Today, A10 Networks announced AX Series 2.6, a broad range of significant feature enhancements to our entire AX Series family of Application Delivery Controllers, all without additional license fees.
Key updates in AX Series 2.6 include:
- Virtualization Technologies Enabling Cloud Computing:
- aVCS™ (Virtual Chassis System): Enables organizations to efficiently scale as they grow by linearly scaling to eight AX Series appliances in a virtual cluster, which is operated and managed as a single unified device.
- Layer 2/3 Virtualization Enhancements for AX Virtualization (AX multi-tenancy):
Expanded capabilities within Application Delivery Partitions (ADPs) offer per partition granularity for Layer 2/3 network virtualization and hardware virtualization.
- SoftAX™ and AX-V: Upgraded beta version of SoftAX
based on this release.
- Dynamic Traffic Management and Protection:
- aFlow™: Enables predictable performance without outages during peak traffic conditions.
- Geo-location Based Connection Limiting per VIP: Provides the ability to mitigate DDoS attacks from specific countries or regions automatically.
- Selective DNS Caching: Monitors for an excessive number of DNS queries, and when detected automatically enables granular DNS caching polices.
- DNSSEC Support: The AX Series provides support for large (fragmented) DNS responses, ensuring automatic DNSSEC readiness. To read the DNSSEC White Paper, click here
- Ease-of-Use Enhancements:
- Smart Templates for Rapid Enterprise Application Deployment:
Easy-to-use templates for rapid deployment of enterprise
- Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) Simplified Configuration:
Simplified GUI configuration coupled with automatic GSLB
- Google Chrome 5.0 Browser Support for Web-based Management:
In addition to existing support for Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari.
- aFleX™ and aXAPI™ Enhancements: Including support for multiple aFleX policies on a single virtual port and aXAPI system configuration restore capabilities.
- Other Notable Enhancements: IS-IS routing support for IPv4 and IPv6; optional HTTP hardware compression module support.
Click here to read the full press release.
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