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Threat Protection Without Compromise

If you need network security appliances to support low to mid-range network throughput requirements with multi-layered threat protection and a low total cost of ownership, Cisco has the answer. Cisco FirePOWER 7000 Series Appliances deliver industry-best threat protection as the base platform for the Cisco FirePOWER next-generation intrusion prevention system (NGIPS) solution.

NSS Labs Validates Cisco NGIPS

NSS Labs Validates Cisco NGIPS

For the sixth year Cisco FirePOWER achieved highest security effectiveness score.

Features and Capabilities


Optimized for network security processing, Cisco FirePOWER 7000 Series Appliances support a number of different inspected throughput models and network connection media. They deliver breakthrough performance with purpose-built hardware acceleration technology and are energy-efficient for a low total cost of ownership. You can deploy the appropriate security appliance for your network link and use case requirements.

With the Cisco FirePOWER NGIPS solution, the Cisco FirePOWER 7000 Series sets a new standard for advanced threat protection. It integrates real-time contextual awareness, full-stack visibility, and intelligent security automation for industry-leading security effectiveness.

The NGIPS threat protection solution is centrally managed through the Cisco Firepower Management Center and can be further expanded with optional subscription licenses to add:

Key Features

Cisco FirePOWER 7000 Series Appliances support lower network performance requirements with eight different inspected throughput models, ranging from 50 Mbps to 1.25 Gbps.

Eliminate over-buying while gaining the same standardized features and management ease as the Cisco FirePOWER 8000 Series Appliances.

Virtual Security

The Cisco FirePOWER NGIPS solution and Cisco Firepower Management Center are available for VMware platforms. They provide the same control and protection as their physical Cisco FirePOWER 7000 Series counterparts.

These virtual NGIPS appliances can enable you to inspect traffic between virtual machines (VMs) and combine and manage up to 25 physical and virtual appliances with a single Cisco Firepower Management Center.

Protection from Advanced Attacks

Protection from Advanced Attacks

Get tips and more through the Buyer's Guide for Network Security.

Specifications at a Glance


  • IPS throughput range: 50 Mbps up to 1.25 Gbps (8 models)
  • Monitoring interfaces: 8 – 12
  • Management interfaces: 10/100/1000 RJ45
  • Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP): 2 models (7115 and 7125)
  • Typical latency: Less than 150 microseconds
  • Memory (RAM): 4 GB – 16 GB

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