WatchGuard Firebox M4800 & M5800

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.

25 Gbps

Firewall (IMIX)

5.2 Gbps

VPN (IMIX)

11.3 Gbps

UTM Full Scan

4.9 Gbps

HTTPS + IPS

Performance shown for WatchGuard M5800 model

Compare Firebox M4800 and 5800, alongside another port-rich Firebox model, in performance, ports, VPN tunnels and more

Ideal For Recommended
User Count
Firewall AV IPS UTM VPN 1 Gig Ports
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M670
Corporate Data Centers
& Distributed Enterprises
850 34 Gbps 6.2 Gbps 10.4 Gbps 5.4 Gbps 7.6 Gbps 8x GbE, 1x Module
Optional: 8x1 Gb fiber, 4x10 Gb fiber,
8x1 Gb copper
Photo: WatchGuard Firebox M4800
M4800
Headquarters for
Distributed Enterprises
2500 49.6 Gbps 12.5 Gbps 20 Gbps 5.2 Gbps 16.4 Gbps 8 (included)
Optional: 8 Gb, 8 Gb fiber,
4x10 Gb fiber, 2x40 Gb fiber
Photo: WatchGuard Firebox M5800
M5800
Headquarters for
Distributed Enterprises
7500 87 Gbps 22 Gbps 33 Gbps 11.3 Gbps 18.8 Gbps 8 Gb, 4x10 Gb fiber (included)
Optional: 8 Gb, 8 Gb fiber,
4x10 Gb fiber, 2x40 Gb fiber

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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.
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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.
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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.

“WatchGuard earned high security effectiveness and low total cost of ownership, and is one of the only two products to block 100% of evasions.”

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