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A10 networks overview

A10 Networks Overview

R. John Forte, Director of Sales, Western Region 801.565.1121

Shawn Nunley, Director of Product Marketing


A10 networks overview1

A10 Networks Overview

Corporate Statement:

A10 Networks was founded with a mission to provide innovative networking and

security solutions. A10 Networks makes high-performance products that help

organizations accelerate, optimize and secure their applications. Founded by Lee Chen, the

co-founder of Foundry Networks and Centillion Networks (acquired by Bay), A10 staffs

experts from the Layer 2-3, Layer 4-7 and Super Computing markets.

Product Suite:

  • AX Series Application Acceleration Switch/Next-generation Server Load Balancer

  • EX Series Bandwidth Management Appliance with Identity Reporting

  • ID Series Network Identity Management Appliances

    Headquarters in San Jose, CA

    Worldwide Sales Offices:

  • North America

  • China

  • Japan

  • Korea

  • Taiwan


A10 networks timeline

A10 Networks Timeline

  • Q4 2004: Founded by CEO Lee Chen. Executive staff from incumbent telecom and networking firms such as Cisco and Nortel

  • November 2005: Announced IDsentrie, the world’s first network identity management appliance

  • November 2006: Closed $9 million Series B Funding, bringing total funding to $16 million – and moved to hew HQ in San Jose

  • January 29, 2007: Announced AX Series application acceleration switch and EX Series bandwidth manager with identity

  • May 2007: Announced GA for AX Series - AX won Best of Interop Las Vegas

  • June 2007: AX Series won Best of Interop Tokyo

  • July 2007: Announced IDaccess for authentication and guest access


A10 product portfolio

A10 Product Portfolio


Sample of customers partners awards

Sample of Customers, Partners, Awards

Customers

Awards

Partners


The drivers for application acceleration

The Drivers for Application Acceleration

  • Internet driven, media rich-communications

  • New performance and throughput demands

  • Global access to information anytime, anywhere

  • Conversion to Web applications

  • Increased security requirements

    • SSL Encryption

    • Protection from network attacks

  • Space & Efficiency

  • Future Mobility

  • Web 2.0

  • IPv6


Application acceleration landscape

Application Acceleration Landscape

Market Leading System

Large Historic Installed Base

Little innovation in last 2 years

Legacy Second-Generation Systems

Historic Installed Base

Old architecture

PC or energy hungry hardware

Legacy First-Generation Systems


Award winning ax series

Award-winning AX Series

Next-generation architecture

  • 10 years Server Load Balancer experience

  • Clean slate to create the architecture

  • 2 years ahead of all competitors

  • Engineered for scalable performance

May 22, Las Vegas

June 14, Tokyo


Ax series slb and app acceleration

AX Series: SLB and App. Acceleration

Accelerated Application Performance

  • Industry’s best price-performance

  • Improves user response times by up to eight times

  • Reduces bandwidth by up to 75%

  • Industry’s best SSL and L4-7 acceleration

    Application Availability, Scalability and Flexibility

  • Super computing platform

  • Tuned for multi-CPUs with multi-cores

  • Carrier grade hardware

  • Scales server farm capacity by up to 10 times

  • Future proofs against changing business requirements with aRule scripting language

  • Supports IPv4 and IPv6

    Integrated Application Security

  • Protects applications from DDoS attacks

  • Ensures application availability for legitimate traffic


The ax series family

The AX Series Family

AX 2000

AX 2100

AX 2200

AX 3100

AX 3200

Enterprise

Processor: 2 CPU

Memory: 2GB

Gig Ports: 8 GoC

Fiber Ports: 2 G SFP

Enterprise

Processor: 4 CPU

Memory: 2GB

Gig Ports: 8 GoC

Fiber Ports: 4 G SFP

Enterprise/ISP

Processor: 4 CPU

Memory: 2GB

Gig Ports: 16 GoC

Fiber Ports: 4 G opt SFP

Enterprise/ISP

Processor: 4 CPU

Memory: 2GB

Gig Ports: 16 GoC

Fiber Ports: 4 G opt SFP

10 Gig Ports: 2 XFP

ISP/Carrier

Processor: 4 CPU

Memory: 4GB

Gig Ports: 16 GoC

Fiber Ports: 4 G opt SFP

10 Gig Ports: 2 XFP


Architecture features benefits

Architecture Features & Benefits

  • Advanced Core OS (ACOS)

    • Tuned for multi-CPU

    • Near-zero overhead for linear scalability

    • Maximum parallelism

  • Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP) shared memory architecture

  • Maximize application processing with traffic offload

    • Control data, network data, security data and buffer management

  • Hardware-based zero-copy buffer mgmt

  • Robust application data distribution

  • Non-block design (TCP stack, SSL stack)

  • Super efficient data kernel scheduler

  • Protocol Optimization


More ax series features

More AX Series Features

  • aRule advanced scripting

  • IPv4 and IPv6

  • Fast TCP, fast UDP load balancing

  • Server load balancing methods

    • Round Robin, Least Connections, Weighted RR, Weighted LC, Fastest Response Time

  • Server connection reuse (aka TCP multiplexing)

  • HTTP header insert, rewrite, compression

  • URL Switching, URL rewrite

  • Cookie Switching, cookie persistence


More ax series features cont

More AX Series Features (cont.)

  • Cisco-like CLI, Localized Web GUI, aRule editor

  • Hot swappable redundant components - standard

  • SSL hardware acceleration

    • SSL termination, SSL bridging (aka SSL Initiation)

  • SSL session ID reuse

  • Hardware-based DoS Syn defense

  • Integrated Layer 2/Layer 3

    • transparent, RIP, OSPF, static route

  • Active-active, active-standby stateful sessions failover

  • Source IP persistence


Ease of use management and migration

Ease of use, management and migration

  • Industry standard CLI

  • Graphical User Interface (GUI)

  • aRule - TCL-based scripting

    • IP::client_addr, IP::protocol, TCP::server_port, TCP::payload, HTTP::uri, HTTP::header, HTTP::cookie, pool, drop, log


Ease of use management and migration1

Ease of use, management and migration

  • Industry standard CLI

  • Graphical User Interface (GUI)

  • aRule - TCL-based scripting

    • IP::client_addr, IP::protocol, TCP::server_port, TCP::payload, HTTP::uri, HTTP::header, HTTP::cookie, pool, drop, log


Ease of use management and migration2

Ease of use, management and migration

  • Industry standard CLI

  • Graphical User Interface (GUI)

  • aRule - TCL-based scripting

    • IP::client_addr, IP::protocol, TCP::server_port, TCP::payload, HTTP::uri, HTTP::header, HTTP::cookie, pool, drop, log


Ex series bandwidth mgmt w identity

EX Series: Bandwidth Mgmt. w/ Identity


Ex series key features

EX Series Key Features

Instant WAN User and Application Visibility

  • Identity-Based Application Visibility for a variety of IM, file transfer and email apps

  • Identity-Based Bandwidth Reports

  • Integration with IDsentrie for IP-to-ID

    Quality of Service

  • Bandwidth Manager (QoS), Compression (site-to-site), Cache Redirection

    Load Balancing

  • Link Load Balancing and Firewall Load Balancing

    Security, Scalability and Reliability

  • Network IPS, SMP Architecture, Flexible Deployment Options, Consolidated Functionality, Simplified Management and High Availability


World s 1 st identity based logging reporting

World’s 1st Identity-Based Logging & Reporting

Example with CIFS Protocol

Example with Instant Messaging Protocols


Identity based top user reports

Identity-Based Top User Reports

Dramatically accelerate troubleshooting and forensics!

See “who is doing what and when” instantly…

User Name & DNS Name Resolution


Ex series specifications

EX Series Specifications

Product Models:

EX 2100 – Dual CPU with 8 GoC, 2 Gig over Fiber

EX 2200 – Dual CPU with 12 GoC

EX 1000 – P4 3.0GHz 1 MB Cache (entry-level 1U)

Hardware Configuration (EX 2000 Series):

  • 2 U rack mount appliance

  • Redundant hard drives (160G) with Raid 1 mirroring

  • Hot swap redundant power supplies, removable smart fan

  • Dual Intel Xeon processors

  • SMP architecture with full OS support

    Performance: 2 Gbps, 1m connections, 60k-100k con/sec setup, EX 1000 (500Mbps)

    High Availability: Active-Standby

    Operational Modes: Route or Transparent

    Routing Protocols: OSPF, RIPv2, Static Route, NAT


Id series network identity management

IDsentrie: Network Identity Management Appliance

IDaccess: Authentication and Guest Access Appliance

ID Series: Network Identity Management


Includes award winning ip to id service

Includes Award-winning IP-to-ID Service

ID Series’ IP-to-ID Service was voted a “Top Ten Product for Next Generation Network Infrastucture” – NetworkWorld, 2/19/07

Asad Sarabi, vice president of IT and logistics at Etón in Palo Alto, Calif. said:

"When I see my network is slow or I have a problem, with A10’s IP-to-ID Service I can easily, within 10 or 15 minutes max, pinpoint what application, user and device are the cause."


Ip to id idsentrie gui example

IP to ID IDsentrie GUI Example

Login Activity Tracker

Chronological tracking of user authentication activity by device, name, host and time

Find-By-IP

Enter IP Address and time range for search

Search Results

IDsentrie returns the user account and IP Lease information


Summary the a10 advantage

Summary – The A10 Advantage

  • Innovative company providing high-performance architectures and functional platforms for today and the future

  • Layer 4-7 expertise in the networking, security and identity management markets

  • Identity integration to simplify network management, security, and compliance


Thank you questions

Thank You - Questions?

R. John Forte

Director of Sales, Western Region 801.565.1121

:

www.a10networks.com


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