SonicWall TZ500 Next-Gen firewall – 4x1GHz cores, 8x1GbE interfaces, 1GB RAM, 64MB Flash

SonicWall TZ500 Network Security/Firewall Appliance Keep all your data safe and secure from hackers and thieves by utilizing cipher based AES (128-bit) encryption that encrypts and decrypts data in blocks of 128 bits using cryptographic keys of 142-bit. Gigabit Ethernet port for ultra-fast network speeds. Safeguard your data from external and internal threats by using this firewall appliance that also supports Intrusion Prevention firewall protection. For securely connecting servers, workstations and storage and enabling secure data transfer, use this 8 ports firewall.

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You can have state-of-the-art, top-brand security covering your back without breaking the bank. The SonicWall TZ500 Next-Gen firewall is one of those small-to-mid range firewalls that just seems to out-perform it’s pricepoint. This is an excellent appliance easily capable of safeguarding a mid-sized network.

The SonicWall TZ500 has IPS Throughput of 1 Gbps. In addition, the SonicWall TZ500 pushes 1 Gbps of Application inspection throughput. IMIX throughput is 700 Mbps, and IPSec VPN throughput is also 1 Gbps. Lastly, full DPI throughput comes in at 400 Mbps.

SonicWall TZ500 Next-Gen firewall Features

With SonicWall, you tend to get a lot of features for your money. The TZ500 offers anti-malware, anti-spyware, and intrusion prevention. Plus, you get anti-spam and protection against incoming email-based threats if you’re configured for it.

This firewall is also built to handle encrypted attacks, since it is equipped with the processing punch needed to inspect encrypted SSL connections against the latest threats. And, if you work remotely, you’re covered too. First, remote users can set up a secure VPN tunnel back into the home network.

Each TZ500 can support 25 site-to-site VPN tunnels. It also supports up to 16 SonicPoint access points.

The SonicWall TZ500 Next-Gen firewall comes with optional 802.11ac wireless, IPSec and SSL VPN. It also has failover through integrated 3G/4G support, load balancing and network segmentation. All of this combines advanced networking features with advanced security. It is an impressive, proven package.

…and more features!

One of the best things about SonicWall is that you can add modules, or features, as needed. It’s an a la carte approach that’s great for small to medium-sized businesses. In other words, businesses that may not need to pay for full-on enterprise level security. Nevertheless, it’s quite easy to add the modules in when you decide to.

SMB’s don’t generally assume they can afford this level of layered protection. But it’s nice to know it’s here. The SonicWall TZ500 is priced and powered into the higher-end of the SMB range. And with its modular feature set, it is hugely scalable. We’d love to tell you more about the SonicWall TZ500.


SonicWall TZ500 highlights

  • Firewall Inspection Throughput: 1.4 Gbps
  • Anti-malware Inspection Throughput: 400 Mbps
  • IMIX Throughput: 700 Mbps
  • IPsec VPN Throughput: 1 Gbps


SonicWALL TZ500 datasheet



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Additional information

Weight 14 lbs
Dimensions 5.91 × 8.86 × 1.38 in