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Products, Deals Secure Future Amid Growing Competition - Research Report on F5 Networks, Inc., SAP AG, Red Hat, Inc., BroadSoft Inc and Diebold Incorporated

NEW YORK, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV), SAP AG (NYSE:SAP), Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), BroadSoft Inc (NASDAQ:BSFT) and Diebold Incorporated (NYSE:DBD). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

F5 Networks, Inc. Research Report

F5 Networks recently partnered with internet access management firm Websense in a long-term strategic agreement to develop real-time network security products, and has announced the immediate availability of their first product on their roadmap. The partnership will be for high-performance security in the flow between users and applications to enable cloud applications and enable cloud applications and empower users while securing intellectual property and providing inline, real-time protection against advanced threats. In addition, the deal extends F5's existing unified access solutions. Meanwhile, The Street rates F5 Networks as a "buy," citing strengths in earnings per share and revenue growth, as well as debt management. The Full Research Report on F5 Networks, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/def5_FFIV]

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SAP AG Research Report

Enterprise application developer SAP has expanded its insurance portfolio with the acquisition of Camilion, a provider of insurance product development, product life-cycle and underwriting products for insurance companies. SAP management says the products that will result from the deal would help insurers grow their businesses and reduce costs, as they believe that many such companies are still using outdated systems. In addition, the company has now entered the market for integrated core insurance platforms, which SAP calls the industry's first "Super Suite." As a result, shares rose 0.9 percent, closing at $83.44. The Full Research Report on SAP AG - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/9bb1_SAP]

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Red Hat, Inc. Research Report

Open source enterprise software developer Red Hat has assumed leadership of the OpenJDK 6 project, an open source implementation of the Java specification, extending support for the technology and its users. In addition to the new role, it maintains its position as board member with long-time Java technical lead, Andrew Haley. The company has been an active contributor to the OpenJDK community following an agreement with Java maker Sun Microsystems, now part of Oracle Corp., in 2007. Meanwhile, The Street rates the company as a "buy," citing strengths in revenue growth and cash flow, outweighing its subpar net income growth. The Full Research Report on Red Hat, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/30e4_RHT]

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BroadSoft Inc Research Report

Telecom-oriented software maker BroadSoft posted revenue growth and earnings per share year over year in Q4 2012, tallying revenue of $45.8 million or 13 percent higher from $40.6 million the previous year, and earnings per share of 47 cents, up from 38 cents year over year. However, net income came in $4.9 million or 17 cents per diluted common share, compared to net income of $5.5 million the previous year. For the current quarter, BroadSoft anticipates revenue of $37 to $40 million, and earnings on a non-GAAP basis of 2 cents to 12 cents per diluted common share. Despite the lower outlook, the company expects to see continued strong growth in its enterprise Unified Communications software and cloud offerings, partially offsetting lower consumer applications revenue and a decline in its professional services revenue. The Full Research BroadSoft Inc - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/ecff_BSFT]

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Diebold Incorporated Research Report

Diebold has announced that it will be selling its Lynchburg, Va., and Lexington, N.C.-based manufacturing operations to Porter's Group, LLC for an undisclosed amount, as part of the company's ongoing consolidation and efficiency efforts within its supply chain. Porter, a long-time supplier to Diebold that specializes in metal fabrication services, previously acquired Diebold's Sumter, S.C.-based manufacturing operations in 2006. Porter's will continue to supply fabricated metal components and products to Diebold from its various locations and will add capacity in Lynchburg to serve additional customers. Meanwhile, Diebold intends to maintain operation of its existing Greensboro, N.C., manufacturing facility where ATM final assembly and configuration is conducted. Meanwhile, analysts see this move as a streamlining effort rather than a cash-raising deal considering its solid enough balance sheet. The Full Research Report on Diebold Incorporated - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/3bc0_DBD]

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