Focused on the application delivery infrastructure for IP-based software. By being the intelligent link between the application and the network they can optimize for performance, availability and security.
Believes current high growth will continue throughout 2007. From competitive standpoint the familiar Gartner Group grid for application delivery shows F5 as the clear leader. Citrix is the only other company in the upper quadrant with NetScaler. Cisco, Juniper, Akamai are major players but well outside the leaders quadrant. [Note the Gartner chart was dated December 2005 and there has been some movement since then.]