Next-Generation Firewalls

Stop threats, see what's happening on your network, and reduce costs with our threat-focused next-generation firewall appliances.

Advanced defenses for advanced attacks

Block more threats and quickly mitigate those that do breach your defenses with the industry’s first threat-focused NGFW. Our Cisco Firepower NGFW appliances combine our proven network firewall with the industry’s most effective next-gen IPS and advanced malware protection. All so you can get more visibility, be more flexible, save more, and protect better.

Find the best next-generation firewall for you


ASA with FirePOWER Services

Small business, branch office, enterprise
Firewall throughput from 256 Mbps to 15 Gbps
Threat inspection from 125 Mbps to 30 Gbps
Stateful firewall, AVC, NGIPS, AMP, URL


Firepower 4100 Series

Internet edge, high-performance environments
Firewall throughput from 20 Gbps to 60 Gbps
Threat inspection from 10 Gbps to 20 Gbps
Stateful firewall, AVC, NGIPS, AMP, URL


Firepower 9000 series

Service provider, data center
Firewall throughput up to 225 Gbps
Threat inspection up to 90 Gbps
Firewall, AVC, NGIPS, AMP, URL, DDoS

View our Firepower NGFW at-a-glance. Not sure what you should look for in a next-generation firewall? See our 5 tips (PDF – 385 KB). Are you looking for a virtual firewall? Consider the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASAv).

Increase protection with software subscriptions


Identify and control user access to over 4000 commercial applications, plus support custom applications.


Discover, track, contain, and block the progression of network-based advanced malware, zero-day attacks, and persistent threats.


Get the visibility, automation, flexibility, and scalability you need to defeat the latest threats. 


See alerts and gain control over suspect web traffic. Enforce policies on hundreds of millions of URLs in more than 80 categories. 

Security from the network out

Security from the network out

Learn how our next-generation firewall gives you unprecedented threat defense.

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