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New Cisco Catalyst 6500 Firewall Security System Bundle with Two Firewall Service Modules Provides a 10-Gbps Performance System

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Product Overview

The new Cisco ® Firewall Security System bundles allow customers to order a 10-Gbps system with a single product identifier. Each 10-Gbps bundle includes a Cisco Catalyst 6509 or 6513 Switch, fan tray, Supervisor Engine 720-3B, and two Firewall Services Modules (FWSMs). Each bundle can be configured with up to four FWSMs to deliver 20 Gbps of performance.
The FWSM for Cisco Catalyst ® 6500 Series Switches and Cisco 7600 Series Routers is a high-performance, integrated stateful inspection firewall with application and protocol inspection engines, providing 5.5 Gbps of throughput; 100,000 connections per second; and one million concurrent connections.
Table 1 lists the benefits of the new Cisco Firewall Security System bundles.

Table 1. Benefits Table

Feature

Description

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series 10-Gbps Firewall Security System

• Cisco Catalyst 6500 Firewall Security System with two FWSMs to provide 10 Gbps performance with the ability to add two more FWSMs for a 20-Gbps system

High Performance, High Scalability, Low Latency

• 5 Gbps per FWSM, 20 Gbps per chassis
• 2.8 million pps, 1 million concurrent connections
• 100,000 cps; 80,000 ACLs; and 1000 VLANs per FWSM
• Low latency (30 microsecs)
• 12,000 registered IP phones
• Future-proofed as network traffic grows
• Secures latency-sensitive applications such as financial market data and VoIP

Rich Stateful Inspection

• Proven Cisco PIX ® OS features
• RFC conformance check
• DoS protection
• Advanced application inspection control
• Market-leading firewall features
• Broad protocol support, including voice and multimedia

Firewall Services Virtualization

• Up to 250 virtual firewalls
• All policies, monitoring, and logging per virtual firewall
• Resource manager provides maximum limits for resource usage per virtual firewall

High Availability

• Intra- or inter-chassis stateful failover
• Active-standby and active-active
• Cisco IOS ® Software auto-state support for rapid detection of VLAN failures

Flexible Management Options

• Embedded device manager (Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager [ASDM])
• Remote multidevice manager (Cisco Security Manager)
• Real-time monitoring and reporting (Cisco Security MARS)

Availability

April 20, 2007
The new Cisco Firewall Security System bundles will be available beginning in Q2CY2007.

Ordering Information

Table 2 lists ordering information for the new Cisco Firewall Security System bundles.

Table 2. Ordering Information for Cisco Firewall Security System Bundles with Two FWSMs

Part Number

Description

WS-6509EXL-2FWM-K9

Cisco Catalyst 6509-E Switch with Supervisor Engine 720-3BXL, two FWSMs, and Catalyst 6509 Fan

WS-6513XL-2FWM-K9

Cisco Catalyst 6513 Switch with Supervisor Engine 720-3BXL, two FWSMs, and Catalyst 6513 Fan

Table 3 lists ordering information for existing Cisco Firewall Security System bundles.

Table 3. Ordering Information for Existing Cisco Firewall Security System Bundles

Part Number

Description

WS-C6506-E-FWM-K9

Cisco Catalyst 6506-E Switch with Supervisor Engine 720-3B, FWSM, and Catalyst 6506 Fan

WS-C6509-E-FWM-K9

Cisco Catalyst 6509-E Switch with Supervisor Engine 720-3B, FWSM, and Catalyst 6509 Fan

WS-C6513-FWM-K9

Cisco Catalyst 6513 Switch with Supervisor engine 720-3B, FWSM, and Catalyst 6513 Fan

WS-SVC-FWM-1=

Firewall blade for Cisco Catalyst 6500 and 7600 Series; VFW license is separate

For More Information

For more information, please visit the following sites:

• Cisco FWSM general information: http://www.cisco.com/go/fwsm

• Cisco FWSM management: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/cscowork/ps2330/

• Cisco FWSM monitoring: http://www.cisco.com/go/mars

• Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 720 data sheet: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/modules/ps4835/products_data_sheet09186a0080159856.html

Marketing Contacts

• Donovan E. Williams, dowillia@cisco.com

• Jai Balasubramaniyan, jsundar@cisco.com