Shanghai – June 08, 2017– Based on the investigation and analysis of China Application Delivery Controller (ADC) market, as well as the research and evaluation on mainstream ADC products within the industry, Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, presents A10 Networks with 2017 Technology Leadership Award in ADC Market(CHINA).This award is to honor A10 Networks’ continuous innovation and progress in China ADC products market, its technology leadership position in the industry and its contribution to the overall development of the ADC industry.
In the China ADC market, A10 Networks performs best in the combination of foreign brand’s technical advantage and localized service capacity. Compared with local brands, Silicon Valley-originated A10 Networks has prominent technical advantages. With the innovative and advancing development of the Internet industry in North America, A10 Networks always has a rapider and profounder understanding of the application delivery. Meanwhile, the performance of A10 Networks’ hardware platform is twice to five times better than those of similar products, which can provide protective ability of 160Gbps when defending against DDoS attacks. Compared with international brands, especially those brands with long history, A10 Networks can abandon preconceived thoughts and keep innovative ideas. It adopts the latest frameworks for both hardware and software. A10 Networks has already established a powerful localized service and support team, which cannot be surpassed by foreign companies in a short period of time.
ADC is the upgrade and expansion of the traditional network load balancing. It is a comprehensive platform that integrates technologies including load balancing, TCP optimization management, link management, SSL, HTTP compression optimization, network address translation, advanced routing and smart port mirroring. Increasing the operational efficiency of the servers is the key to the smooth operation of the data centers. China ADC market has gone through the stages of start-up and medium-growth, and is now entering a period of rapid growth. By the end of 2016, the market size of China ADC market has reached USD320 million with a CAGR of 17.1% from 2012 to 2016. The market size of China ADC market is expected to grow with a relatively high growth rate, reaching USD680 million by the end of 2020 with a CAGR of 20.7% during the 2016-2020 periods. Along with many incidents related to information security were exposure to public, customers are paying more attention on application security and interested in the ADC solution integrated with advanced application security features, such as Multi-Vector DDoS mitigation, threat detection and SSL insight.
A10 Networks was founded in San Jose, California in 2004. With ten years’ development and experience, it was officially listed on New York Stock Exchange in March 2014. In May 2013, A10 Networks launched its A10 ThunderTM series platform. Among them, A10 Thunder ADC, as the next-generation high-performance Application Delivery Controller can effectively help its clients to improve the availability, acceleration and safety of online applications. In April 2017, A10 Networks launched the A10 Harmony which is the first ADC solution that could centrally coordinate the safety application service and open-source deployment in hybrid cloud environment.
With the unique technology advantages, A10 Networks kept the growth momentum and ranked second in the China ADC market, with a market share of 22.7% in 2016. In addition, A10 Networks expanded rapidly in both developed and emerging ADC market. In the Internet market, A10 Networks ranked first in the China Internet ADC market, accounting for a proportion of 45.4% of the total market .In the finance and banking market, A10 Networks products is widely recognized by banks, security companies and other finance institutions on account of its excellent SSL processing ability and high security, making itself the second largest enterprise in China finance and banking ADC market. In government market, A10 Networks gradually participated in large government projects in China, as the governments have higher requirement on the capability and security on ADC than before. In the education industry, A10 Networks developed solid partnerships with colleges, covering nearly half of the colleges market in Shaanxi, China.
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