Consistent Architecture for Small Organizations

The PA-500 next-generation firewall prevents threats and safely enables applications. Based on the same architectural foundation as all of our next-generation firewalls, the PA-500 is our smallest rack-mount form factor.

The PA-500 enables you to secure your organization through advanced visibility and control of applications, users, and content at throughput speeds of up to 250 Mbps. Dedicated computing resources assigned to networking, security, signature matching, and management functions ensure predictable performance.

PA-500

 

  • 250 Mbps firewall throughput (App-ID enabled1)
  • 100 Mbps threat prevention throughput
  • 50 Mbps IPSec VPN throughput
  • 64,000 max sessions
  • 7,500 new sessions per second
  • 250 IPSec VPN tunnels/tunnel interfaces
  • 100 SSL VPN Users
  • 3 virtual routers
  • N/A virtual systems (base/max)
  • 20 security zones
  • 1,000 max number of policies




 

Product Summary Specsheet

Key features, performance capacities and specifications for all Palo Alto Networks firewalls.

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PA-500 Specsheet

Key features, performance capacities and specifications for our PA-500.

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OOCL

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Stock Exchange listed Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. Headquartered in Hong Kong, OOCL is one of the world's largest integrated international container transportation and logistics companies, linking over 60 countries including Asia, Europe, North America, the Mediterranean, the Indian sub-continent, the Middle East and Australia/New Zealand. "Our success in global infrastructure depends on our ability to provide instant access to critical business information for employees regardless of where they are located and what device they are using to access the network. With the Palo Alto Networks solution, we are now able to provide a consistent, controlled and secure network connection for everyone."

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Chilliwack School District

Located in British Columbia, Canada, the School District of Chilliwack is a learning community of over 13,000 students, served by 2,300 teachers and support staff. The district’s diverse programs include 37 elementary, middle and secondary neighborhood schools as well as alternate and distance learning programs. “Before Palo Alto Networks we’d block certain ports and students would find ways around it. Matching a user name and IP address with Active Directory is so helpful. Palo Alto Networks firewalls are multi-faceted application-based firewalls that effectively control applications."

Santa Clara, CA
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DDB Amsterdam

DDB Worldwide Group is a top five global advertising and marketing services network, with 200 offices and over 13,000 employees in more than 90 countries. "Functionality and security are like two opposites; if you give the user all the functionality they want, you'll lose security. Palo Alto Networks enables us to give users all the functionality they need and still have the security we need."

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