A key component of the Cisco secure borderless network, the Cisco ASA 5500 series adaptive security appliance delivers superior scalability, a broad span of technology and solutions, and effective, always-on security designed to meet the needs of a wide array of deployments. By integrating the proven firewall; a comprehensive, highly effective intrusion prevention system (IPS); high-performance VPN and always-on remote access, the Cisco ASA 5500 series helps organizations provide secure, high performance connectivity and protects critical assets for maximum productivity.
Cisco ASA 5585-X adaptive security appliance is tailored to meet the high performance needs of mission-critical data centers and provide peace of mind with Cisco guaranteed coverage. Supporting high VPN session counts and twice as many connections per second as competitive firewalls in its class, Cisco ASA 5585-X appliance meets the growing needs of dynamic organizations. The appliance combines the proven firewall with the comprehensive, effective IPS, offering the effective security solution in the industry to significantly decrease business risk and address regulatory compliance - all in a compact 2-rack-unit footprint.
ASA 5585-X reliably delivers exceptional scalability to meet the demanding needs of mission-critical data centers. The Cisco ASA 5585-X appliance can support many concurrent VPN sessions, while delivering up to twice the connections per second and up to four times the session count of other firewalls at a similar throughput. The appliance also provides twice the efficacy and the comprehensive threat coverage of any IPS.