Link Your Remote and Branch Sites
Wherever They Are

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Sophos XG Firewall and SD-RED enable you to connect sites across your geographically-distributed network.

  • Share data and information

  • Deliver business-critical cloud and SaaS applications

  • Enable communications and transactions

  • Bring up new sites and add new apps and services quickly

  • Secure every exchange from cyberthreats such as ransomware, malware, and breaches

XG Firewall Enables Your SD-WAN Goals

Replace expensive MPLS connections with lower-cost SD-WAN. XG Firewall integrates the features you need to enable your SD-WAN connectivity, quality, security, and continuity goals.

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  • Connect for Less - XG Firewall lets you take advantage of less-expensive Internet connectivity options such as DSL, cable, and 3G/4G/LTE.

  • Optimize Application Performance - Unlike MPLS which introduces latency by backhauling traffic from remote sites, Sophos SD-WAN connects directly to the Internet for faster access to cloud applications.

  • Stay Protected - XG Firewall delivers industry-proven security against malware, ransomware, intrusions, and other threats across your entire network.

  • Business Continuity - Utilize redundant connections to the same, or different, ISPs to handle routing, failover and session preservation in the event of an outage.

Connect It All with Sophos XG Firewall and SD-RED

Sophos XG Firewall and SD-RED devices are used around the world across a variety of industries to connect remote offices, devices, and vehicles securely and robustly.

  • Retail stores and franchises

  • K-12, primary and secondary schools and districts

  • Manufacturing, utilities, transportation, construction and others that use ICS technologies, remote devices, and vehicles

  • Hotel chains, hospitality and event venues

  • Hospitals, doctor’s offices and medical facilities

  • Banks, credit unions and brokerage firms

SD-RED: Zero-Touch Edge and SD-Branch Connectivity

Sophos SD Remote Ethernet Device (SD-RED) appliances make extending your secure network to all your remote locations easy and even more affordable. Deploying SD-RED requires no technical skills at the remote site. Simply enter the SD-RED device ID into your XG Firewall and ship it. As soon as it’s plugged in and connected to the Internet, our provisioning service automatically connects it to your firewall and establishes a secure, dedicated Layer 2 VPN tunnel. And, there’s no added licensing cost for Sophos RED – it’s included in your XG Firewall Network Protection License.

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An Innovative Solution to SD-WAN VPN Connectivity

  • Zero-touch auto-provisioning enables deployment by non-technical staff

  • Secure VPN tunnel connectivity with your XG Firewall from anywhere via our lightweight robust Layer 2 SD-RED tunnel

  • Selective routing options for any mix of VPN and local WAN access

  • Enterprise-grade encryption

  • Flexible connectivity options, including 3G/4G/LTE cellular, copper, fiber, and integrated WiFi.

SD-WAN Link Management

Monitor and manage your SD-WAN connectivity easily from the cloud. Use Sophos Central or on-box with traffic-light style indicators for your WAN link status with powerful options for link failover and failback.

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Cloud and Hybrid Deployments Made Simple

XG Firewall not only offers a powerful and modular line of hardware appliance models.

It also offers flexible options software and virtual appliances, as well as cloud deployment options for AWS and Azure:

  • XG Series Appliances. XG Firewall offers a full range of top-performing hardware appliances. Get modular connectivity options for all your LAN, WAN, and wireless needs, including Wi-Fi, cellular, copper and fiber interfaces.

  • Software, virtual, cloud. XG Firewall is also available as a software appliance. It supports all the popular virtualization platforms. Plus it can be deployed in both Azure and AWS environments to protect and connect your public, private, and hybrid cloud networks.

  • SD-RED – Our unique zero-touch RED edge devices make extending your secure network to branch offices and ICS devices easy. RED lightweight Layer 2 tunnels provide a robust secure VPN solution. It works reliably even in the most hostile and high-latency network situations.