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Thunder® Threat Protection System (TPS™)

DDoS Detection & Mitigation

Used by the top service providers and online gaming companies, Thunder TPS provides scalable and automated DDoS protection powered by advanced machine learning to detect and mitigate attacks

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Key Benefits of Thunder TPS

Fast and Effective

  • Multi-modal source-based defense pinpoints attackers without damaging users
  • 100 ms mitigation interval
  • 3-second detection response

Zero-touch Intelligent Automation

Maximize ROI with DDoS Scrubbing Services

  • 256K individual detection policies per appliance scales to thousands of paying tenants
  • 3,000 simultaneous mitigation zones per appliance for differentiated services that match the tenant’s risk profile and budget
  • Zero-touch Intelligent Automation maximizes effectiveness of limited staff and reduces Opex
  • 30 times more profitable over legacy cyber attack defense platforms
White Paper

Game On: Five Methods for Stopping DDoS Attackers

Online gaming platforms face a surprisingly intense blizzard of distributed denial-of-service attacks. Defending a gaming platform requires a multi-layered defense centered on a zero-trust approach.


Download this paper to learn about the five key methods to help ensure your players will experience a robust and resilient platform that remains up and running.

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Additional Options

Flexible and robust Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection, with a wide range of hardware and software deployment models to meet your exact needs.

Thunder TPS

High precision, automated DDoS mitigation solution is delivered as hardware or virtual appliances ranging from 1 Gbps to 500 Gbps.
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Thunder TPS Detector

High-performance Netflow, Sflow, IPFIX-based DDoS detector for a complete reactive cyber attack defense solution. Available as a standalone appliance or integrated with aGalaxy 5000.

aGalaxy TPS

Enables organizations to gain a global view of their environments to rapidly identify and remediate cyber attacks and ensure that policies are consistently enforced from a central point.

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DDoS Threat Intelligence

Leverages a weaponry inventory based on active intelligence and dynamically applies it to create blacklists with millions of toxic IP addresses.

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One-DDoS Protection

Full-spectrum cyber attack protection with distributed detection capabilities integrated across key network elements including A10 Networks Thunder ADC, CGN and CFW. These capabilities provide the context, packet-level granularity and visibility needed to thwart today’s sophisticated targeted attacks.

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DDoS Protection Cloud

Combine globally distributed DDoS cloud scrubbing service with Thunder TPS on-premise for large volumetric, network, application and slow-and-low attacks protection.
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Network Integrations

Simple, seamless integration into your existing network infrastructure for on-demand reactive, always-on proactive, hybrid DDoS, and distributed detection with One-DDoS Protection deployment options.

Infrastructure Integration

BGP, ISIS, OSFP, GRE, VXLAN protocols for seamless integration into your environment

SecDevOps Integration

100% REST API coverage of all functionality

High-speed Logging

Thunder TPS flow-based detector and 3rd party detector integration: Flowmon, Kentik, Flowtraq, Deepfield

Role-based Access

Role-based access and authentication with LDAP, RADIUS and TACACS+
Case Study

Layer 3 Creates innovative On-Demand DDoS Protection Service

Layer 3 was seeking a cost-effective way to offer DDoS protection as a service. Layer 3’s clients required on-demand cyber attack prevention they could spin up during crucial timeframes without the restrictions of annual licenses or the burden of continual charges.


Layer 3 chose Thunder TPS 4435 for its cost effectiveness and high performance. Its integration features allowed Layer 3 to build distributed denial-of-service defense on demand. Layer 3 was able to create a competitive new revenue stream and boost client satisfaction.

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