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WatchGuard Firebox X Edge

VPN Endpoints and Firewall Security Appliances for Small Businesses, Remote Offices, and Telecommuters

Firebox X Edge and Edge Wireless - Model Upgradeable Firewalls from WatchGuard

Firebox® X Edge is a firewall and VPN endpoint solution providing powerful protection for small businesses, remote offices, and telecommuters. It comes in three models, each in a wired and wireless version, that are secure, reliable, and easy to use - even for those with limited networking experience. And with its unique model upgrade capability, a Firebox X Edge will adapt to handle all your security needs, now and in the future.

All Firebox X Edge models work with the Firebox X Core™ and Peak™ lines of Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliances to provide complete security and centralized management for your geographically distributed organization. It keeps you in control of your security and VPNs at all of your locations.

Each Firebox® X Edge model integrates:

  • Dynamic stateful packet firewall and VPN capabilities
  • Easy setup and configuration with application-specific security policies
  • Spoof detection, site blocking, and port blocking
  • Work/home network separation for telecommuters
  • Dynamic Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • URL filtering (optional)
  • 10 network ports to connect a variety of devices on your network
  • 90-day renewable LiveSecurity® Service subscription

Wired Models

Firebox® X50

Remote Office VPN Endpoint or Small Business Security Solution
For remote offices/small businesses with more than 30 users and/or the need for WAN failover. Includes best-in-class performance firewall and VPN capabilities with optional URL filtering and intuitive Web-based management.

Firebox® X15

Small Remote Office VPN Endpoint
For remote offices/small businesses with up to 30 users requiring branch office VPN endpoint connectivity to a central office running a Firebox X Core or Peak.

Firebox® X5

Telecommuter VPN Endpoint
For telecommuters who require an easy-to-deploy firewall/VPN solution that easily connects to a central office, offering best-in-class performance, and separate work/home networks on the same appliance. Up to 12 users.

Wireless Models

Each Firebox X Edge Wireless model includes all the capabilities of the comparable wired model plus an 802.11b/g Wireless Access Point (WAP) for connecting wireless users on your network. Wireless connections can be protected using the integrated WEP, WPA capabilities, or IPSec clients included with the appliance.

Firebox® X50w

Wireless Remote Office VPN Endpoint or Small Business Security Solution
For remote offices/small businesses with more than 30 users and/or the need for WAN failover. Includes best-in-class performance firewall and VPN capabilities with optional URL filtering and intuitive Web-based management. Includes 802.11b/g WAP.

Firebox® X15w

Small Remote Office VPN Endpoint and Wireless Solution
For remote offices/small businesses with up to 30 users requiring branch office VPN endpoint connectivity to a central office running a Firebox X Core or Peak. Includes 802.11b/g WAP.

Firebox® X5w

Wireless Telecommuter VPN Endpoint
For telecommuters who require an easy-to-deploy firewall/VPN solution that easily connects to a central office, offering best-in-class performance, and separate work/home networks on the same appliance. Up to 12 users. Includes 802.11b/g WAP.

Firebox® X Edge Delivers

Superior Network Security

  • Dynamic Stateful Packet Firewall -
    Delivers commercial-grade security that protects your business and network
  • Virtual Private Networking (VPN) -
    Extends a secure tunnel from Firebox X Edge to safely connect telecommuters, traveling employees, and remote offices
  • Unified Network Security -
    As an endpoint solution to a Firebox X Core or Peak network, Firebox X Edge provides unified network security at the network perimeter. Using WatchGuard System Manager (WSM), administrators can centrally manage security settings for one or many Firebox X Edge appliances, including drag-and-drop VPN creation, unified configuration management, real-time reporting and alerts, secure logging, and firmware updates
  • Dynamic DNS Support -
    Easily defines VPN tunnels between dynamically addressed endpoints
  • Wireless Security (wireless models only) -
    Protects your network with IPSec VPN clients (included), Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), or Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
  • Wireless Guest Services -
    Allows businesses to provide controlled Internet and network access to occasional guests using the Wireless Access Point on the firewall without compromising their own network security
  • LDAP Authentication -
    External authentication through an LDAP server simplifies the administration of allowed users
  • IPSec Mobile User VPN Software -
    Connects traveling users securely using 3DES encryption

Full Model and Service Upgradeability
Each Firebox X Edge is model-upgradeable, which means you can upgrade your existing Firebox X Edge appliance to any higher model in the line simply by applying a license key. This enables you to adapt and expand your Firebox X Edge to meet the changing needs of your fast-growing business.

  • Model Upgrades -
    Upgrade from an X5/X5w or X15/X15w to any higher model in the line. Upgrades include increased user counts, firewall throughput, and VPN and session scalability
  • Additional Security Services -
    Services include URL filtering to control where employees surf the Internet.

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Expert Guidance and Support
Firebox X Edge is backed by the most comprehensive support and maintenance offering in the industry, LiveSecurity Service, a benefit that saves you time and resources by helping you protect your network with the following services:

  • Software updates
  • Technical support
  • Training and tutorials
  • Advanced hardware replacement
  • Self-help resources
  • LiveSecurity broadcast alerts (alerts that tell you specifically what you can do to address new threats)

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