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Transform the delivery of your applications with critical visibility, security and performance solutions A10 Networks

thesiliconreview-lee-chen-founder-ceo-a10-networksProven in more than 5,000 organizations across the globe, A10 Networks secure applications services and solutions accelerate and secure the applications and networks of the world’s largest enterprises, service providers and cloud platforms. The company is a secure application services company that ensures your business is more agile than a market full of rivals.

About A10

A10 have pioneered a new generation of application networking technologies. The company’s Advanced Core Operating System (ACOS®) platform is designed to deliver substantially greater performance and security relative to prior generation application networking products. Its software-based ACOS architecture provides the flexibility that enables to expand its business with additional products to solve a growing array of networking and security challenges across cloud computing and mobility. A10 Networks has a portfolio of application-layer networking products that assure user-to-application connectivity is available, accelerated and secure and because of A10’s open APIs, the products can work with any standards-based infrastructure.

Solution Overview

Enterprise Solution: leverages powerful application delivery and security designed for the enterprise.

Service Provider Solution: scales powerful service provider networks via advanced application delivery, cloud architecture, ddos protection, and ipv4 preservation and ipv6 transition solutions.

Cloud Solution: deploys complete secure application services across data centers and cloud —public, private and hybrid clouds alike.

Security Solutions: identifies and mitigates advanced cyber attacks that target applications, services and business.

DDoS Protection & Mitigation: prevents critical applications and network from being taken offline by ddos attacks.

Product Portfolio

The center of the A10 product offering is Advanced Core Operating System (ACOS®), which serves as the high-performance, application-aware networking platform for all of our Application Services Gateway (ASG) products. In 2013, the company launched the premium performance A10 Thunder™ Series product family, to address a range of customer needs:

  • Thunder ADC: Application Delivery Controller product line that accelerates and secures data center applications and networks
  • Thunder CGN: Carrier Grade NAT product line that provides large-scale address and protocol translation services for carrier networks
  • Thunder TPS: Threat Protection System product line that provides detection and mitigation against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) cyber attacks.
  • Thunder SSLi: SSL Insight provides visibility into encrypted traffic to eliminate the SSL blind spot in corporate defenses and enables security devices to inspect encrypted traffic.
  • Thunder CFW: Convergent Firewall combines a Secure Web Gateway, Data Center Firewall, Gi/SGi Firewall and Site-to-site IPSec VPN together to streamline networks by consolidating security and application networking into a single high-performance solution.

Awards and Applauds

  • A10 won the Interop Tokyo 2016 "Best of Show Award” Award for its product Thunder CFW.
  • A10 Awarded Network World Asia Readers' Choice Rising Star Awards 2015 under Networking Solution Category.
  • A10 Networks received the award for Japan Application Delivery Controller Vendor of the Year in the 2015 Frost & Sullivan Japan Excellence Awards, presented by Frost & Sullivan.
  • A10 Networks receives a 5-Star rating in CRN’s 2016 Partner Program Guide.
  • A10 Networks’ Kirsten Lee Young (vice president of worldwide channels) and Maria Jacobson (director of worldwide partner programs) Recognized by CRN as 2016 Women of the Channel

Meet the Key Executives

Lee Chen, Founder & CEO: Lee served most recently as co-founder and vice president of engineering at Foundry Networks. Lee was also a founding member of Centillion Networks (acquired by Nortel). He has held management and senior technical positions at Apple Computer, Convergent Technologies and InSync Group. He holds an M.S.E.E. from San Jose State University and a B.S. in Electrophysics from National Chiao-Tung University in Taiwan 

Raj Jalan, CTO: Raj has over 25 years of experience in the Networking Industry. Prior to A10 Raj was the lead architect for Foundry Networks' ServerIron and L2/L3 switching product families. Before Foundry he worked on a wide range of networking technologies from Ethernet, Token-Ring, ATM and Digital Switching Systems. Raj holds a number of patents related to L2/L3 as well as L4/L7 switching. He has a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

Rob Cochran, Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Collaboration: Rob has 30 years of experience serving as corporate and general legal counsel for emerging technology companies. Immediately prior to A10, for 19 years Rob was principal of a boutique law firm based in Woodside, California, where he specialized in the representation of growth corporations, and the investors funding such ventures. During this period, Rob served on the Board of Directors of numerous private corporations, and Techwell, Inc., a fabless public semiconductor company. Rob has an A.B. from Harvard University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. 

"Our solutions enable enterprises, service providers, Web giants and government organizations to accelerate, secure and optimize the performance of their data center applications and networks"