WatchGuard M300

The WatchGuard M300 Appliance offers Enterprise networking & security functionality for Small/Medium Businesses

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Quick Facts


1U Rack


1.8GHz quad-core Freescale




8 x Gigabit Ethernet

Other ports:

2 x USB2, RJ-45 serial port


Web browser, WatchGuard System Manager


Advanced hardware replacement with support subscription


1 or 3-year subscriptions


Dimensions Control, APT Blocker, DLP, Security Suite

Is is right for you?

The WatchGuard M300 appliance is designed for small to medium business, to help you understand what this means here are a few measures:

  • Between 60 – 150 users behind the firewall
  • Maximum of 100 remote users
  • Maximum speed requirements of 800 Mbps (with UTM Enabled)
  • Low maintenance
  • Need protection from Spam & Phishing Attacks, Malware, Advanced Persistent Threats
  • Fits to a controlled budget

Get the installation right

From novice to expert you will want to make sure that your firewall is well installed. Whatever your experience our engineers have vast amounts of experience and have installed hundreds of appliances in every type of network you can think of. So, if its a question of if you are unable to do it yourself or simply don’t have the time our engineers can help. Contact us now for more advice.

WatchGuard M300

Because smaller companies are generally less protected and easier to break into, small business has become the new big target for cyber attacks. The WatchGuard M300 firewalls are specifically engineered to defend all types of small businesses against attacks that are no less fierce than those targeting larger organizations.

WatchGuard M300 Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) and Unified Threat Management (UTM) solutions are up to 218 percent faster than competing products with all security layers turned on, and up to 385 percent faster performing HTTPS inspection, ensuring businesses never have to compromise network security for performance.

Comprehensive Protection

Best-of-breed security services boost protection in critical attack areas, including gateway AV, URL and web content filtering, intrusion prevention, app control, and spam blocking.

Real-time Visibility

A suite of big-data style visibility and reporting tools are included with your Support contract. Use the Policy Map dashboard to quickly find active and misconfigured policies and drill down as needed.

Layers of Defense

WatchGuard offers eight security subscriptions for the M200 and M300, so businesses can build up protection where they need it most. Subscriptions can be purchased individually or bundled together for even greater savings.

Outstanding Performance

Up to 4 Gbps firewall throughput. Turn on optional security services and still see up to 800 Mbps throughput.

3 Ways to Manage Your Appliance

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.

Maximum Network Uptime

High availability capabilities – active/active and active/passive – ensure your network is always up and running. Buy two M200s or M300s for a high availability pair and receive 50% off the cost of the second device.

VPN Setup in Seconds

Nothing could be easier than our drag-and-drop Branch Office VPN setup – three clicks and your remote office is connected.

Block Advanced Persistent Threats

Subscription-based APT Blocker takes over where AV protection leaves off, going after zero day threats for which there are no signatures.

Data Loss Prevention

Prevent the loss of confidential data in motion with this subscription-based service. Includes built-in library of over 200 rules that allows IT to quickly create and update corporate DLP policies.

Benefits of buying from Sec-1 Ltd…

Sec-1 Ltd is the leading Platinum Partner for WatchGuard in the UK. Platinum Partner status is given to only those organisations that meet WatchGuards requirements for Value Added Resellers. These requirements include technically trained staff, a full end-to-end service from commercial planning to ongoing support and maintenance, and a proven track record in selling WatchGuard Technologies.

What WatchGuard Platinum Partner status means to you is:

  • Free use of technical planning & consultancy services
  • Access to the best pricing
  • Availability of accredited engineers for design and installation
  • Options for Managed & Assisted Support Services
  • Access to high-end Enterprise appliances
  • Over 15 Years of experience selling WatchGuard
Key Features and Specifications
Firebox WatchGuard M200 WatchGuard M300
Firewall throughput 3.2 Gbps 4.0 Gbps
VPN throughput 1.2 Gbps 2 Gbps
AV throughput 620 Gbps 1.2 Gbps
IPS throughput 1.4 Gbps 2.5 Gbps
UTM throughput 515 Mbps 800 Mbps
Interfaces 10/100/1000* 8 8
I/O interfaces 1 SRL/2 USB 1 SRL/2 USB
Concurrent connections (bi-directional) 1,700,000 3,300,000
New connections per second 20,000 48,000
VLANs 100 200
WSM licenses (incl) 4 4
Authenticated users limit 500 500
VPN Tunnels
Branch Office VPN 50 75
Mobile VPN IPSec 75 100
Mobile VPN SSL/L2TP 75 100

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