Cisco recently announced the release of Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services, a threat-focused firewall designed to provide midsize companies with the same malware protection and threat detection capabilities deployed by large enterprises. Cisco ASA with FirePOWER combines stateful firewall, application visibility and control (AVC), advanced malware protection (AMP), and intrusion prevention capabilities (NGIPS) into a single device. For customers migrating from existing legacy firewalls or in need of deployment assistance, Cisco will offer migration services that help distributed enterprises and organizations with remote and branch offices accelerate the deployment of their new product.
Four main models will be offered, ranging from a desktop threat centric model to a branch office and midsize business one. Pricing starts at $995 for a Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services appliance and management.
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