Product Comparison Chart Results

Whether you manage a small or midsized enterprise, WatchGuard delivers a network security appliance that fits. Use the options below to compare products and choose the solution that best meets your needs.

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Compare up to three products to find the firewall that best meets your network security needs.
WatchGuard® Model WatchGuard Firebox M440 WatchGuard Firebox M500 WatchGuard Firebox M4600
Ideal For No longer being sold, for comparison purposes only No longer being sold, for comparison purposes only 1500 Users
Performance
UTM (Full Scan) 1202 Mbps 1.1 Gbps 3.5 Gbps
UTM (Fast Scan) 1.6 Gbps 1.7 Gbps 8 Gbps
Firewall (UDP 1518) 6.7 Gbps 8 Gbps 40 Gbps
VPN (UDP 1518) 3.2 Gbps 5.3 Gbps 10 Gbps
VPN (IMIX) 1.4 Gbps 1.8 Gbps 2.9 Gbps
AntiVirus 2.2 Gbps 3.2 Gbps 9 Gbps
IPS (Full Scan) 1.2 Gbps 2.6 Gbps 3.5 Gbps
IPS (Fast Scan) 2.2 Gbps 5.5 Gbps 13 Gbps
HTTPS (Full Scan) 725 Mbps 600 Mbps 2.3 Gbps
VPN Tunnels
Branch Office VPN Tunnels 300 500 5,000
Mobile VPN 300 500 10,000
Hardware
Interfaces 25x1Gb (8 with PoE), 2x10Gb SFP+ fiber 6x1Gb, 2 SFP ports for fiber or copper 8x1Gb (included); Optional 8x1Gb, 8x1Gb fiber, 4x10Gb fiber, 2x40Gb fiber
Wireless Models N/A N/A N/A
Networking Features
VLAN 400 500 1,000
SD-WAN Dynamic Path Selection
Supported Security Services
Support License
Access Portal*
SD-WAN
Stateful Firewall
VPN
Basic Security Suite
Application Control
Gateway AntiVirus
Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS)
Network Discovery
Reputation Enabled Defense
spamBlocker
WebBlocker
Total Security Suite
APT Blocker
DNSWatch
IntelligentAV
Threat Detection and Response