Top of the Line Performance & Security
With firewall throughput of up to 87 Gbps and UTM throughput up to 11.3 Gbps, the Firebox M4800 and M5800 are our fastest Firebox appliances ever. This level of performance, paired with powerful security, flexible high port density, redundant power supplies, and affordability makes these the ideal solutions for distributed, hub-and-spoke type deployment scenarios.
Typically deployed at the corporate headquarters, these appliances serve as the “hub” appliance, responsible for managing and securing all communications between the head office and all remote employee and small business sites. WatchGuard Cloud, which is included at no additional cost, provides a suite of big data visibility and reporting tools that instantly identify and distill key network security threats, issues and trends, accelerating the ability to set meaningful security policies across the entire network.
What’s more, the Firebox M4800 and M5800 allow businesses to add the network interface modules that best suit their environment.
UTM Full Scan
HTTPS + IPS
Performance shown for WatchGuard M5800 model
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Total Network Protection
Every network needs a full arsenal of scanning engines to protect against spyware, viruses, malicious apps, botnets and more. Typically deployed at the corporate headquarters, Firebox M4800/M5800 appliances serve as the "hub," responsible for managing and providing layered-security for all communications between the head office and all remote employee and business sites.
A Clouds-Eye View of Your Entire Network
WatchGuard Cloud provides full visibility into your network so that you can make timely, informed, and effective decisions about your network security anywhere, anytime. The platform displays 100+ dashboards and reports that allow you to quickly see high-level trends and anomalies, then drill down into detailed information on each.
Goodbye RADIUS Set-Up, Hello AuthPoint MFA
With RADIUS set-up no longer required, it is now easier to set up strong multi-factor authentication for VPNs through the Firebox. Security and convenience make this integration a powerful tool for zero-trust implementations.
Expansion Modules for Greater Port Density
Firebox M4800/M5800 appliances provide greater port density options that enable IT professionals to add additional network modules with more fiber or copper ports. Each appliance has two available slots for expansion modules, and options for 4 x 10 Gb fiber, 8 x 1 Gb copper, or 8 x 1 Gb fiber. Module options are identical to those on our mid-range Firebox devices, for even more flexibility.
Automation to The Core
WatchGuard Firebox M Series appliances are designed with automation to the core, allowing your IT team to do more with less. The WatchGuard Automation Core makes it possible to deploy from the Cloud, block threats, update signatures, and detect and kill malware, all without lifting a finger.
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