Technical Specifications

We offer both dedicated Secure Web Gateway appliances and unified next-gen firewall appliance options as well.

Dedicated Sophos Web Appliances

Hardware Appliance Models

Secure Web Gateway 1100

WS100 WS500 WS1100 WS5000
Recommended users Up to 100 Up to 400 Up to 1,200 Up to 3,000
Concurrent users 40-80 100-200 300-600 1,000-2,000
Processor ULV Dual Core Dual Core Quad Core Dual Hexa-Core
Hard drive 250 GB 250 GB 1 TB 4x 1TB (RAID 10)
Power supply Single 100/240V Single 100/240V Single 100/240V Dual Redundant hot-swap 460W 100/240V

Sophos Web Appliance Datasheet

Additional hardware information

Virtual Appliance

Sophos Virtual Web Gateway Applicance
Pre-defined profiles Single User Small Medium Large
Capacity 1 user 400 users 750 users 1,200 users
Recommended CPU 1 2 2 4
Recommended RAM 1 GB 2 GB 4 GB 8 GB
Recommended disk storage 41 GB 120 GB 160 GB 250 GB

WVMware requirements

Optional Sophos Management Appliance Models

Centralized management and reporting for all your hardware and virtual web appliances. Available in two hardware models or as a virtual appliance.

SM2000 SM5000
Recommended users Up to 2,000 Up to 15,000
Redundancy N/A Yes
Processor Quad core Quad core
Hard drive 1 TB 2 TB
Power supply Single 100/240V Dual hot-swap 100/240V

Next-Gen Firewall Appliances

See all our Next-Gen Firewall appliance models and deployment options.