Training

Welcome to A10 Networks Training Program. We believe that education is essential for maximizing the benefits of our products. Our training program is designed to enable users by increasing their productivity, creating a happier and more engaged community.

To achieve this, we provide a combination of instructor-led lectures and hands on activities. Each student receives an independent training lab environment. These courses are focused on configuration and management of key features of our products.

Topics

Training Courses

Sys Admin Training CourseThe SysAdmin 2.7 Course and SysAdmin 4.1 Course instruct Network Operators and System Administrators for deploying A10 ACOS devices in data center environments in preparation for additional application-oriented implementation. Provides the necessary foundation for teams continuing onto ACOS application courses.

ADC Training CourseThe ADC 2.7 Course and ADC 4.1 Course instruct Application Engineers, Development Operations, and Architects on implementing common Application Delivery Control scenarios for A10 ACOS deployments in data center environments.

CGN Training CourseThe CGN 2.8 Course instructs Network Operations, Development Operations, Application Engineers, Network Security, and Architects on implementing IPv6 migration and Carrier Grade NAT scenarios for A10 ACOS deployments in service provider and data center environments.

Threat Protection Training CourseThe TPS 3.1 Course instructs Network Operations, Development Operations, Network Security, and Architects on implementing an effective threat protection system for A10 ACOS deployments in data center environment.

After each course, there is a content specific accreditation exam.

Training Credits & Pricing

**All A10 Training services are priced in Training Credits:

  • Valid for 6 months from invoice date.
  • Training Credit listed price per region:
  North America Europe & Africa Middle East Latin America China Asia Pacific Japan

Training Credit Price

100
USD

130
USD

170
USD

100
USD

125
USD

130
USD

8500
JPY

Open Enrollment Sessions

  • Same price for online and live class at A10 headquarters.
  • Visit the Schedule tab to see upcoming open enrollment classes per region.
Course TRAINING CREDITS (per person)

SysAdmin

20 training credits

ADC

20 training credits

TPS

10 training credits

CGN

10 training credits

Private Sessions

  • Prices Vary depending on duration, delivery method, travel, and if additional content development is needed. Contact training@a10networks.com to accurately scope price & agenda.
  • Private classes can support up to 15 students.
  1 Day 2 Days 3 Days 4 Days 5 Days

Customer Site

200 training credits

250 training credits

300 training credits

350 training credits

400 training credits

Online / Webex

80 training credits

150 training credits

210 training credits

260 training credits

300 training credits

A10 Headquarters

80 training credits

150 training credits

210 training credits

260 training credits

300 training credits

For questions, pricing, and registration email training@a10networks.com

A10 Networks delivers instructor led training classes globally.
Select the links below to see classes per region.

North America Schedule

Latin America Schedule

Europe, Middle East, Africa Schedule

Asia Pacific Schedule

Japan Schedule

For questions and for registration, please contact training@a10networks.com.

A10 Accredited Specialist

Accreditation Program

The Accreditation program was released in parallel with A10’s revamped technical training courses (October 2015). The Accreditation program will fully replace the Certification program by 1 October 2016.

Each core technical course courses has a supporting Accreditation exam.
Users that pass the Accreditation exam achieve A10 Accredited Specialist status*:

  • SysAdmin Accredited Specialist for ACOS 2.7
  • SysAdmin Accredited Specialist for ACOS 4.1
  • ADC Accredited Specialist for ACOS 2.7
  • ADC Accredited Specialist for ACOS 4.1
  • TPS Accredited Specialist for ACOS 3.1
  • CGN Accredited Specialist for ACOS 2.8

A10 Accreditation logos

*Accredited Specialist recognition focuses on providing users knowledge and skills required in everyday configuration and operation of A10 devices. Accredited Specialist recognition does not focus on skills associated with Professional Services activities, such as initial integration into existing networking environment or conversion and adaptation of other vendors’ configuration files.

Features of the Accreditation Exams:

  • Accreditation exams are web-based and can be taken from any computer with internet access.
  • Users get 2 attempts per exam to pass. Passing score is 70% or higher.
  • Users that pass the Accreditation exam achieve the A10 Accredited Specialist status which is valid for 3 years from completion date.
  • Users that pass the Accreditation exam can download an automatically generated personalized certificate.

To Attempt the Accreditation Exams:

  1. Candidates that purchase the technical training course will get 2 complimentary attempts upon completion of the course.
  2. Candidates can purchase exam attempts independent of the training courses for $100 USD for 2 attempts per person. Starting 2017, the price will be $200 for 2 attempts per person.

Upgrading from Certification program to the Accreditation program:

A10 is offering free upgrades for all successful CADE/CE users to upgrade into our Accreditation program. We are gradually upgrading users by geography.

  • CADE/CE Users will receive an email invite with enrollment instructions.
  • Once enrolled in the upgrade program, users will receive a registration email with access and instructions. Each user will have 2 weeks (14 days) to complete the SysAdmin 2.7 Accreditation Exam and the ADC 2.7 Accreditation Exam.

Successful candidates will be upgraded to the Accreditation program. Unsuccessful candidates can attempt the Accreditation by purchasing attempts or attending the training classes.

Training Policies

Updated: 1/21/2016

For questions about the policies, please email training@a10networks.com

Scheduling and Registering
Scheduling and registration can only be confirmed after receipt of Purchase Order or prepayment.

Training Credit Expiration
Training credits and individual training SKUs automatically expire if not used within six months of the PO or payment date. All previously paid funds associated with expired training credits are forfeited.

Student Cancelling and Rescheduling Instructor-led Training (ILT) and Virtual Instructor-led Training (VILT) Enrollment
A10 Networks must receive cancellation or rescheduling requests for an ILT or VILT class at least seven days before the class start date. Training credits (and the associated funds) are forfeited for classes cancelled without the required prior notification.

Corporate Cancelling and Rescheduling Private Onsite Courses
A10 Networks must receive cancellation or rescheduling requests for private onsite courses at least 14 days before the class start date. Training credits (and the associated funds) are forfeited for onsite classes cancelled without the required prior notification.

A10 Networks Cancelling and Rescheduling Courses
A10 Networks is occasionally required to cancel or reschedule a course. A10 Networks will notify all affected parties at least seven calendar days before the scheduled start date when a course is cancelled or rescheduled and consult with students to arrange a mutually beneficial replacement.

Training Materials Copyright
Student training materials are copyrighted A10 Networks property and may not be duplicated or distributed. A10 Networks does not permit audio or video recording of course delivery.

Customized Private Class
A10 Networks offer customized courses to present material not available in standard courses or to satisfy a client requirement for non-standard content or logistics (location outside of North America). Customized training is available only through a private engagement as defined by a statement of work between A10 Networks and the contracting organization.

Accreditation Exam Attempt Expiration
Students are allotted three months to pass Accreditation Exams. Unused examination attempts expire three months after the Accreditation Exam registration date.

Active LMS user account policy
Students that register for A10 training are assigned a user account that accesses the A10 Learning Management System (LMS). Each account remains active for three months after the course completion date. Deactivating an account only prevents the user from accessing the LMS; user data persists after an account is deactivated.

A user account is re-activated when the student registers for additional A10 training. A student can also reactivate an LMS user account by contacting training@a10networks.com.

Training Lab Usage Policy
Each student is assigned a training pod for performing the course session lab exercises. Pods are available each day of the session, from 30 minutes before the scheduled start time until one hour after class ends.