The Cisco ASA 5500 series is an enterprise-strength comprehensive security solution that combines market-leading firewall, VPN, so you can feel confident your business is protected. This easy-to-use solution lets you control access to network resources to protect business data and maximize network uptime. Employee productivity is increased by controlling file sharing, instant messaging, spam, phishing, and other emerging threats. IT resources are freed from virus eradication and system cleanup activities. New business applications can be safely deployed without opening up security holes. Mobile employees and business partners can securely connect to your network over the Internet using IP Security (IPsec) or Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) VPN services. With a Cisco ASA 5500 series solution protecting your network, you can focus on growing your business, without worrying about the latest security threats.
The Cisco ASA 5500 series provides small and medium-sized companies with comprehensive gateway security and VPN connectivity. With its combined firewall and content security capabilities, the Cisco ASA 5500 Series stops threats at the gateway before they enter the network and affect business operations. These same services are extended to remote-access users providing a threat-protected VPN connection.
The Security Plus license delivers several key capabilities, including high-availability failover with active/active and active/standby support, higher firewall connection capacity.
Most trusted and deployed firewall technology
The Cisco ASA 5500 series allows valid business traffic to flow, while keeping out unwelcome visitors. And with its application control capabilities, the solution can limit peer-to-peer file sharing, instant messaging, and malicious traffic, while enabling secure deployment of business applications for improved profitability and competitiveness.
The Cisco ASA 5500 series include an expansion slot to support add-on capabilities. In the Cisco ASA 5505, the expansion slot supports future add-on options. This capability enables small businesses to deploy firewall and VPN capabilities today, and add features in the future as their business grows and the security needs change.
The Cisco ASA 5500 series provides market-leading, threat-protected remote access. The solution provides both site-to-site and remote-user access to internal network systems and services. This solution combines SSL and IPsec VPN capabilities for maximum flexibility.
Easy deployment and management
This single solution provides comprehensive configuration and monitoring of all the services in a single application. And to help with quick deployment, wizards guide the administrators through initial and ongoing configuration of Cisco ASA 5500 series appliances.
Support evolving business needs
The Cisco ASA 5500 series safely deploys applications by providing advanced application-layer security services for a wide range of popular applications, including web-based applications, email, voice over IP (VoIP), video, and multimedia applications.
Control access to business resources
The Cisco ASA 5500 series prevents unauthorized access to applications or information assets by providing identity-based access control services that can tie into services like Microsoft Active Directory, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), or RSA SecurID.
Increase employee productivity
The Cisco ASA 5500 series prevents the loss of employee productivity by preventing spam, spyware, and inappropriate web browsing.
Improve business resiliency
The Cisco ASA 5500 series prevents disruption of business-critical applications and services due to security breaches by implementing the industry's most-deployed enterprise-grade firewall and content security technology.
Reduce cleanup costs
The Cisco ASA 5500 series can free up IT support resources and reduce the costly process of cleaning up spyware, viruses, and other malware by preventing the infection from occurring.
Enable safe remote access
The Cisco ASA 5500 series allows employees and partners to remotely access the network without the introduction of business-crippling threats by using the solution's unique, threat-protected VPN capabilities.
Achieve operational efficiency
The Cisco ASA 5500 series reduces costs associated with deployment and ongoing management and monitoring of the security solution by using a single, easy-to-install, easy-to-use solution.
The Cisco ASA 5500 series reduces the company's exposure to liability related to compromised data or inadequate corporate controls by implementing comprehensive access control and threat protection services in a single device.