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SonicWall E-Class NSA E8500

Engineered to meet the needs of the expanding network by providing a high performance, scalable, multi-function threat prevention appliance.

» Supports Unrestricted Nodes
» 5 Gbps Stateful Throughput
» 1.59 Gbps UTM Throughput
» (8) eight gigabit interfaces
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    WatchGuard Firebox M - 4 Port - 10 Gb SFP+ Fiber Module
  2. Network Security Appliance E8500/E8510 High Availability conversion license to standalone unit

    Converts HA unit to the basic standalone appliance (no services)
  3. SonicWALL 10GB-SR SFP+ Short Reach Fiber Module Multi-Mode No Cable

    » Product Type: SFP+
    » Interface Type: 10GBase-SR
    » Data Transfer Rate: 10 Gbps Gigabit Ethernet
  4. SonicWALL 10GB-LR SFP+ Long Reach Fiber Module Single-Mode No Cable

    » Product Type: SFP+
    » Interface Type: 10GBase-SR
    » Data Transfer Rate: 10 Gbps Gigabit Ethernet
  5. SonicWALL 10GBASE SFP+ 1M Twinax Cable

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  6. SonicWALL 10GBASE SFP+ 3M Twinax Cable

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  7. SonicWALL 1000BASE-SX SFP Short Haul  Module

    » Product Type: SFP (mini-GBIC)
    » Interface Type: 1000Base-SX
    » Data Transfer Rate: 1 Gbps Gigabit Ethernet
  8. SonicWALL 1GB-LX SFP Long Haul Fiber Module Single-Mode No Cable

    » Product Type: SFP+
    » Interface Type: 1000Base-LX
    » Data Transfer Rate: 1 Gbps Gigabit Ethernet
  9. SonicWALL 1GB-RJ45 SFP Copper Module No Cable

    » Product Type: SFP (mini-GBIC)
    » Application/Usage: Data Networking
    » Interface Type: 1000Base-T
    » Data Transfer Rate: 1 Gbps Gigabit Ethernet
  10. SonicWALL E-Class AC Power Supply 1U-B FRU

    This is an replacement AC power supply (1U-B FRU) that works with only Dell SonicWALL E-Class Appliances (E8500, EX6000 or EX7000)
  11. SonicWALL E-Class DC Power Supply 1U-A FRU

    This is an replacement DC power supply (1U-A FRU) that works with only Dell SonicWALL E-Class Appliances. (Field Replaceable AC Power Supply For E8500, EX6000 or EX7000)

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Features and Benefits of E-Class Network Security Appliance E8500

Application Intelligence and Control

  • » Configurable set of granular application-specific policies, based on user, application, schedule or IP subnet
  • » Automates application bandwidth allocation based on application identification
  • » Uncovers application traffic concealed in common protocols such as HTTP/HTTPS
  • » Restricts transfer of specific files and documents
  • » Scans email attachments using user-configurable criteria
  • » Enables administrators to create custom signatures

Deep Packet Inspection & Multi-Threat Protection

  • » Fully integrated deep packet inspection firewall, including gateway anti-virus, anti-spyware, intrusion prevention, and application intelligence for perimeter and internal protection
  • » Application Intelligence feature set for application control
  • » SSL Encrypted traffic inspection (DPI SSL) enables scanning of inbound and outbound SSL encrypted traffic for inspection against threats and vulnerabilities
  • » Automated Dynamic Security Updates for continuous protection and up-to-date application detection signature set

Powerful Performance

  • » 8.0 Gbps Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall
  • » 3.5 Gbps Intrusion Prevention Throughput
  • » 2.0 Gbps Full Unified Threat Management (UTM) Performance
  • » 4.0 Gbps 3DES and AES VPN Throughput
  • » Four (4) 10/100/1000 Copper Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces, Four (4) SFP Ports, One (1) Dedicated HA Port and Two (2) USB Ports
  • » Active/Passive with State Synchronization and Active/Active UTM with State Synchronization High Availability failover options

Enterprise Networking & Complete Business Continuity

  • »3G and Analog Connectivity for Use as a Primary or Secondary Connection
  • » Business Application Prioritization and QoS
  • » Support for Multiple ISP’s, Multi-WAN Failover and Load Balancing
  • » Hot Swappable Power Supplies and Fans
  • » Integrated inbound Server Load Balancing
  • » IPSec VPN for Secure Site-to-Site Connectivity
  • » SSL VPN and IPSec VPN Clients for Secure Remote Access

Integration & Simplified Management

  • » Integrated Network Security Policy and Management
  • » Route-based VPN
  • » Single Sign-On for Transparent User Authentication
  • » Powerful Wizards - Set-up, Firewall Policies, VPN, NAT
  • » Front panel controls and LCD display provide easy network deployment and integration

Deployment Flexibility

  • » Data Center, Campus and Department Network Applications
  • » Terminal Services Authentication and Citrix Support
  • » Transparent Layer 2 Bridge Mode
  • » Integrated Wireless Switch and Controller

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Use the chart below to compare and find the right SonicWall E-Class NSA Firewall for your Organization


Firewall Overview

NSA E6500

NSA E8500

Application Layer InspectionFull Layer 7Full Layer 7
Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall
Unlimited File Size Protection
Protocols Scanned50+50+
ICSA Firewall-zertifiziert
EAL 4+ zertifiziert

Security Services

NSA E6500

NSA E8500

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

Optional Service (for GAV)

(for IPS)

Enforced Client Anti-Virus & Anti-SpywareOptional ServiceOptional Service
Content & URL Filtering (CFS)Optional ServiceOptional Service
ViewPoint ReportingOptional ServiceOptional Service
Comprehensive Anti-Spam ServiceOptional ServiceOptional Service
E-Class 24x7 Support ServicesRequiredRequired

Firewall General

NSA E6500

NSA E8500

Interfaces8 Gbe, 1 HA4 Gbe, 4 SFP, 1 HA
Console Interface
USB PortsFutureFuture
Nodes SupportedUnrestrictedUnrestricted
Included SonicOS VersionEnhancedEnhanced
RAM1 Gb4 Gb
Visual Information Display (LCD Display)
Site-to-Site VPN Tunnels6,00010,000
Global VPN Clients (Bundled)2,0002,000
Global VPN Clients (Maximum)6,00010,000
SSL VPN NetExtender Clients (Bundled)22
SSL VPN NetExtender Clients (Maximum)5050
Unique Malware Threats Blocked1,000,000+1,000,000+
VLAN Interface (802.1q)256512

Firewall/VPN Performance

NSA E6500

NSA E8500

Stateful Throughput5.0 Gbps8.0 Gbps
UTM Performance1.59 Gbps2.2 Gbps
Gateway Anti-Virus Throughput1.69 Gbps2.25 Gbps
Intrusion Prevention Throughput2.30 Gbps3.7 Gbps
3DES/AES VPN Throughput2.7 Gbps4.0 Gbps


NSA E6500

NSA E8500

LoggingViewPoint®, Local Log, SyslogViewPoint®, Local Log, Syslog
AuthenticationXAUTH/RADIUS, Active Directory, SSO, LDAP, Internal User DatabaseXAUTH/RADIUS, Active Directory, SSO, LDAP, Internal User Database
Single Sign-On
Voice over IP (VoIP) Security
Zone Security
Dynamic RoutingOSPF, RIPOSPF, 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
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