SG-1000
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Netgate SG-1000

The Netgate® SG-1000 microFirewall is a cost-effective, state-of-the-art, ARM®-based, pfSense® Security Gateway appliance. The SG-1000 comes with dual 1Gbps Ethernet ports, enabling maximum throughput exceeding 100Mbps[1]. The ARM Cortex®-A8 in the TI AM3552 SoC and DDR3L RAM facilitate low-power consumption while maintaining performance. The SG-1000 comes in a lightweight anodized aluminum case. It’s credit-card sized footprint allows it to be easily tucked away, but you’ll be proud to show it off. We’ve even bundled iniw a one-year subscription of pfSense Gold; a $99 value that provides access to auto-config backup, monthly hangouts, and more.

The Netgate SG-1000 microFirewall is inexpensive and purpose-built to run pfSense software. It can be deployed in many environments: Multi-dwelling units (MDU) such as apartments and dorm rooms, commercial-control applications (SCADA), and the more traditional small office / home office environments. It is also an ideal security gateway for the Internet of Things (IoT) applications such as remote monitoring applications for smart home/smart cities, commercial automation, energy management, agricultural, and health care.

Easy To Use

  • Pre-loaded with pfSense software, ready to use right out of the box.
  • Small form-factor, so it fits about anywhere.
  • Easy GUI management. Manage pfSense settings through our web-based GUI.
  • Comes with a one year subscription to pfSense Gold ($99 value), providing access to extensive documentation and videos.

LOW TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP

  • No artificial limits or add-ons required to make your system fully functional.
  • No additional usage or feature based pricing. No preset limits on users, firewall rules, or IPsec tunnels.
  • Low power requirements to help save you money and be more eco-friendly.
  • This system is designed for reliability and a long lifespan.

GROWS WITH YOU

  • Flexible configuration and support for VPN, load balancing, reporting and monitoring.
  • Simple package management system to add powerful functions and features.

SECURE REMOTE ACCESS

  • Connect via encrypted Virtual Private Networks (VPN) between offices, let mobile workers connect securely, or connect to the Cloud!
  • Use the built-in Amazon VPC Wizard to easily establish VPN connections with Amazon EC2 cloud instances.

Common Use Cases

  • Managed Service Providers (MSP) / Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP)
  • On-Premises Appliance for SMB
  • SOHO, Small Networks, Small Branch Office, Remote Employees
  • Many VPN Connections, Outsourcing / Home Office Remote User VPN
  • IoT Security Endpoint
  • Commercial Applications
  • Network Tap
  • IPMI Port Firewall
  • VPN Endpoint

Software Features

pfSense software is a free, open source firewall and router distribution based on FreeBSD that is functionally competitive with expensive, proprietary commercial firewalls. pfSense software-based appliances can be configured as a stateful packet filtering firewall, a LAN or WAN router, VPN Appliance, DHCP Server, DNS Server, or can be configured for other applications and special purpose appliances. This next generation pfSense security appliance features include:

  • Stateful packet filtering firewall or pure router
  • Routing policy per gateway and per-rule for failover and load balancing
  • Transparent layer 2 firewall
  • Support for IPV6, NAT, BGP
  • Captive portal with MAC filtering, RADIUS support, etc
  • VPN: IPsec, OpenVPN, L2TP
  • Dynamic DNS client
  • Reporting and monitoring features with real time information
  • Learn more about the features of pfSense software

Technical Specifications

CPU TI AM3352 ARM Cortex-A8 600 MHz, including crypto accelerator
CPU Cores 1
Memory Options 512MB DDR3 Non ECC
Storage Options 4GB eMMC Flash on board
Network Interfaces 2x 1GbE on RJ45 (switched)
USB Ports 1x 2.0 OTG
Console Port Micro USB
Max Active Connections 200,000
Power 5 VDC power input connector
Case Desktop case, vented anodized aluminum available in red or black
Dimensions 1" x 2" x 3"
Cooling Passive
Operating Temperature 0°C (32°F) to 50°C (122°F)
Hardware Warranty 12 Months
Certifications CE, FCC, RoHS
Power Consumption 2.5W (idle)
Support Options Professional, Enterprise, and Enterprise Plus

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  1. Layer 3 forwarding performance using FreeBSD without a packet filter exceeds 400Mbps. Using pfSense with the default ruleset offers performance exceeding 100Mbps.