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Firewall Overview

SonicWALL TZ 105
SonicWALL TZ 105

sonicWALL TZ 205
SonicWALL TZ 205


SonicWALL TZ 215

Hardware Platform

Deep Packet Inspection Firewall
Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall
Unlimited File Size Protection
Protocols Scanned 50+ 50+ 50+
ICSA Firewall Certified

Security Services

SonicWALL TZ 105

SonicWALL TZ 205

SonicWALL TZ 215

Gateway Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware & IPS
Application Firewall - - -
Content Filtering Service (CFS) Edition
ViewPoint Reporting
Dynamic Support 24x7
Comprehensive Anti-Spam Service
Enforced Client Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware

Firewall General

SonicWALL TZ 105

SonicWALL TZ 205

SonicWALL TZ 215

Interfaces 5 FE, 1 USB 5 GbE, 1 USB 7 GbE, 2 USB
Nodes Supported Unrestricted Unrestricted Unrestricted
Included SonicOS Version Enhanced Enhanced Enhanced
RAM 256 MB 256 MB 512 MB
Flash Memory 32 MB 32 MB 32 MB
Site-to-Site VPN Tunnels 5 10 20
Bundled GVC Licenses (Max) 0 (5) 2 (10) 2 (25)
Bundled SSL VPN Licenses (Max) 1 (5) 1 (10) 2 (10)

Firewall/VPN/ Performance

SonicWALL TZ 105

SonicWALL TZ 205

SonicWALL TZ 215

Stateful Throughput 200 Mbps 500 Mbps 500 Mbps
UTM Performance 25 Mbps 40 Mbps 60 Mbps
Intrusion Prevention Throughput 60 Mbps 80 Mbps 110 Mbps
Gateway Anti-Virus Throughput 40 Mbps 60 Mbps 70 Mbps
Full DPI (UTM) 25 Mbps 40 Mbps 60 Mbps
3DES/AES VPN Throughput 75 Mbps 100 Mbps 130 Mbps
Maximum UTM Connections 8000 12000 32000
Connections 8,000 12,000 48,000

Features

SonicWALL TZ 105

SonicWALL TZ 205

SonicWALL TZ 215

Voice over IP (VoIP) Security
Route-based VPN
Dynamic Routing
802.11b/g Wireless LAN
802.11n Wireless LAN
Layer 2 Wireless Bridging
Hardware Failover -
WAN Failover
Automated Failover & Failback
3G Wireless/ Modem - With USB 3G Adapter/ Modem With USB 3G Adapter/ Modem
Object-based Management
Policy-based NAT
Load Balancing
PortShield Security
Wireless Mgmt

Pricing - Buy Now

SonicWALL TZ 105
TZ 105

sonicWALL TZ 205
TZ 205


TZ 215

Overview

NSA 220/W

NSA 250M/W

NSA 2600

NSA 3600

NSA 4600

NSA 5600

NSA 6600

Operating system SonicOS 5.9 SonicOS 6.1
Security Processor 2x 500 MHz 2x 700 MHz 4x 800 MHz 6x 800 MHz 8x 1.1 GHz 10x 1.3 GHz 24x 1.0 GHz
Memory (RAM) 512 MB 512 MB 2.0 GB 2.0 GB 2.0 GB 4.0 GB 4.0 GB
10 GbE SFP+ interfaces N/A N/A N/A 2 2 2 4
1 GbE SFP interfaces N/A N/A N/A 4 4 4 8
1 GbE Copper interfaces 7 5 8 12 12 12 8
1GbE Copper Management interfaces N/A N/A 1 1 1 1 1
Expansion SD Card, USB Expansion Slot (Rear), SD Card, USB Expansion Slot (Front),
SD Card, USB
Expansion Slot (Rear)
SD Card, USB
Firewall inspection throughput 600 Mbps 750 Mbps 1.9 Gbps 3.4 Gbps 6.0 Gbps 9.0 Gbps 12.0 Gbp
Full DPI throughput 110 Mbps 130 Mbps 300 Mbps 500 Mbps 800 Mbps 1.6 Gbps 3.0 Gbps
Application inspection throughput 195 Mbps 250 Mbps 700 Mbps 1.1 Gbps 2.0 Gbps 3.0 Gbps 4.5 Gbps
IPS throughput 195 Mbps 250 Mbps 700 Mbps 1.1 Gbps 2.0 Gbps 3.0 Gbps 4.5 Gbps
Anti-malware inspection throughput 115 Mbps 140 Mbps 400 Mbps 600 Mbps 1.1 Gbps 1.7 Gbps 3.0 Gbps
IMIX throughput 180 Mbps 210 Mbps 600 Mbps 900 Mbps 1.6 Gbps 2.4 Gbps 3.5 Gbps
SSL Inspection and Decryption (DPI SSL) Available   200 Mbps 300 Mbps 500 Mbps 800 Mbps 1.3 Gbps
VPN throughput 150 Mbps 200 Mbps 1.1 Gbps 1.5 Gbps 3.0 Gbps 4.5 Gbps 5.0 Gbps
Connections per second 2,200/sec 3,000/sec 15,000/sec 20,000/sec 40,000/sec 60,000/sec 90,000/sec
Maximum connections (SPI) 85,000 110,000 225,000 325,000 400,000 562,500 750,000
Maximum connections (DPI) 32,000 64,000 125,000 175,000 200,000 375,000 500,000
Single Sign On (SSO) Users 250 250 250 500 1000 2500 4000
VLAN interfaces 25 35 50 50 200 400 500
SonicPoints supported (Maximum) 16 16 32 48 64 96 96

VPN

NSA 220/W

NSA 250M/W

NSA 2600

NSA 3600

NSA 4600

NSA 5600

NSA 6600

Site-to-Site VPN Tunnels 25 50 75 800 1500 4000 6000
IPSec VPN clients (Maximum) 2(25) 2(25) 10(250) 50 (1,000) 500 (3,000) 2,000 (4,000) 2,000 (6,000)
SSL VPN licenses (Maximum) 2(15) 2(15) 2(25) 2 (30) 2 (30) 2 (50) 2 (50)
Encryption/Authentication DES, 3DES, AES (128, 192, 256-bit)/MD5, SHA-1
Key exchange Diffie Hellman Groups 1, 2, 5, 14
Route-based VPN RIP, OSPF

Networking

NSA 220/W

NSA 250M/W

NSA 2600

NSA 3600

NSA 4600

NSA 5600

NSA 6600

IP address assignment Static, (DHCP PPPoE, L2TP and PPTP client), Internal DHCP server, DHCP Relay
NAT modes 1:1, many:1, 1:many, flexible NAT (overlapping IPS), PAT, transparent mode
Routing protocols BGP, OSPF, RIPv1/v2, static routes, policy-based routing, multicast
QoS Bandwidth priority, max bandwidth, guaranteed bandwidth, DSCP marking, 802.1p
Authentication XAUTH/RADIUS, Active Directory, SSO, LDAP, Novell, internal user database, Terminal Services, Citrix
VoIP Full H323-v1-5, SIP
Standards TCP/IP, ICMP, HTTP, HTTPS, IPSec, ISAKMP/IKE, SNMP, DHCP, PPPoE, L2TP, PPTP, RADIUS, IEEE 802.3
Certifications VPNC, ICSA Firewall, ICSA Anti-Virus
Certifications pending FIPS 140-2, Common Criteria EAL1+
Common Access Card (CAC) SonicOS 5.9

Hardware

NSA 220/W

NSA 250M/W

NSA 2600

NSA 3600

NSA 4600

NSA 5600

NSA 6600

Form factor Desktop (1U Rack Mountable Kit Available) 1U Rack Mountable
Fans No fan / 1 internal fan 2 Internal fans Dual, Fixed Dual, redundant, hot swappable
Power Supply (W) 36 36 200 250 250 250 250
Maximum power consumption (W) 11 / 15 12 / 16 49.4 74.3 86.7 90.9 113.1
Input power 100-240 VAC, 60-50 Hz
Dimensions 7.1x1.5x10.5 in (18.1 x 3.8 x 26.7 cm) 1.4 x 7.1 x 10.7 (3.5 x 18 x 27cm) 1.75x10.25x17 in (4.5x26x43 cm) 1.75 x 19.1 x 17 in
(4.5 x 48.5 x 43.3 cm)
Weight 1.95 lbs/0.88 kg/2.15 lbs/0.97 kg 3.05 lbs/1.38 kg/3.15 lbs/1.43 kg 10.1 lb /
4.6 kg
13.56 lb / 6.15 Kg 13.56 lb / 6.15 Kg 13.56 lb / 6.15 Kg 14.93 lb / 6.7 Kg
WEEE weight 3.05 lbs/1.38 kg/3.45 lbs/1.56 kg 4.4 lbs/2.0kg/4.65 lbs/2.11 kg 11.0 lb /
5.0 kg
14.24 lb / 6.46 Kg 14.24 lb / 6.46 Kg 14.24 lb / 6.46 Kg 19.78 lb / 8.97 Kg
Shipping weight 4.35 lbs / 4.7 lbs 5.6 lbs / 5.9 lbs 14.3 lb /
6.5 kg
20.79lb / 9.43 Kg 20.79lb / 9.43 Kg 20.79lb / 9.43 Kg 26.12 lb / 11.85 Kg
MTBF (Years) 28 / 15.6 23.4 / 14.1 20.2 16.8 16 15.4 13.3
Environment 40-105 F, 0 - 40 C 32-105 F, 0-40 deg C
Humidity 5 - 95% non- condensing 10-90% non- condensing

Integrated Wireless

NSA 220/W

NSA 250M/W

NSA 2600

NSA 3600

NSA 4600

NSA 5600

NSA 6600

Standards 802.11a/b/g/n (WEP, WPA, WPA2, 802.11i, TKIP, PSK,02.1x, EAP-PEAP, EAP-TTLS Not Available
Virtual access points (VAPs)5– antennas (5 dBi Diversity) External triple, detachable Not Available
Radio power–802.11a/802.11b/802.11g 15.5 dBm max/18 dBm max/17 dBM @ 6 Mbps, 13 dBM @ 54 Mbps Not Available
Radio power–802.11n (2.4GHz)/802.11n (5.0GHz) 19 dBm MCS 0, 11 dBm MCS 15/17 dBm MCS 0, 12 dBm MCS 15 Not Available
Radio receive sensitivity–802.11a/802.11b/802.11g -95 dBm MCS 0, -81 dBm MCS 15/-90 dBm @ 11Mbps/-91 dBm @ 6Mbps, -74 dBm @ 54 Mbps Not Available
Radio receive sensitivity–802.11n(2.4GHz)/802.11n(5.0GHz) -89 dBm MCS 0, -70 dBm MCS 15/-95 dBm MCS 0, -76 dBm MCS 15 Not Available

 

NSA 220/W

NSA 250M/W

NSA 2600

NSA 3600

NSA 4600

NSA 5600

NSA 6600

e6500 7500

Firewall Overview

NSA E6500

NSA E8500

Application Layer Inspection Full Layer 7 Full Layer 7
Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall
Unlimited File Size Protection
Protocols Scanned 50+ 50+
ICSA Firewall-zertifiziert
EAL 4+ zertifiziert

Security Services

NSA E6500

NSA E8500

Application Intelligence Optional Service
Gateway Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware and Intrusion Prevention (GAV/IPS) Optional Service

Optional Service (for GAV)

(for IPS)

Enforced Client Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware Optional Service Optional Service
Content & URL Filtering (CFS) Optional Service Optional Service
ViewPoint Reporting Optional Service Optional Service
Comprehensive Anti-Spam Service Optional Service Optional Service
E-Class 24x7 Support Services Required Required

Firewall General

NSA E6500

NSA E8500

Interfaces 8 Gbe, 1 HA 4 Gbe, 4 SFP, 1 HA
Console Interface
USB Ports Future Future
Management CLI, SSH, GUI, GMS CLI, SSH, GUI, GMS
Nodes Supported Unrestricted Unrestricted
Included SonicOS Version Enhanced Enhanced
RAM 1 Gb 4 Gb
Visual Information Display (LCD Display)
Site-to-Site VPN Tunnels 6,000 10,000
Global VPN Clients (Bundled) 2,000 2,000
Global VPN Clients (Maximum) 6,000 10,000
SSL VPN NetExtender Clients (Bundled) 2 2
SSL VPN NetExtender Clients (Maximum) 50 50
Unique Malware Threats Blocked 1,000,000+ 1,000,000+
VLAN Interface (802.1q) 256 512
SonicPoints 128 128

Firewall/VPN Performance

NSA E6500

NSA E8500

Stateful Throughput 5.0 Gbps 8.0 Gbps
UTM Performance 1.59 Gbps 2.2 Gbps
Gateway Anti-Virus Throughput 1.69 Gbps 2.25 Gbps
Intrusion Prevention Throughput 2.30 Gbps 3.7 Gbps
3DES/AES VPN Throughput 2.7 Gbps 4.0 Gbps
Connections 750,000 1,500,000
Connections/sec 20,000 80,000

Features

NSA E6500

NSA E8500

Logging ViewPoint®, Local Log, Syslog ViewPoint®, Local Log, Syslog
SNMP
Authentication XAUTH/RADIUS, Active Directory, SSO, LDAP, Internal User Database XAUTH/RADIUS, Active Directory, SSO, LDAP, Internal User Database
Single Sign-On
Voice over IP (VoIP) Security
Zone Security
Dynamic Routing OSPF, RIP OSPF, RIP
Policy-based Routing
Route-based VPN
Integrated Wireless Switch & Controller
Layer 2 Wireless Bridging
Stateful High Availability
Multi-WAN
WAN/WAN Failover
Load Balancing
Active/Active UTM
Dynamic Bandwith Management
Object-based Management
Policy-based NAT
Inbound Load Balancing
Quality of Service (QoS)
IKEv2 VPN
SSL Control
IPv6 Ready

Pricing - Buy Now

e6500
NSA E6500
7500
NSA E8500
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- Optional Upgrade (must be purchased separately)
- Feature Included