GuidePoint Security, LLC, a leader in security innovation, announced it was recognized by F5 Networks, Inc. (NYSE: FFIV) as their 2013 UNITY Federal Partner of the Year for the second year in a row.

The award recognizes GuidePoint Security’s excellence in partner performance and customer service related to F5’s application delivery and security solutions. The honor also recognizes GuidePoint Security’s superior account management, customer service and technical acumen.

“We’re honored to earn F5’s recognition in partner performance and customer service for the second consecutive year. This award further validates our ability to provide security solutions that enable our clients to more effectively and efficiently meet the needs of their users,” said Jim Quarantillo, Federal Partner at GuidePoint Security. “We look forward to continuing to collaborate closely with F5.”

“We are proud to select GuidePoint Security as the UNITY Federal Partner of the Year again in 2013. In an ever-changing market, GuidePoint Security consistently demonstrates their expertise and commitment to their clients’ security,” said Randy Wood, Regional Vice President, Federal F5. “GuidePoint Security is a uniquely positioned Information Security solutions provider that aligns perfectly with our go-to-market strategy for 2014.  The GuidePoint Security team exemplifies our highest standards as a partner to F5 and to our Federal customers.”

About F5 Networks

F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) makes the connected world run better. F5 helps organizations meet the demands and embrace the opportunities that come with the relentless growth of voice, data, and video traffic, mobile workers, and applications—in the data center, the network, and the cloud. The world’s largest businesses, service providers, government entities, and consumer brands rely on F5’s intelligent services framework to deliver and protect their applications and services while ensuring people stay connected. Learn more at www.f5.com.

About GuidePoint Security, LLC

GuidePoint Security provides customized, innovative and valuable information security solutions that enable commercial and federal organizations to more successfully achieve their security and business goals. By embracing new technologies, GuidePoint Security helps our clients recognize the threats, understand the solutions, and mitigate the risks present in their evolving IT environments. Learn more at www.guidepointsecurity.com.