Supported Software

THUNDER ADC
THUNDER CGN

FEATURES &
 BENEFITS

ACHIEVE UNPARALLELED PERFORMANCE

Increase performance by avoiding the hypervisor overhead associated with virtualized solutions, which have direct and complete access to underlying hardware.

COTS HARDWARE FOR LOWER TCO

Bare metal application delivery and networking solutions can be deployed on standardized, off-the-shelf hardware to help avoid vendor lock-in and reduce OPEX.

FASTER TIME TO OPERATION

Bare metal software can be downloaded as an ISO image or through a PXE deployment for x86 server platforms and clouds.

FLEXIBLE DEPLOYMENT

Decouple software licensing from hardware for more portability and longevity. Hardware can be upgraded independently of software to help lower costs.

FULLY FEATURED SOFTWARE

Leverage the same high-performance architecture that powers A10 Thunder hardware appliances to deliver feature parity between hardware and bare metal options.

NO ADD-ON FEATURE LICENSES

An all-inclusive, full-featured licensing model helps ensure flexibility and simplified operations with predictable CAPEX and OPEX.

BARE METAL FOR ADC

Scale, accelerate and secure web application and infrastructure servers seamlessly for business continuity.

BARE METAL FOR CGN

Mitigate IPv4 address exhaustion with advanced carrier-grade network address translation (CGNAT) functions and simultaneously plan transitions to IPv6.

DEPLOYMENT SCENARIOS

Service provider deployment architecture that leverages A10 Thunder for Bare Metal for ADC and CGN for application delivery, load balancing and carrier-grade networking solutions.

Helpful Resources

White Papers
Software-Defined Infrastructure on Bare Metal Boots Performance
Data Sheets
Thunder Software for Bare Metal
Increasingly, service providers, cloud providers and large enterprises are looking for agile, software-based ADC solutions that accelerate traffic processing while simplifying deployments and lowering costs. A10’s non-virtualized ADC offering is designed to benefit a wide range of customers pursuing high performance as they move from hypervisors to bare metal form factors.”

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