Company to expand SaaS offerings and accelerate its
Sprague joined F5 in 2017 to lead the Application Delivery Controller business. In her most recent role, she served as Executive Vice President, Application Delivery and Enterprise Product Ops, where she was responsible for the BIG-IP and NGINX product families, along with enterprise-wide product operations. Under Sprague’s leadership, F5 rapidly evolved its product portfolio to address the needs of companies running increasingly hybrid and multi-cloud application environments while providing greater flexibility by expanding the ways customers can consume and deploy F5 solutions.
“Kara has had an incredible impact on F5 over the past five years and has been a key driver of our expansion to a software-led business,” said
F5’s unprecedented expansion from a hardware-led business to a software-led business coincides with another major milestone, as the company’s annual security revenue recently surpassed
F5’s portfolio of multi-cloud application security and delivery technologies provides customers with better security, improved performance and resiliency, faster deployments, policy consistency, and end-to-end visibility across on-premises, colocation, public cloud, and edge infrastructures.
“I’m honored to take on this role at such a pivotal time,” said Sprague. “As customers face the daunting challenge of managing complex hybrid and multi-cloud application infrastructures, we are focused on continuing to enhance our capabilities and radically simplifying the security and delivery of extraordinary digital experiences.”
F5 is a multi-cloud application services and security company committed to bringing a better digital world to life. F5 partners with the world’s largest, most advanced organizations to secure and optimize every app and API anywhere, including on-premises, in the cloud, or at the edge. F5 enables organizations to provide exceptional, secure digital experiences for their customers and continuously stay ahead of threats. For more information, go to f5.com. (NASDAQ: FFIV)
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