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The Cisco PIX 515E is a modular, purpose-built security appliance that delivers enterprise-class security for small to medium-sized business networks.
The Cisco PIX 515E versatile one-rack-unit design supports up to six 10/100 Fast Ethernet interfaces, making it an excellent choice for businesses requiring a cost-effective, resilient security solution with "demilitarized zone" support. It also delivers up to 188 Mbps of firewall throughput with the capability to handle more than 130,000 simultaneous sessions.
Certain PIX 515E models include high-availability services as well as integrated hardware VPN acceleration that delivers up to 140 Mbps of Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES) VPN throughput and 140 Mbps of Advanced Encryption Standard-256 (AES) VPN throughput.