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Comparision of SonicWALL E-Class NSA Series

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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
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


NSA E6500

NSA E8500

Logging ViewPoint®, Local Log, Syslog ViewPoint®, Local Log, Syslog
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
WAN/WAN Failover
Load Balancing
Active/Active UTM
Dynamic Bandwith Management
Object-based Management
Policy-based NAT
Inbound Load Balancing
Quality of Service (QoS)
SSL Control
IPv6 Ready

Pricing - Buy Now

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