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"In case there's any confusion, this is one monster of a firewall." - Tuan Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief, Maximum PC
The XG-1541 1U 19" rack mount system is a state of the art Security Gateway appliance with pfSense® Plus software featuring the 8 Core Intel® Xeon® D-1541 processor with AES-NI to support a high level of I/O throughput and optimal performance per watt. This appliance with pfSense Plus software can be configured as a firewall, LAN or WAN router, VPN appliance, DHCP Server, DNS Server, and IDS/IPS with optional packages to deliver a high performance, high throughput front-line security architecture at an excellent price per gigabit.
Built with performance, versatility, and low total cost of ownership in mind, systems with pfSense Plus software meet the growing needs of organizations of all sizes.
Dual LAN via Intel® i350-AM2 1 Gigabit Ethernet Dual LAN via SoC 10GBase-T Virtual Machine Device Queues reduce I/O overhead Supports 10GBASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output 1x Realtek RTL8201N PHY (dedicated IPMI)
256 GB Micron M.2 SSD*
16 GB DDR4 UDIMM
1x PCI-E 3.0 x 16 (in x4) AOC Slot 6x SATA3 ports
1x BMC integrated ASPEED AST2400 1x IPMI Port 1x VGA Port 1x Fast UART 16550 Serial Port (header)
2x USB 3.0 ports
Power LED Hard drive activity LED 2x Network activity LEDs System Overheat LED Information LED (temp., status)
19" 1U Rack Mount - CSE-505-203B
200W Low-noise PS with PFC: Active CPU fan, 40mm chassis fan
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-Cxx
10°C to 35°C Operating Temp 8% to 90% Operating Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
TBD W (idle)
FCC, CE, RoHS, UL
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 16GB 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, Squid for optimized content delivery and SquidGuard for anti-spam/anti-phishing and URL filtering. 1
Maximum Active Connections: 16,000,000 (32,000,000 with 32 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 security, or connect to the Cloud!
Use the built-in Amazon VPC Wizard to easily establish VPN connections with your Amazon EC2 cloud.
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
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
pfSense Plus software is a powerful firewall, router and VPN solution that leverages a number of highly-regarded open-source projects. The software competes effectively with far more expensive, commercial alternatives and is used by hundreds of thousands of businesses, educational institutions, and government agencies all over the world. Leading secure-networking features and capabilities include:
Ad blocker (pfBlockerNG)
CARP / HA
HTTP transparent / web / reverse proxy (Squid)
IP / Country block list (pfBlocker)
Packet capture / inspection
QOS / rate limiters
Software load balancer (HA Proxy)
Traffic logging, statistics, and graphs
Website blocker (pfBlocker)
Learn more about the power of pfSense Plus software here.