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A10 Networks Unveils ACOS 4.0 and the A10 Harmony Architecture to Enable Next-Generation Cloud Architectures for Rapid SDN and NFV Integration

21/01/2015 by Sharon Shahzad


A10 Networks, a technology leader in application networking, today announced ACOS 4.0 with significant new features and capabilities, including A10 Harmony, an architecture that lays the foundation of a rapid services integration platform for enterprise, cloud, and service providernetworks. With A10 Harmony, developers can integrate intelligent application networking services more easily with high-performance A10 Thunder Series Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs); enhancements include Secure Interconnect IPsec VPN, SSL Insight, Application Access Management (AAM) and Web Application Firewall (WAF).

“ACOS 4.0 is our most significant release since the launch of the 64-bit version of ACOS,” said Mr Lee Chen, CEO of A10 Networks. “ACOS 4.0 with A10 Harmony ushers in a new era of SDN and cloud computing; it lays the foundation for next-generation SDN ADC and paves the way for programmable intelligent application and security services.”

Application infrastructure is going through a major transformation and customers must be able to rapidly integrate application and security services to meet the business objectives. In ACOS 4.0, A10 Harmony accelerates service integration and manageability through open andstandards-based programmability. A10 Harmony leverages the award-winning ACOS platform with well-known open standards. The new A10 Harmony Policy Engine provides the intelligence, efficiency and scale required for solving next-generation problems. In addition, the expanded aXAPI SDK and RESTful APIs within the A10 Harmony architecture enable effective provisioning, telemetry for rich analytics and comprehensive security for applicationnetworking and security development. The programmability and services integration can be leveraged by high-performance cloud, virtual or physical Thunder ADC appliances to rapidly deliver rich application networking services.

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