F5 Networks inaugurated a new Center of Excellence (CoE) for Product Development in HITEC City, Hyderabad, in the presence of the Chief Relations Officer, Sri Amarnath Reddy Atmakuri; President and CEO, F5 Networks, François Locoh-Donou; and Vice President of Product Development, and India Site Lead, F5 Networks, Ravi Kasinadhuni.
The CoE for Product Development in Hyderabad will support the company’s ambition to become a global leader in multi-cloud application services. The CoE will play a crucial role in adopting new operating models, infrastructure options, and services to set the pace for digital transformation initiatives for F5’s customers around the world. The CoE will also assist in the development of F5’s core solution areas and advance its cloud capabilities.
“India is a high-growth market for F5, where we see strategic opportunities to extend our application services to the development of a secure and stable infrastructure for ‘Digital India’,” said François Locoh-Donou, President and CEO of F5 Networks. “The new CoE in Hyderabad will focus on enhancing our multi-cloud software portfolio, in conjunction with our other global CoEs in the U.S. and Israel, to help our customers securely deliver every app, anywhere—with confidence.”
“We are thrilled to be expanding our presence in India, home to some of the best technology talent in the world. Hyderabad has an ecosystem conducive for innovation, and we are looking forward to welcoming the developers and technologists at our new CoE,” said Ravi Kasinadhuni, Vice President and India Site Lead, F5 Networks. “The state-of-the-art facility will allow us to tailor our products and services to improve our focus on meeting customers’ needs in India, and serve as the right environment to drive greater collaborative and innovative work across our teams.”
At more than 90,000 square feet, the CoE for Product Development features dedicated spaces designed specifically to optimize collaboration and social activities.
Further, the CoE will allow expanded and enhanced time zone coverage, along with customer service and disaster recovery capacity in support of F5’s global business.