WatchGuard M500

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WatchGuard M500

The WatchGuard M500 firewall from WatchGuard has been engineered to fill the needs of mid-sized or distributed that need to satisfy growing demand for bandwidth whilst still maintaining a handle on costs.

With 8Gbps of Http throughput and 5.3Gbps VPN speeds the M500 ensures that your services are available and delivered at optimal performance to your local and remote users.

WatchGuard have maintained their focus on best of breed software and supported it with best of breed hardware. High quality, trusted and reliable Intel processors are still at the heart of WatchGuard Appliances. With WatchGuard there will never be a compromise on security or availability.

Key features of the WatchGuard M500:

Highest UTM performance

    • 8Gbps firewall throughput
    • 1.7 Gbps UTM throughput i.e. when all Security Modules are switched on – this is where the real peace of mind is delivered
    • High port density with Gigabit Ethernet LAN availability and Fibre or copper SFP Gigabit WAN connectivity

Easy Management

    • RapidDeploy ensures that your focus is on cost effective and consistent deployment of a good security policy rather than the chaos of visiting each of your sites to power and setup the local device
    • WAN and VPN failover, essential to maintain availability
    • WatchGuard Dimensions for full operational and security analytics

Best of Breed Security


WatchGuard M500 firewalls are easy to manage once they are in place however for that peace of mind that you are as secure as possible from the start you should consider a professional installation. Our engineers are available to fulfil this for you. For more information see the Installation and Configuration services we provide.

Support & Training

Sec-1 Ltd provide a variety of aftersales support options including Assisted Support, Managed Services, hardware replacement warranty and accredited WatchGuard Training courses. For further information see the following pages:

WatchGuard Managed Service

WatchGuard Assisted Support

WatchGuard Certified Training Course


WatchGuard LiveSecurity Subscription and add-on security subscriptions combine to maintain the effectiveness of your firewall, keep security updates available, and validate the warranty of your WatchGuard M500. If you need advice and/or pricing on your renewals and subscriptions contact us now.


WatchGuard Firebox M400-M500 Datasheet