Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls

Cisco ASA Firewalls for Small and Branch Offices

Stronger Security for Smaller Sites

Discover enterprise-strength security, sized and priced for the small office. (4:38 min)

Comprehensive, Next-Generation Security

Get a next-generation firewall that can meet the performance and cost needs of small offices, yet deliver enterprise-strength network security with comprehensive visibility and control. Also get threat protection across the full attack continuum, whether your organization is a:

The Cisco ASA 5500 and ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls were designed with this in mind. They are available in a wide range of sizes and performance levels to fit your network, budget, and evolving security needs. And they offer the same proven level of security that protects some of the largest networks at some of the most security conscious companies in the world.

Balancing Security with Productivity

Most next-generation firewall vendors have abandoned proven stateful inspection capabilities in favor of application and user ID awareness. But a comprehensive network security solution needs both. Similarly, most unified threat management (UTM) appliances include multiple services at differing levels of quality, and at the expense of performance.

Your business can take advantage of new applications and devices — without compromising security — using the Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls. They combine the most widely-deployed stateful inspection firewall in the industry with a comprehensive suite of next-generation network security services, including:

Meeting Specific Needs of Small Offices

  • Designed to meet the performance and cost requirements of small and branch offices
  • Up to 1.2 Gbps of firewall throughput, 15,000 connections per second, and 250,000 concurrent sessions
  • Supports up to 200 VLANs for improved network segmentation and security
  • Supports up to 100 security contexts for multilevel control of security policies
  • Capable of running multiple simultaneous network security services without sacrificing performance

Offering Enterprise-Class Security Services

  • Delivers next-generation network security services through cloud- and software-based integrated security services
  • Services are backed by Cisco Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group (Talos)
  • Exceptional next-generation firewall capabilities for the visibility and control needed to safely enable new applications and devices
  • High-performance VPN and remote access
  • Additional network security services can be added quickly and easily

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Stronger Security for Smaller Sites

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