Performance and Scalability
The ASA5545-CU-2AC-K9 Cisco ASA 5500 Edition Bundle Firewall Appliance is a high-performance security device designed for mid-sized to large organizations. It offers a range of security features, including stateful firewall, VPN, advanced malware protection, and intrusion prevention.
In terms of performance, the ASA5545-CU-2AC-K9 offers a maximum firewall throughput of up to 3 Gbps and a maximum VPN throughput of up to 1 Gbps. It also supports up to 500,000 concurrent connections, making it suitable for high-traffic environments.
The scalability of the ASA5545-CU-2AC-K9 is also impressive. It supports up to 100 VLANs and up to 10,000 users. Additionally, it offers a range of high-availability features, such as Active/Standby failover, that ensure continuous availability in the event of a failure.
Advanced Networking Features
The Cisco ASA 5545-CU-2AC-K9 is a high-performance firewall appliance designed to provide advanced security features and comprehensive threat protection for medium to large-sized networks. Here are some of its advanced networking features:
- High performance: The ASA 5545-CU-2AC-K9 offers high-performance with a throughput of up to 3 Gbps for firewall services and up to 1.5 Gbps for VPN services.
- Stateful firewall: The firewall provides a stateful inspection of traffic, which means it can track and manage the flow of traffic through the network based on the current state of the connection.
- Virtual Private Network (VPN): The ASA 5545-CU-2AC-K9 supports VPN technologies like IPsec and SSL VPN, allowing secure remote access and site-to-site connectivity.
- Intrusion Prevention System (IPS): The firewall includes an integrated IPS that can detect and prevent a variety of network-based attacks and threats, including viruses, spyware, and malware.
- Web Security: The ASA 5545-CU-2AC-K9 includes web security features that can block malicious websites and protect users from phishing attacks and other web-based threats.
- Content filtering: The firewall provides content filtering capabilities that can prevent access to certain websites and applications based on pre-defined policies.
- Quality of Service (QoS): The ASA 5545-CU-2AC-K9 provides advanced QoS features that can prioritize traffic based on application type and ensure that critical applications receive the necessary bandwidth.
- Advanced routing: The firewall includes support for advanced routing protocols like OSPF, BGP, and EIGRP, which enable it to support complex network topologies.
- High Availability: The ASA 5545-CU-2AC-K9 supports high availability configurations, including failover and clustering, which provide maximum uptime and redundancy for critical network services.
Quality of Service (QoS) and Traffic Shaping
Quality of Service (QoS) and traffic shaping are important features of the ASA5545-CU-2AC-K9 Cisco ASA 5500 Edition Bundle Firewall Appliance. QoS allows administrators to prioritize network traffic and allocate bandwidth according to predefined policies, while traffic shaping regulates the flow of data by controlling the amount of bandwidth that each application or user is allowed to consume.
The ASA5545-CU-2AC-K9 Firewall Appliance supports a variety of QoS techniques, including priority queuing, class-based weighted fair queuing (CBWFQ), and network-based application recognition (NBAR). Priority queuing allows administrators to assign different priority levels to various types of traffic, ensuring that high-priority traffic is processed first. CBWFQ, on the other hand, allows administrators to allocate bandwidth to different classes of traffic based on their priority, while NBAR enables the firewall to identify and classify various types of traffic based on their application signatures.
Traffic shaping, on the other hand, enables administrators to control the rate of traffic flow, either by shaping the traffic to conform to a specific bandwidth limit, or by policing the traffic to prevent it from exceeding a particular threshold. The ASA5545-CU-2AC-K9 Firewall Appliance supports both shaping and policing, and allows administrators to specify the bandwidth limits and thresholds for different types of traffic.
- Manufacturer: Cisco Systems, Inc
- Manufacturer Part Number: ASA5545-CU-2AC-K9
- Brand Name: Cisco
- Product Line: ASA
- Product Series: 5500
- Product Model: ASA 5545-X
- Product Name: ASA 5545-X Firewall Appliance
- Product Type: Network Security/Firewall Appliance
- Virtualization -
- 2500 x IPsec VPN Peers
- 2 x Premium AnyConnect VPN Peers
- 750000 x Concurrent Connections
- 30000 x New Connections/Second
- 300 x Virtual Interfaces (VLANs)
- 2 x Security Contexts
- Firewall Protection Antivirus
- Firewall Protection Malware Protection
- Firewall Protection Worm Scanning
- Firewall Protection Anti-spyware
- Firewall Protection Intrusion Prevention
- Firewall Protection Remote Access Authentication
- Firewall Protection Access Control
- Firewall Protection Content Filtering
- Firewall Protection Application Layer Filtering
- Encryption Standard 3DES
- Encryption Standard AES
- Total Number of Ports: 8
- USB: Yes
Network & Communication:
- Ethernet Technology: Gigabit Ethernet
- Network Standard: 10/100/1000Base-T
- Wireless LAN: No
- Number of Total Expansion Slots: 1
- Standard Memory: 12 GB
- Flash Memory: 8 GB
- Power Description:
- Input Voltage: 110 V AC
- Input Voltage: 220 V AC
- Power Source: Power Supply
- Package Contents-
- ASA 5545-X Firewall Appliance
- 2 x AC Power Supply
A proper network security appliance is able to provide you with threat defence, new malware protection, insightful reporting, application control, and more in one solution.
With organizations getting more and more reliant on software for automation and streamlining operations, users are getting strong emotional attachments to their vendors and applications. Advanced-level appliances are thus needed to maintain the relationship between you, as an end-user, and the vendors.
Security appliances can be defined as any server appliance form that is created for the protection of your computer networks from undesired traffic. There are various types of security appliances in the market. Some of them include:
- Preventative devices: These scan networks and recognize probable security issues like vulnerability assessment appliances and penetration testing.
- Passive devices: Sense and report undesired traffic. An example is intrusion detection appliances.
- Unified Threat Management (UTM): Appliances bring together features making one system like content filtering, some firewalls, and web caching.
- Active devices: These block undesired traffic. Examples of such are anti-virus scanning devices, content filtering devices, and firewalls.
Here at AllHDD, you can find the best network security appliance by choosing from our wide variety of options, we have different products with 1 port, 2 ports, 3 ports, and up to 24 ports!
There is a wide variety of appliances in the market which address most of the security concerns out there. The challenge is that all vendors claim they are able to achieve what your security requirements are. The preference is that this is done via wireless connection.
It would be great if the claims are determined to a particular degree by an independent body. The body would conduct benchmark tests to guarantee your safety if making some assumptions.
Efficiency of Security Appliances
A massive amount of code is employed in the creation of security appliances like IPS or IDS. Buffer overflows probability against a product management interface ( management module) like this one is very high. Purchasing a product like this is essential in the hostile and complex computer environment of today.
You need to be aware of the existence of exploitable problems linked with a snort. Snort is the leading Open Source Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) around the globe. It utilizes a string of rules that aid in the definition of malicious activity on the network. It then uses the rules to locate packets matching against the activities and generates you, as the user, alerts.
Snort may be positioned inline to break off these packets. It has three main uses: Like a packet sniffer such as tcpdump, like a complete network intrusion prevention system, or like a packet logger essential in debugging network traffic. You can download Snort and configure it for your business or personal use.
VPN in Security Appliances
A VPN device is a network appliance fitted with advanced security features. VPN appliance, also referred to as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), is effectively a router offering you firewall protection, authorization, load balancing, and encryption for Virtual Private Networks.
It is a network device that uses a public telecommunication framework like the Internet to offer individual users or remote offices secured proprietary data access. One of the commonly used conventions for the management of message transmission security on the internet is SSL. An ideal VPN device should provide multi-platform functionality and central management. It should also be compatible with all crucial network applications.
Security Appliances License
In networking, a network license facilitates many users on one particular TCP/IP network to have shared access to product licenses. The installed Network License Manager (NLM) controls the issuance of licenses to users.
On starting an Autodesk product, you are required to have a license from the license server via the network. If you have a license, NLM will allocate the computer and user starting the program a license. One thus decreases the number of licenses available on the server by one.
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