TechValidate Research on A10 Networks

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637 Customers Surveyed

5,234 Data Points Collected

227 Published TechFacts

23 Published Charts

55 Published Case Studies

Selected Research Highlights

A10 Networks Case Study

Large Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company


This case study of a large enterprise industrial manufacturing 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.


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 support performance and quality-of-service 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)
    • Harmony Controller (Centralized Management and Analytics)
  • Uses the following in conjunction with A10 products:
    • Web servers / Web application servers
    • Microsoft Skype for Business or Lync
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SharePoint


The surveyed company achieved the following results with A10 Networks:

  • Accomplished the following using A10 products:
    • Increased network performance
    • Improved application delivery performance
  • Replaced the following vendors/solutions with A10 products:
    • Had already A10 in place
  • Realized a positive ROI within 3 months after using A10 products.
  • Estimates improvements in the following areas:
    • Lowered CapEx: 75% or more
  • Rates the following from A10 when compared to competitive products:
    • Features: much better
    • Performance/scalability: much better
    • Usability/deployment speed: much better
    • Reliability: better
    • Quality of support: much better

A10 Networks Customer Satisfaction Rating

Ilker Sirlan, a Senior Broadband Network Engineer at Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri, would be very likely to recommend A10 Networks for this reason:

I am happy working with A10 on our project in terms of services and support. Also, A10 products are competitive compared to the competitor.

A10 Networks Customer Research

Preserve Existing IPv4 Investment

When asked to rate how valuable A10 Thunder CGN is in their ability to manage or preserve existing investment in IPv4 infrastructure, organizations said:

Extremely valuable: 49%
Valuable: 41%
Somewhat valuable: 10%
Not valuable: 0%

Case Study: Previder (Odin Groep)


This case study of Previder (Odin Groep) is based on a January 2016 survey of A10 Thunder Series customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.


  • Purchased A10 Networks for the following reasons:
    • To deploy new and/or differentiated services
    • To meet availability and uptime SLAs

Use Case

  • Owns the following A10 product:
    • Thunder ADC
  • Uses the following in conjunction with Thunder Series products:
    • DNS servers
    • Web servers / web application servers


  • Has accomplished the following with their A10 Thunder Series:
    • Improved application delivery performance
    • Improved disaster recovery capabilities
  • Increased the overall performance of their applications / network infrastructure by 50% – 74% with their Thunder Series.
  • Rates the following Thunder Series capabilities when compared to competitive products:
    • Features: superior
    • Performance / scalability: superior
    • Usability / deployment speed: much better
    • Reliability: much better
    • Quality of support: much better

A10 Networks Customer Research

What were your primary reasons for purchasing A10 Networks Thunder CGN solution?

Support traffic growth
Extend IPv4 pools
Smooth transition from IPv4 to IPv6
Support availability, performance and quality-of-service SLAs
Reduce costs
Protect network and end users from advanced security threats
Reduce footprint in distributed edge data center

A10 Networks Customer Statistic

78% of surveyed organizations increased performance by 25% to 49% with their A10 product.


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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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