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Cisco Small Business ISA500 Series Integrated Security Appliances

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Integrated Internet and Unified Threat Management

Small- and medium-sized businesses need a simple, affordable, and easy-to-deploy solution that provides safe Internet access without disrupting business productivity. The Cisco Small Business ISA500 Series Integrated Security Appliance is an all-in-one solution that meets these requirements. It offers flexible Internet redundancy, comprehensive security, and very easy-to-use configuration flows.

Features and Capabilities

The ISA500 offers the combined benefits of comprehensive unified threat management (UTM) enhanced security, easy-to-use design, and superior threat intelligence. This keeps your organization more secure, and increases both uptime and employee productivity. It also reduces operational costs and the risk of business disruption.

Optimized specifically for small and medium-sized businesses, the ISA500 is an affordable and easy-to-use solution that can be set up in minutes to start protecting your business. It offers the following features and capabilities:

Comprehensive UTM Security

  • Reduces the risk of disruption
  • Safeguards against attacks and threats with stateful, zone-based firewall, network reputation, and intrusion prevention system (IPS)
  • Prevents and protects users from accessing dangerous websites with Cisco web reputation
  • Detects and blocks widespread malware with gateway antivirus
  • Supports multiple security policy profiles so an administrator can apply different security policies for different groups of users
  • Provides superior threat protection by Cisco Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group

Improved Productivity

  • Offers highly secure remote office and out-of-office users communication with Cisco site-to-site and remote access VPN (Cisco AnyConnect client)
  • Prevents and protects users from accessing improper websites and content with Cisco web URL filtering
  • Prevents access to non-business applications using application control
  • Helps you prioritize voice or business applications with quality of service (QoS) feature
  • Keeps businesses running during outages with WAN redundancy

Simplified Use and Cost-Effectiveness

  • Provides an affordable all-in-one solution
  • Offers simplified configuration, set-up wizards, and navigation flows
  • Provides cloud-based and on-box reporting

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Specifications at a Glance

Security Appliance UTM Models ISA550 ISA570
ISA550 ISA550W ISA570 ISA570W
Hardware Ports 7 GE 10 GE
(802.11b/g/n, 2.4 GHz)
Yes (on ISA550W) Yes (on ISA570W)
Security Acceleration HW No Yes
Performance Firewall 200 Mbps 500 Mbps
VPN 75 Mbps 130 Mbps
AV 50 Mbps 80 Mbps
IPS 60 Mbps 90 Mbps
UTM * 45 Mbps 75 Mbps
Maximum Connections 15,000 40,000
IPsec VPN Site-to-Site Tunnels 25 100
IPsec Remote Access Tunnels 10 75
  SSL VPN Tunnels 10 50

Models and Documents

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