Getting Started with Netgate
Netgate is an open-source driven secure networking company that provides high-performance and affordable appliance and software-based firewall, VPN, and routing solutions for the home, office, and cloud.
Our pfSense® Plus and TNSR® software products connect and protect homes, businesses in every vertical, K-12 and university educational institutions, local, state, federal government agencies and service providers all over the world.
pfSense Plus is a fully-featured firewall, VPN and router solution.
- Ideal for homes, businesses, educational institutions, government agencies and service providers
- Proven firewall (including IDS/IPS attack prevention, proxy, content filtering) and VPN and router feature set
- Scales well to the limits of kernel-based packet processing
- Traditional management via GUI and/or CLI
- Edge or cloud deployment
TNSR is a high-performance VPN and router solution.
- Ideal for enterprise-class businesses, educational institutions, government agencies, and service providers
- High-performance router and site-to-site VPN solution
- Extraordinary scale due to the power of Vector Packet Processing (VPP)
- Automated management via RESTCONF API or CLI
- Cloud deployment
Netgate appliances are factory loaded with either pfSense Plus or TNSR software - tested, packaged and shipped direct to you, or through one of our partners.
- Ideal for customers who value their own time, energy, and money - preferring to entrust their full secure networking needs to the expertise and experience of Netgate.
- Our appliances are carefully designed and packaged for desktop or rackmount deployment.
- Lower network throughput / processing products are designed for desktop or other visually exposed locations - where aesthetics, heat dissipation, and noise level are important.
- Mid-level throughput / processing products can be purchased for either desktop or rackmount formats.
- High throughput / processing products are built for rackmount deployment placement in closets, data centers, or co-location facilities.
View our Netgate hardware comparison page to do your own deep dive and find the right appliance for your needs.