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TZ 205 Network Security Appliance

Model Spin
  • Performance
  • Interfaces
    Interfaces TZ 105 TZ 205 TZ 215
    10/100/1000 Ethernet - 5 7
    10/100 Ethernet 5 - -
    Console Interface 1 1 1
    USB Ports 1 1 2
  • Connectivity
    Connectivity TZ 105 TZ 205 TZ 215
    Global VPN Clients (max.) 5 10 25
    SSL VPN Clients (max.) 1 (5) 1 (10) 2 (10)
    Maximum Connections 8,000 12,000 48,000
    New Connections/sec 1,000 1,500 1,800
  • Wireless
    Wireless TZ 105 TZ 205 TZ 215
    SonicPoints Supported 1 2 16
    3G Modem Failover Yes Yes Yes
    Wireless Switch Yes Yes Yes
    Layer 2 Wireless Bridging Yes Yes Yes
  • Deployments
    TZ 105

    Ideal for remote and branch offices requiring Unified Threat Management.

    TZ 205

    Ideal for remote and branch offices requiring Unified Threat Management.

    TZ 215

    Ideal for small businesses and distributed enterprise requiring UTM security and Application Control.

End-to-End Network Security Solutions

Small businesses, retail deployments, government organizations, remote sites and branch offices can benefit from the powerful security and business-class performance of the new Dell™ SonicWALL™ TZ 205. Unlike consumer grade products, this powerful Unified Threat Management (UTM) firewall combines the most effective intrusion prevention, anti-malware and content/URL filtering with the broadest, most secure mobile platform support for laptops, smartphones and tablets. By providing full deep packet inspection (DPI) at very high performance levels, it eliminates the tradeoff between comprehensive security and performance.

Network Security Appliances Features & Benefits.

The TZ 205 provides intelligent protection, business-class performance, advanced networking features and configuration flexibility in an affordable desktop appliance that’s easy to set up, operate and manage.

High-performance security engine.

The Dell SonicWALL TZ 205 uses patented Reassembly-Free Deep Packet Inspection®1 to examine traffic simultaneously across all ports without introducing latency to the network, enabling businesses to realize increased productivity gains.

A tightly integrated intrusion prevention engine protects against a comprehensive array of application-layer exploits that target both servers and client machines on the network.

Advanced IPSec and SSL VPN.

Flexible connectivity options provide easy-to-use, secure, high-speed office-to-office and client-to-office remote access. With IPSec VPN, users can also connect with a Global VPN Client.
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Gateway anti-virus and anti-spyware.

By blocking Trojans, viruses, key loggers and other malware at the gateway,Dell SonicWALL Gateway Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware provides the first layer of defense.
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Streamlined GUI and advanced management.

Intuitive set-up wizards and a powerful web interface ease deployment, simplify configuration, and streamline management to reduce administration time and costs.

SonicWALL Mobile Connect, a single unified client app for Apple® iOS and Google® Android™, provides smartphone and tablet users superior network-level access to corporate and academic resources over encrypted SSL VPN connections.

Content/URL filtering.

Organizations and educational institutions can easily enforce their acceptable-use policies and protect against inappropriate, illegal and dangerous web content through content and url filtering.
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Dual-band wireless.

Ideal for retail and office environments, dual-band wireless provides integrated 802.11a/b/g/n secure wireless access for network clients over the 2.4 GHz and the 5 GHz spectrums.
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Network Security Platform.

SonicOS is engineered to reduce risk, cost and complexity by integrating state-of-the-art deep packet inspection firewall protection, wireless and VPN technologies to deliver comprehensive protection and maximum performance.

Deep Packet Inspection firewall.

Patented 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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Unified Threat Management.

The TZ Series offers application control, gateway anti-malware, intrusion prevention and content filtering on a high performance platform through its unified and simple management interface, for state-of-the-art security at a low total cost of ownership.
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WAN/ISP redundancy and failover.

The TZ Series increases network availability by seamlessly transitioning between multiple ISP connections in case of failure. High-end redundancy features provide small businesses with business continuity at levels of reliability usually reserved for larger enterprises.
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WAN Acceleration.

Add a Dell SonicWALL WAN Acceleration Appliance (WXA) to a Dell SonicWALL TZ firewall to significantly reduce application latency, conserve bandwidth and significantly optimize WAN performance.

Intuitive management.

Powerful set-up wizards make it easy to quickly set up VPN Tunnels, policies and network rules, which can then be fine-tuned through an intuitive Web interface. All application and signature updates are obtained automatically by the firewall and are effective immediately without reboots or downtime.
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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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  1. U.S. Patents 7,310,815; 7,600,257; 7,738,380; 7,835,361.
  2. 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.

Overview

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  1. Testing Methodologies: Maximum performance based on RFC 2544 (for firewall). Actual performance may vary depending on network conditions and activated services.
  2. Full DPI/GatewayAV/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.
  3. VPN throughput measured using UDP traffic at 1280 byte packet size adhering to RFC 2544. All specifications, features and availability are subject to change. *Future use.

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

Provide your organization with unequalled web content filtering. With Dell SonicWALL Content Filtering Service, you have granular controls to enforce acceptable use policies and block access to websites that contain objectionable or unproductive information and images. Extend the enforcement of internal web use policies and block unwanted internet content for devices located outside the firewall perimeter with the Dell SonicWALL Content Filtering Client.

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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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Comprehensive Anti-Spam Service

With 94% of email classified as junk, sorting good email from bad can be an administrative nightmare. By adding Dell™ SonicWALL™ Comprehensive Anti-Spam Service (CASS) to a Dell SonicWALL firewall, your business can remove junk email at the gateway and quickly ensure the delivery of only good email to your email server. With one-click activation, businesses with up to 250 users can easily stop spam before it enters the network.

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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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