SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A10 Networks™, the technology leader in Application Networking, today announced that its AX 2500, 2600-GCF, 3000-11 GCF, 3030, 3400, 5100 and 5200-11 Application Delivery Controller (ADC) appliances received certification for Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 2+ (EAL 2+). Common Criteria certification is an international security standard for IT security products, the achievement of which is a significant milestone for A10's federal, government and defense, and security-conscious enterprise verticals. The AX Series had already received FIPS 140-2 certification last year.
"Common Criteria EAL 2+ is a significant certification milestone for our AX Series appliances," said Lee Chen, Founder and CEO for A10 Networks. "Together with FIPS140-2, we now have two key certifications that demonstrate our commitment to and advantages for the Federal, Government and Defense markets."
Customers in government and all other verticals are under growing pressure to ensure that information is secure across networks, and can deploy the AX Series knowing they are certified for the highest security standards. With the Common Criteria EAL 2+ certification, A10's AX Series ADCs join the list of certified products in the Network and Network-Related Devices and Systems category, having undergone rigorous testing at ADS Labs and SERTIT.
"It is our pleasure to perform Common Criteria evaluation and FIPS 140-2 testing of A10 Networks' Application Delivery Controller (ADC) appliances," said Eugene Polulyakh, General Manager at Advanced Data Security FIPS and Common Criteria testing laboratory. "As a part of the Common Criteria evaluation process, Advanced Data Security performed security architecture analysis, vulnerability analysis, and penetration testing of the appliances. The cryptographic algorithms implemented by the products were tested and analyzed to ensure cryptographic strength and compliance with applicable standards. The Common Criteria certification of A10 Networks' Application Delivery Controller (ADC) appliances is an important step towards achieving a more secure Application Networking infrastructure."
A10's AX Series is a scalable, high-performance Application Networking platform that delivers enterprises, Web properties and ISPs superior reliability and an energy efficient footprint for lower total cost of ownership (TCO). With the AX Series, customers of all sizes benefit from application availability, scalability and performance, and increased infrastructure efficiency for a faster end user experience. The AX Series has a comprehensive Layer 4-7 feature set and flexible virtualization technologies such as aVCS, multi-tenancy and more for public, private and hybrid cloud environments. The AX Series includes advanced security solutions with SSL Intercept, SSL Offload, DDoS protection, DNS Application Firewall, and more. In addition, the AX Series leads in IPv6 Migration technologies with many large scale deployments worldwide. All AX Series features are available without extra licensing fees.
AX Series delivers industry-leading return on investment (ROI) by leveraging A10's 64-bit Advanced Core OS (ACOS), with a scalable shared-memory parallelism architecture that leaps the competition in scalability and flexibility.
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A10 Networks was founded in Q4 2004 with a mission to provide innovative networking and security solutions. A10 Networks makes high-performance products that help organizations accelerate, optimize and secure their applications. A10 Networks is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in the United States, United Kingdom, France, The Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Brazil, Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. For more information, visit http://www.a10networks.com
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