KUALA LUMPUR, APRIL 28, 2010 – F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, today announced the 5th Generation of its popular DevCentral™ community site. Existing features like wikis, video, podcasts, blogs, and discussion forums are combined with networking and application development tips, information, and code samples.
All F5 developer communities in Malaysia can join the over 60,000 worldwide members at the enhanced site with new social features on specific topics of interest, to increase peer-to-peer communication. Also featured are more simplified processes in locating technical documents, to share ideas more easily and to highlight solutions that optimize application and network integration.
“The collective spirit of the F5 DevCentral is a leading example for pockets of vibrant IT communities around the SEA region. This site is also a way for Malaysian F5 developers and customers alike to maximize their value of technology investment” said F5 Managing Director for ASEAN, Mr Teong Eng Guan.
According to Data Networks IDC, DevCentral provides F5 customers with the unique ability to draw from the experiences of other IT professionals to develop best practices that can benefit users across the IT industry. It provides a powerful complement to F5’s flexible iRules® programming language and iControl® API – illustrating how these technologies are being used by IT organizations to optimize application delivery.
F5 DevCentral’s site enhancements include:
- New Social Features to Help Users Make Connections and Collaborate Effortlessly
- Hot Topics Section to Help Customers Leverage the Latest Technologies from F5
- Improved Site Structure for Quick Navigation
- Faster Browsing of New and Existing Tutorials
- Expanded Opportunities to Showcase Expertise and Share Knowledge
“With the new capabilities and a refreshed site design, we want the global members especially from Malaysia to search for what is needed, building new skills in the speed of light, and connect with peers across a wider range of topics.” Teong concluded.
F5 DevCentral is available now at http://devcentral.f5.com/. It leverages social web technologies to help enterprises, service providers, channel partners, and other community members get the most from their application delivery environments. DevCentral is the industry’s most active online community offering practical, real-world solutions that bridge the traditional gap between application developers and network professionals. Free of charge, DevCentral offers tools, techniques, and collaboration to help the F5 user community create and build solutions with a wide range of F5 integration tools and technologies.
About F5 Networks
F5 Networks is the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), focused on ensuring the secure, reliable, and fast delivery of applications. F5’s flexible architectural framework enables community-driven innovation that helps organizations enhance IT agility and dynamically deliver services that generate true business value. F5’s vision of unified application and data delivery offers customers an unprecedented level of choice in how they deploy ADN solutions. It redefines the management of application, server, storage, and network resources, streamlining application delivery and reducing costs. Global enterprise organizations, service and cloud providers, and Web 2.0 content providers trust F5 to keep their business moving forward. For more information, go to www.f5.com.