The Cisco ASA 5500 Series is a powerful security appliance that combines multiple market-proven technologies in a single platform, making it operationally and economically feasible for organizations to deploy comprehensive security services at multiple locations. The time to migrate your Cisco PIX security appliance to the Cisco ASA 5500 Series is now. Built on the same software foundation as Cisco PIX appliances, the Cisco ASA 5500 Series offers more robust firewall and IP Security VPN capabilities, as well as many additional benefits, including:
Significantly better performance and scalability
Multiple VPN (both IPsec and SSL VPN) support and simple, flexible, and cost-effective licensing. Compatible with a wide range of OS, platforms, and endpoints.
Advanced IPS solution to meet compliance mandates and better protection against threats
A modular design that allows you to add features such as intrusion prevention, antivirus, antispam, antiphishing, and URL filtering
Migration to the Cisco ASA 5500 Series is straightforward. You can take advantage of existing knowledge and investment in Cisco PIX security appliances, because there are essentially no changes in user interface, operations, or training.
Advanced unified communications, Cisco IPS technology with Global Correlation
Cisco ASA Migration Services Migrating a Cisco PIX Firewall deployment to the Cisco ASA 5500 Series calls for detailed planning and care during critical migration change windows. Expert guidance and support from Cisco can help improve migration accuracy, completeness, and protect on-going business operations. In addition, take advantage of Cisco Capital financing options for Cisco ASA Migration Services.
Automation of error-prone, labor-intensive tasks like rule-by-rule comparison
An independent, third-party proof of migration audit report
Control of professional services associated with migration
Cisco ASA 5500 Series Recognition
Cisco ASA 5580 Outperforms the Competition: Miercom reports that the Cisco ASA 5580 attained the highest overall performance and offered significant scalability and the best power efficiency in real-world firewall testing.
Airport Seals off Sensitive Information to Protect Passengers Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) replaced existing Cisco PIX firewalls with Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances.