SK Telecom deploys A10 Networks Thunder CFW

A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN) has announced that SK Telecom, Korea´s largest mobile network operator, has deployed its Thunder CFW (Convergent Firewall) as part of core equipment of SK Telecom´s 5G network, the company said.

SK Telecom launched the world´s first commercial service on April 3, 2019.

A10 Networks´ Thunder 14045 CFW is a hardware physical network function (PNF) platform that supports up to 300 Gbps throughput and 512 million concurrent sessions per second and supports carrier-grade network address translation (CGNAT) and NAT64 IPv6 translation for SK Telecom´s new 5G-based IP services.

The A10 Networks solution will support all the requirements of SK Telecom´s 5G services.

A10 Networks provides Reliable Security Always™, with a range of high-performance application networking solutions that help organizations ensure that their data center applications and networks remain highly available, accelerated and secure. Founded in 2004, A10 Networks is based in San Jose, Calif., and serves customers globally with offices in more than 80 countries worldwide. For more information, visit: and @A10Networks.