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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 Customer Review

Thunder ADC Saves Significant OpEx Costs, Earning High Marks from Customer

5/5 Stars

Please describe why you selected solutions from A10 Networks (advanced features, lower TCO, etc.) and the value that you have gotten from them (application performance, better security, etc.).

Would you recommend A10 Networks Thunder Series, and if so, why?

A10 Networks Customer Fact

CTO: Performance & Scalability “Much Better”

A medium enterprise telecommunications services company rates A10’s performance/scalability as much better when compared to competitive products.

A10 Networks Customer Research

Meeting SLAs, Security Threat Protection, and Cost Reductions are Key ADC Purchase Drivers

What were your primary reasons for purchasing products from A10 Networks?

Meet availability and uptime SLAs
43%
Protect servers and applications from advanced security threats
31%
Reduce operating and hardware costs
31%
Consolidate networking equipment (e.g. ADC, SLB, NAT, FW, etc.)
29%
Deploy new and / or differentiated services
29%
Support performance and quality-of-service SLAs
27%
New deployment / No previous solution
17%
Protect users from advanced security threats
11%
Support cloud computing initiatives
10%
Consolidate server requirements
9%
Due to the impact of specific security incidents
1%

A10 Networks Customer Research

Improved Performance, and Reduced Costs with A10 Products

Which of the following have you accomplished with your A10 product?

Improved application delivery performance
47%
Increased network performance
40%
Reduced costs for your IT infrastructure
32%
Improved network security posture
29%
Improved the efficiency of a business process
29%
Improved disaster recovery capabilities
12%
Supported regulatory compliance requirements
10%

A10 Networks Case Study

Small Business Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer services company is based on a February 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 reduce operating and hardware costs
    • To deploy new and / or differentiated services
    • To support performance and quality-of-service SLAs
    • To meet availability and uptime SLAs

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)
  • Uses the following in conjunction with A10 products:
    • Web servers / Web application servers

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with A10 Networks:

  • Accomplished the following using A10 products:
    • Improved the efficiency of a business process
    • Increased network performance
    • Improved application delivery performance
  • Replaced the following vendors/solutions with A10 products:
    • Citrix Systems
    • HAProxy
  • Realized a positive ROI within 12-18 months after using A10 products.
  • Estimates improvements in the following areas:
    • Increased performance: 10% to 24%
    • Lowered OpEx: 10% to 24%
    • Lowered CapEx: 10% to 24%

A10 Networks Case Study

Smartpipe Solutions Ltd.

Introduction

This case study of Smartpipe Solutions Ltd. is based on a January 2020 survey of A10 Networks customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

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 deploy new and/or differentiated services
    • For a new deployment/no previous solution

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)
  • Uses the following in conjunction with A10 products:
    • VMware

Results

The following was accomplished with A10 Networks:

  • Smartpipe Solutions Ltd. confirms it achieved the following business benefits by using A10 products:
    • Improved the efficiency of a business process
    • Improved application delivery performance
    • Supported regulatory compliance requirements
  • Realized a positive ROI within 9-12 months after using A10 products.
  • Estimates improvements in the following areas:
    • Increased performance: 75% or more
  • Rates the following from A10 when compared to competitive products:
    • Features: superior
    • Performance/scalability: much better
    • Usability/deployment speed: superior
    • Reliability: much better
    • Quality of support: superior


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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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