The A10 Concord Controller supplies centralized administration and analytics for A10 safe software providers.
Enterprise community directors and repair suppliers all know the ache of progress and alter. Fast or sudden progress in customers, subscribers and site visitors; migrating from centralized knowledge facilities to edge deployments, cloud environments, multi-cloud or hybrid cloud; and the pandemic-inspired shift to distributed and suburban/residence functions implies that community directors should frequently scramble to make sure that capability is deployed accurately and effectively to satisfy demand.
For the essential features that A10 supplies, together with Thunder Software Supply Controller (ADC), Thunder Convergent Firewall (CFW), and Thunder Service-grade Networking (CGN), clients handle their Thunder home equipment or digital machines all through this huge change utilizing A10 Concord Controller. The A10 Concord Controller supplies centralized administration and analytics for A10 safe software providers, together with A10 Thunder ADC, SSLi, CFW and CGN in multi-cloud environments for software configuration and coverage enforcement. It’s accessible self-managed (on-premises/cloud) and as a service.
Concord Controller as-a-service has key benefits over self-managed programs by offering organizations with a centralized administration interface for putting in, configuring, monitoring and troubleshooting bodily and digital units wherever they’re deployed. Including or altering Thunder units used to require intensive guide processes for putting in, licensing, registering the units. Concord Controller as-a-service makes these processes easy and simple to make use of. The Service is operated by A10 to make sure its safety and availability. The service creates easier elastic capability with a administration interface that scales mechanically because the system grows, supporting tens of millions of customers and 1000’s of units.
Concord Controller as-a-service, model 5.4, contains the next enhancements:
Stronger safety with multi-factor authentication (MFA)
Directors can now allow MFA for all customers within the account. MFA is accessible when customers are logged in domestically to the Concord Controller. Customers should set up the Google Authenticator app on their cell units for one-time MFA setup. Whereas customers can delay setup, the administrator can set an software deadline. The System Communicator position is created for customers who use the Concord Controller to register Thunder units.
Native authorization after distant authentication
Customers can now authenticate to distant servers comparable to LDAP, TACACS+ or RADIUS and authorize domestically within the Concord Controller. Consumer privileges and entry info are saved within the Concord Controller.
Versatile gadget configuration backup
Customers can now schedule periodic gadget configuration backups with correct time zone and frequency.
“With Concord Controller, organizations can effectively automate the deployment and operations of software providers, enhance operational effectivity and agility, enhance end-user experiences and cut back TCO, simplify the administration of distributed software providers to dramatically cut back troubleshooting time, obtain alerts on efficiency or safety anomalies, enhance capability planning and optimize IT infrastructure and cloud environments,” stated Amr Alashaal, Regional Vice President – Center East at A10 Networks.