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Product Line: Cisco ASA5545-FPWR-K9
Product Type: Firewall
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Product Description

The ASA5545-FPWR-K9 Cisco firewall offers a data port 8GE and supports a maximum stateful inspection throughput of 3 Gbps, with 3DES/AES VPN throughput at 400 Mbps. It can handle up to 750,000 maximum concurrent sessions and 30,000 new connections per second, while facilitating up to 2,500 IPsec Site-to-Site VPN peers and 2,500 Cisco AnyConnect Plus/Apex VPN maximum simultaneous connections. The device is equipped with two SSDs, 12 GB of memory, and a single expansion slot for interface cards, supporting a wide temperature range from -5 °C to 40 °C and 90% relative humidity.

Key Feature for the ASA5545-FPWR-K9

  • What is the throughput for application control on this device?
    The throughput for application control is 1,500 Mbps.
  • How many SSDs does the Data Port 8GE support?
    It supports 2 SSDs.
  • Can you detail the maximum number of concurrent sessions?
    The maximum concurrent sessions the device can handle are 750,000.
  • What is the 3DES/AES VPN throughput capability?
    The 3DES/AES VPN throughput is 400 Mbps.
  • How many applications is the device capable of supporting?
    The device supports more than 3,000 applications.
  • What is the maximum stateful inspection throughput?
    The maximum stateful inspection throughput is 3 Gbps.
  • What is the capacity for new connections per second?
    The device can handle up to 30,000 new connections per second.
  • How many IPsec Site-to-Site VPN Peers can be supported?
    Up to 2500 IPsec Site-to-Site VPN Peers are supported.
  • What is the number of categorized URLs?
    The device has more than 280 million URLs categorized.
  • Detail the high availability options available.
    High availability is supported in both Active/Active and Active/Standby modes.

Product Review

The Cisco ASA5545-FPWR-K9 offers significant capacity for high-speed data processing with a stateful inspection throughput of 3 Gbps and application control throughput of 1,500 Mbps, catering to demanding network environments. However, it supports only 2 security contexts by default, which may limit flexibility for organizations requiring extensive virtualization capabilities. Additionally, its robust VPN performance, supporting up to 2,500 IPsec site-to-site VPN peers and the same number of Cisco AnyConnect Plus/Apex VPN simultaneous connections, ensures secure and scalable remote access solutions.


The Cisco ASA5545-FPWR-K9 is a powerful security appliance designed for medium to large-sized enterprises, offering advanced firewall capabilities, VPN support, and comprehensive application control. This model stands out for its high-throughput performance and flexibility in managing a wide range of security tasks, making it an essential component of any network security strategy. At the core of its hardware specifications, the ASA5545-FPWR-K9 includes 8 Gigabit Ethernet data ports, ensuring ample connectivity options for diverse network architectures. It supports 3DES/AES encryption under its license, providing robust security measures for data protection. The appliance is equipped with two Solid-State Drives (SSDs), enhancing its reliability and performance, especially in demanding environments. Key performance metrics include a maximum stateful inspection throughput of 3 Gbps, which facilitates efficient traffic management without compromising security. The device also boasts an application control throughput of 1,500 Mbps, capable of supporting over 3,000 applications. This ensures that businesses can maintain high levels of productivity and security simultaneously. For VPN connectivity, it offers a 3DES/AES VPN throughput of 400 Mbps, supporting up to 2500 IPsec Site-to-Site VPN peers and equal capacity for Cisco AnyConnect Plus/Apex VPN maximum simultaneous connections, catering to the needs of remote workers and branch offices. Other notable features include: - The ability to handle up to 750,000 maximum concurrent sessions, with the capacity to establish up to 30,000 new connections per second, ensuring the network can sustain heavy user demand. - Support for more than 280 million categorized URLs, aiding in effective web filtering and security enforcement. - The flexibility of 300 VLANs and 2 security contexts, allowing for segmented control of network resources and enhanced security policies. The ASA5545-FPWR-K9 also emphasizes high availability with support for both active/active and active/standby configurations, minimizing downtime and ensuring continuous operation. The inclusion of an expansion slot for an interface card adds to its versatility, allowing for customization according to specific network requirements. From a physical standpoint, the device is equipped with two USB 2.0 ports for additional connectivity and a dedicated management port (1 GE) for simplified device management. It incorporates 12 GB of memory and 8 GB of system flash, underpinned by a multibus architecture system bus, which collectively support its advanced features and performance capabilities. Designed to operate within a temperature range of -5 °C to 40 °C and up to 90% relative humidity, the ASA5545-FPWR-K9 is built to withstand challenging environmental conditions, ensuring reliability across various deployment scenarios. In summary, the Cisco ASA5545-FPWR-K9 combines high-performance hardware with extensive security features, making it a comprehensive solution for enterprise network security needs. Its combination of throughput capabilities, connectivity options, and flexibility in security management positions it as a key component for any organization looking to strengthen its network security posture.


Part NumberCisco ASA5545-FPWR-K9
Interface Ports8 Gigabit Ethernet
Encryption License3DES/AES
SSD Quantity2
App Control Throughput1,500 Mbps
Simultaneous Sessions750,000
New Connections per Second30,000
Apps SupportedOver 3,000
URLs CategorizedOver 280 Million
Stateful Inspection Rate3 Gbps
VPN Throughput400 Mbps
User CapacityUnlimited
IPsec VPN Sites2,500
Max VPN Users2,500
Virtual LANs Supported300
Configurable Security Zones2
Redundancy ModesActive/Active and Active/Standby
Expansion Options1 Interface Card Slot
USB Ports2 (Version 2.0)
Management Interface1 Gigabit Ethernet
Flash Storage8 GB
Internal ArchitectureMultibus Architecture
Operational Temperature Range-5 °C to 40 °C
Humidity Tolerance90%

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