Skip to content


by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco ASA 5500-X Series
Product Type: Firewall Bundle
Sold out
Original price $0.00 - Original price $0.00
Original price
$0.00 - $0.00
Current price $0.00
Title: Surplus

Orders typically ship within 1-3 Business days, if you need an item to ship sooner please contact us.

Product Description

The ASA5555-IPS-K9 Cisco integrates advanced security features with IPS throughput of 1.3 Gbps, supporting 5000 IPsec VPN peers and 2 SSL VPN peers, tailored for secure, high-capacity networks. It is equipped with 8 Copper Gigabit Ethernet Data Ports and a single Copper Gigabit Ethernet Management Port, alongside 2 Security Contexts, expandable up to 100, ensuring versatile network management and scalability. This model boasts a Stateful Inspection Throughput of 4 Gbps, 3DES/AES VPN Throughput up to 700 Mbps, and high availability options including Active/Active and Active/Standby configurations, designed for uninterrupted network service.

FAQs for the ASA5555-IPS-K9

  • What is the IPS throughput of this device?
    The IPS throughput is 1.3 Gbps.
  • How many IPsec VPN peers can be supported?
    The device supports up to 5000 IPsec VPN peers.
  • Can you detail the VPN capabilities?
    It includes support for 5000 IPsec VPN peers, 2 SSL VPN peers, and encryption with 3DES/AES. VPN throughput for 3DES/AES is up to 700 Mbps.
  • What type and how many Ethernet ports are available?
    There are 8 Copper Gigabit Ethernet Data Ports and 1 Copper Gigabit Ethernet Management Port.
  • What are the options for high availability?
    The device supports both Active/Active and Active/Standby configurations for high availability.
  • How many security contexts does this device support?
    It supports 2 security contexts, with the capability to expand up to 100.
  • What is the stateful inspection throughput?
    The stateful inspection throughput is 4 Gbps.
  • What are the hardware specifications regarding memory and ports?
    The device comes with 16 GB of memory, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 dedicated GE management port, and 1 RJ-45 serial port.
  • How many concurrent connections can the device handle?
    It can handle up to 1,000,000 concurrent connections.
  • What is the operating temperature range for this device?
    The operating temperature range is from -5 °C to 40 °C.

Product Review

The CISCO ASA5555-IPS-K9 offers a balanced set of features for network security, including an IPS throughput of 1.3 Gbps and stateful inspection throughput of 4 Gbps, ensuring efficient traffic management and threat mitigation. However, it is limited by only supporting two SSL VPN peers and two security contexts in its base configuration, potentially restricting flexibility for larger or more complex network environments. Its comprehensive connectivity options, with eight copper Gigabit Ethernet data ports and high availability options in both active/active and active/standby modes, make it a viable solution for mid-sized to large organizations seeking to bolster their network security infrastructure.


The CISCO ASA5555-IPS-K9 is a comprehensive security solution designed to protect networks with its advanced firewall capabilities, intrusion prevention system (IPS), and VPN services. This model is engineered to meet the demands of medium to large-sized enterprises and service providers, offering a blend of performance, security, and flexibility. At the core of its hardware specifications, the ASA5555-IPS-K9 boasts an IPS throughput of 1.3 Gbps, ensuring that traffic is inspected and potential threats are mitigated without compromising network performance. The device supports up to 5000 IPsec VPN peers, enabling secure remote access for a large number of users. Additionally, it can handle up to 2 SSL VPN peers, facilitating secure web-based access to network resources. The appliance is equipped with eight Copper Gigabit Ethernet data ports and one Copper Gigabit Ethernet management port, providing ample connectivity options for various network architectures. The inclusion of a dedicated management port simplifies device administration and monitoring. Key Hardware Specifications: - Stateful Inspection Throughput: 4 Gbps, allowing for efficient traffic monitoring and control. - 3DES/AES VPN Throughput: Up to 700 Mbps, offering secure and fast data transmission. - Memory: 16 GB, ensuring optimal performance and responsiveness. The ASA5555-IPS-K9 supports high availability configurations, including Active/Active and Active/Standby, to ensure continuous operation and minimize downtime. It comes with a license for 3DES/AES encryption, providing strong security for data in transit. The device is capable of handling up to 1,000,000 concurrent connections and can process up to 50,000 new connections per second, demonstrating its ability to support high-volume traffic. For organizations requiring segmentation and tailored security policies, the ASA5555-IPS-K9 supports up to 500 VLANs and includes 2 security contexts out of the box, with the capability to expand up to 100. This flexibility allows for the creation of multiple virtual firewalls within a single physical appliance. The appliance also features an expansion slot for an interface card, two USB 2.0 ports for additional connectivity, and a serial port for console access. With 16 GB of memory and a minimum system flash of 8 GB, it is equipped to handle complex security tasks efficiently. The operating temperature range of -5 °C to 40 °C ensures reliable operation in various environments. In summary, the CISCO ASA5555-IPS-K9 is a powerful and versatile security appliance designed to provide comprehensive protection for networks. Its blend of performance, security features, and expandability make it a suitable choice for organizations looking to safeguard their digital assets against evolving threats.


Model CISCO ASA5555-IPS-K9
Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Capability 1.3 Gbps
IPsec VPN Concurrent Users 5000
SSL VPN Concurrent Users 2
Gigabit Ethernet Data Interfaces (Copper) 8
Gigabit Ethernet Management Port (Copper) 1
Configurable Security Contexts 2
Failover Support Active/Active and Active/Standby
Encryption License 3DES/AES
Stateful Inspection Capacity 4 Gbps
VPN Throughput with 3DES/AES Encryption Up to 700 Mbps
Maximum Users/Nodes Unlimited
AnyConnect Premium VPN Max Users 2/5,000
Simultaneous Connections 1,000,000
New Connections per Second 50,000
Virtual LANs (VLANs) Supported 500
Maximum Security Contexts 2/100
Expansion Options 1 Interface Card Slot
USB Ports 2 x USB 2.0
GE Dedicated Management Interface 1
Serial Interface 1 x RJ-45
System Memory 16 GB
Base Flash Memory 8 GB
Operational Temperature Range -5 °C to 40 °C

Compare products

{"one"=>"Select 2 or 3 items to compare", "other"=>"{{ count }} of 3 items selected"}

Select first item to compare

Select second item to compare

Select third item to compare