Thunder Threat Protection System (TPS) Gives Service Providers the Highest Performance DDoS Defence in Compact, Reliable Form Factor
Theale, UK. – 5th March 2019 – A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), today announced a new capacity enhancement to its Thunder® 14045 TPS, which delivers industry-leading attack traffic mitigation capabilities. This capacity gain provides the highest performance available in the market with 500 Gbps of defence in one appliance. The smaller form factor reduces the number of devices required, while building scalable DDoS defences that meet the challenge of emerging attacks. As service providers look to expand their service offerings, the Thunder TPS solution enables them to build profitable DDoS mitigation services that protect their own networks, as well as their subscribers.
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are only going to increase over time and attackers have an ever-expanding opportunity to use new device types, particularly connected-home devices like home hubs, routers and IP cameras to mount even larger attacks. In fact, the most recent A10 Networks DDoS Weapons Intelligence report describes the significant potential for attackers to use an IoT-related protocol, the Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP), deployed on IoT devices to marshal attacks.
With their expansive attack surface and absolute need for 24×7 uptime, global communications providers, cloud and online gaming service providers require the highest levels of protection from DDoS attacks. Service providers can rely on A10 Networks for expanded L3-7 DDoS protection, high scalability and advanced automated defences that intelligently leverage machine learning.
“The proliferation of connected devices, and the increases in bandwidth and new application services enabled by advanced 5G networks mean that the size and intensity of DDoS attacks will increase exponentially. Customers require a modern approach to automated defences with new technologies like machine learning and advanced threat intelligence to mitigate these attacks. The performance and automation available with Thunder TPS will help service providers deliver effective protection to their subscribers in this new and evolving attack landscape,” said Ahmed Abdelhalim, director of product management, A10 Networks.
With 500 Gbps mitigation capacity per Thunder TPS device, A10 Networks continues to drive innovation in the fast-growing DDoS market, leaving legacy suppliers behind. Thunder TPS solution is core to A10 Networks’ DDoS defence strategy delivering:
- One-DDoS Protection – The industry’s only connected intelligence system that provides full-spectrum multi-vector DDoS defence with distributed detection and machine learning capabilities within targeted infrastructure, including Thunder TPS, ADC, CGN, and CFW.
- Predictive, Automated Cyber Defence – Intelligent Automation, granular protection capabilities and zero-touch operation accelerate responses to ensure optimal, efficient protection.
- Actionable DDoS Weapons intelligence – Incorporates global intelligence from A10 Networks’ DDoS weapons research for improved security posture and real-time insights into emerging threats.
- Industry-leading Performance – The highest performance in a small form factor enables fast detection and mitigation while lowering costs, reducing complexity, and increasing reliability in the field.
The Thunder TPS 500 Gbps capacity will be available in the second quarter of 2019.
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A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN) provides Reliable Security Always™, with a range of high-performance application networking solutions that help organisations ensure that their data centre applications and networks remain highly available, accelerated and secure. Founded in 2004, A10 Networks is based in San Jose, Calif., and serves customers globally with offices worldwide. For more information, visit: www.a10networks.com and @A10Networks.
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