Software Firewalls
GB-Ware Comparison
Category GB-Ware Restricted GB-Ware Unrestricted GB-Ware Enterprise
First Introduced 1998 1998 2014
Form factor N/A N/A N/A
Chassis, enclosure N/A N/A N/A
Power Supply N/A N/A N/A
GB-OS - First Release 3.5.0 3.5.0 6.0
GB-OS - Current 6.2.03 6.2.03 6.2.03
CPU Intel/AMD 1Ghz Pentinum (Min) Intel/AMD 1Ghz Pentinum (Min) Intel/AMD 1Ghz Pentinum (Min)
RAM 512Mb (min) 512Mb (min) 512Mb (min)
Static Storage 2GB (min) CF/HD/SSD 2GB (min) CF/HD/SSD 2GB (min) CF/HD/SSD
Network Interfaces 2 4 20
64 Bit Support Y Y Y
Serial ports Hardware Dependent Hardware Dependent Hardware Dependent
Parallel ports Hardware Dependent Hardware Dependent Hardware Dependent
USB ports Hardware Dependent Hardware Dependent Hardware Dependent
Multi-NIC expansion option up to 20 up to 20 up to 20
Acceleration encryption methods DES, 3DES, AES DES, 3DES, AES DES, 3DES, AES
Protocols 255 255 255
Configurable WAN/NICs Y Y Y
VLANS Y Y Y
LAGG Y Y Y
Static Routing Y Y Y
Bridging Mode Y Y Y
Stealth Mode Y Y Y
Connection state packet validation Y Y Y
IP spoof protection Y Y Y
DoS Protection Y Y Y
Gateway Routing Failover Y Y Y
RIP Y Y Y
OSPF Y Y Y
BGP N Y Y
PPP Y (up to 5) Y (up to 5) Y (up to 5)
PPTP (Network) Y (up to 5) Y (up to 5) Y (up to 5)
PPPoE Y (up to 5) Y (up to 5) Y (up to 5)
DHCP Client Y Y Y
DHCP Relay Y Y Y
DMZ/PSN OPT Y Y
DNS Proxy Y Y Y
Dynamic DNS Y Y Y
SMTP Email Proxy Y Y Y
Time-Based Filters Y Y Y
Remote Logging Y Y Y
Alarms Y Y Y
Secure (SSL) Remote Administration Y Y Y
Local Console Administration Y Y Y
SNMP Management Reads Y Y Y
User Authentication Y Y Y
IPSec VPN Ready Y Y Y
IPv6 Y Y Y
IPv6 Router Advertisement Y Y Y
IPv6 SLAAC / IPv6 DHCP Y Y Y
VPN Encryption Methods DES, 3DES, AES, Blowfish, Camell DES, 3DES, AES, Blowfish, Camell DES, 3DES, AES, Blowfish, Camell
Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Y Y Y
VPN Failover Y Y Y
Virtualization Support Y Y Y
Country Blocking Y Y Y
USB Backup Y Y Y
Cloud Backup with Support Subscription with Support Subscription with Support Subscription
Concurrent Outbound Users 25/50 Unrestricted Unrestricted
Concurrent Connections 1000 128000 3M
Policies (Total) 375 2000 62500
Time Groups 75 100 256
Pass-through Hosts 10 300 300
Tunnels 25 300 1024
IP Aliases 5 300 1024
IP Alias/Outbound Maps 25 300 1024
Static Routes 10 300 1024
DHCP Server Y Y Y
DNS Server Opt Y Y
DNS Server Domains Opt 20 20
DNS Server Networks Opt 80 80
DNS Server Hosts Opt 500 500
Address Objects (500 members/object) 50 600 600
Book Mark Objects 100 100 100
Encryption Objects 100 100 100
IPSec Objects 10 100 5K
Service Groups 400 400 400
VPN Security Associations 20 600 10000
VPN Users (Maximum Non-concurrent) 50 750 7500
Mobile (VPN IPSec/PPT/L2TP) included 2 2 2
SSL Browser 2 2 2
SSL Client 2 2 2
Mobile VPN users (Max Concurrent) 10 300 5000
Mail Proxy Concurrent Connections 50 5000 5000
Content Filtering Policies 10 300 300
VLAN 10 300 4096
Gateways (Dynamic Gateway Routing) 20 20 20
Traffic Shaping 55 390 4186
On Firewall Reporting (Top Lists) 10 25 50
Policy Based Routes Y Y Y
Source Based Routing Y Y Y
CA Certificate Signing Y Y Y
LDAP Y Y Y
RADIUS Y Y Y
Single Sign On Y Y Y
Content Filtering Y Y Y
Mail Proxy Anti-Spam Subscription Option Subscription Option Subscription Option
Mail Proxy Anti-Virus with Support Subscription with Support Subscription with Support Subscription
H2A High Availability Y Y Y
VPN hardware Acceleration Opt Opt Opt
Additional Mobile VPN Client Licenses Y Y Y
Multi-NIC expansion Y Y Y
Gigabit Ethernet Y Y Y
Fiber Ethernet Y Y Y
Cloud/USB Backup Y Y Y
Configuration Service Y Y Y
Stateful (NAT) N/A N/A N/A
IPSec VPN (AES 128) N/A N/A N/A
10G Support Y Y Y
Connection State Packet Validation Y Y Y