AX Series Hardware Appliances and SoftAX Virtual Appliance Deliver Load Balancing, Application Acceleration and Security Combined with Unique Innovation

SAN JOSE, CA, March 7, 2011 -- A10 Networks™, the technology leader in Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs), today announced that its 64-bit AX Series hardware appliances and 64-bit SoftAX virtual appliances achieved Microsoft Exchange 2010 certification. The AX Series solutions are the first complete line of true 64-bit server load balancers, both hardware and software-based, to be certified by Microsoft and published on its Exchange Server 2010 Load Balancer Deployment web page.

64-bit AX Series Platform and Feature Innovation for Microsoft Exchange 2010 
Microsoft Exchange 2010 is a 64-bit enterprise application deployed on 64-bit servers. The 64-bit AX Series platforms are recognized as exceptional application delivery solutions for the Microsoft community, winning Best of TechEd 2010 in the networking category for market leading innovation, deep application fluency and breaking the 4 GB memory limitation, inherent in all 32-bit systems, for increased application performance with unprecedented scalability.

The 64-bit AX Series (both appliances and SoftAX) offer complete load balancing, application acceleration and security support for Exchange 2010. The AX Series appliances include superior, all-inclusive hardware and software options for additional reliability with solid-state drives (SSD) offered on all models, and SSL Offload capabilities for all Exchange services such as HTTPS and SMTP SSL Offload (STARTTLS) that other vendors do not offer today. For ease-of-use, the AX Series graphical user interface (GUI) includes application aware Smart Templates for rapid deployment of enterprise applications.

In addition, the AX Series is dual-stack ready, ensuring the maximum flexibility with IPv4 and IPv6 protocols, enabling both native support and the most advanced IPv4/IPv6 translation capabilities. All additional AX Series features available to complement Exchange 2010 deployments are offered within each AX solution without extra licensing fees, including aFleX Layer 7 traffic scripting, aXAPI (RESTful XML management API) and more.

"We are committed to providing innovative and advanced application delivery solutions to the Microsoft community with our 64-bit AX Series," said Lee Chen, Founder and CEO of A10 Networks. "With the Exchange 2010 certification for our award-winning hardware and software platforms, customers worldwide will be confident to receive additional performance, scalability and security for their business critical Microsoft applications."

To read A10's AX Series Deployment Guide for Microsoft Exchange 2010, please visit:

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, Brazil, Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong. For more information, visit

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David Oro
Public Relations for A10 Networks