supplier of motion and control systems selects A10 virtual appliance
because of ADC features, scalability, and price/performance
Delhi / Bangalore, India - May 8, 2014
(NYSE:ATEN), a technology leader in application networking, today
announced that PreCise MRM, one of the leading suppliers of GPS-based
fleet management solutions in North America, selected A10's vThunder virtual appliance because of its comprehensive ADC features, scalability, and price / performance.
MRM's network infrastructure supports hundreds of customers
encompassing thousands of active GPS/AVL devices in the field, including
those involved in snow and ice removal. Parent company FORCE America
offers electronic spreader controllers integrated with PreCise GPS
devices and software to provide a leading-edge technology that handles
many types of critical situations, coast to coast.
storms place a strain on networks by potentially creating bottlenecks
that could impact critical winter operations activities. By balancing
traffic across available resources, PreCise can more efficiently
distribute workloads across numerous computing resources-minimizing
response time and avoiding overload on any one resource.
teams from both FORCE America and PreCise spent several months
evaluating vendors. Their requirements included a solution that
performed well while supporting existing applications, scalability for
future needs, and excellent price/performance. The teams selected A10's
vThunder due to the benefits of rapid deployment (vThunder images
allowed download and fast deployment to virtualized infrastructure),
high-performance without feature limitations, and dynamic
"A10's vThunder solution saved us a lot of time and money," said Mr.Michael Schlag, Product Manager for PreCise MRM. "We
were really impressed with the company's response time and A10's
vThunder worked right out of the box. Putting in this virtual appliance
was a very quick way to do a proof of concept and we can now effectively
load balance incoming and outgoing traffic which utilizes multiple
communication protocols. My only regret is not giving A10 a chance
FORCE America is exhibiting at the APWA North American Snow Conference, May 4-7, in Cincinnati.
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About A10 Networks A10
Networks (NYSE: ATEN) is a leader in application networking, providing a
range of high-performance application networking solutions that
accelerate and secure data center applications and networks of thousands
of the largest enterprise, service provider and hyperscale web
providers around the world. Founded in 2004, A10 Networks is based in
San Jose, Calif., and serves customers globally with offices worldwide.
For more information, visit: http://www.a10networks.com
About PreCise MRM® - Mobile Resource Management PreCise
MRM® provides fleet management solutions, utilizing the latest in
mobile and GPS technology to improve productivity and cost effectiveness
to the on-road and off-road markets. The solution is a combination of
rugged hardware and web-based software designed to dramatically improve
the visibility and control over mobile resources. From basic location
and speed information to complex data coming from intelligent onboard
devices, PreCise MRM products capture, store, and transmit data to a
user-friendly interface, viewable from anywhere in the world via a
secure internet connection.
About FORCE® America, Inc. With
over 50 years of experience, FORCE America manufactures and distributes
products that meet the needs of mobile, on-off highway markets. Our
products are backed by technical support and application know-how for
the most demanding applications.
FORCE America, Inc. is comprised of: FORCE America Manufacturing and Distribution www.forceamerica.com Manufacturer and supplier of mobile hydraulic systems, electronic controls and components
VariTech Industries www.varitech-industries.com Manufacturer of automatic salt-brine production, liquid storage, transfer and mobile application systems
PreCise MRM www.precisemrm.com Manufacturer of Mobile Resource Management hardware and software solutions targeted at both on and off road applications
vThunder solution saved us a lot of time and money," We were really
impressed with the company's response time and A10's vThunder worked
right out of the box. Putting in this virtual appliance was a very quick
way to do a proof of concept and we can now effectively load balance
incoming and outgoing traffic which utilizes multiple communication
protocols. My only regret is not giving A10 a chance sooner."