F5 Acquires IP and Engineers from Crescendo Networks
- August 22, 2011
August 22, 2011- F5 Networks announced the acquisition of intellectual property assets from Crescendo Networks. According to F5′s press release, “Crescendo’s intellectual property and technical expertise provide compelling layer 7 FPGA capabilities for hardware and security solutions. With this acquisition, F5 will further strengthen its products’ ability to address both the continuing exponential growth of Internet traffic and the rising number of sophisticated security threats impacting applications.” According to the USPTO, Crescendo currently holds one US patent.