A10 Networks and STC Cloud sign agreement for Application Delivery Controller as a Service in KSA
A10 Networks, a secure application services company, has announced its vThunder Virtual Appliance is now available via the STC Cloud. According to the terms of the agreement, STC Cloud will sell A10 vThunder Cloud offerings as a service for public use environments.
STC Cloud, represented by Khalid Al-Ashaikh, Director Cloud Commercials at STC Cloud, signed the first agreement for Application Delivery Controller as a Service in Saudi Arabia. Talal Al-Bakr, Cloud VP, said, “STC Cloud is proud to build on its ongoing commitment to STC customers through this agreement with A10 Networks, which will see both parties develop, in collaboration, secure and agile solutions that leverage A10 Networks’ global expertise in cloud deployments.”
The A10 vThunder-Bluvalt is purpose-built for high performance, flexibility and easy-to-deploy application delivery and server load balancer solutions within STC Cloud Marketplace deployments. A10 vThunder, combined with the STC Cloud platforms, enables customers to rapidly scale and optimise cloud environments, increasing performance on demand.
Abdullah Aldhafr, Cloud Business Development Manager at STC Cloud added, “We are proud to work closely with technology companies like A10 Networks to enrich our cloud service portfolio and better serve our customers through the STC Marketplace. We are providing choices to our customers to select OPEX over CAPEX by providing them with complex ICT solutions as a service.”
Mohammed Al-Moneer, Regional Director MENA for A10 Networks commented on this strategic agreement saying, “Entering into this strategic partnership with STC Cloud reiterates the strong position for A10 products in the Saudi market, where we are seeing an increased demand from customers and partners for the A10 vThunder on STC Cloud. With A10 vThunder running on STC Cloud, customers can establish secure tunnels and bursts to the cloud, all while giving them full control of their applications.”
A10 Networks’ vThunder solution will enable customers to quickly migrate workloads and configurations from private datacentres to the STC public cloud. For fast deployments or major infrastructure upgrades, the solution will combine the power of STC public cloud services with proven application delivery features to deploy cost-effective business continuity and disaster recovery environments.