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778 Customers Surveyed

6,397 Data Points Collected

276 Published TechFacts

24 Published Charts

60 Published Case Studies



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A10 Networks Case Study

Large Enterprise Government Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise government 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 reduce operating and hardware costs

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:
    • Cisco

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%

Telecommunications Services Company Improves Operations at a Lower TCO

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.).

With A10, we’ve been able to lower TCO and overall company alignment. The command-line interface (CLI) and increased hardware performance have been of great value and benefit to us.

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

The lower TCO, intuitive CLI, and excellent support with the A10 Thunder Series have allowed us to deploy services quickly and confidently at a lower cost.

A10 Networks Case Study

Unity Media Group

Introduction

This case study of Unity Media Group 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 reduce operating and hardware costs
    • 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 ADC (Application Delivery and Load Balancing)
    • Thunder CGN (IPv4 Preservation and IPv6 Migration)
  • 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
  • Replaced the following vendors/solutions with A10 products:
    • Nokia (Alcatel)
  • Realized a positive ROI within 18-24 months after using A10 products.
  • Estimates improvements in the following areas:
    • Increased performance: 50% to 74%
    • Lowered OpEx: 50% to 74%
    • Lowered CapEx: 10% to 24%
  • Rates the following from A10 when compared to competitive products:
    • Features: the same
    • Performance/scalability: better
    • Usability/deployment speed: better
    • Reliability: the same
    • Quality of support: better

A10 Networks Customer Fact

Automotive Company Zooms Ahead with A10

A medium enterprise automotive & transport company realized a positive ROI within 3-6 months after using A10 products.

A10 Networks Customer Research

97% Say Better Performance and Scalability

When asked to rate A10 Network’s Thunder CGN performance and scalability compared to other vendors/competitors they have evaluated or used, organizations said:

Best in class: 46%
Superior: 41%
Better: 11%
Not better: 3%


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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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