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    SonicWALL E-Class Network Security Series

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    High performance and powerful threat protection.

    The SonicWALL® E-Class Network Security Appliance (NSA) Series leads the industry in innovation.

    SonicWall e-class NSA series
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    Discover new efficiencies with multi-core performance architecture.
    Discover new efficiencies with multi-core performance architecture.
    The SonicWALL E-Class Network Security Appliance (NSA) series provides next-generation firewall protection and advanced application control and visualization for large network deployments.
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    Put the power in your hands.
    Empower your administrators with precise control over network traffic. Our customizable protection lets you decide what's important to your business, and what tools you want to use to defend your data.
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    Grow a more flexible deployment.
    E-Class NSA appliances are ideal solutions for enterprise deployments. Designed for redundant, manual operations, E-Class NSA appliances help your business achieve high-speed access and heavy workgroup segmentation, giving your IT team the time to focus on what's important.
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    Dynamic protection that’s always updated.
    Dynamic protection that's always updated.
    Threat protection services are updated anytime, any day. We automatically update security policies, dynamic threat protection and content filtering, so you can eliminate patch management for servers and workstations. 
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    SonicWALL NSA E8510

    The SonicWALL E8510 is a premiere enterprise Next-Generation Firewall delivering integrated Intrusion Prevention, Anti-Malware and Application Intelligence and Control with real-time situational visualization.SonicWALL E-series E8510

    SonicWALL NSA E8500

    The SonicWALL E8500 is a premiere enterprise Next-Generation Firewall delivering integrated Intrusion Prevention, Anti-Malware and Application Intelligence and Control with real-time situational visualization and awareness.
    SonicWALL E-series E8500

    SonicWALL NSA E6500

    The SonicWALL E6500 offers a high-performance, scalable and secure platform to combat evolving threats to the enterprise network, with high-speed threat protection for demanding deployments.  
    SonicWALL E-series E6500

    SonicWALL NSA E5500

    The SonicWALL E5500 delivers exceptional protection and performance for the enterprise network. This next-generation security platform offers an array of enterprise networking features.
    SonicWALL E-series E5500

    Recommended Bundles

    Total Secure Bundle
    SonicWALL TotalSecure removes the complexity associated with choosing between a host of point products and add-on services by integrating comprehensive network security in a convenient and affordable package.

    Bundle includes:
    • Security Appliance
    • Gateway Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware and Intrusion Prevention Service subscription (1 year)
    • Application Intelligence, Control and Visualization subscription included on TZ 215, NSA, E-Class NSA and SuperMassive 9000 series firewalls (1 year)
    • Content Filtering Service subscription (1 year)
    • SonicWALL deep packet inspection network security appliance (wired and wireless options)
    • 24x7 Support subscription (1 year)

    Comprehensive Gateway Security Suite Bundle
    SonicWALL Comprehensive Gateway Security Suite (CGSS) combines security, productivity and support in a single solution with a low cost of ownership that provides an increased ROI compared with buying each of the services individually. Available on all SonicWALL firewalls, CGSS turns your SonicWALL into a complete security and productivity platform.

    Bundle includes:
    • Gateway Anti-Malware, Intrusion Prevention, Application Intelligence and Control
    • Content Filtering Service
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    Service & Support Subscriptions

    Gateway Security Services
    Get the most from your deep packet inspection firewall with the SonicWALL™ Comprehensive Security Suite (CGSS) subscription. CGSS includes gateway anti-virus, anti-spyware, intrusion prevention, application intelligence and control service, content/URL filtering and 24x7 support. Combine security, productivity and support in a single, bundled solution that lowers TCO.
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    Content Filtering Service
    SonicWALL Content Filtering Service provides granular controls and unequalled content filtering to enforce acceptable use policies and block access to websites containing information or images that are objectionable or unproductive.
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    Support Services
    Available 8x5 or 24x7, SonicWALL Support Services include telephone, email and Web-based technical support, software and firmware update and upgrades, advance exchange hardware replacement, plus access to electronic support tools and moderated discussion groups.
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    Deep Packet Inspection of SSL encrypted traffic (DPI-SSL)
    DPI-SSL transparently decrypts, inspects and then re-encrypts SSL encrypted traffic to allow intrusion prevention, malware protection, and application control to be applied to all traffic that traverses SonicWALL next-generation firewalls.
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    Analyzer Reporting Software
    SonicWALL™ Analyzer is an easy-to-use application traffic flow analytics and reporting tool that provides real-time and historical insight into the performance and security of the network.
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    Anti-Spam Desktop
    When SonicWALL™ Anti-Spam Desktop is installed on a Windows-based system it acts as a plug-in to Outlook, Outlook Express, or Windows Mail. Anti-Spam Desktop evaluates email arriving via Exchange, POP, or IMAP to the Outlook, Outlook Express, or Windows Mail system, and prevents spam and phishing email from reaching the Inbox (not available for NSA E8500).
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    Enforced Client Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware Software
    The SonicWALL Enforced Client Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware service works in conjunction with SonicWALL firewalls and McAfee® anti-virus technology to guarantee that all network endpoints have the latest versions of anti-virus and anti-spyware software installed and active. The solution delivers security update definitions automatically to each endpoint as soon as they become available to protect against today’s rapidly-evolving threats.
    Legend: S — Standard O — Optional N — Not Available

    Firewall OverviewSonicWALL NSA E8510SonicWALL NSA E8500SonicWALL NSA E6500SonicWALL NSA E5500
    Deep Packet Inspection FirewallOOOO
    Stateful Packet Inspection FirewallSSSS
    Unlimited File Size ProtectionSSSS
    Protocols Scanned50+
    ICSA Firewall CertifiedPendingPendingSS
    Security Services*SonicWALL NSA E8510SonicWALL NSA E8500SonicWALL NSA E6500SonicWALL NSA E5500
    Application Intelligence and ControlOOOO
    Intrusion Prevention ServiceOOOO
    Gateway Anti-Virus and Anti-SpywareOOOO
    Enforced Client Anti-Virus and Anti-SpywareOOOO
    Content & URL Filtering (CFS)OOOO
    Content Filtering Client (CFC)O O O
    ViewPoint ReportingOOOO
    Comprehensive Anti-Spam ServiceOOOO
    SSL Inspection (DPI-SSL)SSOO
    E-Class 24x7 SupportRequired
    Firewall GeneralSonicWALL NSA E8510SonicWALL NSA E8500SonicWALL NSA E6500SonicWALL NSA E5500
    Interfaces2 SFP+ 10 GbE, 4 GbE, 1 HA, 2 USB4 GbE, 4 SFP, 1 HA, 2 USB8 GbE, 1 HA, 2 USB8 GbE, 1 HA, 2 USB
    ManagementCLI, SSH, GUI, GMS
    CertificationsVPNCVPNCEAL4+, FIPS 140-2 , VPNC , ICSA Firewall 4.1EAL4+, FIPS 140-2 , VPNC, ICSA Firewall 4.1
    Nodes SupportedUnrestricted
    Flash Memory512MB
    Visual Information Display (LCD Display)SSSS
    Site-to-Site VPN Tunnels100001000060004000
    Global VPN Clients (Maximum)2,000 (10,000)2,000 (10,000)2,000 (6,000)2,000 (4,000)
    SSL VPN NetExtender Clients (Maximum)2 (50)
    Virtual Assist Technicians (Maximum)1 (25)
    Unique Malware Threats Blocked1,000,000+
    VLAN Interfaces512512256256
    SonicPoints Supported (Maximum)12812812896
    Firewall/VPN PerformanceSonicWALL NSA E8510SonicWALL NSA E8500SonicWALL NSA E6500SonicWALL NSA E5500
    Stateful Throughput*8.0 Gbps8.0 Gbps5.0 Gbps3.9 Gbps
    Full DPI Performance*2.2 Gbps2.2 Gbps1.59 Gbps850 Mbps
    Gateway Anti-Virus Throughput*2.25 Gbps2.25 Gbps1.69 Gbps1.0 Gbps
    Intrusion Prevention Throughput*3.7 Gbps3.7 Gbps2.3 Gbps2.0 Gbps
    IMIX Performance2.0 Gbps2.0 Gbps1.4 Gbps1.1 Gbps
    3DES/AES VPN Throughput*4.0 Gbps4.0 Gbps2.7 Gbps1.7 Gbps
    Maximum Connections*150000015000001000000750000
    Maximum DPI Connections*12500001250000600000500000
    New Connections/Sec80000800002000015000
    FeaturesSonicWALL NSA E8510SonicWALL NSA E8500SonicWALL NSA E6500SonicWALL NSA E5500
    LoggingViewPoint, Local Log, Syslog
    Network Traffic VisualizationSSSS
    Netflow/IPFIX ReportingSSSS
    AuthenticationXAUTH/ RADIUS, Active Directory, SSO, LDAP, Terminal Services, Citrix, Internal User Database
    Dynamic RoutingOSPF, RIP
    Single Sign-on (SSO)SSSS
    Voice over IP (VoIP) SecuritySSSS
    Interface to Interface ScanningSSSS
    PortShield SecuritySSSS
    Port AggregationSSSS
    Link RedundancySSSS
    Policy-based RoutingSSSS
    Route-based VPNSSSS
    Dynamic Bandwidth ManagementSSSS
    802.11n Wireless Support via SonicPointsSSSS
    Integrated Wireless Switch & ControllerSSSS
    Layer 2 Wireless BridgingSSSS
    Stateful High AvailabilitySSSS
    Load BalancingSSSS
    Object-based ManagementSSSS
    Policy-based NATSSSS
    Inbound Load BalancingSSSS
    Active/Active UTMSSSS
    Terminal Services Authentication/Citrix SupportSSSS
    Onboard Quality of Service (QoS)SSSS
    SSL ControlSSSS
    FailoverSonicWALL NSA E8510SonicWALL NSA E8500SonicWALL NSA E6500SonicWALL NSA E5500
    Hardware FailoverActive/Passive with State Sync, Active/Active DPI with State Sync
    Multi-WAN FailoverSSSS
    Automated Failover/FailbackSSSS
    Analog Modem FailoverSSSS
    3G Cellular Modem Failover*SSSS

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