Thunder Convergent Firewall offers leading security features with high-performance, scale-out A10 Harmony architecture
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Nov. 10, 2015 – A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), a leader in application networking, today announced the A10 Thunder Convergent Firewall (CFW); a standalone security product that leverages the ACOS Harmony platform with cutting-edge innovations. Thunder CFW key benefits include:
“I’m thrilled to announce the industry’s first solution that consolidates multiple converged security solutions in one package,” said Lee Chen, CEO of A10 Networks. “Thunder Convergent Firewall provides a highly effective, highly scalable all-inclusive converged secured application network platform to protect organizations’ assets. Thunder CFW is a testament to the power and versatility of the ACOS Harmony platform and we’ve worked with our customers in implementing some of the key security modules.”
The explosion of mobile devices and apps—plus the move to SDN, NFV and cloud—is driving the need for a new type of firewall that consolidates network security modules, SSL Insight, ADC and CGN in a reduced data center footprint. The firewalls of the future need to be high performance, have built-in SSL visibility, and handle ever-increasing data traffic. Thunder CFW offers a converged security solution for service providers, cloud providers, and large enterprises; benefits include:
The A10 Thunder Convergent Firewall (CFW) product availability will be in Q1 2016. aGalaxy Centralized Management System support for Thunder CFW will be available in Q2 2016.
“We value A10’s high-performance ACOS platform and the reliability and energy efficiency of the A10 Thunder Series platforms,” said Chikara Miyake, General Manager Cloud Services Division of UNIADEX, Ltd. “By combining application networking with a data center firewall, we expect that Thunder CFW will help organizations like ours optimize protection for their servers at scale.”
“A10 has built a loyal base of service provider and enterprise customers that value the performance, the manageability, and the advanced features of its products,” said Jeff Wilson, Research Director, Cyber Security Technology at IHS Inc. “Thunder CFW should enable A10’s customers to benefit from converged application networking and security capabilities on a single platform.”
“Thunder CFW is a logical extension of A10’s security strategy,” said Brad Casemore, Research Director, Datacenter Networks, at IDC. “It takes A10’s SSL Insight into new realms, allowing customers to increase employee productivity and reduce risk with URL filtering and threat intelligence. It should draw consideration from a wide range of A10 customers, including service providers, cloud providers, and large enterprises.”
About A10 Networks
A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN) is a leader in application networking, providing a range of high-performance application networking solutions that help organizations ensure that their data center applications and networks remain highly available, accelerated and secure. Founded in 2004, A10 Networks is based in San Jose, Calif., and serves customers globally with offices worldwide. For more information, visit: https://www.a10networks.com and @A10Networks.
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