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NSA E5500 Network Security Appliance

Model Spin
  • Performance
  • Interfaces
    Interfaces NSA E5500 NSA E6500 NSA E7500
    Gigabit Ethernet 8 8 4
    Gigabit SFP - - 4
    High Availability 1 1 1
    USB Ports 2 2 2
  • Connectivity
    Connectivity NSA E5500 NSA E6500 NSA E7500
    Global VPN Clients (max.) 2,000 (4,000) 2,000 (6,000) 2,000 (10,000)
    SSL VPN Clients (max.) 2 (50) 2 (50) 2 (50)
    Maximum Connections 750,000 1,000,000 1,500,000
    New Connections/sec 15,000 20,000 25,000
  • Wireless
    Wireless NSA E5500 NSA E6500 NSA E7500
    SonicPoints Supported 96 128 128
    3G Modem Failover Yes Yes Yes
    Wireless Switch Yes Yes Yes
    Layer 2 Wireless Bridging Yes Yes Yes
  • Deployments
    NSA E5500

    Ideal for enterprises seeking exceptional protection and performance, easy management at an unrivalled value.

    NSA E6500

    Ideal for enterprises seeking high-speed threat protection and more precise control over network traffic.

    NSA E7500

    Ideal for large enterprises seeking a Next-Generation Firewall with optional Application Intelligence and Control and real-time visualization and awareness.

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$9,99500MSRP

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Demos On Demand: Network Security Appliance Overview

Meet the security workhorse of the enterprise.

The Dell™ SonicWALL™ Network Security Appliance (NSA) E5500 delivers exceptional protection and performance for the enterprise network. This next-generation security platform—the workhorse of the enterprise network—offers an array of enterprise networking features designed to lower management complexity at an unrivalled value.

E-Class NSA E5500 features.

The NSA E5500 delivers high-speed full deep packet inspection performance, deployment flexibility and a suite of high availability features.

Next-Generation Firewall Protection.

State-of-the-art network security is achieved by combining deep packet inspection firewalling with intrusion prevention and application control to defend your network from the latest network and application based threats.

Application Intelligence.

Dell SonicWALL provides real-time insight and control of network traffic broken down by applications, users and content through intuitive on-board visualization. The ability to prioritize important applications, throttle down unproductive applications and block unwanted application components ensures an efficient and safe network.
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WAN Acceleration.

The WAN Acceleration Appliance (WXA) Series provides WAN Acceleration to reduce application latency, conserve bandwidth and significantly optimize WAN performance. The WXA Series appliances are provisioned, managed and controlled by existing Dell SonicWALL E-Class Network Security Appliance (NSA), NSA and TZ Series appliances for optimal ease of use and simplified deployment.

Tightly integrated, signature based network intrusion prevention protects against a comprehensive array of network and application layer threats by scanning packet payloads for attacks and exploits targeting critical internal systems.

Virtual Private Networking.

High-performance Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) easily scale to thousands of end points and branch offices. And Dell SonicWALL Clean VPN™ technology protects the integrity of both your IPSec and SSL VPN traffic, securing your remote access tunnels and decontaminating the traffic running over it.
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High performance.

Dell SonicWALL’s patented Reassembly-Free Deep Packet Inspection engine combined with the E5500’s 8 core security platform is capable of inspecting hundreds of thousands of connections simultaneously across all ports. With nearly zero latency and without file size limitations, the system provides high speed deep packet inspection across 8 GbE copper interfaces.

Platform features.

SonicOS provides key features designed to ensure the security of your network, plus a newly designed graphical user interface for increased functionality and ease of use.

Deep Packet Inspection firewall.

Dell SonicWALL Reassembly-Free Deep Packet Inspection® technology scans against multiple application types and protocols to protect against internal and external threats at both the application layer and the network layer.2
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Deep Packet Inspection for SSL encrypted traffic (DPI-SSL).

DPI-SSL transparently decrypts, inspects and re-encrypts SSL encrypted traffic to allow security services to be applied to all traffic that traverses Dell SonicWALL Next-Generation Firewalls.

Application Traffic Analytics

The Dell SonicWALL Application Traffic Analytics solution provides organizations with powerful insight into application traffic, bandwidth utilization and security threats while providing enhanced troubleshooting and forensics capabilities. Businesses can easily identify non-business applications consuming network resources to modify usage policies accordingly.
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Mobile Connect.

Mobile Connect™, available as a mobile app for Apple® iOS , Mac OSX, Kindle Fire and Google® Android™ mobile devices and embedded with Windows 8.1 devices, provides users with simple, policy-enforced access to corporate and academic resources over encrypted SSL VPN connections.
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Secure wireless controller.

Dell SonicWALL firewalls can be extended with secure wireless access points, SonicPoints, to provide seamless and secure 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless networks protected with the Dell SonicWALL Clean Wireless technology.
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Powerful reporting.

Historical reporting on user activity is available through Dell SonicWALL Analyzer software and real-time application analysis through powerful visualization tools.
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Secure network optimization.

Stay ahead of today’s constantly evolving landscape of threats and application-related issues with an advanced security platform that consolidates Dell SonicWALL Next-Generation Firewall features for enterprises along with WAN acceleration for distributed offices to maximize security and control with minimum network latency.
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Business continuity.

Your network will continue to operate without interruption even if there is a hardware or software failure with Active/Passive failover. Stateful synchronization across the appliances enables failover without interruption to existing network traffic and VPN tunnels.
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SSL VPN remote access.

Integrated SSL VPN technology enables clientless, remote access to email, files, intranets, and applications from a variety of tablet, phone and PC platforms. The SSL VPN client can also be automatically pushed out to the client and auto-configured to provide secure layer 3 connectivity.
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Centralized policy management

The Dell SonicWALL Global Management System (GMS®) provides flexible, powerful and intuitive tools to manage configurations, view real-time monitoring metrics and integrate policy and compliance reporting, all from a central location.
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Learn more about the SonicOS Network Security platform.
  1. The purchase of Dell SonicWALL Gateway Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware and Intrusion Prevention Service is required to benefit from Dell SonicWALL Deep Packet Inspection Technology.

Firewall Overview

Security Services

Firewall General

Performance

Features

Failover

  1. Services must be purchased separately.
  2. Testing Methodologies: Maximum performance based on RFC 2544 (for firewall). Actual performance may vary depending on network conditions and activated services.
  3. Full DPI/Gateway AV/Anti-Spyware/IPS throughput measured using industry standard Spirent WebAvalanche HTTP performance test and Ixia test tools. Testing done with multiple flows through multiple port pairs.
  4. VPN throughput measured using UDP traffic at 1280 byte packet size adhering to RFC 2544.
  5. Actual maximum connection counts are lower when UTM services are enabled.
  6. USB 3G card and modem are not included. View all supported USB devices.

Recommended Bundles

TotalSecure Bundle

Dell SonicWALL TotalSecure removes the complexity associated with choosing between a host of point products and add-on services by integrating comprehensive network security in a convenient and affordable package.

Bundle includes:

  • Security Appliance
  • Gateway Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware and Intrusion Prevention Service subscription (1 year)
  • Application Intelligence, Control and Visualization subscription included on TZ 215, NSA, E-Class NSA and SuperMassive 9000 series firewalls (1 year)
  • Content Filtering Service subscription (1 year)
  • Dell SonicWALL deep packet inspection network security appliance (wired and wireless options)
  • 24x7 Support subscription (1 year)

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Comprehensive Gateway Security Suite Bundle

Dell SonicWALL Comprehensive Gateway Security Suite (CGSS) combines security, productivity and support in a single solution with a low cost of ownership that provides an increased ROI compared with buying each of the services individually. Available on all Dell SonicWALL firewalls, CGSS turns your Dell SonicWALL into a complete security and productivity platform.

Bundle includes:

  • Gateway Anti-Malware, Intrusion Prevention, Application Intelligence and Control
  • Content Filtering Service
  • 24x7 Support

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Service & Support Subscriptions

Gateway Security Services

Get the most from your deep packet inspection firewall with the SonicWALL™ Comprehensive Security Suite (CGSS) subscription. CGSS includes gateway anti-virus, anti-spyware, intrusion prevention, application intelligence and control service, content/URL filtering and 24x7 support. Combine security, productivity and support in a single, bundled solution that lowers TCO.

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Content Filtering Service

Dell SonicWALL Content Filtering Service provides granular controls and unequalled content filtering to enforce acceptable use policies and block access to websites containing information or images that are objectionable or unproductive.

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Support Services

Available 8x5 or 24x7, Dell SonicWALL Support Services include telephone, email and Web-based technical support, software and firmware update and upgrades, advance exchange hardware replacement, plus access to electronic support tools and moderated discussion groups.

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Deep Packet Inspection of SSL encrypted traffic (DPI-SSL)

DPI-SSL transparently decrypts, inspects and then re-encrypts SSL encrypted traffic to allow intrusion prevention, malware protection, and application control to be applied to all traffic that traverses Dell SonicWALL next-generation firewalls.

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Software

Analyzer Reporting Software

Dell™ SonicWALL™ Analyzer is an easy-to-use application traffic flow analytics and reporting tool that provides real-time and historical insight into the performance and security of the network.

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Anti-Spam Desktop

When Dell™ SonicWALL™ Anti-Spam Desktop is installed on a Windows-based system it acts as a plug-in to Outlook, Outlook Express, or Windows Mail. Anti-Spam Desktop evaluates email arriving via Exchange, POP, or IMAP to the Outlook, Outlook Express, or Windows Mail system, and prevents spam and phishing email from reaching the Inbox.

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Enforced Client Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware Software

The Dell SonicWALL Enforced Client Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware service works in conjunction with Dell SonicWALL firewalls and McAfee® anti-virus technology to guarantee that all network endpoints have the latest versions of anti-virus and anti-spyware software installed and active. The solution delivers security update definitions automatically to each endpoint as soon as they become available to protect against today’s rapidly-evolving threats.

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Each Dell™ SonicWALL™ security appliance can be customized for a business' particular needs by adding select support contracts, security services, and other options and accessories. Create and price the configuration that will best meet your security needs and budget by selecting individual items below. The cost breakdown for your custom configuration will appear at the bottom of the page. All prices shown are MSRP in US dollars.

Appliance

NSA E5500 ApplianceNSA E5500 Appliance
01-SSC-7008
$ 9995 9995

The NSA E5500 delivers deep packet inspection performance, deployment flexibility and an array of enterprise networking features. learn more

Includes 8 10/100/1000 Ethernet Interfaces; 3.9 Gbps Stateful throughput; 2 USB Ports; and 1 HA Interface.
NSA E6500 ApplianceNSA E6500 Appliance  – Upgrade
01-SSC-7004 + $ 8000 17995

The NSA E6500 combines a powerful deep packet inspection firewall with multiple layers of protection technology and a suite of high availability features for the enterprise network. learn more

Includes 8 10/100/1000 Ethernet Interfaces; 5 Gbps Stateful throughput; 2 USB Ports; and 1 HA Interface.

Appliance$9995

Product Support

24x7 E-Class Support24x7 E-Class Support
01-SSC-7260 1 Year
+ $ 1800 1800
01-SSC-7261 2 Years
+ $ 3060 3060
01-SSC-7262 3 Years
+ $ 4320 4320

Designed for customers with Dell SonicWALL E-Class solutions, this around-the-clock service delivers enterprise-class support features and the quality of service enterprise companies require to keep their networks running smoothly and efficiently.

Product Support$0

Security Services

Comprehensive Gateway Security Suite BundleComprehensive Gateway Security Suite Bundle
01-SSC-0006 1 Year
+ $ 4795 4795
01-SSC-0007 2 Years
+ $ 7995 7995
01-SSC-0008 3 Years
+ $ 10995 10995

BEST VALUE—Comprehensive Security Suite subscription includes: Gateway Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Intrusion Prevention and Application Intelligence and Control Service; Content Filtering Premium Service; 24x7 Support.

Gateway Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Intrusion Prevention & Application IntelligenceGateway Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Intrusion Prevention & Application Intelligence
01-SSC-6132 1 Year
+ $ 2195 2195
01-SSC-6139 2 Years
+ $ 3695 3695
01-SSC-6155 3 Years
+ $ 5295 5295

Provides real-time network threat prevention with Gateway Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Intrusion Prevention and Application Intelligence and Control.

Content Filtering Service - Premium Business EditionContent Filtering Service - Premium Business Edition
01-SSC-7331 1 Year
+ $ 2395 2395
01-SSC-7338 2 Years
+ $ 3995 3995
01-SSC-7345 3 Years
+ $ 5795 5795

Dell SonicWALL Content Filtering Service provides granular controls to enforce internet use policies and block access to websites containing information or images that are objectionable or unproductive.

Analyzer Reporting SoftwareAnalyzer Reporting Software
01-SSC-3382
+ $ 1250 1250

Dell™ SonicWALL™ Analyzer is an easy-to-use application traffic flow analytics and reporting tool that provides real-time and historical insight into the performance and security of the network. learn more

Dell™ SonicWALL™ Analyzer is an easy-to-use application traffic flow analytics and reporting tool that provides real-time and historical insight into the performance and security of the network.
Comprehensive Anti-Spam ServiceComprehensive Anti-Spam Service
01-SSC-9009 1 Year
+ $ 2500 2500
01-SSC-9010 2 Years
+ $ 4250 4250
01-SSC-9011 3 Years
+ $ 6000 6000

Dell SonicWALL Comprehensive Anti-Spam Service (CASS) offers small- to medium-sized businesses comprehensive Dell SonicWALL Email Security protection, instantly deployed over existing Dell SonicWALL firewall appliances.

Security Services$0

Options and Accessories

Enforced Client Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware for 5 UsersEnforced Client Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware for 5 Users
01-SSC-2743 1 Year
+ $ 195 195
01-SSC-6954 2 Years
+ $ 315 315
01-SSC-6965 3 Years
+ $ 435 435

Dell SonicWALL Enforced Client Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware provides comprehensive gateway-enforced virus and spyware protection for desktops and laptops using a single integrated client.

Anti-Spam Desktop for 5 UsersAnti-Spam Desktop for 5 Users
01-SSC-7451 1 Year
+ $ 145 145

Anti-Spam Desktop works with Outlook or Outlook Express on Microsoft Windows systems, Filters POP, Exchange, and IMAP email.

SSL VPN Remote Access for 5 UsersSSL VPN Remote Access for 5 Users
01-SSC-8630
+ $ 215 215

Dell SonicWALL NetExtender for SSL VPN clients provides gateway enforcement, central management and the configuration flexibility to deliver comprehensive desktop security to mobile workers and corporate networks.

Options and Accessories$0

Configuration Cost Breakdown

Appliances $9995
Product Support $0
Security Services $0
Options and Accessories $0
Grand Total $0

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