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2019-08-12T05:55:00Z

What is your primary use case for A10 Networks Thunder ADC?

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We are distributors and have been for a long time. We provide products to clients.

2020-11-16T08:20:00Z
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Top 5Real User

Our primary use case is for servicing a remote workforce. Especially these days when a lot of people are working remotely, a solution like this is important. We have to deploy applications and we do not necessarily want to upload the applications into the cloud or locally on desktops or laptops. ADC is really good for desktop virtualization and application delivery. Instead of having a full client, you look at a projection hosted in the data center. All the processing is being done back in the data center in the corporate domain. Because of the fact that the processing is not being taken care of locally, ADC is a very lightweight client that handles the feed on your laptop. It also enhances security. Everything is kept in the server room, not exported locally to someone's house or whatever location they are working in. You do not have to worry about securing the data. There are certain programs that you have to patch a lot, like Adobe Flash — which seems to always need a patch. Instead of doing that on all 100 laptops that are in the field, you just do it once in the data center and everybody uses that same version. That type of simplification for your deployments is another benefit of ADC. Because the maintenance is all happening at the data center, it is a lot more controlled and it is way easier. Another thing that this helps with is that only certain people get access to certain applications. The accountants are really the only ones who need access to the accounting software. It is really easy to set up groups based upon Active Directory and then define who gets access to those applications. That ability to limit access is really kind of cool and can potentially save money and licensing costs.

2020-09-15T11:13:34Z
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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.

2020-04-23T10:13:00Z
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Top 10Real User

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.

2020-04-19T07:40:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We use it for SLB and GSLB load balancing. We're using the Thunder ADC 1040 but before that we used their AX 2500.

2020-02-26T05:55:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

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.

2019-12-19T06:32:00Z
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We use it to load-balance the website.

2019-10-07T11:49:00Z
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We are using ADC for load balancing. Most of our enterprise applications are behind ADC. It's on-premise.

2019-09-05T05:37:00Z
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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.

2019-08-30T04:51:00Z
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The primary use case is server load balancing. We use the on-premise deployment model.

2019-08-30T04:51:00Z
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* 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.

2019-08-12T05:55:00Z
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