XG-2758 1U pfSense® Security Gateway Appliance

The pfSense XG-2758 1U rack system is a state of the art pfSense Security Gateway Appliance, featuring the low-power Silvermont microarchitecture and the Intel® Atom™ ARK (Rangeley) C2000 family SoC. The XG-2758 8-core SoC features a high level of I/O and acceleration integration and optimal performance per watt. The pfSense XG-2758 with pfSense delivers a high performance, high throughput front-line security architecture at an excellent price per gigabit.The XG-2758 sports 2 10GbE SFP+, three 10/100/1000 Mb Ethernet ports, and one switchable port between 1 GbE RJ-45/SFP, 16 GB of ECC memory, and a 120 GB SSD.

 

Overview:

  • No additional usage or feature based pricing.  Unlimited users, firewall rules, VPN connections, etc.
  • Blistering fast Intel® Atom™ C2758 8 core SoC  
  • Max Active Connections: 16,000,000
  • 16 GB ECC Memory, 120 GB Intel DC510 SSD included
  • Two 10 GbE SFP+ and Four 1 GbE RJ-45 on board (one configurable as RJ-45 or SFP)
 

Best Used For:

  • Medium to Large Businesses
  • Medium to Large Branch Offices
  • Installations that plan to add packages which require logging
  • All businesses that have Gigabit connectivity
  • All businesses that have fiber connectivity

Main Software Features:

pfSense is a free, open source firewall and router platform based on FreeBSD that is functionally competitive with expensive, commercial firewalls. pfSense can be configured as a stateful packet filtering firewall, which also serves as a LAN or WAN router, VPN Appliance, DHCP Server, DNS Server, or can be configured for other applications and special purpose Appliances.   This next generation pfSense firewall features include:

  • Stateful packet filtering firewall or pure router
  • Routing policy per gateway and per-rule for multiple WAN, failover, load balancing
  • Transparent layer 2 firewall
  • Support for IPV6, NAT, BGP
  • Captive portal with MAC filtering, RADIUS support, etc
  • VPN: IPsec, OpenVPN, PPTP
  • Dynamic DNS client
  • DHCP Server and Relay functions
  • PPPoE Server
  • Reporting and monitoring features with real time information
  • Amazon VPC Wizard to easily connect to the Amazon AWS cloud 
  • Integrates with Snort for IDS/IPS, Squid for optimized content delivery and SquidGuard for anti-spam/anti-phishing and URL filtering