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Product Line: Cisco ASA 5500-X Series
Product Type: Firewall
Original price $0.00 - Original price $194.00
Original price
$0.00 - $194.00
Current price $194.00
Title: Used

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Product Description

The ASA5515-K9 Cisco delivers a maximum stateful inspection throughput of 1.2 Gbps, supports up to 250 IPsec VPN peers, and sustains 250,000 concurrent connections, catering to high demand network environments. It offers advanced network security with application control throughput at 500 Mbps and combined application control and IPS throughput of 250 Mbps. This 1U rack-mountable device is equipped with 8 GB RAM, 8 GB flash memory, two USB 2.0 ports, and one RJ-45 console serial port, ensuring versatile connectivity and storage options.

Key Feature for the ASA5515-K9

  • What is the maximum number of IPsec VPN peers supported?
  • How fast is the stateful inspection throughput?
    The maximum stateful inspection throughput is 1.2 Gbps.
  • What is the total number of concurrent connections this device can handle?
  • What throughput can be expected from the application control feature?
    Application control throughput reaches up to 500 Mbps.
  • How does the throughput change when both application control and IPS are enabled?
    When both are enabled, the throughput is 250 Mbps.
  • What's the maximum rate of new connections per second?
  • How many VLANs does this device support?
    The device supports up to 100 VLANs.
  • What are the specifications for expansion slots?
    It includes 1 expansion slot.
  • How many USB 2.0 ports are available?
    There are 2 USB 2.0 ports.
  • What are the physical dimensions of this device?
    The dimensions are 4.24 x 42.9 x 39.5 cm.

Product Review

The Cisco ASA5515-K9 offers a maximum stateful inspection throughput of 1.2 Gbps and supports up to 250 IPsec VPN peers, catering to medium-sized enterprises with moderate traffic demands. However, its application control and IPS throughput is limited to 250 Mbps, which may be a bottleneck for environments requiring intensive application-layer inspection. With a comprehensive set of features including support for 100 VLANs, 8 GB RAM, and dual USB 2.0 ports, it provides flexibility and scalability, but the throughput limitation for application control and IPS might necessitate consideration of additional units for high-throughput scenarios.


The Cisco ASA5515-K9 is a security appliance designed for medium-sized enterprises, offering advanced firewall capabilities along with VPN support. This model is engineered to deliver high-performance security services with its stateful inspection throughput of 1.2 Gbps, ensuring that business operations remain efficient and secure. It supports up to 250 IPsec VPN peers, allowing for secure remote access and site-to-site connectivity. With the capacity to handle 250,000 concurrent connections and up to 15,000 new connections per second, the ASA5515-K9 is well-suited for environments experiencing high traffic volumes. This appliance is also capable of managing application control throughput at 500 Mbps and, when combined with IPS (Intrusion Prevention System), it maintains throughput of 250 Mbps, contributing to the overall security and performance of the network. The hardware specifications include: - 8 GB of RAM and 8 GB of Flash memory, facilitating efficient processing and storage of the security configuration and software. - A single expansion slot, providing flexibility for future upgrades. - Two USB 2.0 ports and one RJ-45 console serial port, offering various options for management and connectivity. - LED indicators for system and network status monitoring. Additionally, the ASA5515-K9 supports up to 100 VLANs, enabling segmentation within networks for enhanced security and control. Its design is compact, occupying only one rack unit, with dimensions of 4.24 x 42.9 x 39.5 cm and a weight of 13.1 kg, making it suitable for a standard 19-inch rack mounting in data centers or network closets. The operating conditions for the ASA5515-K9 are designed to be flexible, with an operating temperature range from 23 °F to 104 °F and humidity ranging from 10% to 90% (non-condensing). This ensures the device's reliability across various environments. The appliance operates within an altitude range from 0 to 15,000 feet, accommodating different geographic locations without compromising performance. It has a maximum heat dissipation of 239 BTU/Hr, indicating its energy efficiency. For power requirements, the device supports AC line voltage from 100 to 240 VAC, making it adaptable to global electrical standards without needing special power equipment. The Cisco ASA5515-K9 stands out for its: - High throughput: Offers 1.2 Gbps of stateful inspection throughput to accommodate growing traffic. - VPN capability: Supports 250 IPsec VPN peers for secure remote access. - Scalability: Provides capacity for 250,000 concurrent connections and 100 VLANs for network segmentation. In summary, the Cisco ASA5515-K9 is designed to meet the demands of medium-sized enterprises seeking reliable, high-performance security solutions. Its comprehensive feature set, combined with versatile management and connectivity options, make it a valuable tool for protecting network infrastructure against a wide range of threats.


Part NumberCisco ASA5515-K9
IPsec VPN Connections250
Peak Stateful Inspection Bandwidth1.2 Gbps
Simultaneous Connections Supported250,000
Throughput with Application Control500 Mbps
Throughput with Application Control and Intrusion Prevention250 Mbps
New Connections per Second15,000
Supported VLANs100
Expansion Slot Count1
USB Ports (Version 2.0)2
Console Port Type1 RJ-45
Status IndicatorsYes
Memory Capacity8 GB RAM
Storage Capacity8 GB Flash
Rack Units Required1
Dimensions (Depth x Width x Height)4.24 x 42.9 x 39.5 cm
Device Weight13.1kg
Lowest Operating Temperature23 °F
Highest Operating Temperature104 °F
Power Requirements100 to 240 VAC
Operational Humidity Range (Non-Condensing)10% to 90%
Max Operating Altitude0 to 15,000 ft
Heat Output239 BTU/Hr

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