Cisco ASA 5555-X Next-Generation Firewall

This week I had the pleasure of racking 2 x Cisco 5555-X ASA’s. The Next-Gen Firewalls offer:

  • Granular visibility and control
  • IPS to protect against known threats
  • Comprehensive protection from threats and advanced malware

The Cisco Next-Gen ASA Firewalls coupled with FirePOWER provides the following benefits:

  • ASA stateful firewall with advanced clustering
  • Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Solution more securely extends corporate network access beyond corporate laptops to personal mobile devices, regardless of physical location
  • Granular Application Visibility and Control to support over 3000 application-layer and risk-based controls
  • Cisco FirePOWER Next-Generation IPS, which provide threat prevention and contextual awareness
  • Filters on hundreds of millions of URLs in over 80 categories
  • Discovery and protection against advanced malware and threats



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