A10 Networks | ADC, WAF, anti-DDoS & CGNAT

Application Delivery Controller, load-balancer, application firewall  & DDoS protection

Application Delivery Controller (ADC) by A10 Networks includes features ranging from traditional load-balancing or advanced Web Application Firewall (WAF) to centralized application performance monitoring (APM).

The optional Harmony Controller for ADC and WAF management and monitoring provides better insight into the network and offers security driven by analytics and application intelligence. It is available either as SaaS or as an on-premise solution in data center.

Security departments need to keep track of network traffic to and from the Internet. Therefore, fast and effective SSL Insight helps ensure IT security in enterprise and public environments.

ADC A10 Thunder 7445

Lightning ADC from A10 Networks offers enterprise-grade application load balancing for Kubernetes containers. Lightning ADC provides advanced load balancing and content-based switching as well as Web Application Firewall and application layer DDoS protection. Configuration of Lightning ADC is managed by the Harmony Controller. It also collects analytics from Lightning ADC providing visibility into application traffic and actionable insights.

The AntiDDoS solution (TPS) includes both detection and mitigation of attacks, available on a dedicated device or in the cloud. It also offers extensive deployment capabilities in its own data centers or telco operators.

The Carrier Grade NAT (CGN) solution is primarily intended for ISPs and telecommunication operators. In addition to the best price/performance ratio on the market and advanced IPv4/IPv6 scenarios, it also supports the latest SDN/NFV concepts including 5G networks.

Convergent Firewall

A10 Networks Thunder Convergent Firewall (CFW) is security solution that incorporates multiple security functions for enterprise and service provider deployments, including highly scalable and high-performance firewall, IPsec VPN, secure web gateway, Carrier-Grade NAT with integrated DDoS protection and traffic steering in a single, standalone product.

It is the first converged security solution for service providers, cloud providers and large enterprises.


A10 Networks Products – application networking, load balancing and protection against DDoS attacks – all available as hardware appliances, virtual instances, cloud services or containers.

The competitive advantages of the A10 Networks include high performance per rack, a very simple all-in-one licensing policy, and 100% REST API integration.

Use Cases

  • Load balancing for web applications and services (ADC, load-balancing)
  • Web app and service protection and availability (WAF, DAF, anti-DDoS)
  • SSL Insight and acceleration.
  • IPv4 public and private address translation, migration from IPv4 to IPv6 (Carrier Grade NAT)
  • Availability and security of containers in the cloud  (ADC and WAF integration with Ingress Controller & K8s)
  • IT integration & automation (e.g. Nagios, Ansible via REST API)