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The A10 Thunder Series Appliances are a family of hardware and software solutions ready to match a wide variety of deployment needs whether it be on premise or in the cloud. Powered by ACOS®, these products bring a unique combination of shared memory architecture, 64-bit scalability and advanced flow processing delivering price performance like no one else.
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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 CGN HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS Thunder 840 Thunder 940 Thunder 1030S Thunder 1040 Thunder 3030S Thunder 3040 Thunder 3230 Thunder 3430 Thunder 4430 Thunder 4440 Thunder 5330 Thunder 5430-11 Thunder 5440 Thunder 5630 Thunder 5840 Thunder 5840-11 Thunder 6430 Thunder 6440 Thunder 6630 Thunder 7440 Thunder 7440-11 Thunder 4435 SPE Thunder 5435 SPE Thunder 6435 SPE Thunder 6635 SPE Thunder 14045 SPE
Single-Module
Thunder 14045 SPE
Dual-Module
Throughput 5 Gbps 10 Gbps 10 Gbps 20 Gbps 30 Gbps 30 Gbps 30 Gbps 42 Gbps 38 Gbps 80 Gbps 78 Gbps 77 Gbps 100 Gbps 76 Gbps 115 Gbps 115 Gbps 150 Gbps 160 Gbps 155 Gbps 220 Gbps 220 Gbps 38 Gbps 77 Gbps 155 Gbps 155 Gbps 150 Gbps 300 Gbps
Setups Per Second 350k 400k 800k 800k 1.1 million 1.3 million 1.8 million 2.1 million 2.1 million 2.5 million 3.1 million 3.1 million 5 million 5.9 million 7 million 7 million 5.2 million 6.5 million 7.5 million 9 million 9 million 3 million 3.5 million 7.5 million 7.5 million 10 million 20 million
Full TCP Connections Per Second 120k 120k 300k 300k 437k 460k 891k 1 million 1 million 1.1 million 1.2 million 1.6 million 2.2 million 3 million 3 million 3 million 2.6 million 2.8 million 3.2 million 5 million 5 million 1.4 million 1.6 million 3.2 million 3.2 million 4 million 8 million
Concurrent Sessions 16 million 16 million 32 million 32 million 64 million 64 million 64 million 128 million 128 million 128 million 128 million 256 million 256 million 256 million 256 million 256 million 256 million 256 million 256 million 256 million 256 million 128 million 256 million 256 million 256 million 256 million 512 million
Application Delivery Partitions (ADP) L3V 32 32 32 32 64 64 64 127 127 127 127 1,023 1,023 1,023 1,023 1,023 1,023 1,023 1,023 1,023 1,023 1,023 1,023 1,023 1,023 1,023 / 4,094‡ 1,023
Network Interfaces                                  
1 GE Copper 5 5 6 5 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1/10 GE Fiber (SFP+) 2 4 2 4 4 4 4 4 16 24 8 16 24 24 24 48 16 48 12 48 48 16 16 16 12 0 0
40 GE Fiber (QSFP+) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 4 4 4 4 0 4 4 0 4 0 0 4 4 0 4 4
100 GE Fiber (CXP) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 (QSFP28) 0 0 4 (CXP) 0 4 (QSFP28) 0 0 0 4 (CXP) 4 (CFP2 or QSFP28) 4 (CFP2 or QSFP28)

 

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 With base model. Number varies by SSL model | *2 Optional RPS |
  • *3 FIPS model must be purchased | ^ Certification in process
  • ‡ Requires ACOS 4.1.100 code version, see release notes
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Virtual Appliances

The virtualized version of the Thunder Series appliances, vThunder® line of virtual appliances, 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 enterprise, web giant or service provider, on demand.


vThunder CGN Specifications
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

 

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

 


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Bare Metal

 

Thunder CGN for Bare Metal Specifications

Bare Metal

System Requirements

Minimum Hardware Requirement:

  • Intel x86-based CPUs with minimum of 4 cores
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 80 GB of free disk space
  • 2 Ethernet interfaces (3 or more are recommended)
  • Intel Network Adapters and drivers including igb, ixgbe, and i40e, and more.

Reference Platforms

Cisco UCS, Dell PowerEdge, Ericsson Hyperscale Datacenter System (HDS), HP ProLiant and more.

Bandwidth Licenses*

10 Gbps (4 cores), 20 Gbps (8 cores), 40 Gbps (14 cores) and 60 Gbps (24 cores)

Standard Warranty

90-day Software

* Licenses are tied with maximum number of cores which can be allocated to ACOS

 

 


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Hybrid Appliances

A10 Networks® Thunder® HVA hybrid virtual appliances deliver hardware acceleration and hypervisor-based strong isolation supporting high-performance multi-tenancy and service chaining. The Thunder HVA family offers multiple independent virtualized application delivery controller (ADC) and virtualized carrier grade networking (CGN) functionality on a single hardware device resulting in lower CAPEX and OPEX for new or existing ADC, server load balancing, security, IPv4 scaling and IPv6 migration projects.

THUNDER HVA PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Thunder 3030S HVA Thunder 3530S HVA
vThunder Virtual Appliances Instances (Included) 8 40
Network Interfaces    
  1 GE Copper 6 4
  1 GE Fiber (SFP) 2 2
  1/10 GE Fiber (SFP+) 4 12

 

 


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