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February 08, 2013

Go Daddy Selects A10 Networks

Looking to efficiently manage its growing Web hosting business, Go Daddy has selected the AX Series Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) from A10 Networks (News - Alert).

An application delivery controller is a network device available to manage the Web servers better that helps companies to reduce load on servers by performing common tasks. ADCs make use of technologies such as compression, cache, and connection multiplexing to reduce this load.

Recently, Go Daddy has been witnessing growth in its Web hosting business and accordingly, the company’s computing requirements are also increasing. In fact, the company has to upgrade its computing facilities to acquire new customers and serve the existing ones.

The AX Series from A10 Networks is equipped with advanced features such as fast failover and security protection. Go Daddy is making use of this application in its North American data center. Along with that, the company is also using A10’s aGalaxy centralized management solution.

Additionally, the AX Series is a price/performance Application Delivery Controller, which helps users to solve major business challenges. It enhances infrastructure efficiency and as a result, the end users will have an improved user experience, the company claims.

“We are proud to deliver A10’s exceptionally efficient and versatile Advanced Core OS (ACOS) solutions that are required to enable Go Daddy’s high growth Web hosting business without compromising on features, flexibility or value,” said Lee Chen (News - Alert), founder and CEO of A10 Networks. “With our AX Series ADCS powered by ACOS, we deliver high-growth hosting and Cloud providers, such as Go Daddy, with easy-to-use advanced solutions in optimal form factors to deliver a competitive advantage with differentiated services.”

Recently, the company named Andre Stewart as vice president of sales for the its EMEA and LATAM regional business.

Edited by Amanda Ciccatelli

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