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Cisco IPS 4300 Series Sensors

Powerful Protection in a Small Form Factor

Cisco IPS 4300 Series Sensors deliver over 1 Gbps of enterprise-class intrusion prevention protection in an easy-to-use and deploy one rack-unit (1 RU) form factor. With hardware-accelerated threat inspection, the industry's first context-aware IPS provides accuracy, confidence, and reliability in an economical package.

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Protect servers and end hosts from attack through network-based security inspection. (02:10 min).

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Features and Capabilities

The context aware Cisco IPS 4300 Series Sensors gain the following advantages from the Cisco SecureX framework and Cisco Security Intelligence Operations:

  • Detailed attack information delivered using signature updates twice a week
  • Attacker visibility updated every 15 minutes through Global Correlation reputation feeds
  • Victim information using OS fingerprinting and internal reputation

Top-line effectiveness and bottom-line total cost of ownership (TCO) are outstanding strengths of the 4300 Series. Others include:

  • Rapid and scalable deployment through dynamic, default-driven policy management and setup
  • Hardware-accelerated intrusion prevention in a one-rack-unit form factor, for high throughput in a small footprin
  • Efficient and common management across the entire IPS product line with IPS Manager Express or Cisco Security Manager
  • Support for innovative protection, such as advanced evasion detection and industrial controls security

Specifications at a Glance

Model Cisco IPS 4345 Sensor Cisco IPS 4360 Sensor
Average Inspection Throughput 750 Mbps 1.25 Gbps
Maximum Inspection
Throughput
1.8 Gbps 2.4 Gbps
Latency (microseconds) <150 microseconds <150 microseconds
1 GE density 14* 14*
Redundant power supplies No Yes
Hardware Accelerated Yes Yes
IDS and IPS modes Yes Yes
Management tool Cisco Security Manager, Cisco IPS Device Manager, Cisco IPS Manager Express, CLI

*with an optional network interface card that will provide an additional six copper interfaces

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