MINNEAPOLIS -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hardware.com today announced a partnership with A10 Networks to offer the company’s leading networking and security solutions, including A10’s flagship AX Series Application Delivery Controllers. The agreement deepens Hardware.com’s extensive portfolio of IT equipment and gives customers greater control and flexibility over their IT decisions.
“We are excited to partner with another industry leader as they make significant headway in the field of application networking,” said Andy Faris, President of Hardware.com’s USA office. “A10 Networks exceeds our vendor requirements for technology excellence and innovation, and their solutions will help our customers meet their unique infrastructure goals efficiently and effectively.”
Since it was founded in 2004, A10 Networks has become one of the fastest growing, private technology companies in the U.S. Ranked as the number one computer hardware vendor on Inc. magazine’s 31st annual 500 | 5000 list, A10’s partnership with Hardware.com pairs A10’s innovative platform of products with Hardware.com’s advanced network and data center expertise to help customers meet the demands of the next generation data center.
“A10 Networks offers customers more flexibility and agility when compared to other competitors in the marketplace,” said Justin Hadler, Director of Engineering at Hardware.com. “There are two key areas of technological superiority in their architecture allowing for greater throughput and scale without increasing cost.”
“Teaming up with Hardware.com allows us to expand our reach to a much broader base of customers,” said Peter Stokes, Vice President of Sales for North America, A10 Networks. “As more companies look to consolidate their data and adopt a multi-vendor approach to network infrastructure, more IT leaders are turning to providers like Hardware.com to eliminate network complexity and reduce costs.”
Hardware.com’s partnership with A10 Networks is just one way that Hardware.com is kicking off 2013 to better serve its customers. In August, the company announced plans to launch a strategic investment in channel-led, integrated data center solutions. The new division, led by a team of industry experts, focuses on aligning companies’ technological requirements with their unique business and economic goals. Central to the mission is Hardware.com’s delivery of unbiased technical expertise and the deployment of efficient and cost-effective solutions. By partnering with A10 Networks and offering equipment beyond the standard, OEM-driven supply chains, Hardware.com further reiterates their mission to meet customers’ unique budget and infrastructure needs, regardless of the vendor.
For more information about Hardware.com, visit http://us.hardware.com.
About A10 Networks
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, Brazil, Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Australia, and Singapore. For more information, visit: http://www.a10networks.com.
Founded in 2003, Hardware.com is a global leader in networking hardware, architectures, procurement, and support. Headquartered in Gloucestershire, England with operations across Europe and the U.S., the company provides a valued information technology (IT) partnership to organizations of all sizes. Hardware.com’s team of experienced and distinguished consultants partner with companies to identify, implement, and support advanced network infrastructures that align companies’ technological requirements with their business and economic goals. For more information on the company’s products, services, and solutions, visit http://us.hardware.com.