Yahoo! JAPAN Selects A10 Networks Thunder ADC for Fast, Reliable Streaming Video

A10 Networks

Leading technology company installs A10 Thunder Application Delivery Controllers for video delivery service GYAO!

SAN JOSE, Calif. – March 21, 2016 – A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), a leader in application networking and security, today announced that Yahoo! JAPAN is using the A10 Thunder ADC solution to support its affiliate GYAO!, a leading Japanese video delivery service operated by GYAO Corporation. The high-speed traffic processing and efficient load balancing of the Thunder ADC enables GYAO! to provide its users with an enhanced viewing experience.

To meet the fast-growing demand for HD video streaming, GYAO! needed scalable network infrastructure that could handle traffic peaks exceeding 800 Gbps. By implementing A10’s next-generation Thunder ADC solution, GYAO! improved its video streaming performance while achieving major savings: 80 percent lower cost per port.

“With the A10 Networks Thunder ADC, we reduced the number of servers we needed by 90 percent and gained the ability to deliver up to 153 Gbps of throughput per appliance,” said Koichi Miyata, Manager, Load Balance, Infrastructure Engineering Department Site Operation Division at Yahoo! JAPAN. “A10 has been an invaluable partner, giving us the networking infrastructure we need to support our growing business.”

“We’re committed to providing our customers with solutions that are secure, responsive, and always on,” said Lee Chen, CEO of A10 Networks. “By implementing the A10 Thunder ADC solution to consolidate functionality and reduce overall network latency, Yahoo! JAPAN can focus its efforts on growing its video streaming service alongside its customer base.”

About the A10 Thunder ADC

The A10 Thunder ADC is a next-generation application delivery controller equipped with virtualization and security features including Web Application Firewall (WAF) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection, in addition to application acceleration and load balancing. Enabled by A10’s Advanced Core Operating System, Thunder ADC delivers maximum hardware performance while consuming less power and space.

Features of the A10 Thunder ADC solution include:

A10 Thunder ADC benefits include:

  • Enhanced scalability
  • High-speed processing capabilities
  • Programmatic control over application traffic
  • Delivery capability of up to 153 Gbps in a single appliance

The A10 Thunder ADC solution provides a broad range of form factors and expansive system support resources in addition to ensuring that high-performance functions are available from implementation without the need for additional licenses. This is made possible by A10's all-inclusive licensing, which eliminates the need to purchase additional licenses as customer applications expand. It provides flexibility and the ability to meet customer needs now and in the future.

See the Yahoo! JAPAN video case study here.

About A10 Networks
A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN) is a leader in application networking and security, 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.

About Yahoo! JAPAN
Yahoo Japan Corporation was founded in 1996 and operates Yahoo! JAPAN, one of the largest portal sites, in Japan. Offering more than 100 services including search, news and e-commerce via PC and smart devices, Yahoo! JAPAN serves over 80 million daily unique browsers, and 64 billion monthly page views on average. 

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David Oro
Public Relations for A10 Networks
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