Go Daddy Selects A10 Networks for Large Scale Cisco ACE Replacement


San Jose, CA, January 3, 2013 -- A10 Networks™, the technology leader in Application Networking, today announced that Go Daddy, the world's largest domain name, Web hosting and new SSL certificates provider, selected A10's AX Series Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) for its rapidly growing Web hosting business.

Go Daddy's growing Web hosting business faces increasing computing demands as it acquires new customers and looks to meet the needs of existing customers' evolving Web requirements. Go Daddy selected A10's high-performance 64-bit AX Series appliances for a large-scale Cisco replacement as they are able to improve the consolidation ratio by 8X per High Availability (HA) pair, while simultaneously delivering resiliency, extremely fast failover and security protection.

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"Go Daddy offers dynamic, scalable and multi-server Web hosting solutions to our customers," said Go Daddy Director of Networking Tim Parker. "Small business customer success online is largely influenced by the technology and support employed. Using A10, we are able to provide the same, top-level service our nearly 11 million customers have come to expect while improving reliability and keeping costs down."

"We are proud to deliver A10's exceptionally efficient and versatile Advanced Core OS (ACOS) solutions that are required to enable Go Daddy's high growth Web hosting business without compromising on features, flexibility or value," said Lee Chen, Founder and CEO of A10 Networks. "With our AX Series ADCs powered by ACOS, we deliver high-growth hosting and Cloud providers, such as Go Daddy, with easy-to-use advanced solutions in optimal form factors to provide a competitive advantage with differentiated services."

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Go Daddy has deployed the AX Series in its core North American data center in addition to several International data centers. To seamlessly manage its rapidly increasing customer traffic and accompanying AX Series appliances, Go Daddy leverages A10's aGalaxy centralized management solution, which further streamlines operations.

About AX Series

A10's AX Series is a scalable, high-performance Application Networking platform that delivers enterprises, Web properties and ISPs superior reliability and an energy efficient footprint for lower total cost of ownership (TCO). With the AX Series, customers of all sizes benefit from application availability, scalability and performance, and increased infrastructure efficiency for a faster end-user experience. The AX Series has a comprehensive Layer 4-7 feature set and flexible virtualization technologies such as aVCS, multi-tenancy and more for public, private and hybrid cloud environments.

The AX Series includes advanced security solutions with SSL Intercept, SSL Offload, DDoS protection, DNS Application Firewall, and more. In addition, the AX Series leads in IPv6 Migrationtechnologies with many large-scale deployments worldwide. All AX Series features are available without extra licensing fees.

AX Series delivers industry-leading return on investment (ROI) by leveraging A10's 64-bit Advanced Core OS (ACOS), with a scalable shared-memory parallelism architecture that leaps the competition in scalability and flexibility.

To read more about AX Series solutions visit: http://www.a10networks.com/products/ax-adc

To read more about aGalaxy visit: http://www.a10networks.com/products/agalaxy

About A10 Networks

A10 Networks was founded in Q4 2004 with a mission to provide innovative networking and security solutions. A10 Networks makes high-performance products that help organizations accelerate, optimize and secure their applications. A10 Networks is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in the United States, United Kingdom, France, The Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Brazil, Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Australia and Singapore. For more information, visit: http://www.a10networks.com

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