New models of Cisco PIX Firewall 506E and 515E firewalls.
Cisco Systems has released two new
Cisco PIX Firewall 506E and 515E firewalls,
which have replaced the popular models
Cisco PIX Firewall 506 and 515. Designed for
use in corporate networks and for
connecting remote offices, the new
firewalls have higher
Cisco PIX Firewall firewalls provide state-based security (stateful connection), support the Cisco attack detection system Secure Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), and also allow you to implement virtual private VPN networks using standard IPsec technology and DES (56 bit) and 3DES (168 bit) encryption.
The new PIX 515E model (UR and FO modifications) uses an integrated IPsec hardware Acceleration Module (VAC) that provides 3DES (168bit) encryption at speeds up to 63 Mbit/s, freeing up the CPU to perform other security-critical operations.
Technical specification and performance
* - The Cisco PIX 515 and PIX 515E models have two slots for the following PCI expansion modules:
- 1 10/100 Fast Ethernet
- 4 10/100 Fast Ethernet
- Hardware Acceleration Module (VAC).
** - Maximum number at a time supported site-to-site sessions, or Remote VPN/IKE Security Associations (SAs)
*** - Using the Integrated Hardware Acceleration Module (VAC)
The cost of new firewalls and their modifications
* - The prices of the Cisco Global Price List from 02/18/2002 are indicated