New Barracuda Firewalls Feature Up To 5.7 Gbps Data Throughput

The new Barracuda NG Firewall F600 model

Barracuda Networks has announced the availability of five new models of the Barracuda NG Firewall F600, all with increased performance. The new F600 models feature multiple port options, hot-swappable power supplies and data throughput of up to 5.7 Gbps, making them solutions for networks requiring high performance and high availability.

With configuration options of 1 GbE copper, 1 GbE fiber-optic and 10 GbE fiber-optic interfaces, the new product range would be ideal for internal LAN segmentation – and fast access to internal resources such as applications and databases. The models also allow rule-based traffic intelligence with WAN optimization, WAN compression and link management to ensure the best use of bandwidth across all locations.

Integrated, rack-friendly, redundant and hot-swappable power supplies can be included to ensure high fail-safe performance and high availability. Users would benefit from centralized management without limitations on the number of users.

“The new Barracuda NG Firewall F600 models offer powerful next-generation firewall capabilities, with variable port options – up to 2 ports 10 GbE fiber,” said Klaus Gheri, VP Network Security, Barracuda. “This combination makes the new F600 models a great solution for networks requiring high performance and high availability at a very reasonable price.”

Key highlights of the Barracuda NG Firewall F600 models include:

  • Firewall throughput: up to 5.7 Gbps
  • VPN throughput: up to 1.6 Gbps
  • IPS throughput: up to 2.6 Gbps
  • Up to 400,000 simultaneous sessions
  • Up to 35,000 new sessions per second
  • Internal dual hot-swappable power supplies (optional)

Multiple port options:

  • Standard 8 ports 1 GbE copper
  • +4 ports 1 GbE copper or
  • +4 ports 1 GbE fiber or
  • +2 ports 10 GbE fiber
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