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Global Management System

Our SonicWall Global Management Systems (GMS®) provides a holistic way to manage your entire network security environment by business processes and service levels. At the GMS core is a distributed architecture that facilitates limitless system scalability. Supporting the largest of distributed enterprises and MSSPs, a single instance of GMS can scale to bring thousands of SonicWall security devices under its management regardless of location.
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A holistic approach to security governance, compliance and risk management

Our SonicWall Global Management Systems (GMS®) provides a holistic way to manage your entire network security environment by business processes and service levels. At the GMS core is a distributed architecture that facilitates limitless system scalability. Supporting the largest of distributed enterprises and MSSPs, a single instance of GMS can scale to bring thousands of SonicWall security devices under its management regardless of location.
Try our Capacity Planning Tool for guidance in planning for your GMS deployment.
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Legend: S — Standard,  O — Optional,  N — Not Available

_productName Analyzer GMS Cloud GMS
Reporting Solutions S S S
Policy Management Solutions N S S
Monitoring Solutions N S S
Deployable as Virtual Appliance Deployment Options S S Cloud
Deployable as Software Application Deployment Options S S Cloud
Deployable for management and reporting in an IPv6 network Deployment Options S S S
Comprehensive Set of Graphical Reports Reporting S S S
Compliance Reporting Reporting S S Coming in Advanced Reporting
Customizable Reporting with Drill Down Capabilities Reporting S S S
Centralized Logging Reporting S S S
Multi-threat Reporting Reporting S S S
User-based Reporting Reporting S S S
Application Usage Reporting Reporting S S S
New Attack Intelligence Reporting S S S
Bandwidth and Services Report per Interface Reporting S S S
Reporting for SonicWall UTM Firewall Appliances Reporting S S S
Reporting for SonicWall SRA SSL VPN Appliances Reporting S S N
Universal Scheduled Reports Reporting S S N
Next-generation Syslog-based Reporting Reporting S S N
Flexible and Granular Near Real-Time Reporting Reporting S S S
User-centric Reporting Reporting S S S
Per User Bandwidth Reporting Reporting S S S
More Granular Services Reporting Reporting S S S
Client VPN Activity Reporting Reporting S S N
More Detailed Summary of Services over VPN Report Reporting S S N
Rogue Wireless Access Point Reporting Reporting S S N
SRA SMB Web Application Firewall (WAF) Reporting Reporting S S N
Ubiquitous Access Management S S S
Alerts and Notifications Management S S S
Diagnostic Tools Management S S S
Multiple Concurrent User Sessions Management N S S
Offline Management and Scheduling Management N S S
Management of Security Firewall Policies Management N S S
Management of Security VPN Policies Management N S S
Management of CDP Policies Management N S N
Management of Email Security Policies Management N S N
Management of Secure Remote Access/SSL VPN Policies Management N S N
Management of Value Added Security Services Management N S S
Define Policy Templates at the Group Level Management N S S
Policy Replication from Device to a Group of Devices Management N S S
Policy Replication from Group Level to a Single Device Management N S S
Redundancy and High Availability Management N S cloud-based
Provisioning Management Management N S S
Scalable and Distributed Architecture Management N S cloud-based
Dynamic Management Views Management N S S
Unified License Manager Management N S S
Command Line Interface (CLI) Management N S N
Web Services Application Programming Interface (API) Management N S N
Role Based Management (Users, Groups) Management N S S
Universal Dashboard Management N S N
Backup of preference files for firewall and SRA SMB appliances Management N S S
IPFIX Data Flows in Real time Monitoring N S S
SNMP Support Monitoring  for SonicWall devices  S N
Active Device Monitoring and Alerting Monitoring S S S
SNMP Relay Management Monitoring N S N
VPN and Firewall Status Monitoring Monitoring S S S
Live Syslog Monitoring and Alerting Monitoring S S N
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Security Governance

SonicWall GMS provides an easy path to comprehensive security management, analytic reporting and compliance.
  • Establishes a unified security governance, compliance and risk management security program
  • Adopts a coherent and auditable approach to security orchestration, forensics, analytics and reporting
  • Reduces risk and provide fast response to security events
  • Provides a big-picture view of the whole security ecosystem
  • Automation of workflows assures compliance and the accuracy of policy changes
  • Reports on HIPAA, SOX, and PCI for internal and external auditors
  • Easily integrates into IT infrastructure with software, virtual appliance or cloud deployment options
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Compliance and risk management strategy

Not having an enterprise-wide view of the entire security ecosystem leaves your organization at risk to preventable cyberattacks or compliance violations. Building a connected approach to security orchestration, control and analytic reporting is fundamental to a good preventative security practice. More importantly, it also forms the foundation of your unified security governance, compliance and risk management strategy.