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Software Version Comparison

  CSM Standard CSM Professional CSM UCS Server Bundle
Form Factor  
  Software Software UCS Server
Latest Release (1)  
CSM Version 4.3 4.3 4.3
Target Deployments  
  Small deployments with less than 25 devices managed Medium to large deployments with the ability to scale from 50 to hundreds of devices Medium to large deployments with the ability to manage 50 to 150 devices
Supported Devices (2)  
ASA 5500 Series Y Y Y
IPS 4200/4300 Series Y Y Y
AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Y Y Y
ASASM   Y Y
FWSM   Y Y
ISR G1 & G2 Y Y Y
Catalyst 6500 Series Switches   Y Y
Cisco 7600 Series Routers   Y Y
Configuration  
Firewall, IPS, VPN, Remote Access Y Y Y
Image Management  
Automatic ASA Firewall Upgrades Y Y Y
Event Management  
Syslog, SDEE Y Y Y
Health and Performance Monitoring  
Set Alerts and Thresholds for Firewall, Remote Access, IPS Y Y Y
Reporting  
Firewall, Remote Access, IPS Y Y Y
API  
NorthBound API* N Y Y
Integration With Vendors Such As Tufin, Algosec, and Skybox Y Y Y
Requirements  
Client Operating System Microsoft Windows XP SP3 or Microsoft Windows 7
Server Operating System Microsoft Windows 2008 Enterprise Server 64-bit R2 Microsoft Windows 2008 Enterprise Server 64-bit R2 Windows Server 2008 Enterprise R2 (Included)
Recommended Server Hardware (3) 16GB RAM,
4-core CPU,
500GB HDD
16GB RAM,
4-core CPU,
500GB HDD
Cisco UCS C220 M3
Server (Included)
Part Numbers  
STD w/ 5 Device License L-CSMST5-4.3-K9 L-CSMST5-4.3-K9  
STD w/ 10 Device License L-CSMST10-4.3-K9 L-CSMST10-4.3-K9  
STD w/ 25 Device License L-CSMST25-4.3-K9 L-CSMST25-4.3-K9  
PRO w/ 50 Device License L-CSMPR50-4.3-K9 L-CSMPR50-4.3-K9  
PRO w/ 100 Device License L-CSMPR100-4.3-K9 L-CSMPR100-4.3-K9  
PRO w/ 250 Device License L-CSMPR250-4.3-K9 L-CSMPR250-4.3-K9  
Appliance w/ 50 Device License     CSM4-UCS2-50-K9
Appliance w/ 150 Device License     CSM4-UCS2-150-K9
Incremental Device Licenses  
+ 50 Devices n/a L-CSMPR-LIC-50 L-CSMPR-LIC-50
+ 100 Devices n/a L-CSMPR-LIC-100 L-CSMPR-LIC-100
+ 250 Devices n/a L-CSMPR-LIC-250 L-CSMPR-LIC-250

  1. For more information on CSM 4.3 see http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/vpndevc/ps5739/ps6498/data_sheet_c78-711505.html.
  2. For complete details on supported devices and versions please see http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/security_management/cisco_security_manager/security_manager/4.3/compatibility/information/csmsd430.html.
  3. For complete hardware requirements please see http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/security_management/cisco_security_manager/security_manager/4.3/deployment/guide/cmsdg43.html.

*For NorthBound API capabilities, purchase of an additional license is required.