Sophos Web Protection Appliance

Secure web gateway protection made easy

Hardware Appliance

Secure web gateway appliances in a standard 1U rack chassis to fit every business.

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

Additional hardware information

  • Installation: 1U rack mount
  • Regulatory/safety certification: UL, CE, FCC, VCCI, C-Tick, TUV-GS, SABS, RoHS, WEEE
  • Hardware warranty: Up to 3-year advance replacement (subject to valid software licensing)
  • Certifications: CIPA compliance, Network Testing Labs Award

Virtual Appliance

Secure web gateway appliances for VMware virtual environments to get you up and running in minutes.

What you need VMware ESX/ESXi 3.5 or 4.x or ESXi 5.x
VMware Workstation 6.5 or 7.x
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

Management Appliance

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