SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 26, 2014) - A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), a technology leader in application networking, announced today that its Thunder Series application delivery controllers (ADCs) running ACOS 2.x and including the distributed denial of service (DDoS) feature set have achieved certified integration with SAP® applications. These A10 Thunder Series solutions have been tested and verified to integrate with SAP solutions, providing customers with higher reliability and availability, as well as security against increasingly sophisticated security threats like DDoS attacks.

The A10 Thunder Series achieved certified integration with SAP applications based on the newest generation of tests of network security, reliability and availability conducted by the SAP Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC). The A10 Thunder Series integrates with SAP solutions and provides improved application reliability, availability, and security functions for on-premise and cloud solutions from SAP.

"We are delighted to announce the successful achievement of SAP certification for the A10 Thunder Series," said Jason Matlof, vice president of worldwide marketing at A10 Networks. "The ability of the Thunder Series to leverage the business potential of SAP solutions will prove highly beneficial to current and future customer engagements."

Customers receive the following benefits when deploying A10 Thunder Series ADCs within an SAP-based infrastructure:

  • Load balancing for high availability for application servers, to help prevent application failure
  • Improved application security by using X.509 certificates and other mechanisms, which authenticates clients prior to connecting to cloud solutions from SAP, ensuring clients are valid for the back-end SAP application
  • Greater application security from DDoS attacks and ability to protect SAP applications from attacks over the Web by using the Thunder Series as a Web application firewall (WAF) and reverse proxy defense
  • Rapid distribution of client traffic across multiple application servers to provide scalability in an SAP solution environment

About The A10 Thunder Series

The Thunder Series is A10's premium product family, delivering high-performance application networking solutions up to 150 Gbps, integrating expanded system resources to support future feature needs, and offering a broad array of physical, virtual, and hybrid form factors. The A10 Thunder Series offers a portfolio of application services gateways that address a range of customer needs. Thunder Series ADC is a next-generation ADC product line that accelerates and secures data center applications and networks. Thunder Series TPS is a threat protection system product line that provides high-performance detection and mitigation against DDoS attacks. Thunder Series CGN is a carrier grade networking product that provides large-scale address and protocol translation services for carrier networks.

About A10 Networks

A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN) is a leader in application networking, providing a range of high-performance application networking solutions that accelerate and secure data center applications and networks of thousands of the largest enterprise, service provider and hyperscale web providers in the world. Founded in 2004, A10 Networks is based in San Jose, Calif., and serves customers globally with offices worldwide. For more information, visit:

A10 Networks, A10 Thunder, vThunder, ACOS, aCloud, aFleX, aXAPI, aVCS, Virtual Chassis, SoftAX, and aFlow are trademarks or registered trademarks of A10 Networks, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

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David Oro
Public Relations for A10 Networks