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Comparision of SonicWALL NSA Series

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