Compare ATEN Thunder and Edgenexus load balancer

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ATEN deliver very capable load balancers and Application Delivery Controllers

So do we, and its not just because we are better value 😉

Whilst Edgenexus and ATEN Thunder have comparable features, the implementation and design is very different.
However, these are the 3 key differences:

1. Usability - Its easy to use!

  • At Edgenexus we focus on making our products easy to use.

  • We believe that there is no point In having features that are so complicated that they are never used in production.

  • Unlike the ATEN, an average user can configure Edgenexus easily, quickly and intuitively without needing any formal training.

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2. Future proofing - ADP platform

  • Nobody can predict the future, and 2020 has taught us to expect the unexpected.
  • We have an integrated App store that allows you to build and deploy new applications and functionality In a fast and agile way, thus providing a platform to solve the problems of today and tomorrow.
  • Would you buy a computer that can only run a single application or a mobile phone without an app store?

3. Cost

  • The market has moved on since ATEN's days. Even large enterprises are under increasing pressure to deliver better value to the business without sacrificing features or performance.

  • We are typically able to save clients a considerable amount on the price of a comparable ATEN solution, not just in acquisition but also in TCO.

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See how we stack up feature by feature

Feature ATEN Thunder Edgenexus ADC Additional Edgenexus Information
Comprehensive IPv4/IPv6 support
Advanced L4/L7 Load Balancing
DNS Load Balancing
Multiple Load Balancing Methods Least Connections. Fastest, Persistent Cookie, Round Robin, IP-Bound, IP List Based, Classic ASP, Session Cookie, ASP.NET Session Cookie, JSP Session Cookie, JAX-WS Session Cookie, PHP Session Cookie, RDP Cookie Persistence, Cookie ID Based
aFleX Traffic Management Edgenexus flightPATH 'Zero Code' Traffic Management
Full Proxy Reverse Proxy, Gateway & DSR
High Availability One-Click Auto Clustering. Active-Active and Active-Passive
SIP Load Balancing for VOIP
VLAN Segmentation
TCP/IP Optimisation
Application Protocol Support
IPv6 Gateway
Application Delivery Optimisation
RAM Cache & Compression
SSL Offload
Secure Application Delivery
SSL Visibility (Inbound/Outbound)
SSL/TLS Encryption Offload
Application Visibility & Monitoring
Performance Dashboard
High-Speed Logging
Global Server Load Balancing
GSLB Using GSLB Addon

Why Choose Edgenexus ADC?

Intuitive GUI, auto-config and superb user experience in a scalable, cost-effective package. Edgenexus load balancers make complex technology simple.

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Our Customers

You’ll Be In Good Company


Overall (4.9/5)

Ease of Use (5/5)

Customer Service (4.9/5)


“Edgenexus is simple to use, extremely scalable and comes at the right price point, all of which make it a great fit for us.” 


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Commercially speaking, deploying Edgenexus ADC appliances in comparison to the ATEN Thunder can save organizations considerable sums in acquisition and operations.

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