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Product Line: Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls
Product Type: Firewall
Original price $0.00 - Original price $250.00
Original price
$0.00 - $250.00
Current price $250.00
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Product Description

The ASA5545-K9 Cisco incorporates a firewall, supports up to 2500 IPsec VPN peers and 2 SSL VPN peers, featuring 8 copper Gigabit Ethernet data ports and 1 copper Gigabit Ethernet management port. It is equipped with 1 AC power supply, allows for 2 security contexts by default with the capability to expand up to 100, and provides a 3 Gbps stateful inspection throughput with 3DES/AES VPN throughput up to 700 Mbps. The device supports unlimited users/nodes, 1,000,000 concurrent connections, and 50,000 new connections per second, along with 500 VLANs and includes 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 dedicated management port, 16 GB memory, and a multibus architecture system bus.

Key Feature for the ASA5545K9

  • What is the maximum number of IPsec VPN Peers supported?
    The device supports up to 2500 IPsec VPN Peers.
  • How many Copper Gigabit Ethernet Data Ports are available?
    There are 8 Copper Gigabit Ethernet Data Ports.
  • Can the number of SSL VPN Peers be increased beyond the initial configuration?
    The device initially supports 2 SSL VPN Peers, but this number can be increased with additional licensing.
  • What type of power supply does the device use?
    The device uses 1 AC power supply.
  • How many security contexts are included and what is the maximum supported?
    2 security contexts are included, with support for up to 100.
  • What is the stateful inspection throughput?
    The stateful inspection throughput is 3 Gbps.
  • What kind of encryption license is available with the device?
    The device comes with a 3DES/AES encryption license.
  • What is the capacity for Concurrent Connections?
    The device can handle 1,000,000 concurrent connections.
  • How many VLANs can be configured?
    Up to 500 VLANs can be configured on the device.
  • What are the temperature operating limits of the device?
    The operating temperature range is from -5 °C to 40 °C.

Product Review

The Cisco ASA5545-K9 offers strong performance with a stateful inspection throughput of 3 Gbps and VPN throughput up to 700 Mbps, supporting a broad range of secure network requirements. However, it is limited by offering only 2 SSL VPN peers and 2 default security contexts, potentially restricting versatility in larger, more dynamic environments. Additionally, with a comprehensive suite of features including support for up to 2500 IPsec VPN peers, 8 Gigabit Ethernet ports, and the capability for 1 million concurrent connections, it adequately meets the demands of mid-sized to large enterprise networks.


The Cisco ASA5545-K9 is a sophisticated security appliance designed to offer comprehensive network protection. This model is equipped with a range of features to ensure high-performance security and VPN services. It supports up to 2500 IPsec VPN peers, which allows for a large number of encrypted connections, and it also supports 2 SSL VPN peers for secure remote access. The appliance is equipped with 8 Copper Gigabit Ethernet data ports and 1 management port, facilitating high-speed network connectivity and efficient network management. This model comes with a single AC power supply and provides two default security contexts, with the capability to expand up to 100, ensuring flexible management of multiple virtual devices within a single physical appliance. The device operates on a 3DES/AES license, ensuring secure data encryption across the network. Key hardware specifications include stateful inspection throughput of up to 3 Gbps and 3DES/AES VPN throughput of up to 700 Mbps, demonstrating its capability to handle high traffic loads with advanced encryption. The ASA5545-K9 supports an unlimited number of users/nodes, making it suitable for large-scale deployments. It offers a high capacity for concurrent connections, up to 1,000,000, and can handle up to 50,000 new connections per second, highlighting its efficiency in managing large volumes of traffic. The device also supports up to 500 VLANs, providing flexibility in network segmentation and improving security by separating different types of traffic. The inclusion of 2 premium AnyConnect VPN peers, expandable up to 5,000, enables secure and flexible remote access options. Hardware features include: -
  • Two USB 2.0 ports for easy file transfers and firmware updates
  • One dedicated Gigabit Ethernet management port for efficient device management
  • Two RJ-45 serial ports (Console and Auxiliary) for local device management
The ASA5545-K9 is equipped with 16 GB of memory and a minimum of 8 GB of system flash, ensuring sufficient capacity for running advanced security features and maintaining high performance. The system is based on a multibus architecture, optimizing data flow across different components of the device. Designed to operate within a temperature range of -5 °C to 40 °C, the ASA5545-K9 is suitable for deployment in a variety of environments. Its expansion slot supports one interface card, allowing for further customization and expansion of network interfaces. In summary, the Cisco ASA5545-K9 is a capable and flexible security appliance, designed to meet the needs of organizations requiring high-performance, encrypted connectivity, and comprehensive network security services. Its extensive VPN support, high throughput capacities, and flexible management options make it an ideal solution for securing complex network environments.


Part Number and ManufacturerCisco ASA5545-K9
IPsec VPN Concurrent Sessions2500
SSL VPN Concurrent Users2
Gigabit Ethernet Ports for Data8
Gigabit Ethernet Ports for Management1
Configurable Security Zones2
AC Power Units1
Encryption Support3DES/AES
Inspection Throughput3 Gbps
VPN Throughput with 3DES/AESUp to 700 Mbps
Supported Users/NodesUnlimited
AnyConnect Premium VPN Users2/5,000
Simultaneous Connections1,000,000
Connections per Second50,000
Supported VLANs500
Security Contexts (Base/Max)2/100
Expansion Options1 Interface Card Slot
USB Ports2 (Version 2.0)
GE Management Interface1
Serial Interfaces2 RJ-45 (Console, Auxiliary)
RAM Capacity16 GB
Flash Storage Minimum8 GB
Internal ArchitectureMultibus Architecture
Operational Temperature Range-5 °C to 40 °C

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