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Comparison Charts

NOTE: Specs are for Firebox X e-Series appliances running Fireware XTM (v11 or above). Specs may be different for same models using earlier operating systems.

Firebox X550e
WatchGuard® Model   Firebox® X550e
Ideal For This product is no longer being sold and has been included here for comparison purposes only.         
Model Upgradeable Model Upgradeable         
Interfaces 4: 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet         
Application Proxies HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, FTP, DNS, TCP, POP3, SIP, H.323         
Intrusion Prevention (DOS, DDOS, PAD, port scanning, spoofing attacks, address space probes, and more) X         
Wireless Models Only N/A         
User Authentication with transparent Windows authentication X         
Firewall Throughput 390 Mbps         
VPN Throughput 200 Mbps         
AV Throughput          
IPS Throughput          
Concurrent Sessions*
VPN Tunnels
Branch Office VPN Tunnels (Max.) 35 (Upgradeable to 45)         
Mobile VPN with SSL/L2TP (Incl/Max) 1/75 with Fireware® XTM Pro upgrade         
Mobile VPN with IPSec Client Licenses (Bundled) 25         
Mobile VPN with IPSec Tunnels (Max.) 75         
VPN Authentication X         
Optional Centralized (Multibox) Management. Optional licenses enable Drag and Drop VPN and one-touch appliance updates. 1-device WatchGuard System Manager license included.         
Networking Features
Dynamic NAT X         
Static NAT X         
One to One NAT X         
VLAN 75         
Policy-Based Routing Optional with Fireware® XTM Pro         
WAN Failover X         
Multi-WAN Load Balancing Optional with Fireware® XTM Pro         
Server Load Balancing Optional with Fireware® XTM Pro         
Traffic Management/QoS X         
High Availability Active/Active or Active/Passive Optional with Fireware® XTM Pro         
Dynamic Routing Optional with Fireware® XTM Pro         
VoIP (SIP and H.323) Support X         
Additional Security Subscriptions
LiveSecurity® Service 90-Day or 1-Year Initial Subscriptions Available         
Application Control Optional  Optional       
APT Blocker Optional  Optional       
Data Loss Prevention Optional  Optional       
Gateway AntiVirus Optional  Optional       
Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS) Optional  Optional       
Reputation Enabled Defense Optional  Optional       
spamBlocker with Virus Outbreak Detection Optional  Optional       
WebBlocker with HTTPS URL filtering Optional  Optional       

*Concurrent sessions here represent the number of bi-directional connections.

Throughput rates are determined using multiple flows through multiple ports and will vary depending on environment and configuration. Contact your WatchGuard reseller or call WatchGuard directly for help determining the right model for your network.

For more information on WatchGuard® security products, call us at 1.800.734.9905 (United States and Canada) or +1.206.613.0895 (international), or contact a WatchGuard Reseller near you.

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