SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A10 Networks™, the technology leader in Application Networking, today announced record attendance at its second annual Asia Pacific APEX partner symposium , which took place in Taipei, Taiwan, October 28-31. In addition, A10's CEO Lee Chen announced record growth in the region to over 250 partners and customers from over 15 countries including Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and many other South Asia countries whom joined A10's APEX Symposium. Partners and customers included Hauman, Microsoft, NEC, Rakuten, Yahoo Japan and one of the largest mobile telecommunications providers in Japan.
The main theme for APEX Taipei Symposium was Cloud Computing, whereby A10's CEO Lee Chen, key corporate Executives and special guests such as the Vice Minister of Economic Affairs of Taiwan and the General Director at the Cloud Computing Center for Mobile Applications at ITRI delivered presentations on Cloud Networking requirements and solutions. During the conference Lee Chen unveiled A10's new flagship AX 5630 Application Delivery Controller (ADC), which delivers new unique enterprise ADC features, such as SSL Intercept, and record setting performance for connections per second, SSL and DDoS protection, and aCloud ecosystem for Cloud Service Providers. Attendees also benefited from comprehensive previews and live demonstrations of new products and features set to release in Q1 2013.
By 2015, it is forecasted that 15 billion devices will be connected via the Cloud (source: Intel) and the global Cloud Computing market will grow 22% per year to $150 billion (source: Forrester Research). A10 is the fastest growing private computer hardware company in North America (source: Inc. 500), with customers including the largest service providers and enterprises in the world, by delivering innovative products that make Cloud applications fast, flexible and secure.
"A10 was pleased to host record attendance while announcing record regional growth at our second annual APEX event held in Taipei, which is a testament to the strength and support of our APAC partners," said Lee Chen, Founder and CEO of A10 Networks. "We look forward to ongoing and successful relationships with our partners and also appreciate two Taiwan-based partners, Lanner Electronics and AEWIN Technologies, whom sponsored the event."
"As a first time attendee, APEX was a great conference covering strategy, roadmaps, customer case studies and some serious opportunities to network," said John Walters, Managing Director for Nextgen Distribution. "The content provided exceeded my expectations and the awards dinner capped off a great couple of days."
"The APEX conference was a real eye opener," said Mark Barnett, Chief Operating Officer at CeTech Pty Ltd. "A10 is really adding a lot to identify and manage application traffic and server load, letting the servers do what they are meant to and moving the load to AX Series. It is a brilliant strategy."
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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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