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The A10 Thunder CFW line of appliances fits all size networks with entry-level models starting at 5 Gbps and scaling to 220 Gbps in a single, rack-mountable appliance to address the most demanding requirements. Each appliance offers exceptional performance per rack unit to reduce power consumption costs and ensure a green solution.
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Physical Appliances

Our Thunder Series line of hardware appliances fits a wide variety of networks with entry level models starting at 5 Gbps and moving up to 220 Gbps high-performance appliance for your most demanding requirements.



THUNDER CFW HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS Thunder
840
Thunder
940
Thunder
1030S
Thunder
1040
Thunder
3030S
Thunder
3040
Thunder
3230
Thunder
3430
Thunder
4440
Thunder
5330
Thunder
5440
Thunder
5840
Thunder
5840-11
Thunder
6440
Thunder
7440
Thunder
7440-11
Firewall Performance  
Throughput 5 Gbps 5 Gbps 10 Gbps 20 Gbps 30 Gbps 30 Gbps 25 Gbps 38 Gbps 70 Gbps 70 Gbps 90 Gbps 100 Gbps 100 Gbps 150 Gbps 220 Gbps 220 Gbps
Layer 4 CPS 200k 240k 300k 450k 500k 550k 1.4 million 2 million 2.8 million 2.8 million 3.5 million 4.5 million 4.5 million 4.5 million 6.5 million 6.5 million
Concurrent Sessions 8 million 8 million 16 million 24 million 32 million 32 million 32 million 64 million 64 million 64 million 128 million 128 million 128 million 256 million 256 million 256 million
FW Rules 8k 8k 8k 12k 16k 16k 16k 32k 32k 32k 64k 64k 64k 128k 128k 128k
Secure Web Gateway Performance*1  
SSLi Throughput 0.5 Gbps 0.5 Gbps 1.5 Gbps 1.5 Gbps 2.5 Gbps 2.5 Gbps 3.5 Gbps 5.5 Gbps 8 Gbps 10 Gbps 15 Gbps 20 Gbps 25 Gbps 22 Gbps 25 Gbps 25 Gbps
SSLi CPS RSA (1K): 500
RSA (2K): 300
RSA: 500
ECDHE: 300
RSA (1K): 4K
RSA (2K): 3K
RSA: 4K
ECDHE: 3K
RSA (1K): 8K
RSA (2K): 6K
RSA: 8K
ECDHE: 4.5K
RSA: 12.5K
ECDHE: 7K
RSA: 18K
ECDHE: 10K
RSA: 22K
ECDHE: 10K
RSA: 30K
ECDHE: 15K
RSA: 35K
ECDHE: 20K
RSA: 50K
ECDHE: 25K
RSA: 50K
ECDHE: 28K
RSA: 40K
ECDHE: 15K
RSA: 45K
ECDHE: 20K
RSA: 45K
ECDHE: 20K
IPsec VPN Performance*2  
IPsec Throughput 1.5 Gbps 3 Gbps 6 Gbps 6 Gbps5 8 Gbps N/A 15 Gbps 30 Gbps 30 Gbps 35 Gbps 35 Gbps 35 Gbps N/A N/A N/A N/A
IPsec Tunnels 50 50 100 100 1k N/A 1k 4k 4k 4k 8k 8k N/A N/A N/A N/A
Network Interface  
  1 GE Copper 5 5 6 5 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1 GE Fiber (SFP) 0 0 2 0 2 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1/10 GE Fiber (SFP+) 2 4 2 4 4 4 4 4 24 8 24 24 48 48 48 48
  40 GE Fiber (QSFP+) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 4 0 4 4 0
  100 GE Fiber (QSFP28)                       0 4 0 0 4

 

  • The specifications, performance numbers are subject to change without notice, and may vary depending on configuration and environmental conditions.
  • As for network interface, it’s highly recommended to use A10 Networks qualified optics/transceivers to ensure network reliability and stability.
  • *1 Tested in single appliance SSLi deployment with maximum SSL option. Cipher "TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA" with RSA 2K keys are used for RSA cases, "TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA256" with EC P-256 and RSA 2K keys are used for PFS case. s |
  • *2 With maximum SSL | *3 With base model. Number varies by SSL model | *4 Optional RPS available | *5 Software-based
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Virtual Appliances

The virtualized version of the Thunder Series appliances, vThunder runs atop your choice of industry leading hypervisor for maximum flexibility. vThunder virtual appliances are available for A10 Thunder Application Delivery Controller (ADC), Carrier Grade Networking (CGN), Convergent Firewall (CFW) and SSL Insight (SSLi) product lines. With vThunder virtual appliances, you gain a flexible and easy-to-deploy appliance featuring advanced services for any enterprises, Web giant or service provider, on demand.

vThunder CFW for Cloud Specifications vThunder CFW
Supported Hypervisors

VMware ESXi 5.0 or higher (VMXNET3, SR-IOV, PCI Passthrough)
KVM QEMU 1.0 or higher (VirtIO, OvS with DPDK, SR-IOV, PCI Passthrough)
Microsoft Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2 or higher

Bandwidth Licenses Lab 200 Mbps 1 Gbps 4 Gbps 8 Gbps 10 Gbps 20 Gbps 40 Gbps 100 Gbps
VMware ESXi x x x x x x x *1 x *1 x *2
KVM x x x x x x x *1 x *1 x *2
Microsoft Hyper-V x x x x x+        
Hardware Requirements See installation guide
Standard Warranty 90-day Software
Feature basis Throughput Guideline

ADC/CGN/FW: 200 Mbps-100 Gbps
IPsec/SSL Insight (SWG): 200 Mbps – 8 Gbps

 

  • *1 SR-IOV
  • *2 PCI Passthrough
  • + 8 Gbps license not recommended for Microsoft Hyper-V

 


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