Thunder TPS Appliances

A10 Thunder TPS Appliance Form Factors

Flexibility to deploy how you want to and where you want to

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 2 Gbps and moving up to 300 Gbps high-performance appliance for your most demanding requirements.

THUNDER TPS HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS Thunder 840 TPS Thunder 3030S TPS Thunder 4435(S) TPS Thunder 5435(S) TPS Thunder 6435(S) TPS Thunder 6635(S) TPS Thunder 14045 TPS*2
Throughput 2 Gbps 10 Gbps 38 Gbps 77 Gbps 155 Gbps 155 Gbps 300 Gbps
TCP SYN Auth/sec (PPS)*1 1.5 million 6.5 million 35 million 35 million 70 million 70 million 130 million
SYN Cookie/sec (PPS)*1 1.5 million 6.5 million 55 million 112 million 223 million 223 million 440 million
Network Interface              
    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+) 0 0 0 4 4 0 4
    100 GE Fiber 0 0 0 0 0 4 (CXP) 4 (CFP2 or QSFP28)

*1 Packets per second. Performance varies with deployment mode and configuration | *2 Available in Q4 2016

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Software 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 and easy-to-deploy appliance featuring advanced services for any enterprises, web giant or service provider, on demand.


vThunder TPS Specification


Up to 5 Gbps

Supported Hypervisors

VMware vSphere ESXi 5.5 or higher
Microsoft Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008*1 or higher

Hardware Requirements

See installation guide


Availability depends on hypervisor type.

    Lab/Developer Editions: 1 Gbps

    Production Editions: 1 Gbps, 2 Gbps and 5 Gbps*2

Standard Warranty

90-day Software

*1 Windows Server 2012 R2 is recommended for higher performance | *2 VMware ESXi only



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Thunder Hybrid Virtual

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*Form factor varies by product line.