WatchGuard® Firebox® M500 appliances combine strong security, high performance, and flexible management tools in one affordable solution for mid-size businesses and distributed enterprises. The M500 delivers firewall throughput of 8 Gbps to keep traffic moving, with the best UTM throughput in its class – up to 1.7 Gbps – even with strong security enabled. Includes 6 1G ports, plus 2 SFP ports for fiber or copper. Flexible management tools give administrators access to security capabilities from an intuitive console, scriptable CLI, and web UI. WatchGuard Dimension™, which provides real-time visibility into network activity and security events, is included at no additional cost.