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Gigabit Firewall / VPN Appliance | Details


The GB-850 Gigabit Firewall UTM Appliance's is designed for smaller offices seeking the network security features found in enterprise-level firewall appliances. The GB-850 Firewall UTM Appliance is available in two standard configurations: 50 or unrestricted concurrent outbound users and features VPN hardware acceleration to off-load intensive VPN encryption and decryption for increased VPN throughput. The GB-850 includes GTA's unique Dynamic Gateway Architecture offering Multi-WAN failover, load sharing, policy based traffic management, and dynamic routing options.

Total Solution

GTA firewalls combine both standard and advanced features into one easy-to-use appliance. Whether you choose plug-and-play for basic perimeter security or more advanced options like Gateway Failover and IP Aliasing, you'll experience the ease of use of GTA's proprietary secure operating system.

Enhance the GB-850 with optional features to provide total perimeter security. Optional features such as additional Mobile IPSec Client, PPTP, L2TP and SSL Client licenses, Mail Proxy Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus subscriptions or GTA's Web Content Filtering service are easy to add with a simple activation code. There is no additional hardware or software installation required.


Simple Implementation and Monitoring - The GB-850 Firewall is powered by GB-OS. The GB-850's fully-integrated features are configured and monitored through the GB-OS graphical user interface. The multi-layered configuration includes basic and advanced configuration options, reducing the complexity of maintaining firewall security while continuing to provide a wide array of powerful, customizable configuration choices for more complex networks.

Flexibility - The GB-850 combines GB-OS system software and GTA hardware into an easy-to install and use dedicated firewall UTM appliance. Comprehensive firewall features such as object encapsulation, policy routing, gateway selector and load balancing allow network administrators to mold the configuration to match network design. Optional upgrades of user counts, remote access client licenses and subscription based services provide the GB-850 with the flexibility to grow with your organization.

Remote Access VPN - Today's growing mobile workforce is increasingly seeking network access via laptops, iPads, iPhones and Android-powered mobile devices. Integrated within GB-OS and included as a part of a total UTM package with the GB-850 Firewall UTM Appliance, GTA's remote access options provides for safe and secure remote networking. GTA's remote access options include the GTA Mobile IPSec Client, SSL Client, SSL Browser, PPTP, and L2TP methods. Easy to configure and implement, these features provide the flexibility, performance and reliability needed in today's fast-paced mobile world.

VPN Acceleration - The GB-850 features built-in VPN acceleration, which increases throughput and allows organizations to easily handle increased VPN activity such as high-demand time periods for remote workers. By off-loading power intensive VPN encryption and decryption to the VPN accelerator, both VPN and standard connections benefit.

Dynamic Gateway Architecture The GB-850 includes GTA's unique Dynamic Gateway Architecture offering Multi-WAN failover, load sharing, policy based traffic management, and dynamic routing options. Routing capabilities include static routing along with routing based on policy, source, protocol or ports. Gateway failover includes support for six multiple Internet connections over multiple physical interfaces or virtual gateways over a single interface. Load balancing provides bandwidth management and assures maximum efficiency of Internet service. These flexible gateway failover and routing features provide business continuity by assuring network up-time.

Unified Threat Management - Organizations are protected against unauthorized access by a robust intrusion prevention system that comes standard with the GB-850. Attempts to penetrate the network perimeter's security through the firewall are logged and alarms are generated based on comprehensive rule sets established by the firewall administrator. GTA's Mail Proxy Anti-Virus feature and commercial-grade Mail Anti-Spam subscription option supplement the standard threat management features for an additional level of security to your perimeter's network defenses. GTA partners with best of breed market leaders to provide anti-virus and anti-spam filtering features

All Appliances Also Provide
• User Authentication
• Stealth Mode
• Object/Policy-based Filters
• Dynamic Gateway Architecture
• Load Balancing
• Virtual hosting via IP aliasing
• VLAN support
• DHCP client/server
• DNS/Dynamic DNS
• Traffic Shaping (bandwidth limiting)
• Mail Proxy
• Interface Bridging
• Alarm Coalescing
• LDAP, RADIUS and Active Directory Single Sign-on Support
• GTA syslog for firewall logs in WELF format
• Remote management via user interfaces:
  Web, Console
• Easy set-up and installation
Optional Features

Mail Proxy Anti-Spam - The Anti-Spam option allows organizations to add spam control to the email proxy running on GB-OS based devices. (Subscription based option).

Mail Proxy Anti-Virus - The Anti-Virus feature allows organizations to add SMTP based virus control to the the email proxy running on GB-OS based devices. Included feature with a valid GTA support contract.

Web Content Filtering - GTA's Web Content Filtering service allows organizations to increase productivity while reducing liability of access to unproductive or inappropriate web sites. (Subscription based option).

GTA Mobile IPSec VPN Client - Add additional GTA Mobile VPN Clients. Available in single client or multi-user packs.

GTA SSL Client - Add additional GTA SSL VPN Mobile Clients. Available in single client or multi-user packs.

H2A (High Availability) - H2A provides your organization with firewall redundancy, assuring that firewall downtime does not mean network access downtime.


Your purchase of a GTA Firewall includes 60 days of software updates and 30 days of up-and-running support available through GTA's technical support staff in North America, and internationally through an authorized GTA channel partner.

GTA support programs provide remote assistance with on-going maintenance of your GTA firewall products and software. GTA offers a variety of support options. Contact your local authorized GTA channel partner or ask GTA's helpful sales staff to match support offerings to your organization's needs. Remote or on-site technical support may also be available through your authorized GTA reseller.

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