Our FlexPool capacity platform allows businesses to flexibly allocate and re-distribute capacity across applications, multiple clouds, and data centers.
A10 Networks addresses your current and future needs with its FlexPool consumption-based software model.
CAPACITY POOL: Bandwidth-based floating license pool
UNLIMITED INSTANCES:No enforced cap on number of instances supported per pool
GRANULAR INSTANCE SIZES:Instance bandwidth granularity below 10 Mbps increments
FLEXIBLE CAPACITY ALLOCATION:Fully selectable and user-defined instance bandwidths
MULTI-SERVICES (ALL-INCLUSIVE):Comprehensive secure application services including Thunder ADC, CGN, datacenter firewall, SSL Insight and secure web gateway
SUBSCRIPTION MODEL:Procure capacity pool software on annual or multi-year subscriptions
BARE METAL:Support native deployment on commodity hardware using a capacity pool
HIGH-CAPACITY SOFTWARE:Capacity pool option with software instances capable of 10 Gbps or more of performance
MULTI-CLOUD CAPABILITY:Deploy software and share capacity across traditional, private and public clouds
FlexPool is a capacity pool license available for our software solutions, spanning virtual, bare metal and multi-cloud. FlexPool supports software services, including virtual and bare metal versions of:
FlexPool is available with Gold Support included and includes fast and efficient phone support 24 hours a day/7 days a week, plus software updates
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FlexPool is configured to function as capacity pool, available in 10 Gbps, 50 Gbps, 100 Gbps or custom levels in the Enterprise License Agreement (ELA) of bandwidth. Subsequent pools maybe procured and added to the original pool, on-demand, or in 10 Gbps increments. The pool can be flexible allocated to the various software instances down to 25 Mbps allotments, and granularly scaled in steps of 1 Mbps.
FlexPool and the vThunder suite supports a wide range of third-party environments – from virtual to cloud.
SINGLE POOL: An enterprise-wide single pool to consume networking and security services. Capacity is enforced at the user and application level.
MULTI-POOL: A dedicated pool for each site. Capacity can be enforced at the pool level.
INSTANCE POOL: This model is an enterprise-wide single pool for businesses to consume networking and security services and that want to deploy a floating pool of fixed size instances.
MANAGE FLEXPOOL AS A UTILITY: TRACK YOUR SOFTWARE LICENSE USAGE AND CONSUMPTION ANALYTICS
Insight and reporting are imperative when consuming solutions through a software subscription license. Visibility is critical for your business. You are entitled to analytics that provide a comprehensive view into the effectiveness of your capacity pool. FlexPool puts you in the driver’s seat; you control your capacity and license usage.
FLEXPOOL EMPOWERS YOU TO:
The GLM gathers information to help you understand your license usage.
“As organizations worldwide adopt multi-cloud strategies, they’re also embracing IT as a service (ITaaS) and cloud consumption models,” said Brad Casemore, Research Director, Datacenter Networks, IDC. “These customers are looking to their technology vendors to assist them in expediting these shifts. In introducing FlexPool, A10 is helping customers allocate consistent application-delivery resources dynamically and flexibly, as and when needed, regardless of how each enterprise ultimately decides to harness multi-cloud application environments.”
– Brad Casemore, Research Director, Datacenter Networks at IDC