Sophos Firewall

Much More Than a Firewall

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Firewall Appliance

Consolidate your network protection with our integrated and extensible platform to secure your hybrid networked world. 

What you get:

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Automatic response to active threats

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Powerful protection and performance

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Work from anywhere, safely and securely

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Managed through a single console


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Consolidate Your Cybersecurity

Sophos Firewall is much more than a firewall — it's the heart of the world's best network security platform. Consolidate and simplify your cybersecurity with a single vendor, cloud management console, and agent.


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Sophos Firewall includes more than any other firewall:

  • Full next-gen firewall optimized for the modern encrypted internet, offering industry-leading protection and performance
  • Integration with Sophos MDR and Sophos XDR for automated threat response and synchronized security to stop threats before they cause a serious problem
  • Comprehensive SD-WAN capabilities that let you easily and securely orchestrate and interconnect your various offices and locations
  • Integration with our cloud-delivered network security solutions, including Sophos Zero-Trust Network Access (ZTNA), DNS Protection, Zero-Day Threat Protection, and more
  • Built-in ZTNA for secure and easy remote worker access
  • Cloud management and reporting from Sophos Central for managing operations across all your firewalls, wireless networks, switches, ZTNA, endpoints, mobile devices, servers, email protection, and more


Automated threat response

Automated Threat Detection and Response

Stop active threats in their tracks.

Whether you use Sophos Endpoints or Sophos XDR to manage your own cybersecurity or opt to have Sophos do it for you with Sophos MDR, your Sophos Firewalls reduce response time from minutes to seconds. Stopping threats before they can spread, Sophos Firewalls:

  • Automatically identify and block active threats
  • Prevent the lateral movement of attacks
  • Deliver immediate insights into compromised devices, users, and applications

Unrivaled Performance

The XGS Series of next-gen firewall appliances delivers Sophos Xstream-accelerated performance at every price point to power the protection you need for today’s diverse, distributed, and encrypted networks.

Powered by Xstream

Accelerate and offload your important SaaS, SD-WAN, and cloud traffic at the hardware level while adding Transport Layer Security (TLS) and deep packet inspection using Sophos integrated Xstream Flow Processors.

High-Speed Connectivity

Customize your firewall’s already versatile networking options with an extensive range of add-on modules for high-speed copper, fiber, Power over Ethernet (PoE), 4G/5G, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Performance by Design

From the smallest entry-level device to our enterprise and campus edge models, every Sophos Firewall is purpose-built to handle the most demanding workloads with a dual-processor architecture, generous memory provisioning, and high-performance, solid-state storage.

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Xstream Protection and Acceleration

The Sophos Firewall Xstream architecture protects your network from the latest threats and accelerates your important SaaS, SD-WAN, and cloud application traffic.

TLS 1.3 Decryption

Remove an enormous blind spot with intelligent TLS inspection that’s fast and effective. Sophos Firewalls support the latest standards with extensive exceptions customizability and point-and-click policy tools that make your job easy.

Deep Packet Inspection

Stop the latest ransomware attacks and data breaches using high-performance deep packet inspection with next-gen intrusion prevention, web protection, and application control capabilities. Deep learning and sandboxing powered by SophosLabs Intelix threat intelligence provide zero-day protection and threat classification.

Application Boost

Accelerate your SaaS, SD-WAN, and trusted cloud traffic such as VoIP and video automatically or via your own policies, putting them on the Xstream FastPath to optimize overall performance.

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Xstream SD-WAN

The latest SD-WAN capabilities in Sophos Firewall optimize network performance, flexibility, and resiliency.

Xstream FastPath Acceleration

Accelerate SD-WAN IPsec VPN tunnel flows to take full advantage of the hardware crypto capabilities of XGS Series appliances.

Performance-Based Routing

Automatically optimize traffic routing and rerouting based on real-time WAN link latency, jitter, and packet loss metrics.

Point-and-Click Orchestration

Easily set up complex hub-and-spoke or full mesh SD-WAN overlay networks with full tunnel redundancy in just a few clicks.

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Extending Your Network Protection and Performance via the Cloud

Sophos Firewall leverages the Sophos Cloud to ensure that your organization is protected from the latest threats and further maximize performance.

You get the latest AI and machine learning technology from SophosLabs working to identify previously unseen threats and malicious URLs. Using a common cloud, any new threat attacking a single Sophos customer is instantly shared across all our customers, blocking it everywhere. In addition, by offloading this analysis from your firewall to the cloud, your performance gets boosted even further.

What you get:

  • Instant high-speed blocking of the latest malicious URLs with our cloud-based DNS Protection, powered by AI
  • Protection from any new zero-day file-based threat, thanks to machine learning and cloud-based sandboxing, which detonate it in a safe environment
  • Secure application access to make your apps invisible to hackers while providing secure access for your remote workers with built-in ZTNA
  • Easy cloud-hosted SD-WAN tools for securely interconnecting your remote locations and public cloud infrastructure
  • A single cloud management console to manage your cybersecurity, share data and telemetry, and enable automated threat response


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Central Cloud Management

Sophos Central: The Ultimate Cybersecurity Cloud Management Platform. Free and Easy.

One Console to Manage It All

Sophos Central provides a single cloud management console for all of your Sophos products and includes group firewall management at no extra charge.

Reporting in the Cloud

Sophos Central maintains your firewall log data in the cloud and provides flexible reporting tools that enable you to analyze and visualize your network over time.

Zero-Touch Deployment

Sophos Central enables you to easily deploy new Sophos Firewalls without having to physically touch them.

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Solutions That Fit Your Network

Sophos Firewall adapts to your network, so you don’t need to adapt your network to your firewall. You get all of the features, versatility, and options that you need to fit your unique environment.

Don’t Take Our Word For It

Sophos Firewall is highly rated by organizations across review sites, including Gartner Peer Insights and G2.


Recognized as the #1 Firewall solution by G2 users

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Frost & Sullivan Competitive Strategy Leadership Award


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Sophos Firewall Recognized as a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Firewalls, Q4 2022

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