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A10 Networks Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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Pros
  • Some good perks like free dinner, health insurance, and occasional team building budget (in 5 reviews)

  • Good product, excellent scalability for service provider customers, and a possible NFV/VNF strategy for the future (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance can be an issue depending on the team you are with (in 7 reviews)

  • bad management, no direction, unrealistic goals (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to learn!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    -Tremendous scope for learning
    -Very approachable people
    -Various social events for interns
    -Free dinner everyday

    Cons

    -Slightly overwhelming in terms of responsibilities of an Intern


  2. Helpful (1)

    "QA engineer at A10"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    1. free food
    2. helpful people
    3. diverse projects

    Cons

    1. High workload for developers

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Great people to work with"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at A10 Networks full-time

    Pros

    -Great team of engineers and sales folks.
    -Decent benefits
    -Great place to advance your career

    Cons

    -Work life balance can be an issue depending on the team you are with.
    -Market is heading away from traditional appliance based SLB
    -corporate culture is a bit dated.

    Advice to Management

    Try to focus on building new market verticals because traditional appliance based SLB seems to be moving to either public cloud or open source.


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Awesome place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at A10 Networks full-time

    Pros

    Excellent products and a company that stands behind them

    Cons

    Innovation is slowing and the company vision isn't apparent

    Advice to Management

    Set a vision, articulate that vision and drive towards that vision. If needed, the vision can be changed with changing marketing condition.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Nicest people on the planet"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at A10 Networks (Less than a year)

    Pros

    culture
    people
    autonomy
    collaboration
    chance to make a different

    Cons

    Need to refine process
    Sometimes needs to work harder than you should to get things done-but it's changing for the better

    Advice to Management

    Continue to listen to people's ideas for taking our company to the next level


  6. "Need some work on Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at A10 Networks full-time

    Pros

    Great People and great product

    Cons

    They need better better benefits


  7. Helpful (3)

    "Work-Life Balance not good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at A10 Networks full-time

    Pros

    - Hard working folks.
    - Learning opportunity plenty for new graduates out of school as employees are expected to work a lot.

    Cons

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    - No stable deadlines for software releases.
    - Work-Life balance sucks
    - HR team not supportive
    - Top management don't care about emplyees only worried about customer releases

    Advice to Management

    -Improve top management
    -Consider Work-Life balance of employees
    -Hire good managers. Some of them are not professional

  8. "Changing market and the ability to change with it"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at A10 Networks full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits. Engineering team is very strong on both sides of the company. Development and Sales.

    Cons

    Market is move away from traditional LB and the lack of enterprise wins is hurting the long term growth aspects of the company


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Don't have products that sell"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at A10 Networks full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people work at A10

    Cons

    The company lost its focus on who they are. Products are very difficult to sell. many missing features as compared to their competition. A prospect once said- A10 is not innovating, they simply build custom products for the highest bidder.


  10. "Inside Sales Representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at A10 Networks full-time

    Pros

    Long term employees if you find the right organization you can have staying power

    Cons

    Up and down work environment


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