Fujitsu Asia to Leverage A10 Networks' Cloud Load-Balancing Service

By CIOReview | Wednesday, September 9, 2015
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SAN JOSE, CA: A10 Networks, a provider of application networking technologies, is offering its application delivery controller solution to Fujitsu Asia. The solution will enable Fujitsu Asia, a provider of highly reliable computing and communication systems, to standardize its cloud-based load balancing service and advance network operator capabilities.

A10 Thunder ADC is a next-gen application delivery controller that enables customers’ applications to be highly available, accelerated and secure. The controller is built on Advanced Core operating System platform  delivering up to 153Gbps throughput in a single appliance and 1.2Tbps of throughput in a cluster with expanded system resources supporting future feature needs. With its data center-efficient design and compact form factor, the A10 Thunder ADC minimizes rack space, power consumption, and cooling costs.

The solution provides a broad range of form factors and expansive system support resources ensuring availability of high-performance functions right from implementation without any need of additional licenses.

A10 Thunder ADC comprises of a host of features that include: SSl Offload functionality, aFleX Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) Scripting Technology and aXAPI, a REST-based Application Programming Interface (API), enabling remote interaction from third-party applications to control the server load balancer. High-speed processing capabilities and Programmatic control over application traffic are the key benefits users can take advantage of.

It enables companies to add additional features without purchasing licenses that allows Fujitsu Asia to deploy Thunder ADC at other data centers as new features such as Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) are adopted.

“When we considered resources for developing an environment in which we could deliver one-stop service to customers, we realized that providing standardized load-balancing services and automation with RESTful API control was key,” says Keisuke Katsuda, Network Services Business Unit, Integration Services Business, Fujitsu Limited. “A10 Networks delivered the ability to host hundreds of virtual load-balancing instances on a single appliance while lowering space and hardware costs. We are very pleased with the service provided and benefits gained.”