XTM 820

Recommended for midsize businesses, WatchGuard XTM 8 Series appliances are next generation firewalls (NGFWs) that deliver a new class of performance-driven security.


WatchGuard XTM 820

Performance-driven security and economical pricing are what set the WatchGuard Firewall XTM 8 Series apart from its competitors. Our firewalls incorporate NGFW must-haves like Application Control and IPS, as well as a broad spectrum of other security functions to give businesses full protection.

This Firewall has up to 6.5 Gbps firewall throughput, ten 1-Gb interfaces, and XTM-class security features including full HTTPS inspection, optional URL filtering, anti-spam, and anti-virus – no need to compromise on security to meet increasing network demands. Flexible, centralized management tools allow administrators access from one intuitive console or a scriptable CLI, and include real-time monitoring and rich reporting.


  • Application-layer content inspection recognizes & blocks threats that stateful packet firewalls cannot detect
  • Even with all XTM security subscriptions enabled, throughput can reach an industry-leading 1.6 Gbps
  • To maximize port utilization, any of the ten ports can be configured as Internal, External, or Optional
  • Multiple VPN choices for flexibility in remote access
  • Upgrade to a higher model within the line for more performance and capacity with a simple license key


WatchGuard XTM 8 Series Datasheet
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WatchGuard UTM Product Matrix

Fast 6.5 Gbps Throughput

The XTM 8 Series puts other appliances in its class to shame with up to 6.5 Gbps for firewall throughput and 1.7 Gbps UTM throughput, even with all security services and deep packet inspection enabled. You’ll be hard-pressed to tip this puppy over.

Faster, Safe Web Surfing

Add a simple subscription to Reputation Enabled Defense to your XTM solution and your organization will have faster web performance and even stronger security – with no additional hardware to buy.

Fireware Included

The new advanced OS from WatchGuard includes active/active high availability with load balancing, dynamic routing, VLAN support, and multi-WAN failover to ensure reliability.

Ten 10/100/1000 Ports

Ten 1-Gigabit Ethernet ports support high-speed LAN backbone infrastructures, as well as gigabit WAN connections.

High Availability for Maximum Network Uptime

Use the high availability and clustering features of the XTM Pro OS to protect business continuity. Configure active/active or active/passive to ensure your network is always up and running.

Reporting in the Browser

Provides a web-based, customizable reports portal designed to be hosted with direct Internet access for easy report selection and viewing.

3 Ways to Manage Your Appliance

Now you have the power to choose how you manage your WatchGuard appliance including, WatchGuard System Manager, the command line interface, and a web UI for access from anywhere, anytime.

Self Health Monitoring

Health monitoring for the WSM logging and reporting system helps minimize disruptions and maintain high service levels in these critical functions.

Remote/External Log Server/Report Server DB

MSSPs and larger organizations can now take advantage of the ability to isolate logging and reporting on a separate PC for high performance, scalability, and redundancy.

An Investment in Your Security

Model upgradability ensures your network security investment is protected with the ability to easily upgrade its performance, capacity, and security capabilities as business requirements change and new threats emerge.

Application Control

Control the use of Web 2.0 and other applications on your network for tighter security, better use of bandwidth, and greater productivity.

Green Security

Our firewalls are designed with efficiency in mind, consuming very little energy. Compare our power consumption to other security products and see how WatchGuard can make your data center more energy efficient. Green up your network with WatchGuard.