F5 Networks, Inc., a provider of Internet Traffic Management (ITM) products, has announced that it has formed an alliance with Network Appliance, a provider of network storage solutions, to provide customers with feature-rich enterprise content delivery network (ECDN) solutions. By deploying NetApp content delivery solutions with F5's traffic management products, customers can increase the efficiency and reduce the costs associated with the distribution of information across their network. The joint solution is intended to ensure that customers' business content is fresh, synchronized, and distributed to the right audience in a secure and timely fashion. F5 and Network Appliance are offering a special, limited time, trade-in program for current F5 EDGE-FX cache customers to replace existing EDGE-FX caches with Network Appliance NetCache appliances. Program details will be presented directly to qualified customers by F5 and Network Appliance sales representatives and channel partners.