A10 Networks expands Thunder Series appliances with starting price of $87,995

A10 Networks today announced four new Thunder Series appliances, including 100 Gigabit Ethernet capable Layer 4-7 network appliance, and new mid-range and high-end models. The starting price is $87,995 in the U.S.

The company said its four new Thunder Series models with flexible 10GbE/40GbE/100GbE interface options and total throughput range from 40Gbps to 150Gbps.

Jason Matlof A10 Networks

“As data center traffic rates continue to rapidly rise driven by major trends like mobile and big data, our customers see increasing demands on data center networks, requiring ever great scale, performance and security,” said Jason Matlof, vice president of marketing at A10 Networks.

The new Thunder Series appliances are based on A10’s Advanced Core Operating System (ACOS) software, which promises better price performance for a given amount of memory and CPU resources, said A10 Networks.

A10 Thunder Series is A10’s products deliver better performance application networking solutions up to 150 Gbps. The Thunder Series offers a portfolio of Application Service Gateways that customer needs including Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs), Carrier Grade Networking (CGN) and DDoS mitigation solutions.

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