Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

Stop more threats with the threat-focused 5500-X NGFW

Beat sophisticated cyber attacks with a superior security appliance. We offer the industry’s first threat-focused next-generation firewall (NGFW), the ASA 5500-X Series.

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5500-X Series Models

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ASA 5506-X with FirePOWER Services

Up to 300 Mbps FW
Multiservice capable
8 x 1 GE

ASA 5506W-X with FirePOWER Services

Up to 300 Mbps FW
Multiservice capable
8 x 1 GE
Desktop with WAP

ASA 5508-X

ASA 5508-X with FirePOWER Services

Up to 500 Mbps FW
Multiservice capable
8 x 1 GE
1 RU


ASA 5516-X with FirePOWER Services

Up to 900 Mbps FW
Multiservice capable
8 x 1 GE
1 RU


ASA 5525-X with FirePOWER Services

Up to 1 Gbps FW
Multiservice capable
8 X 1 GE
1 RU


ASA 5555-X with FirePOWER Services

Up to 2 Gbps FW
Multiservice capable
8 X 1 GE
1 RU


ASA 5585-X with FirePOWER SSP-20

Up to 5 Gbps FW
Up to 3.5 Gbps IPS
8 X 1 GE + 2 x 10 GE
2 RU


ASA 5585-X with FirePOWER SSP-60

Up to 20 Gbps FW
Up to 10 Gbps IPS
6 X 1 GE + 4 x 10 GE
2 RU



Superior multilayered protection

Stay more secure. This NGFW has earned the highest security effectiveness scores in third-party testing for both NGIPS and AMP, blocking 99.4% and 99.2% of threats, respectively. Get the NSS Labs [NGIPS report] and AMP report.


Simplified management and lower costs

Get visibility into and control over activity across your network. Gain insight into users, apps, devices, threats, files, and vulnerabilities. Extend protection from the data center to mobile devices. It’s all possible with our Firepower Management Center


Unified security services and task automation

Our integrated approach to threat defense reduces capital and operating costs as well as administrative complexity by consolidating multiple security services in a single platform. Automate security tasks to increase agility and speed remediation.


Wide range of sizes and form factors

We have the platform for you: standalone options for small and midsize businesses, ruggedized appliances for extreme environments, midsize appliances for security at the Internet edge, and high-performance appliances for enterprise data centers.

Kinross Gold Increases Security Effectiveness with NGFW


"We're implementing the Cisco next generation firewall solution because it includes in one package the ability to do intrusion prevention, advanced malware protection, URL filtering and application visibility and control all together in a single consolidated appliance."

Aaron Alton, Manager of IT Infrastructure
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Sporting goods store strengthens security


"When Cisco came out with the ASA with FirePOWER Services and the FireSIGHT Management Center, we had the centralized visibility and intelligence we needed to manage security ourselves with better results and less cost than our previous vendor-managed solution could provide."

Josh Diemert, Lead Systems Administrator, SCHEELS

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