What firewall to choose to support 500-1000 concurrent SSL VPN users?


Hi peers,

I'm looking for your recommendations. Which of the latest firewall products can efficiently support 500 -100 concurrent SSL VPN users along with SD-WAN?

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Top 5User

As Mike says, listen to him. I totally support Fortinet. It is not only what I say. 

I am a Cisco Academy Trainer and many things more....................forget ASA. Sorry, Cisco,

You need Fortinet, believe me, you do.


The above link will give you an idea of the VPN features of many of them.

The new OS 7 is a real winner. I have one at home, yes, I do. That is how I test and see what is true and what is not. I used to have the ASA and got rid of it.

Fortinet is the ONLY company that has chips (hardware ASIC's = Application-Specific Integrated Circuits) that will never lie to users of the real throughput, and that is priceless, I think.

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Top 10Real User

The best investment in my opinion is the FortiGate 600E platform. 

It is less than half the price of the Palo Altos and the Ciscos with twice the feature set. We just replaced Cisco ASAs with the FortiGate and could not be happier with our decision. The 600E will support up to 10,000 SSL VPN users. 

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Hi Kumar,

For me, the best choice is without any doubt FG-400E which can support almost 5,000 SSL VPN users (maximum recommended in the tunnel mode) while benefiting from the SD-WAN comfort.

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Top 10Real User

I could suggest the SonicWall NSa 2700. It supports a max of 500 SSL VPN clients. It sure supports SD-WAN.

Also, just a few weeks ago they launched a new solution directly on the Cloud called "Cloud Edge Secure Access". It allows access to any SaaS and can scale from 50 to 1000 users and it is easy to establish and use a new VPN protocol. I suggest trying ther free trial.

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Top 10MSP

Hello buddy,

I recommend FortiGate 200F. Note datasheet below :


Please don't hesitate to reach out for any discussion or requests.

Mufeed Siaj.

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Top 5Real User

I use Cisco Firepower 2110 and works fine.

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Top 20Real User

You can try with Sophos.

cntc : 9099081709

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Top 10Consultant

Sandeep ji,

Select Sophos kar lo...

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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

Best Price - Performance per user & Full SD-WAN will be Fortinet FG-400E without doubt.

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Top 10Real User


I have experience using Palo Alto VPN and Palo Alto Prisma access solutions. Both of them can easily scale up to 10.000 SSL concurrent users with proper links and HA solution.

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Cisco Firepower 2110 without problems, prefer in load-balancing mode to warranty HA...

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Have you seen Palo Alto solutions? They support what you're asking for.

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Hello @Swapnil Talegaonkar ​, @MichaelZhang ​or @Basil Dange. Do you have any recommendations for @SandeepKumar13?

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