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A10 Networks Joins the Open Networking Foundation

A10 to Participate in Software-Defined Networking (SDN) Discussions to Enhance Application Networking Market

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A10 Networks™, the technology leader in Application Networking, today announced it has joined the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a nonprofit organization whose goal is to rethink networking and quickly and collaboratively bring to market standards and solutions. ONF's mission is to accelerate the delivery and use of SDN standards and foster a vibrant market of products, services, applications, customers and users.

As an ONF member, A10 is excited to join the discussion in the areas of Application Delivery Controllers/Server Load Balancers, IPv6 Migration/IPv4 Preservation, and Cloud Computing/Virtualization, through solutions offered on its AX Series Application Networking platforms. In particular, A10 will leverage SDN technology to enhance AX Series solutions that improve network services for customers by enabling them to scale out on-demand, delivering the elasticity and flexibility for public, private and hybrid Cloud environments.

"Software-Defined Networking is a strategic initiative for our AX Series Application Networking platforms to develop innovative solutions that help our customers scale out network services on-demand, allowing them to deliver applications effectively to users anytime, anyplace and anywhere," said Raj Jalan, CTO for A10 Networks. "We look forward to the opportunity to work and learn with the Open Networking Foundation and bring further benefits to the market and our customers."

AX Series

A10's AX Series is a scalable, high-performance Application Networking platform that delivers enterprises, Web properties and ISPs superior reliability and an energy efficient footprint for lower total cost of ownership (TCO). With the AX Series, customers of all sizes benefit from application availability, scalability & performance; increased infrastructure efficiency and a faster end user experience. The AX Series has a comprehensive Layer 4-7 feature set and flexible virtualization technologies such as Virtual Chassis System (aVCS), multi-tenancy and more for public, private and hybrid cloud environments. In addition, the AX Series leads in IPv6 Migration technologies with many large scale deployments worldwide.

AX Series delivers industry-leading return on investment (ROI) by leveraging A10's 64-bit Advanced Core OS (ACOS), with a scalable shared-memory parallelism architecture that leaps the competition in scalability and flexibility.

About A10 Networks

A10 Networks was founded in Q4 2004 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. A10 Networks is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in the United States, United Kingdom, France, The Netherlands, Germany, Brazil, Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. For more information, visit http://www.a10networks.com

ACOS, aFleX, aXAPI, aVCS, Virtual Chassis, SoftAX, and aFlow are registered trademarks of A10 Networks.

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