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Cisco ASA 1000V Cloud Firewall

 

Strengthen Security Across Hybrid Networks

Get consistent, enterprise-class security for private and public clouds with the Cisco ASA 1000V Cloud Firewall. The ASA 1000V employs mainstream, proven Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) technology, optimized for highly secure multi-tenant virtual and cloud infrastructure at the edge. This helps to enable consistency across physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures.

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Comprehensive Security - Physical, Virtual, Cloud

The ASA 1000V complements the zone-based security capabilities of the Cisco Virtual Security Gateway (VSG) to extend Cisco's virtual and cloud security portfolio. It provides multi-tenant edge security, default gateway functionality, and protection against network-based attacks.

Solution Flexibility and Operational Efficiency

Integration with the Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch provides simple yet crucial solution enhancements for virtual and cloud infrastructure security:

  • A single ASA 1000V instance can span across and help to secure multiple VMware ESX hosts for enhanced deployment flexibility and simplified management.
  • Multiple hypervisor capable solution provides unmatched deployment flexibility which eliminates vendor lock-in.

Multi-Tenant Management

The Cisco ASA 1000V Cloud Firewall also employs the Cisco Virtual Network Management Center for the following important benefits:

  • Helps to enable rapid and scalable deployment through dynamic, template-driven policy management based on security profiles
  • Enhances management flexibility through an XML API that helps enable programmatic integration with third-party management and orchestration tools
  • Helps to ensure collaborative governance with role-relevant management interfaces for network, server, and security administrators

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