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Netgate 1537 MAX pfSense+ Security Gateway

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Netgate-1537

The Netgate® 1537 Security Gateway with pfSense® Plus software is ideal for the medium to large business data centers or server rooms. It features a 1.7 GHz, 8-core, 16-thread Intel® Xeon® D-1537 processor with AES-NI, dual 10 Gbps SFP+ ports and dual 1 Gbps RJ-45 ports. The   CPIC-8955 Cryptographic Accelerator Card with QAT (QuickAssist Technology) can be added to offload encryption processing for improved VPN throughput performance. Other expansion options include a 2- or 4-Port Intel 10 GbE card for additional SFP+ ports or a 4-Port Intel 1 GbE card for additional RJ45 ports. RAID configurations and high availability options make the Netgate 1537 an excellent choice for high-performance throughput and/or mission-critical deployment needs.

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Featuring an Eight Core Intel Xeon 1.7 GHz, upgradable memory up to 32 GB, and expandable network interfaces (up to 8 ports) the Netgate 1537 achieves up to 18.8 Gbps routing performance. 

L3 Forwarding

  • IPERF3 Traffic: 18.80 Gbps
  • IMIX Traffic: 15.22 Gbps

Firewall

(10k ACLs)

  • IPERF3 Traffic: 18.62 Gbps
  • IMIX Traffic: 10.24 Gbps

IPsec VPN

(AES-GCM-128 w/QAT)

  • IPERF3 Traffic: 7.12 Gbps
  • IMIX Traffic: 1.65 Gbps

Netgate 1537 performance tests conducted with pfSense plus software version 22.01

Netgate-1537-Specifications

CPU: Eight Core Intel Xeon 1.7 GHz, with AES-NI compatibility, significantly improves encrypted throughput and increases RAM performance by up to 50%.

Network Ports: Expandable up to 8 network ports the Netgate 1537 features (2) 10 GbE SFP+ WAN/LAN via SoC, (2) 1 GbE LAN/WAN via Intel i350-AM2, and support for a 4-Port Intel 1 GbE RJ45, or a 2- or 4-Port X710 Intel 10 GbE SFP+ expansion card.

Storage: 500 GB M.2 SSD

Memory: 8 GB DDR4 (Expandable to 32 GB ECC), DDR4 memory allows more stable, higher transfer rates for memory-intensive applications (e.g. IDS/IPS). Our hardware flexibility allows you to upgrade your memory at any time to 32 GB, future-proofing this appliance.

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pfSense Plus software provides the performance, flexibility, reliability and business assurance expected from leading secure networking applications:

  • Up to 10 Gbps performance
  • Flexible 3rd-party application options
  • Traditional management mechanisms
  • Proven reliability
  • Complete business assurance support

All at a fraction of the cost of proprietary alternatives, pfSense Plus software is the perfect answer. Popular pfSense Plus use cases include load balancing, traffic shaping, captive portal, UTM device, DNS/DHCP Server, IDS/IPS, failover WAN, and much more.

 


Hardware Specification:

CPU Intel "Xeon-DE" D-1537, 1.7 GHz FCBGA 1667 supported SoC
CPU Cores Eight Cores, 16 Threads, 35W
Networking Dual 1GbE RJ45 LAN via Intel i350-AM2 
Dual 10G SFP+ LAN via SoC 
Virtual Machine Device Queues reduce I/O overhead
Supports 10GBASE-T, 1000BASE-T
Storage 500 GB M.2 SSD
Memory 8 GB ECC DDR4 RDIMM (expandable to 32 GB)
Expansion 1x PCI-E 3.0 x 16 slot
M.2 PCI-E 3.0 x4 (SATA support) M Key 2242/2280
6x SATA3 (6 Gbps) ports via SoC
Other Ports 1x BMC integrated ASPEED AST2400
1x IPMI RJ45 Dedicated Port (Realtek RTL8201N PHY)
1x VGA Port (Aspeed AST2400)
1x SuperDOM power connector
Headers for TPM, GPIO, SMbus
USB Ports 2x USB 3.0 ports (front)
2x USB 2.0 ports (via header)
 LED Power LED
Hard drive activity LED
2x Network activity LEDs
System Overheat LED
Information LED (temp., status)
Enclosure 19" 1U Rack Mount 
Form Factor 1U 1.7"x17.2"x9.8"
Cooling 200W Low-noise PS with PFC: Active CPU fan, 40mm chassis fan
 Power

1x SATA DOM power connector

100-240V, 50-60Hz, 2.6 Amp MAX
AC Inlet: IEC320-C14 (3 PIN)
Power Cord: NEMA 5-15P to IEC320-C13

Environmental 0°C to 60°C Operating Temp
8% to 90% Operating Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
Power Consumption 20 W (idle)
Certifications FCC, CE, RoHS, UL, UKCA


Key features:

LOW TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP

  • No artificial limits or add-ons required to make your system fully functional.
  • No additional usage or feature based pricing. Enjoy unlimited users, unlimited firewall rules, unlimited IPsec tunnels, dual WAN, etc.
  • Standard configuration with 8GB of RAM and 256GB Micron M.2 SSD.
  • Low power requirements to help save you money.
  • This system is designed for a long deployment lifetime.

GROWS WITH YOU

  • From firewall to Unified Threat Management, get all the security features you need to protect your home or business.
  • Flexible configuration and support for multi-WAN, high availability, VPN, load balancing, reporting and monitoring, etc.
  • Add optional packages such as Snort or Suricata for IDS/IPS and network security monitoring. 1
  • Maximum Active Connections: 8,000,000 (16,000,000 with 16 GB RAM)

EASY GUI MANAGEMENT

  • Manage pfSense Plus software settings through our web-based GUI.
  • No fumbling with a command line interface or typing arcane commands.

SECURE REMOTE ACCESS

  • Connect via encrypted Virtual Private Networks (VPN) between your offices, let mobile workers connect securely, or connect to the Cloud!
  • Use the built-in Amazon VPC Wizard to easily establish VPN connections with your Amazon EC2 cloud.

Best For:

  • Medium to Large Sized Networks with 1U rack mount cabinets
  • Medium to Large Sized Branch Office with heavy loads
  • Managed Service Providers (MSP) / Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) On Premises Appliance
  • Enterprise
  • Anyone with High-Speed 10 Gigabit and/or 1 Gigabit Connections 
  • Anyone with many VPN Connections
  • Anyone with high speed connections who wish to configure IDS/IPS features 

 

Software Features

Router:

  • Policy-based routing
  • Multiple IP addresses per interface
  • Multiple WAN connections (with load balancing and failover)
  • Complex NAT mapping (outbound and inbound)
  • Concurrent IPv4 and IPv6 support
  • Optional multi-node High Availability (HA) clustering
  • Dynamic routing protocol support [w/pkg]

Firewall, Attack Prevention, & Content Filtering:

  • Extensive firewall rules
  • Stateful filtering & packet inspection
  • Per-interface configuration
  • Ethernet (layer 2) rule-based packet filtering
  • IP/DNS-based filtering and blacklisting [w/pkg]
  • IDS/IPS with Snort-based packet analyzer [w/pkg]
  • Layer 7 application detection and blocking [w/pkg]
  • Reverse proxy [w/pkg]
  • Geo/country blocking, IP block lists [w/pkg]

VPN:

  • Site-to-site and remote access VPNs
  • IPsec, OpenVPN, WireGuard®
  • Split tunneling
  • IPsec policy-based and route-based protocol support
  • OpenVPN Data Channel Offload (DCO)
  • Intel IPsec Multi-Buffer (IIMB) where available

User Authentication & System Security:

  • User and group-based privileges
  • LDAP authentication
  • Automatic lockout after repeated attempts
  • Optional key-based SSH access
  • Traffic and bandwidth shaping
  • Captive portal with user data transfer quotas
  • External RADIUS authentication [w/pkg]

Configuration:

  • Setup wizard for initial configuration
  • Encrypted automatic backup to Netgate server
  • Easy configuration backup/restore
  • Multi-language support

Monitoring & Reporting:

  • Customizable dashboard with widgets
  • Local monitoring graphs
  • Remote logging
  • Network usage monitoring [w/pkg]
  • Network diagnostics [w/pkg]

Learn more about the power of pfSense Plus software here.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Your purchase includes all of these super neat things, which will help you get started with pfSense Plus software:

  • Complimentary 24x7 zero-to-ping support from Netgate Global Support
  • Access to the continuously updated pfSense online documentation
  • ACB: Automatic Encrypted Configuration Backup Service
     

SUPPORT INFORMATION

  • Technical assistance is available from Netgate Global Support 24x7x365. 
  • TAC Lite is included with the purchase of your Netgate appliance.
  • TAC Pro and TAC Enterprise SLA descriptions and pricing are available here
  • Help is available on our community forum here.

WARRANTY INFORMATION

  • One year manufacturer's hardware warranty information is here.
  • Extended warranties for US customers are available from Extend. More information on their offer and warranty policy can be viewed here.
  • Standard 30 day return policy. Netgate does not sell seconds or returns. An open box fee may apply.
  • All specifications subject to change without notice
  • Questions? We’d love to hear from you. Contact us at sales@netgate.com

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