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778 Customers Surveyed

6,397 Data Points Collected

277 Published TechFacts

24 Published Charts

60 Published Case Studies



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A10 Networks Case Study

Well-Regarded Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise telecommunications services company is based on a January 2020 survey of A10 Networks customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select A10 Networks:

  • Primary reasons for purchasing products from A10 Networks:
    • To protect servers and applications from advanced security threats
    • To protect users from advanced security threats
    • Because of the impact of specific security incidents
    • To consolidate networking equipment

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of A10 Networks that the surveyed company uses:

  • Owns the following A10 products:
    • Thunder CGN (IPv4 Preservation and IPv6 Migration)
    • Thunder CFW (Convergent Firewall) – Service Provider Use Cases
    • AGalaxy Management (DDoS Protection Management)
  • Uses the following in conjunction with A10 products:
    • DNS servers
    • IPv6 Migration / IPv4 Preservation

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with A10 Networks:

  • Accomplished the following using A10 products:
    • Reduced costs for the IT infrastructure
    • Increased network performance
    • Improved application delivery performance
  • Replaced the following vendors/solutions with A10 products:
    • F5 Networks
  • Realized a positive ROI after 24 months after using A10 products.
  • Estimates improvements in the following areas:
    • Increased performance: 50% to 74%
    • Lowered OpEx: 10% to 24%
    • Lowered CapEx: 10% to 24%
  • Rates the following from A10 when compared to competitive products:
    • Features: much better
    • Performance/scalability: much better
    • Usability/deployment speed: much better
    • Reliability: superior
    • Quality of support: superior

A10 Networks Customer Research

Whopping 92% of A10 Thunder CGN Customers Say Its APIs Better Than Competition

When asked to rate A10 Network’s Thunder CGN robust APIs for integration with existing tools compared to other vendors/competitors they have evaluated or used, organizations said:

Best in class: 22%
Superior: 46%
Better: 24%
Not better: 8%

A10 Networks Customer Fact

“Thanks for the Great Service A10!”

A small business consumer services company rates A10’s quality of support as much better when compared to competitors and their products.

A10 Thunder Series Customer Research

A10’s Most Frequently Replaced Competitors

Which of the following vendors/solutions did you replace with Thunder Series products?

Cisco
34%
F5 Networks
33%
Brocade
9%
HAProxy
9%
Barracuda Networks
6%
Citrix Systems (Netscaler)
6%
KEMP Technologies
6%
NGINX
6%
Radware
6%
Coyote Point Systems
2%
Riverbed Technology
2%
Other
16%

A10 Networks Customer Fact

Well Respected University Loves A10’s Reliability

An educational institution rates A10’s reliability as superior when compared to competitive products.

A10 Networks Case Study

Small Business Security Products & Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business security products & services company is based on a January 2020 survey of A10 Networks customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select A10 Networks:

  • Primary reasons for purchasing products from A10 Networks:
    • To protect servers and applications from advanced security threats
    • To protect users from advanced security threats

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of A10 Networks that the surveyed company uses:

  • Owns the following A10 products:
    • Thunder ADC (Application Delivery and Load Balancing)
    • Thunder TPS (DDoS Protection)
    • Thunder SSLi (Outbound TLS/SSL Decryption)
    • AGalaxy Management (DDoS Protection Management)
  • Uses the following in conjunction with A10 products:
    • DNS servers
    • Web servers / Web application servers
    • ERP applications
    • Microsoft Skype for Business or Lync
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SharePoint

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with A10 Networks:

  • Accomplished the following using A10 products:
    • Reduced costs for the IT infrastructure
    • Improved network security posture
  • Replaced the following vendors/solutions with A10 products:
    • F5 Networks
    • Citrix Systems
    • Arbor Networks
  • Realized a positive ROI after 24 months after using A10 products.
  • Estimates improvements in the following areas:
    • Increased performance: 25% to 49%
    • Lowered OpEx: 75% or more
    • lowered CapEx: 75% or more
  • Rates the following from A10 when compared to competitive products:
    • Features: much better
    • Performance/scalability: superior
    • Usability/deployment speed: not as good
    • Reliability: better
    • Quality of support: the same


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About A10 Networks

A10 Network solutions enable enterprises, service providers, Web giants and government organizations to secure and optimize the performance of their data center applications and networks. Their Advanced Core Operating System (ACOS®) platform is designed to deliver performance and security.

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