TechValidate Research on A10 Networks

A10 Networks Case Study

Well-Regarded Telecommunications Services Company


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.


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


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

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of A10 Networks by TechValidate.

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