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Cable Net Suzuka

Cable Net Suzuka deploys A10 CGN solution to support a wide range of applications through efficient use of IPv4 addresses

When Cable Net Suzuka decided to meet the demand for faster networks with a shift to an optical fiber infrastructure, the shortage of new IPv4 addresses suddenly became an issue. After industry comparisons, A10 Networks’ CGN solution was selected because of its ability to aggregate as many customers as possible to the minimum number of IPv4 addresses. A10 CGN also provides high throughput potential designed to cope with increased traffic, delivers high performance, and has excellent support for applications that are difficult to convert to Network Address Translation (NAT), such as SIP and online games.

Cyso

Cyso uses A10 ADC to reduce the impact on support, simplify operations and overhead costs

Cyso, founded in 1997 and based in Alkmaar in the Netherlands, is a well-established reputable Internet Service Provider (ISP) and Managed Hosting Provider delivering Engineering Data Management (EDM) and Application Integration solutions. Dedicated to providing its customers with innovative business Internet solutions, Cyso focuses on high performance, security and proven stability for its clients. Over the past 15 years, Cyso has provided fully managed Internet services to industries such as manufacturing, government, healthcare, energy, and telecommunications. Spanning over 50 countries worldwide, Cyso has a rapidly growing client base, serving websites and applications around the globe. 

After evaluating its options, it was clear to Cyso that A10 Networks was able to support the advanced requirements of all its enterprise services with its Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs). A10's no-licensing model is a differentiator in the industry, and F5, the only other competitor to A10 when Cyso was reviewing new vendors, could not match A10's comprehensive no-licensing commitment or virtualization functionality...

Jaguar Network

Jaguar Network uses A10 ADC to increase concurrent sessions and ensure the highest application availability

Jaguar Network is a leading business ISP and web-hosting provider that was founded in 2001. The company, which has been growing by leaps and bounds, has more than 28 data centers, 450 equipment bays, and 8,000 servers delivering advanced telecommunications services to more than 500 customers all across Europe. 

As the company's offerings have expanded, its network has become more sophisticated, and its Cisco CSM load balancers are no longer adequate, as demonstrated by intolerable latency and support for just 1 million concurrent connections. For the Content Delivery Network that the Cisco devices front-ended, this was an unacceptable solution. 

To address these shortcomings, Jaguar evaluated the latest Cisco ACE product line, along with competing solutions from Brocade and A10 Networks - running in Direct Server Return (DSR) mode. The evaluations showed that the A10 ADCs' DSR results were far superior to the competition. The A10 ADC appliances were the only 64-bit system evaluated, offering scalability starting at 32 million concurrent sessions in the entry level platform, versus the 1 million sessions provided by the existing Cisco CSM equipment...

LeaseWeb

LeaseWeb improved security, performance and reliability with A10 ADCs

LeaseWeb is a growing provider of hosted infrastructure solutions, which include a portfolio that spans from traditional dedicated server hosting to cloud and colocation solutions, or hybrid solutions. As a prominent subsidiary of Ocom Group, LeaseWeb has been offering world class hosting solutions that support mission critical websites, Internet applications, email servers, security and storage services since 1997. 

To meet their customers' needs, LeaseWeb demanded a stable and high performance advanced Server Load Balancing (SLB) solution that included a comprehensive range of innovative features, with no licensing fees...

Micron21

Micron21 selects A10 with a goal to create a world-class data center, without compromise to meet growing demands

Micron21 utilizes A10 features such as RAM Caching, Compression, SSL Acceleration and DDoS Protection to achieve high performance and reliability. Also, view our Micron21 video case study.

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James Braunegg
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We have total confidence in moving forward and implementing the A10 Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) as best-of-breed. These guys are serious, and their support is just as serious as their hardware. A10 Networks’ equipment is the only choice in an extremely high-density environment, which fits our business model perfectly.

NTT Plala

NTT Plala required a IPv6 solution to support its growing 2 million subscribers of Hikari-TV, its video distribution service

NTT Plala has been providing IPv6-based commercial services since 2004. A10 Networks has been developing IPv6 solutions since the company's inception. NTT Plala's Mr. Tomonobu Akimoto and Mr. Ken Taniuchi, who have first-hand experience of the service business, talk to A10 Networks' Satoshi Tenda about the past, present and future of IPv6 from the viewpoint of a service builder and provider...

Nxs Internet

Nxs Internet needed an advanced Application Delivery Controller (ADC) to improve and develop value added services for its customers

Nxs Internet is a successful, fast growing Internet Service Provider with three data centers in Amsterdam, one primary data center, one disaster recovery location and the third location for data backup storage. With 35 employees, Nxs Internet provides virtual, co-located and managed hosting, domain registration as well as rack space for over 500 customers ranging from retail, government and IT. Nxs Internet is known for the quality and reliability of its services, facilitating the online success of its customers. 

Besides continuously improving the business critical hosting services and developing complimentary services for customers, Nxs Internet also invests in a sustainable future, using green energy in its data centers, investments in low energy cooling solutions and long-term investing in its own forest to compensate its CO2-emissions...

Peak Hosting

Peak Hosting learned that only A10 offered the required multi-tenancy features and functionality

Peak Hosting, founded in 2001, provides comprehensive IT-as-a-service managed hosting and private hybrid cloud services to enterprise-level clients. Over the last decade, Peak Hosting's consultants have built fifteen of the twenty largest web properties in the world. 

Peak Hosting's network is comprised of core routing from Cisco, 10 Gb distribution and top of rack switching from Brocade and firewalling from Juniper. For load balancing hundreds of servers, Peak Hosting was using Citrix NetScaler appliances. However, with Peak Hosting's constantly increasing traffic load and customer management requirements, the NetScaler solution was running out of capacity and couldn't provide the individual secure access customers demanded. While researching higher performance solutions, Peak also was on the lookout for any recent innovation that load balancers and Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) could offer to improve the customer experience and stream-line internal operations, reducing their overall total cost of ownership.

SKYCable

SKYCable was in need of a solution to extend IPv4-based connectivity, in addition to a need to address increased loads on DNS and Caching Servers

A10 was selected, the AX Series has enabled SKYCable to keep ahead of the competition in providing the best ISP experience in the Philippines.

SkyMesh

SkyMesh deployed the A10 CGN to solve its IPv4 preservation issues which were unable to meet increased traffic volumes

SkyMesh faces a challenge common to ISPs these days - needing to conserve their limited IPv4 address space allocation, as the transition to IPv6 is dragging on - and is leveraging their IPv4 allocation with Large Scale NAT (LSN), also known as Carrier Grade NAT (CGN). 

SkyMesh's existing routing and switching used industry standard equipment from Cisco to support 8,000 NBN satellite users, 20,000 IPSTAR satellite users and 1,500 NBN fibre/wireless users, but the existing equipment was failing to meet the workload required of it. It was hitting 100% CPU at 130,000 sessions, resulting in dropped packets, and they quickly needed to improve the performance. SkyMesh's first step was to try a replacement Cisco unit, an ASR1002, but it failed to cope with the net load in testing. SkyMesh considered solutions from Brocade, Cisco and A10, but it was A10 Networks that stood out as the most attractive, with its all-inclusive licensing model, which does not require the purchase of additional licenses to realize the full capacity of the unit. SkyMesh estimated that they would have needed six or eight Cisco ASR 1002 units to do the same job as the A10 CGN, which would not be at all cost effective.

Wire and Wireless Co., Ltd.

Wire and Wireless Co., Ltd. provides Wi-Fi service with CGN

Wire and Wireless Co., Ltd. (Wi2) used to provide services by assigning public IPv4 addresses to client devices connecting to them. However, as available IPv4 addresses were being exhausted, and the number of connecting devices was expected to increase rapidly, the effective utilization and preservation of IPv4 addresses suddenly became imperative. 

In order to resolve this challenge, Wi2 focused on CGN (Carrier Grade NAT, also known as LSN, Large Scale NAT) to expand the available capacity of each IPv4 address. A10 CGN's NAT configuration enables the use of private IPv4 addresses for connecting devices, and increases the efficiency of the device capacity per public IPv4 address...