Product Comparison Chart Results

Comparison Charts

WatchGuard® Model WatchGuard Firebox® M400 WatchGuard Firebox® M500 WatchGuard Firebox® M4600
Ideal For Mid-size business and distributed enterprise Mid-size business and distributed enterprise Headquarters for distributed enterprises
Hardware
Model Upgradeable N/A N/A N/A
Interfaces 6 Gb, 2 SFP ports for fiber or copper 6 Gb, 2 SFP ports for fiber or copper 8 Gb (included); Optional 8 Gb, 8 Gb fiber, 4 10Gb fiber, 2 40Gb fiber
Security
Application Proxies Application Proxies: HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, FTP, DNS, TCP-UDP, POP3, SIP, H.323 HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, FTP, DNS, TCP-UDP, POP3, SIP, H.323 HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, FTP, DNS, TCP-UDP, POP3, SIP, H.323
Intrusion Prevention (DOS, DDOS, PAD, port scanning, spoofing attacks, address space probes, and more)
On
On
On
Wireless Models N/A N/A N/A
User Authentication with transparent Windows authentication
On
On
On
Performance
Firewall Throughput 8 Gbps 8 Gbps 40 Gbps
VPN Throughput 4.4 Gbps 5.3 Gbps 10 Gbps
AV Throughput 2.5 Gbps 3.2 Gbps 9 Gbps
IPS Throughput 4 Gbps 5.5 Gbps 13 Gbps
UTM Throughput 1.4 Gbps 1.7 Gbps 8 Gbps
Concurrent Sessions* 3,800,000 9,200,000 7,500,000
VPN Tunnels
Branch Office VPN Tunnels 100 500 5,000
Mobile VPN with SSL/L2TP 150 500 10,000
Mobile VPN with IPSec 150 500 10,000
Management
Optional Centralized (Multibox) Management. Optional licenses enable Drag and Drop VPN and one-touch appliance updates. 4-device WatchGuard System Manager license included with purchase. 4-device WatchGuard System Manager license included with purchase. 4-device WatchGuard System Manager license included with purchase
Networking Features
Dynamic NAT
On
On
On
Static NAT
On
On
On
One to One NAT
On
On
On
VLAN 300 500 1,000
Policy-Based Routing
On
On
On
WAN Failover
On
On
On
Multi-WAN Load Balancing
On
On
On
Server Load Balancing
On
On
On
Traffic Management/QoS
On
On
On
High Availability Active/Active or Active/Passive
On
On
On
Dynamic Routing
On
On
On
VoIP (SIP and H.323) Support
On
On
On
Additional Security Subscriptions
Support and Maintenance Program 24 x 7 Support included with Security Suite and NGFW Suite 24 x 7 Support included with Security Suite and NGFW Suite 24x7 Support included with Security Suite
Application Control Optional Optional Optional
APT Blocker Optional Optional Optional
Data Loss Prevention Optional Optional Optional
Gateway AntiVirus Optional Optional Optional
Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS) Optional Optional Optional
Network Discovery Optional Optional Optional
Reputation Enabled Defense Optional Optional Optional
spamBlocker with Virus Outbreak Detection Optional Optional Optional
Threat Detection and Response Optional Optional Optional
WebBlocker with HTTPS URL filtering Optional 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. Max firewall throughput tested using 1518 byte UDP packets based on RFC 2544 methodology.

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