A10 Networks enhances 5G Gi-LAN solution for 5G and IoT deployments

A10 Networks enhances 5G Gi-LAN  solution for 5G and IoT deployments
A10 5G Gi-LAN
Published: 9 April 2018 - 8:32 a.m.
By: CommsMEA staff writer

A10 Networks has enhanced its Thunder Convergent Firewall (CFW) Gi/SGi firewall solution to help service providers support demands of existing mobile networks and the emergence of 5G and IoT deployments.

The enhanced A10 Thunder CFW addresses rising security concerns of service providers dealing with network and DDoS attacks that may arise from a variety of intrusion points by delivering comprehensive mobile core infrastructure protection.

The A10 Thunder CFW provides a consolidated and secure 5G Gi-LAN solution for an effective defence against attacks that may originate from within the network through weaponised IoT devices and smartphones, attacks from the Internet on the Gi LAN as well as attacks from roaming partner networks.

The Thunder CFW includes support for GPRS Tunnelling Protocol (GTP) Firewall with granular Stream Control Transport Protocol (SCTP) inspection and filtering. Also, subscriber and application-aware traffic steering capabilities allow service providers to offer differentiated revenue-generating services for growing subscriber needs.

A10’s Thunder CFW also helps customers achieve superior levels of performance, scalability and visibility, along with high firewall connection rates in a compact form factor.

Additionally, A10 security services such as, A10 Threat Intelligence Service and A10 URL Classification Service can be leveraged on the Thunder CFW for regulatory compliance, web access control and service monetisation options.

The enhanced A10 Thunder CFW 5G Gi-LAN Solution is available now on A10 Thunder CFW.

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