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Product Line: Palo alto PA-7050 Series
Product Type: firewall
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Product Description

The PA-7050 Palo Alto firewall delivers high-performance capabilities with a firewall throughput of 120 Gbps (App-ID enabled), threat prevention throughput of 60 Gbps, and IPSec VPN throughput of 24 Gbps. It supports a large number of sessions, up to 24,000,000 max sessions, with the ability to establish up to 720,000 new sessions per second, and offers scalability with virtual systems ranging from 25 to a maximum of 225. The device is equipped with diverse I/O options including (72) 10/100/1000 and (24) 10 Gigabit SFP+ ports, alongside 80GB SSD system drive and 4x1TB HDD for log processing, all within a 15.75”H x 19”W x 24”D rack-mountable unit.

FAQs for the PA-7050

  • What is the firewall throughput when App-ID is enabled?
    120 Gbps
  • How does enabling DSRI affect the threat prevention throughput?
    It increases to 100 Gbps.
  • What is the maximum number of sessions this device can handle?
  • Detail the IPSec VPN throughput capacity.
    The IPSec VPN throughput is 24 Gbps.
  • How many new sessions per second can the device support?
  • What are the base and maximum virtual systems supported?
    Supports 25 base, expandable to 225 maximum virtual systems.
  • Can you list the I/O specifications?
    (72) 10/100/1000, (48) Gigabit SFP, (24) 10 Gigabit SFP+ for standard I/O, and additional management I/O including (2) 10/100/1000+(2) 40Gbps high availability, (1) 10/100/1000 out-of-band management, (1) RJ45 console port.
  • What storage options are available?
    80GB SSD System Drive with an additional 4x1TB HDD on Log Processing Card.
  • What are the power consumption specs for this device?
    System average/max power consumption is 2400W / 2700W with 4x2500W AC power supplies.
  • Describe the device's operating temperature range.
    Operating temperature ranges from 32° F, 0° C to 122° F, 50° C. Non-operating temperature range is -4 to 158 F, -20 to 70 C.

Product Review

The Palo Alto PA-7050 boasts impressive performance with a firewall throughput of 120 Gbps with App-ID enabled and a threat prevention throughput of 60 Gbps, ensuring efficient handling of high-volume network traffic and security tasks. However, its high power consumption, requiring up to 2700W, and substantial physical size, necessitating significant rack space, may pose challenges for deployment in environments with limited infrastructure or energy budgets. Additionally, the device supports a wide range of networking protocols and interfaces, including OSPF, BGP, and both Layer 2 and Layer 3 configurations, making it versatile for various network architectures.


The Palo Alto PA-7050 firewall is designed to cater to the needs of large organizations and data centers, delivering exceptional security without compromising performance. It stands out for its capacity to handle advanced security tasks while maintaining high throughput levels. The PA-7050 achieves a firewall throughput of 120 Gbps with App-ID enabled, ensuring efficient traffic flow and security checks. For organizations prioritizing threat prevention, it offers a throughput of 60 Gbps, and with DSRI enabled, this can be increased to 100 Gbps, highlighting its capability to handle intense security operations. In terms of VPN performance, the PA-7050 provides an IPSec VPN throughput of 24 Gbps, facilitating secure remote access. It supports a maximum of 24,000,000 sessions with the ability to handle 720,000 new sessions per second, showcasing its robustness in managing high volumes of traffic. The flexibility in virtual systems is evident, with a base configuration of 25 virtual systems that can be expanded up to 225, allowing for tailored security policies and segmentation. The hardware specifications include a comprehensive set of I/O options: - 72 ports of 10/100/1000 Ethernet - 48 Gigabit SFP ports - 24 10 Gigabit SFP+ ports For management and redundancy, the device is equipped with: - Two 10/100/1000 and two 40Gbps high availability ports - A dedicated out-of-band management port - An RJ45 console port Storage is addressed with an 80GB SSD system drive and an additional 4x1TB HDD on the Log Processing Card, configured in RAID1 for a total storage capacity of 2TB. This ample storage capacity ensures that log data and other critical information are retained effectively. Power efficiency is considered, with four 2500W AC power supplies supporting an average system power consumption of 2400W and a maximum of 2700W. The system's maximum BTU/hr is 9,213, with an input voltage range of 200-240VAC at 50-60Hz. Despite its power, the PA-7050 maintains a maximum current consumption of 12A@240VAC and a maximum inrush current of 200A, ensuring operational efficiency. Designed for rack mounting, the PA-7050's dimensions are 15.75”H x 19”W x 24”D, and it weighs 184lbs as a standalone device. This makes it a sizable yet manageable addition to any server room. The device operates optimally within a temperature range of 32° F to 122° F (0° C to 50° C), with a non-operating temperature range of -4 to 158 F (-20 to 70 C), ensuring reliability under various environmental conditions. Furthermore, the PA-7050 supports multiple interface modes, including L2, L3, tap, and virtual wire (transparent mode), offering flexibility in deployment. Routing capabilities are comprehensive, supporting OSPFv2/v3 and BGP with graceful restart, RIP, and static routing, ensuring seamless integration into existing network infrastructures and facilitating efficient traffic management. In summary, the Palo Alto PA-7050 firewall is engineered to meet the demands of large-scale environments requiring high throughput, extensive session management, and advanced security features without sacrificing performance. Its extensive set of hardware specifications and capabilities make it a formidable solution for securing complex networks.


Part Number Palo Alto PA-7050
Manufacturer Palo Alto Networks
Application Identification Throughput 120 Gigabits per second
Threat Mitigation Speed (with DSRI) 100 Gigabits per second
Threat Mitigation Speed 60 Gigabits per second
VPN Throughput for IPSec 24 Gigabits per second
Maximum Concurrent Sessions 24 Million
Session Initiation Rate 720,000 per second
Virtual Systems Support 25 standard, up to 225 maximum
Network Interfaces 72x10/100/1000 Ethernet, 48x1G SFP, 24x10G SFP+
Management and High Availability Ports 2x10/100/1000 Ethernet, 2x40Gbps HA, 1x10/100/1000 OOB Management, 1xRJ45 Console
Primary Storage Configuration 80GB SSD for System, 4x1TB HDD for Logs
Total Storage in RAID Configuration 2TB in RAID1 setup
Electrical Power Requirements 4x2500W AC Power Supplies (2400W average / 2700W peak)
Heat Dissipation Rate 9,213 BTU per hour
Power Input Specs 200-240VAC at 50-60Hz
Peak Current Draw 12 Amps at 240VAC
Initial Surge Current 200 Amps
Form Factor for Rack 15.75 inches height x 19 inches width x 24 inches depth
Weight 184 Pounds (device only) / Ships at 184 Pounds
Operational Temperature Range 32°F to 122°F (0°C to 50°C)
Storage Temperature Range -4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C)
Supported Interface Configurations Layer 2, Layer 3, tap, virtual wire (transparent mode)
Routing Protocols OSPFv2/v3, BGP (both with graceful restart), RIP, Static

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