Accuvant Wins F5 Networks’ North American Security VAR of the Year Award

DENVER - June 18, 2010 - Accuvant, the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment, clarity, and confidence to enterprise clients, has been named the North American Security VAR of the Year by F5 Networks, the global leader in Application Delivery Networking. The award is based on Accuvant's demonstrated ability to grow sales through superior account management, provide helpful resources for customers and prospects, uncover new opportunities, and stay current on the latest technologies in F5's solution portfolio.

As a leading provider of information security solutions, Accuvant uses F5's superior technologies to protect clients' information assets and enhance network and application performance across their distributed enterprise environments.

"Accuvant continues to be an outstanding channel partner," said Gary Abad, vice president of North America channel sales at F5 Networks. "The company's information security and risk and compliance management expertise-along with leading service offerings and customer engagement strategies-led to this prestigious award. The guidance Accuvant provides helps organizations make the right decision when it comes to securing environments, scaling application services, and optimizing end-user experience. Partners like Accuvant are a key part of our sales infrastructure, and play an integral part in the success of both F5 and end customers."

"We're honored to receive this award from F5," said Dan Wilson, co-founder and vice president of partner alliances for Accuvant. "This recognition stems from Accuvant's ability to synthesize best-in-class technology with the technical knowledge to help customers get the most from their IT investments. Working in concert with the F5 team, we're able to provide clients with a comprehensive mix of solutions, services and support to help organizations secure and optimize their infrastructures without compromising on application performance."

The award was presented at the 2010 F5 Americas Partner Summit as part of F5's annual North American Channel Partners of the Year award program. Accuvant has been a partner with F5 Networks since 2004.

About F5 Networks

F5 Networks is the global leader in Application Delivery Networking. F5's flexible solution portfolio enables organizations to enhance IT agility and dynamically deliver application and data services that generate true business value. 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

About Accuvant

Accuvant is the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment between IT security and business objectives, clarity to complex security challenges and confidence in enterprise security decisions.

Accuvant delivers these solutions through three practice areas: Risk and Compliance Management, Accuvant LABS and Technology Solutions. Based on our clients' unique requirements, Accuvant assesses, architects and implements the policies, procedures and technologies that most efficiently and effectively protect valuable data assets.

Since 2002, more than 2,500 organizations, including 35 of the Fortune 100, have trusted Accuvant with their data security challenges. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has offices in 28 cities across the United States. For more information, please visit, follow us on Twitter: @accuvant, or keep in touch via Facebook: