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NG Firewall Appliances

Hardware Appliances Designed for You

All NG Firewall appliances are shipped with NG Firewall pre-installed and are ready for easy remote license provisioning and configuration via ETM Dashboard’s zero touch deployment. With best-in-class price-performance, NG Firewall appliances provide seamless network security for distributed enterprises and small to medium businesses.

NG Firewall Q Appliances

NG Firewall is a pillar of Arista CUE, and provides security and connectivity for the entire network. The following hardware appliances were designed to optimize NG Firewall while providing a simple deployment process.

Q4

The Q4 is ideal for smaller networks, branch offices or retail locations that need a cost-effective network security solution that just works, right out of the box. This appliance performs well under heavy workloads like content filtering, intrusion prevention and VPN encryption, ensuring these smaller networks stay up and running with no hiccups. This small, quiet appliance takes up minimal space and is recommended for networks with 10-50 users*.


Q8

The Q8 appliance is ideal for small networks, mid-sized branch offices and retail locations. It delivers high-performance, next-generation firewall capabilities, threat protection and content filtering. The Q8 also includes 2 PoE+ ports that can power 2 external Wi-Fi 6 based access points allowing you to expand your wireless reach. This appliance is ideal for locations with up to 75 users*.


Q8W

The Q8W is a wireless appliance providing network security for small networks, mid-sized branch offices and retail locations. It also includes 2 PoE+ ports that can power 2 external Wi-Fi 6 based access points allowing you to expand your wireless reach. This appliance is ideal for locations with up to 75 users*.


Q12

The Q12 delivers next-generation firewall features for mid-to-large-sized offices. This appliance offers fiber connectivity for increased performance and security efficacy, and is Ideal for networks with 100-500 users*. This 1U rackmount appliance is a powerful single device providing security and performance from content filtering to advanced threat protection without compromising performance.


Q20

The Q20 is the largest NG Firewall appliance, ideal for large campuses and headquarters with 500-3,000 users*. Superior performance allows for full next-generation firewall capabilities to work seamlessly under load. Multiple high-speed interfaces, fiber connectivity, fast processing and ample memory allow this 1U rackmount appliance to support large-sized organizations while exceeding expectations for both security and performance.

Why Choose an Appliance?

Modular Platform

All appliances ship with NG Firewall installed. Initial setup takes just a few moments. You’ll quickly be protecting your network and customizing your deployment to suit the needs of your organization.

Network
Orchestration

ETM Dashboard is included with NG Firewall Complete, providing cloud-based centralized management, zero touch deployment, configuration, alerts and reporting.

Designed for Simplicity

Our appliances are specifically designed to be easy to set up, configure and maintain. Just plug it in, and we’ll guide you through the rest with our on-screen install wizard.

Powerful At Any Size

Whether you need to support 10 or 3,000 users*, we’ve got the right appliance for you. With a subscription to NG Firewall Complete, you get enterprise-grade security and the backing of our Live Support team.

Q Hardware Appliance Specs

  Q4 Q8 /
Q8W
Q12 Q20
Recommended Users* 10 – 50 25 – 75 100 – 500 500 – 3000
Recommended Devices Up to 150 Up to 250 Up to 1500 3000+
Processor Quad core Intel X6413E Max Frequency: 1.5 GHz Quad core Intel Atom C3558 with AES Max Frequency: 2.2 GHz Quad core Intel Xeon E3-1225 v5 Max Frequency: 3.7 Ghz Six core Intel Xeon E-2176G Max Frequency: 4.7 Ghz
RAM 8GB DDR4 8GB DDR4 2400Mhz 16GB 32GB
Storage 128 GB eMMC 128 GB SATA DOM 512 GB NVMe SSD 512 GB NVMe SSD
Interfaces 4x GbE 4x GbE / 2x SFP+ / 2x PoE+ 8x GbE / 4x SFP 17x GbE / 4x SFP+
USB Ports 2 2 2 2
Wireless 802.11 b/g/n/ac MU-MIMO w/ Beam Forming (Q8W)
External Antennas 2 (Q8W)
Built-in LCD No No Yes Yes
Video RJ45 (serial) Mini USB and RJ45 (serial) HDMI HDMI
Dimensions (w x d x h) 6.7″ x 5.5″ x 1.3″ (170 x 140 x 34mm) 9.8″ x 9.9″ x 1.7″ (250 x 252 x 44mm) 17.2″ x 16.9″ x 1.7″ (438 x 430 x 44mm) 17.2″ x 21.8″ x 1.7″ (438 x 553 x 44mm)
Unit Weight (lbs) 2 4 14 21
Shipping Weight (lbs) 3 8 23 32
Form Factor Desktop, Rack Mount Option Desktop, Rack Mount Option 1U Rackmount 1U Rackmount
Firewall Throughput1 940 Mbps 9.4 Gbps 950 Mbps 8.5 Gbps
NGFW Throughput2 320 Mbps 870 Mbps 950 Mbps 2 Gbps
Operating Temperature 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C) 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C) 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C) 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C)
Power Supply 12V3.3A Adapter 12V5A Adapter / 54V1.2A Adapter (PoE+) 250 Watt Dual 300 Watt
  Q4
Recommend Users* 10 – 50
Recommended Devices Up to 150
Processor Quad core Intel X6413E Max Frequency: 1.5 GHz
RAM 8GB DDR4
Storage 128 GB eMMC
Interfaces 4x GbE
USB Ports 2
Wireless
External Antennas
Built-in LCD No
Video RJ45 (serial)
Dimensions (w x d x h) 6.7″ x 5.5″ x 1.3″ (170 x 140 x 34mm)
Unit Weight (lbs) 2
Shipping Weight (lbs) 3
Form Factor Desktop, Rack Mount Option
Firewall Throughput1 940 Mbps
NGFW Throughput1 320 Mbps
Operating Temperature 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C)
Power Supply 12V3.3A Adapter
  Q8 /
Q8W
Recommend Users* 25 – 75
Recommended Devices Up to 250
Processor Quad core Intel Atom C3558 with AES Max Frequency: 2.2 GHz
RAM 8GB DDR4 2400Mhz
Storage 128 GB SATA DOM
Interfaces 4x GbE / 2x SFP+ / 2x PoE+
USB Ports 2
Wireless 802.11 b/g/n/ac MU-MIMO w/ Beam Forming (Q8W)
External Antennas 2 (Q8W)
Built-in LCD No
Video Mini USB and RJ45 (serial)
Dimensions (w x d x h) 9.8″ x 9.9″ x 1.7″ (250 x 252 x 44mm)
Unit Weight (lbs) 4
Shipping Weight (lbs) 8
Form Factor Desktop, Rack Mount Option
Firewall Throughput1 9.4 Gbps
NGFW Throughput2 870 Mbps
Operating Temperature 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C)
Power Supply 12V5A Adapter / 54V1.2A Adapter (PoE+)
  Q12
Recommend Users* 100 – 500
Recommended Devices Up to 1500
Processor Quad core Intel Xeon E3-1225 v5 Max Frequency: 3.7 Ghz
RAM 16GB
Storage 512 GB NVMe SSD
Interfaces 8x GbE / 4x SFP
USB Ports 2
Wireless
External Antennas
Built-in LCD Yes
Video HDMI
Dimensions (w x d x h) 17.2″ x 16.9″ x 1.7″ (438 x 430 x 44mm)
Unit Weight (lbs) 14
Shipping Weight (lbs) 23
Form Factor 1U Rackmount
Firewall Throughput1 950 Mbps
NGFW Throughput2 950 Mbps
Operating Temperature 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C)
Power Supply 250 Watt
  Q20
Recommend Users* 500 – 3000
Recommended Devices 3000+
Processor Six core Intel Xeon E-2176G Max Frequency: 4.7 Ghz
RAM 32GB
Storage 512 GB NVMe SSD
Interfaces 17x GbE / 4x SFP+
USB Ports 2
Wireless
External Antennas
Built-in LCD Yes
Video HDMI
Dimensions (w x d x h) 17.2″ x 21.8″ x 1.7″ (438 x 553 x 44mm)
Unit Weight (lbs) 21
Shipping Weight (lbs) 32
Form Factor 1U Rackmount
Firewall Throughput1 8.5 Gbps
NGFW Throughput2 2 Gbps
Operating Temperature 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C)
Power Supply Dual 300 Watt

*Assuming each user has 2-3 devices.
1Throughput numbers are based on a single LAN to a single WAN transmission in one direction.
2NGFW throughput is measured with Application Control, IPS, Web Filter, Virus Blocker and Reports.


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Additional Hardware Appliances

NG Firewall wSeries and zSeries appliances are shipped with NG Firewall pre-installed and are ready for easy remote license provisioning and configuration via ETM Dashboard’s zero touch deployment.