WatchGuard Firebox M500 - security appliance - WatchGuard Trade-Up Program - with 1 year Total Security Suite


WatchGuard Firebox M500 - Security appliance - with 1 year Total Security Suite - 8 ports - GigE - 1U - WatchGuard Trade-Up Program

OETC Part: WG-WGM50671 | MFG Part: WGM50671

  • Best UTM throughput in its class - no need to compromise protection for strong performance or vice versa

  • Total Security Suite delivers Threat Detection and Response, Data Loss Prevention, APT Blocker, Application Control, Intrusion Prevention, Gateway AV, URL filering, spam blocking, and a cloud-based reputation look-up

  • WatchGuard Dimension provides real-time visibility into network activity and security events

  • Dimension Command provides management functionality

  • 24/7 assistance with an unlimited number of incidents is included with Gold Support

Trade in your older generation WatchGuard firewall and receive everything you need for unified threat management with WatchGuard's Firebox M500. The M500 firewall is specifically engineered for mid-sized and distributed enterprises that are struggling to effectively and affordably secure networks in the face of explosive growth in bandwidth rates, encrypted traffic, video use and connection speeds. The M500 can run all of their security scanning engines in parallel, ensuring network pros never have to compromise network security for performance. The Total Security Suite turns your Firebox M500 appliance into a comprehensive unified threat management solution. The suite includes powerful UTM security subscriptions that boost defenses in critical attack areas for maximum network protection. An exceptional value, each suite includes subscriptions to Threat Detection and Response, APT Blocker, Data Loss Prevention, Application Control, spamBlocker, Reputation Enabled Defense, WebBlocker, Gateway AntiVirus, and Intrusion Prevention Service, plus Gold level support, and Dimension Command.

Environmental Parameters

Spec Value
Min Operating Temperature 32 °F
Max Operating Temperature 104 °F
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 85% (non-condensing)

Expansion / Connectivity

Spec Value
Interfaces 6 x 1000Base-T - RJ-45 ¦ 2 x 1000Base-X - SFP (mini-GBIC) ¦ 1 x serial ¦ 2 x USB


Spec Value
Device Type Security appliance
Bundled Services 1 year Total Security Suite
Height (Rack Units) 1U
Width 17 in
Depth 12 in
Height 1.7 in
Weight 16.98 lbs

IP Telephony

Spec Value
VoIP Protocols H.323, SIP


Spec Value
Included Accessories Rack mount kit
MTBF 51,644 hours
Compliant Standards ICSA IPSec certified, ICSA Firewall certified, CB, CSA NRTL/C, RoHS, FIPS 140-2, WEEE, REACH, Common Criteria EAL4+, IPv6 Ready
Manufacturer Selling Program WatchGuard Trade-Up Program


Spec Value
Form Factor External
Ports Qty 8
Connectivity Technology Wired
Data Link Protocol Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
Network / Transport Protocol TCP/IP, L2TP, PPPoE, SMTP, FTP, DHCP, DNS, POP3, DDNS
Routing Protocol OSPF, BGP-4, RIP-1, RIP-2, static IP routing, policy-based routing (PBR)
Remote Management Protocol SNMP 2, SNMP 3, HTTP, CLI
Performance Firewall throughput: 8 Gbps ¦ VPN throughput: 5.3 Gbps ¦ Antivirus throughput: 3.2 Gbps ¦ IPS throughput: 5.5 Gbps ¦ Unified Threat Management (UTM) throughput: 1.7 Gbps ¦ Connection rate: 95000 connections per second
Capacity Concurrent connections: 9200000 ¦ Virtual interfaces (VLANs): 500 ¦ Authenticated users: unlimited ¦ Branch office VPN tunnels: 500 ¦ Mobile IPSec VPN tunnels: 500 ¦ Mobile SSL VPN tunnels: 500 ¦ Mobile L2TP VPN tunnels: 500 ¦ QoS hardware queues: 8
Features NAT support, load balancing, Syslog support, Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI), DoS attack prevention, content filtering, DiffServ support, IPv6 support, High Availability, Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), HTTPS proxy, anti-spam protection, Quality of Service (QoS), IPSec NAT-Traversal (NAT-T), VPN failover, WAN failover, DHCP server, DNS proxy, FTP proxy, HTTP proxy, POP3 proxy, SMTP proxy, TCP proxy, reset button, DHCP relay, on/off switches, DHCP client, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), proxy firewall, RapidDeploy, Reputation Enabled Defense, APT Blocker
Encryption Algorithm DES, Triple DES, RSA, MD5, IKE, SSL, SHA-1, 128-bit AES, 192-bit AES, 256-bit AES, SHA-2
Authentication Method SecurID, RADIUS, LDAP, Active Directory, VASCO token authentication
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.3ad (LACP)


Spec Value
Power Device Internal power supply
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V
Power Consumption Operational 75 Watt

Software / System Requirements

Spec Value
Software Included WatchGuard Dimension
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