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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.

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 1030S Thunder 3030S Thunder 3040(S) Thunder 3230(S) Thunder 3430(S) Thunder 4430(S) Thunder 4440(S) Thunder 5330(S) Thunder 5430(S)-11 Thunder 5440(S) Thunder 5630(S) Thunder 5840(S) Thunder 6430(S) Thunder 6440(S) Thunder 6630(S) Thunder 7440(S)
Throughput 5 Gbps 10 Gbps 30 Gbps 30 Gbps 30 Gbps 42 Gbps 38 Gbps 80 Gbps 78 Gbps 77 Gbps 100 Gbps 76 Gbps 115 Gbps 150 Gbps 160 Gbps 155 Gbps 220 Gbps
Setups Per Second 350k 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 5.2 million 6.5 million 7.5 million 9 million
Full TCP Connections Per Second 120k 300k 437k 460k 891k 1 million 1 million 1.1 million 1.2 million 1.6 million 2.2 million 3 million 3 million 2.6 million 2.8 million 3.2 million 5 million
Concurrent Sessions 16 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
Application Delivery Partitions (ADP) L3V 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
Network Interfaces                                  
1 GE Copper 5 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 GE Fiber (SFP) 0 2 2 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
1/10 GE Fiber (SFP+) 2 2 4 4 4 4 16 24 8 16 24 24 24 16 48 12 48
40 GE Fiber (QSFP+) 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 4 4 4 4 4 4 0 4
100 GE Fiber (CXP) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0

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 both application delivery controller (Thunder ADC) and carrier grade networking (Thunder CGN) 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 4.1 or higher
KVM 0.14 or higher (VirtIO, OvS with DPDK, SR-IOV)
Microsoft Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 or higher
Licenses (Throughput) Lab 200 Mbps 1 Gbps 4 Gbps 8 Gbps 10 Gbps 20 Gbps
VMware ESXi X X X X X X  
KVM (KVM | OvS-DPDK) X X X X X X X
KVM X X X X X    
Microsoft Hyper-V X X X X X+    
Hardware Requirements See installation guide
Standard Warranty 90-day Software

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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