Thunder Convergent Firewall

A convergent firewall that empowers enterprises and service providers to streamline their networks by consolidating security and application networking into a single, high-performance solution. Thunder CFW combines a Secure Web Gateway, Data Center Firewall, Gi/SGi Firewall and IPsec VPN together and leverages the ACOS Harmony platform to deliver outstanding performance.

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Thunder Convergent Firewall's
Data Center Firewall
How It Benefits Your Business

Data Center Firewall allows organizations to stop emerging cyber threats

Protect your data center while achieving unprecedented performance

Powered by A10’s Advanced Core Operating System (ACOS), the Thunder CFW Data Center Firewall allows organizations to stop emerging threats at scale.

Data Center Firewall combines application delivery and firewall capabilities

Drastically cut your hardware and operating costs 

The Thunder CFW Data Center Firewall combines application delivery and firewall capabilities. 

Improve agility with multi-tenancy and orchestration

Improve agility with multi-tenancy and orchestration

Cloud and service providers can leverage the A10 Harmony™ architecture to deliver completely programmable security with 100% RESTful API coverage as well as application delivery partitions for multi-tenancy.

Key features

Stateful firewall

High-performance stateful firewall

Safeguard your data center assets against unauthorized access with a stateful firewall and ALGs.

DDoS protection

DDoS protection

Block volumetric and application-layer DDoS attacks to ensure servers are always accessible. 

Advanced server load balancer

Advanced server load balancing

Maximize availability and lower latency with converged application delivery and firewall protection.

Data acceleration and SSL offload

Data acceleration and SSL offload

Increase application performance with caching, compression, TCP optimization and SSL acceleration.



Define unique policies by service, application or tenant to efficiently scale your data center security.

Flexible data filtering

Flexible data filtering

Leverage aFleX scripting to inspect and block objectionable content or malicious file types.

Integrated site-to-site IPsec VPN

Integrated site-to-site IPsec VPN

Encrypt communications between data centers with IPsec VPN to ensure data privacy and security.

Web application firewall

Web application firewall

Prevent data breaches by stopping web attacks such as SQL injection and cross-site scripting (XSS).



Thunder CFW is a logical extension of A10’s security strategy," said Brad Casemore, Research Director, Datacenter Networks, at IDC. "It takes A10’s SSL Insight into new realms, allowing customers to increase employee productivity and reduce risk with URL filtering and threat intelligence. It should draw consideration from a wide range of A10 customers, including service providers, cloud providers, and large enterprises.

Brad Casemore
Research Director, Datacenter Networks

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