SAN JOSE, CA, January 17, 2012 -- A10 Networks™, the technology leader in Application Networking, today announced that the 64-bit models of its AX Series family (AX 2500, AX 2600, AX 3000, AX 5100 and AX 5200) have attained Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 certification.

Customers in the Government and Defense sectors, Service Providers, Telecommunications Carriers, Web Services, Finance and Healthcare organizations will be able to select and deploy A10 Networks' Applications Delivery solutions knowing that the 64-bit models of the AX Series products have met and been certified for the highest security standards.

Lee Chen, Founder and CEO of A10 Networks said, "By attaining the FIPS 140-2 certification for our flagship 64-bit AX Series products, A10 Networks and our partners are now able to support government-grade security for Application Delivery Controller (ADC) / Server Load Balancing (SLB), IPv6 migration and virtualization deployments."

Similar to any government deployment, Service Providers, Web Services, Retail, Healthcare, Financial and Telecom Carrier businesses are under growing pressure to ensure that customer information is secure across networks. A majority of these institutions are implementing the same standards mandated by the U.S. government.

A10's AX Series is a new generation ADC that is powered by A10's 64-bit Advanced Core Operating System (ACOS). ACOS is designed to leverage a multi-core, multi-CPU shared memory architecture to deliver the industry's best price/performance platform for application delivery/server load balancing, IPv6 migration and virtualization. AX Series delivers enterprises and ISPs superior application performance, scalability, flexibility and efficiency.

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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, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. For more information, visit

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David Oro
Public Relations for A10 Networks