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Product Line: Cisco ASA Firewall
Product Type: Firewall
Original price $0.00 - Original price $4,995.00
Original price
$0.00 - $4,995.00
Current price $4,995.00
Title: Used

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Product Description

The ASA5555-FPWR-K9 is equipped with 8GE data ports and supports 3DES/AES encryption, with a capacity for 2 SSDs. It delivers 1,750 Mbps throughput for application control, handles up to 1,000,000 concurrent sessions, and can establish 50,000 new connections per second. This model is designed for high performance, offering 4 Gbps maximum stateful inspection throughput, 700 Mbps 3DES/AES VPN throughput, and supports up to 5000 IPsec site-to-site VPN peers and 5000 Cisco AnyConnect Plus/Apex VPN maximum simultaneous connections.

Key Feature for the ASA5555FPWRK9

  • What is the maximum throughput for application control on the device?
    The maximum throughput for application control is 1,750 Mbps.
  • How many SSDs does the Data Port 8GE support?
    The Data Port 8GE supports 2 SSDs.
  • Can you detail the VPN throughput capabilities for 3DES/AES encryption?
    The 3DES/AES VPN throughput capability is 700 Mbps.
  • What is the maximum number of concurrent sessions the device can handle?
    The device can handle up to 1,000,000 concurrent sessions.
  • How many applications are supported by the system?
    The system supports more than 3,000 applications.
  • What is the maximum stateful inspection throughput?
    The maximum stateful inspection throughput is 4 Gbps.
  • How many maximum new connections per second can the device manage?
    The device can manage up to 50,000 new connections per second.
  • What is the total number of URLs categorized by the system?
    The system has categorized more than 280 million URLs.
  • What are the high availability options available for the device?
    The device offers high availability options of Active/Active and Active/Standby.
  • What is the capacity for IPsec Site-to-Site VPN Peers?
    The device supports up to 5000 IPsec Site-to-Site VPN Peers.

Product Review

The Cisco ASA5555-FPWR-K9 offers high performance with a maximum stateful inspection throughput of 4 Gbps and supports up to 1,000,000 concurrent sessions, catering well to medium to large-sized enterprises. However, the device is limited to 2 security contexts and supports only 500 VLANs, which may restrict scalability in highly complex network environments. Additionally, its comprehensive security features, including support for over 3,000 applications and the capability for 5000 IPsec site-to-site VPN peers, make it a versatile choice for securing a wide range of network architectures.


The Cisco ASA5555-FPWR-K9 is a comprehensive security solution designed to protect networks with advanced firewall capabilities and VPN support. This device is equipped with 8 Gigabit Ethernet data ports and supports 3DES/AES encryption under its license, ensuring secure data transmission across the network. It is designed to handle a high volume of data with a maximum stateful inspection throughput of 4 Gbps and an application control throughput of 1,750 Mbps, making it suitable for medium to large-sized organizations. This model comes with two SSDs for storage, accommodating the extensive logging and reporting features it offers. It is capable of managing a maximum of 1,000,000 concurrent sessions and can handle up to 50,000 new connections per second. This capability ensures that the device can support a high number of users and applications without compromising on performance. The ASA5555-FPWR-K9 supports more than 3,000 applications and has the capacity to categorize more than 280 million URLs, offering granular control over network traffic and user access. With a 3DES/AES VPN throughput of 700 Mbps, it facilitates secure remote access, making it ideal for businesses with a distributed workforce or requiring secure site-to-site connections.
  • IPsec Site-to-Site VPN Peers: 5000
  • Cisco AnyConnect Plus/Apex VPN Maximum Simultaneous Connections: 5000
  • Supported VLANs: 500
The device is designed to support unlimited users/nodes, making it scalable for growing businesses. It also supports high availability configurations, both active/active and active/standby, to ensure continuous operation and minimal downtime. The security appliance includes two security contexts by default, with the option to expand, providing isolated environments for managed security services. For expansion, the ASA5555-FPWR-K9 includes one interface card slot, allowing for additional ports or connectivity options to be added as needed. The device also features two USB 2.0 ports for external storage or additional utilities and a dedicated Gigabit Ethernet management port for secure device management. With 16 GB of memory and 8 GB of system flash, the ASA5555-FPWR-K9 is equipped to handle demanding tasks and maintain fast processing speeds. The device operates on a multibus architecture, optimizing data flow and processing efficiency. It is designed to operate in a wide range of environmental conditions, with an operating temperature range of -5 °C to 40 °C and a relative humidity tolerance of up to 90%, ensuring reliability in various installations. In summary, the Cisco ASA5555-FPWR-K9 is a powerful and flexible security appliance that offers advanced firewall features, high-performance VPN capabilities, and extensive application and user support. Its hardware specifications and expansion options make it a versatile solution for securing modern networks against a wide range of threats.


Part Number Cisco ASA5555-FPWR-K9
Manufacturer Cisco
GE Interfaces 8
Encryption License 3DES/AES
SSD Count 2
App Control Throughput 1,750 Mbps
Simultaneous Sessions Max 1,000,000
New Sessions/Second Max 50,000
Apps Supported Over 3,000
URLs Categorized Over 280 Million
Stateful Inspection Max Throughput 4 Gbps
VPN Throughput (3DES/AES) 700 Mbps
Users/Nodes Support Unlimited
IPsec VPN Peers 5000
Max VPN Connections (AnyConnect Plus/Apex) 5000
Supported VLANs 500
Security Contexts Supported 2
High Availability Options Active/Active and Active/Standby
Expansion Slots 1 Interface Card
USB Ports (2.0) 2
Management Port (GE) 1
Flash Storage 8 GB
System Architecture Multibus
Operational Temperature Range -5 °C to 40 °C
Max Humidity 90%

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