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WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
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WatchGuard Firebox X Peak

Firebox® X5000

Ideal for medium or distributed enterprises requiring the utmost protection in a firewall that scales to the needs of the enterprise, and wanting remote connectivity and centralized management of the distributed network.

Firebox X5000

Fully Model Upgradeable

You can upgrade to any higher model within the product line and instantly get greater firewall and VPN throughput without having to go through a costly physical redeployment.

Performance and Features

Firewall Throughput 400 Mbps
VPN Throughput 190 Mbps
Concurrent Sessions 500,000
Nodes supported (LAN IPs) Unlimited


10/100 10
10/100/1000 0
Serial Port X
Port independence X
Security zones 10


Branch Office VPN tunnels 400
Mobile User VPN tunnels 4,000
Mobile User VPN Client Licenses 1,200
Encryption (DES, 3DES) X
Encryption (AES- 128,192,256 bit) X
SHA-1, MD5 X
IKE - X.509 3rd party
IKE - Pre-shared key X
PPTP Server X
PPTP Passthrough X
Dead Peer Detection X
Hardware-based encryption X

User Authentication

User Authentication DB Limit 5,000
Windows Active Directory X
Web-based X

High Availability

HA Active/Passive X
Configuration synchronization X
Session synchronization X
VPN tunnel synchronization X

Multi-WAN Interface Failover

Multi-WAN Interface Failover X
WAN Failover ports 4
WAN Failover modes
Load sharing (Round Robin) X

Traffic Management and Prioritization

Traffic management X
Maximum bandwidth X
Traffic priorization X
Maximum connections per second X


RIPv1, v2 X
Static Routes up to 32,000

Other Specifications

Network Address Translation (NAT) Static, Dynamic, One-to-One
NAT Traversal X

Security Features

Stateful Packet Firewall X
Application Proxies HTTP, SMTP, FTP, DNS, TCP
DoS and DDoS Prevention X
Progressive DDoS Prevention X
Protocol Anomaly Detection X
Fragmented Packet Reassembly X
Malformed Packet Protection X
Static Blocked Sources List X
Dynamic Blocked Sources List X


WebTrends compatible reports
HTML reports X
XML log format X
Encrypted Log Channel X
Syslog X


Email X
Management System Alert X
Custom Program Alert X


Win32 management interface X
Offline configuration w/GUI X


ICSA Firewall Pending
ICSA IPSec Pending
EAL-4 Pending

Dimensions and Power

Appliance Dimensions 13.5" x 16.75" x 1.75"
34.3cm x 42.6cm x 4.5cm
Packaging Dimensions 7.25" x 21.5" x 19"
18.4cm x 54.6cm x 48.3cm
Appliance Weight 12 lbs (5.44 Kg)
Total Weight 18.05 lbs (8.19 Kg)
WEEE Weight 13.15 lbs (5.96 Kg)
AC Power 100-240 VAC autosensing
Power consumption 471 BTU/hour
Rack mountable X


Operating Temperature 32 - 113° F (0 - 45° C)
Non-operating Temperature -40 - 158° F (-40 - 70° C)
Operating Humidity 10 - 85%
Non-operating Humidity 10 - 95% Non-condensing at 131° F (55° C)
Non-operating Random Vibration 7 - 28 Hz 0.001 to 0.01 G2 per Hz
Acoustic Noise 57 dBA at 20 - 25° C
Operating Mechanical Shock 20 G with 11 Msec duration 1/2 sine wave

Security Services Available

Gateway AntiVirus/IPS Optional
Spam Blocking Service Optional
URL Filtering Optional
Vulnerability Assessment Optional


Mobile User VPN Client Licenses Upgrade by 5, 10, 20, 50
Desktop Antivirus Licenses Upgrade by 1, 5, 10, 50, 100 seat subscription

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