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A10 Networks Files Patent Lawsuit and Seeks Injunctive Relief Against Brocade Communications and F5 Networks

Monday, September 12, 2011

A10 Networks Files Patent Lawsuit and Seeks Injunctive Relief Against Brocade Communications and F5 Networks09:00 EDT Monday, September 12, 2011SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A10 Networks ("A10"), the technology leader in Application Networking, today announced that the company has sued Brocade Communications Systems Inc. ("Brocade" - NASDAQ: BRCD) and F5 Networks Inc. ("F5" - NASDAQ: FFIV) in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California for infringing two A10 patents, U.S. Patent Nos. 7,139,267 and 7,236,491. A10 is seeking injunctive relief against further sales of Brocade's and F5's products and services in violation of A10's patent rights, including Brocade's FastIron, NetIron, BigIron, and ServerIron series products, and F5's BIG-IP products.About A10 Networks A10 Networks was founded in Q4 2004 with a mission to provide innovative networking and security solutions. A10 makes award-winning, high-performance products that help organizations accelerate, optimize and secure their applications. A10's flagship AX Series Application Delivery Controllers are designed from the ground up with a 64-bit shared-memory and multi-process, multi-core, multi-CPU architecture that leaps the competition in performance, scalability, efficiency and flexibility. A10 is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in the United States, United Kingdom, France, The Netherlands, Germany, Brazil, Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. For more information, visit http://www.a10networks.com SOURCE A10 NetworksFor further information: Robert D. Cochran, Esq., +1-650-298-9901, ext 188, outside general legal counsel for A10 Networks