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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.

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.