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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Security Appliances
Product Type: Firewall
Original price $0.00 - Original price $556.00
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$0.00 - $556.00
Current price $556.00
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Product Description

The ASA5525-CU-K9 Cisco integrates advanced firewall services with 2 Gbps stateful inspection throughput and supports up to 750 IPsec VPN peers and 2 SSL VPN peers. It features 14 Copper Gigabit Ethernet Data Ports and 1 Copper Gigabit Ethernet Management Port, along with 2 security contexts expandable to 20. This model is equipped with a 3DES/AES license, supports 500,000 concurrent connections, and offers a 3DES/AES VPN throughput of up to 300 Mbps, making it suitable for high-demand network environments.

Key Feature for the ASA5525-CU-K9

  • What is the maximum number of IPsec VPN Peers supported?
    The device supports up to 750 IPsec VPN Peers.
  • How many Copper Gigabit Ethernet Data Ports are available?
    There are 14 Copper Gigabit Ethernet Data Ports.
  • Can the number of security contexts be increased?
    Yes, the number of security contexts can be increased from 2 up to a maximum of 20.
  • What type of power supply does the device use?
    The device uses 1 AC power supply.
  • What is the throughput for 3DES/AES VPN?
    3DES/AES VPN Throughput can reach up to 300 Mbps.
  • How many SSL VPN Peers does it support?
    The device supports 2 SSL VPN Peers.
  • What are the licensing options for encryption?
    The device includes a 3DES/AES license for encryption.
  • What is the stateful inspection throughput?
    Stateful inspection throughput is 2 Gbps.
  • How many concurrent connections can the device handle?
    It can handle up to 500,000 concurrent connections.
  • What are the physical connectivity options for management purposes?
    For management, the device includes 1 Copper Gigabit Ethernet Management Port, 2 USB 2.0 ports, and 1 RJ-45 serial port.

Product Review

The Cisco ASA5525-CU-K9 offers a solid hardware foundation for network security, featuring 14 Copper Gigabit Ethernet data ports and a single management port, which enhances connectivity and management options. The firewall supports up to 750 IPsec VPN peers and 2 SSL VPN peers, but is limited to only 2 default security contexts, potentially restricting more complex configurations. With a stateful inspection throughput of 2 Gbps and 3DES/AES VPN throughput up to 300 Mbps, it balances performance and security, though the expansion capabilities and security contexts may need upgrading for larger, more dynamic environments.


The Cisco ASA5525-CU-K9 is a comprehensive security solution designed to protect networks. It integrates multiple security services and advanced networking capabilities to offer enhanced security and operational efficiency. This product is specifically engineered to meet the needs of medium-sized to large enterprises, providing a resilient platform for securing high-speed networks. At the heart of the ASA5525-CU-K9 are its firewall services, which deliver stateful inspection throughput of 2 Gbps, safeguarding networks against unauthorized access while maintaining high performance. The device supports up to 750 IPsec VPN peers and 2 SSL VPN peers, enabling secure remote access and site-to-site connections. The inclusion of 3DES/AES encryption ensures that all data transmitted over VPNs is securely encrypted. The hardware is equipped with 14 Copper Gigabit Ethernet data ports and 1 management port, facilitating high-speed connectivity and efficient network management. It also features a single AC power supply, ensuring reliable operation. The ASA5525-CU-K9 comes with a license for 3DES/AES encryption, enhancing its security capabilities. One of the key attributes of this device is its ability to handle 500,000 concurrent connections, with the capacity to establish up to 20,000 new connections per second. This capability ensures that the network can support a high volume of traffic without compromising on performance or security. Furthermore, the device can manage up to 200 VLANs, providing flexibility in network segmentation and enhancing security. The ASA5525-CU-K9 supports 2 security contexts by default, with the option to expand up to 20. This feature allows for the virtualization of the security appliance, enabling it to be used as multiple virtual devices, each with its own security policies and configurations. This flexibility makes it an ideal solution for organizations with complex security requirements. Other notable hardware specifications include: - An expansion slot for an interface card, adding to its versatility. - Two USB 2.0 ports and one RJ-45 serial port, facilitating easy management and connectivity. - 8 GB of memory and 8 GB of minimum system flash, ensuring smooth operation. - A system bus with multibus architecture, enhancing data processing efficiency. - An operating temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C and a relative humidity tolerance of up to 90%, ensuring reliable operation in diverse environmental conditions.
  • Unlimited users/nodes support, accommodating a wide range of network sizes.
  • Premium AnyConnect VPN Peers included (2/750), offering enhanced VPN capabilities.
  • 3DES/AES VPN throughput up to 300 Mbps, providing strong encryption for secure data transmission.
The Cisco ASA5525-CU-K9 stands out as a powerful and flexible security solution. Its extensive features and capabilities make it an essential component for any organization looking to secure its network infrastructure effectively.


Part Number and Manufacturer Cisco ASA5525-CU-K9
IPsec VPN Peer Capacity 750
SSL VPN Peer Capacity 2
Gigabit Ethernet Data Ports (Copper) 14
Gigabit Ethernet Management Ports (Copper) 1
Available Security Contexts 2
AC Power Supplies Included 1
Encryption License 3DES/AES
Throughput under Stateful Inspection 2 Gbps
VPN Throughput with 3DES/AES Encryption Up to 300 Mbps
Supported Users/Nodes Unlimited
AnyConnect VPN Peer License 2/750
Simultaneous Connections 500,000
New Connections per Second 20,000
Supported VLANs 200
Security Contexts Range 2/20
Expansion Slots 1 Interface Card
USB Ports (2.0) 2
Serial Connections 1 RJ-45
Flash Memory Minimum 8 GB
Operational Temperature Range 0 °C to 40 °C
Bus Architecture Multibus Architecture
Maximum Humidity Tolerance 90%

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