TechValidate Research on A10 Networks

Case Study: High Performance CGN


This case study of a small business energy & utilities company is based on a January 2016 survey of A10 Thunder Series customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


  • Purchased A10 Networks for the following reasons:
    • To consolidate networking equipment
    • Increase network performance

Use Case

  • Owns the following A10 products:
    • Thunder CGN
  • Uses the following in conjunction with Thunder Series products:
    • DNS servers


  • Has accomplished the following with their A10 Thunder Series:
    • Increased network performance
    • Improved network security posture
    • Improved disaster recovery capabilities
  • Replaced the following vendors with Thunder Series products:
    • Juniper
  • Lowered their operating costs for application networking and/or network security by < 10% with their Thunder Series products.
  • Increased the overall performance of their applications / network infrastructure by 75% or more with their Thunder Series.
  • Rates the following Thunder Series capabilities when compared to competitive products:
    • Features: much better
    • Performance / scalability: superior
    • Usability / deployment speed: better
    • Reliability: superior
    • Quality of support: better

About This Data

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

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