A10 Networks Expands its Range of Threat Protection Systems with “Thunder 3030S TPS”

Delivering DDoS protection for medium-sized networks with 5-10 Gbps Internet connections

NEW DELHI, India – September 3, 2014 – A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), a technology leader in application networking, today announced Thunder 3030S TPS as a mid-range platform of A10 Thunder Threat Protection Systems (TPS)™; a product line of dedicated DDoS protection appliances. Thunder 3030S TPS delivers 10 Gbps DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) protection, helping small service providers and mid-sized enterprises protect their businesses from costly and damaging DDoS attacks.

A10’s Thunder TPS product line provides network-wide protection against DDoS attacks. The Thunder 3030S platform provides cost-effective DDoS protection for medium-sized networks with 5-10 Gbps Internet connections. Thunder TPS supports flexible deployment models and enables easy integration with external systems through our RESTful API or SDK.

The Thunder TPS is built upon A10’s innovative and high-performance ACOS (advanced core operating system) architecture. The ACOS operating system will feature MSSP signaling functions which allows platforms such as the Thunder 3030S TPS to signal the higher-tier DDoS mitigation solutions of an MSSP, and escalate traffic when large-scale volumetric attacks exceed the end user’s Internet bandwidth.

All companies of any sizes are at risk of DDoS attacks. Organizations must analyze the impact of an attack in every area of their operations and implement countermeasures before threats emerge,” said Mr Hayato Koeda, Vice President Asia Pacific Japan for A10 Networks, Inc. and President & CEO for A10 Networks, K.K. “Thunder 3030S TPS delivers great price/performance against our competitors in the 10 Gbps class. We are committed to support smaller service providers and mid-sized enterprise customers to cope with security threats.

Product Details

  • Throughput: 10 Gbps
  • TCP SYN Auth/Sec (PPS): 6.5 Million (*)
  • SYN Cookie/Sec (PPS): 6.5 Million (*)
  • Processor: 4 x Single Xeon
  • Ethernet interface: 4 x 1/10 GE Fiber (SFP+)
  • Installed with SSL acceleration ASIC as default

(*) Packets per second

Performance varies with deployment mode and configuration

Product Picture: Thunder 3030S TPS



Thunder 3030S TPS is available today. MSSP signaling feature will be available in Q4 2014.

About Thunder TPS

A10 Thunder™ TPS product line of Threat Protection Systems provides high-performance, network-wide protection against distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Built upon our Advanced Core Operating System (ACOS) platform, Thunder TPS ensures effective protection from increasingly large-scale DDoS attacks. All models are offered in the form of compact 1U-sized appliances, providing a maximum throughput of up to 155 Gbps, and 1.2 Tbps in a cluster configuration. With flexible deployment modes, and a RESTful API or SDK, Thunder TPS can be integrated into any network architecture and third-party detection solutions.

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About A10 Networks

A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN) is a leader in application networking, providing a range of high-performance application networking solutions that accelerate and secure data center applications and networks of thousands of the largest enterprise, service provider and hyper-scale web providers around the world. Founded in 2004, A10 Networks is based in San Jose, Calif., and serves customers globally with offices worldwide. For more information, visit: www.a10networks.com

A10 Networks, A10 Thunder, vThunder, ACOS, aCloud, aFleX, aXAPI, aVCS, Virtual Chassis, SoftAX, and aFlow are trademarks or registered trademarks of A10 Networks, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.


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