A10 Networks Thunder ADC Primary Use Case

Shiven Singh
Network Manager at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
* Load balance web traffic * Load balance application traffic * DDoS protection * Carrier Grade Network (CGN) We have the ADC product, as well as the CGN. We are using both the public and private deployment model. We are using AWS as our cloud provider. View full review »
Amita Mahajan
Network Analyst at Alamo Colleges
We are using ADC for load balancing. Most of our enterprise applications are behind ADC. It's on-premise. View full review »
IgorVan Den Ouden
Network Architect at a retailer with 201-500 employees
Our primary use case is load balancing, from Layer 4 to Layer 7, on different partitions. And it's also our internet gateway router with our ISP. We're using the standard DDoS protection which is on the box itself. We have about 91 virtual IP addresses we're load balancing at the moment. View full review »
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reviewer445593v
User at a government with 501-1,000 employees
Our primary use case is the application delivery controller part where we mainly use the server load balancing features to front-end our back-end servers to give us additional high availability, some resiliency, and some failures. All our applications are hosted on a private on-premises data center. We run our own data center with VMware being the main virtualization platform. Then, running on top of VMware, we have Windows and Linux clusters, so x86 Windows and x86 Linux. Our biggest security concerns are malicious code, user data theft, DDoS attacks, insider attacks, brand damage/loss of confidence, and phishing/fake sites. Hacking/cyber defacement is one of our concerns, but not the biggest. A lot of these security concerns are around data loss and data loss prevention. We are a pension institution, so we do not want to lose any of our member data. We have security things in place using the application firewalls, as an example, to help with our front-end sites. We are running virtual machines and currently doing a proof of concept with containers. However, we're not working with containers on-prem yet. View full review »
reviewer1333356
Network Engineer IV at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
The A10s that we have in Florida are being used for load balancing. We have a pair of A10s there, an active and a standby, and we are balancing the traffic between. We also use our A10s, in general, for provisioning wireless products. Eventually, we will use our new A10s for more stuff. Our applications are hosted in a private on-premises data center, on public cloud in AWS, and in a hybrid cloud which is primarily public infrastructure. Among our biggest security concerns are malicious code and DDoS attacks. View full review »
Himanshu Rastogi
IT Head at Medi Assist
My primary use case is to use it as a software load balancer. Because of the industry that we operate in, we cannot use cloud. Therefore, we use it on-premise. We have 32 medium boxes, and that's what runs production. View full review »
reviewer1297431
VP, Web Services and Cyber Security at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
We use it for SLB and GSLB load balancing. We're using the Thunder ADC 1040 but before that we used their AX 2500. View full review »
reviewer1202652
IT Specialist at a university with 10,001+ employees
We use it to load-balance the website. View full review »
SeniorNe57cd
Senior Network Engineer at a recreational facilities and services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The primary use case is server load balancing. We use the on-premise deployment model. View full review »
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