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WHERE YOU WANT.

A10 Thunder appliances are a family of hardware and software solutions ready to match a wide variety of deployment needs — whether 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 2 Gbps and moving up to 300 Gbps high-performance appliances for your most demanding requirements.

 

THUNDER TPS HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS Thunder
840 TPS
Thunder
3030S TPS
Thunder
4435 TPS
Thunder
5435 TPS
Thunder
6435 TPS
Thunder
6635 TPS
Thunder
14045 TPS
Single-Module
Thunder
14045 TPS
Dual-Module
Performance  
Throughput *1 2 Gbps 10 Gbps 38 Gbps 77 Gbps 152 Gbps 152 Gbps 152 Gbps 300 Gbps
Packets per second (Legitmate traffic) *1 1.5 Million 5 Million 22 Million 22 Million 55 Million 55 Million 75 Million 150 Million
Mitigation Performance  
Software based - SYN Auth (pps) 1.5 Million 5 Million 22 Million 22 Million 55 Million 55 Million 75 Million 150 Million
Hardware based - SYN Cookie (pps) N/A N/A 55 Million 110 Million 220 Million 220 Million 220 Million 440 Million*2
Hardware based - Anomaly flood blocking (pps) N/A N/A 55 Million 110 Million 220 Million 220 Million 220 Million 440 Million
Maximum monitored sessions
(Asymmetric deployment)
3 Million 16 Million 32 Million 64 Million 64 Million 64 Million 64 Million 128 Million
Minimum rate enforcement interval 100 ms 100 ms 100 ms 100 ms 100 ms 100 ms 100 ms
Network Interfaces  
1 GE Copper 5 6 0 0 0 0 0
1 GE Fiber (SFP) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
1/10 GE Fiber (SFP+) 2 4 16 16 16 12 0
40 GE Fiber (QSFP+) 5 6 0 4 4 0 4
100 GE Fiber 0 0 0 4 0 4 (CXP) 4 (CFP2 or QSFP28)


The specifications and performance numbers are subject to change without notice, and vary depending on configuration and environmental conditions.
*1 Throughput figures reflect traffic-forwarding capacity and are measured using legitimate traffic with DDoS protection enabled.
*2 HW SYN cookie for dual blade will be supported in a future release.

 

Virtual Appliances

The virtualized version of the Thunder Series appliances, vThunder runs atop your choice of industry leading hypervisor for maximum flexibility. With vThunder virtual appliances you gain a flexible, easy-to-deploy appliance featuring advanced on-demand services for any enterprise, web giant or service provider.

vThunder TPS Specification

 

Supported Hypervisors

VMware ESXi 5.5 or higher

Microsoft Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2 or higher

Hardware Requirements

See installation guide

Standard Warranty

90-Day Software

Bandwidth Licenses

1 Gbps

2 Gbps

5 Gbps

VMware ESXi

X

X

X

Microsoft Hyper-V

X

X

X*


Lab license is also available | * 5 Gbps license not recommended for Microsoft Hyper-V

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