ARX2500<br />Compared to ARX2000:<br /><ul><li>10GbE vs. 1GbE connectivity
  24. 24. 2x throughput w/10GbE
  25. 25. Smaller form factor
  26. 26. Similar price point</li></li></ul><li>Growing with Enterprise EnvironmentsHigher scale and performance at lower price points<br />Performance<br />Price<br />
  27. 27. With the new ARX2500 platform, F5 has provided an outstanding way for Methodist Health System to manage our rapid data growth for years to come with a highly scalable and cost-effective data management platform.<br />Wayne Keatts<br />Manager, Enterprise Security and Architecture<br />10<br />
  28. 28. F5 enhances ARX product line with ARX1500 and ARX2500<br />Extends data management benefits to a broader range of enterprises<br />Dramatic increase in scale and performance for small- to medium-sized enterprises<br />10GbE network connectivity for the mid-range<br />Available July 11, 2011<br />Announcement Summary<br />
  29. 29. For More Information:<br />Alane Moran, F5 (press and analyst inquiries)<br />a.moran@f5.com<br />Holly Hagerman, Connect PR<br />hollyh@connectmarketing.com<br />

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