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A10 Networks Takes aim DDoS with New Thunder Hardware

Initially, A10 will offer three Thunder TPS boxes, starting with the Thunder 4435 A10 Thunder TPSTPS, which provides 38 Gbps of throughput and includes 16 x 10 GbE ports. The Thunder 5435 TPS will deliver up to 77 Gbps of throughput and also includes 16 x10 GbE ports, as well as 4 x 40 GbE ports. The big box is the Thunder 6435 TPS, which delivers up to 155 Gbps and is powered by a dual Intel Xeon set of chips that have 20 processor cores in total.

"Up to 8 Thunder 6435s can be clustered together for a combined throughput of over 1 Tbps," Jason Matlof, VP of marketing at A10 Networks, explained to Enterprise Networking Planet. "A common management console called a Galaxy implements a VCS, which is our virtual chassis system that synchronized configuration and state across all the devices."

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A10 Networks Debuts Thunder DDoS Hardware

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