FishNet Security Wins F5 Networks' Federal Partner and Application Delivery Partner of the Year Awards

FishNet Security Earns Recognition for Exceptional Sales Partnership Efforts in 2009

KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwire - August 5, 2010) -   FishNet Security, the nation's leading information security solutions provider, has been named both the North American Federal Partner of the Year and the Application Delivery Partner of the Year by F5 Networks, the global leader in Application Delivery Networking. The award is based on FishNet Security'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. The award was presented at the 2010 F5 Americas Partner Summit this summer, as part of F5's annual North American Channel Partners of the Year award program.

"FishNet Security continues to be one of our leading channel partners," said Gary Abad, Vice President of North America Channel Sales at F5 Networks. "By taking a holistic view of customers' IT environments, FishNet Security diligently seeks out the solutions best suited to support individual organizations' evolving business needs and priorities."

FishNet Security continues to be extremely successful at selling F5's entire application delivery solution, from security to web acceleration to application optimization. FishNet Security's strength spans the commercial and federal market space and its success has been critical to F5's continued growth. Fishnet's expertise is demonstrated through its ability to deliver training, support, and professional services. 

"We're honored to receive this award from F5. This recognition stems from FishNet Security's ability to combine best-in-class technology with the technical knowledge to help customers maximize their IT investments," said Gordon Shevlin, Executive Vice President of Vendor Relations at FishNet Security. "Working with the F5 teams, we are able to provide clients with a combination of solutions, services, and support to help organizations optimize their infrastructures and add new services without compromising on application performance."

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 www.f5.com.

About FishNet Security
FishNet Security is the nation's leading provider of information security solutions that combine technology, services, support and training. Organizations are opening their computing environments to accelerate business initiatives. Unfortunately, with limited budget and resources to manage risk, uninformed decisions result in data breaches, negative publicity, decreased revenue, and disruption of services. Providing the most comprehensive security offering, FishNet Security enables clients to manage risk, meet compliance requirements, and reduce costs while maximizing security effectiveness and operational efficiency. Unlike Systems Integrators, Technology Resellers, and VARS, FishNet Security is committed to information security excellence and has a track record of delivering quality solutions to over 4,500 clients nationwide.