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Imperva SecureSphere - Hardware Appliances
Superior Performance, Scalability, and Resilience

 

Overview:

SecureSphere hardware appliances deliver ultra-fast security, high performance monitoring and auditing, and resiliency for demanding network environments. SecureSphere hardware appliances provide you with the flexibility, reliability, and performance needed to power SecureSphere data center security solutions.

Built around high performance architecture, SecureSphere appliances allow organizations to manage heavy traffic loads without impacting application or network performance. To maximize uptime, SecureSphere X2500, X4500, and X6500 models include redundant, hot-swappable components. SecureSphere appliances deliver a powerful and reliable platform for deploying Imperva's award-winning Web, database, and file security solutions.

Key Capabilities:

  • Support high traffic loads with up to multi-gigabit throughput without impacting application and network performance.
  • Maximize uptime and ensure reliability with hot-swappable components, redundant power supplies, hard drives and fans.
  • Full extensibility with Lights-Out-Management, Hardware Security Module, SSL acceleration, and Fibre channel interface options.

SecureSphere Hardware Appliances:


SecureSphere Hardware Appliances
  Imperva X6500 Imperva X4500 Imperva X2500 Imperva X2000 Imperva X1000
Specifications X6500 X4500 X2500 X2000 X1000
Throughput (Web and Database Security products) 2 Gbps 1 Gbps 500 Mbps 500 Mbps 100 Mbps
Throughput (File Security products) Throughput (File Security products) Not Available 4 Gbps 2 Gbps Not Available Not Available
Fault Tolerant (Form Factor Yes (2U) Yes (2U) Yes (2U) No (1U) No (1U)


SecureSphere Management Appliances:

Imperva's SecureSphere management products deliver superior performance, scalability and unified management capabilities for any size deployment. Whether you're managing a small data center, or a large number of business units, data centers, or customers, SecureSphere products give you the visibility and control to minimize administrative overhead and ensure a strong data security posture.

The Management Appliances support the SecureSphere Manager and SecureSphere Manager of Managers products.

SecureSphere Management Appliances
  Imperva M150 Imperva M100
Specifications M150 M100
FTL/ Form Factor Yes (2U) No (1U)


SecureSphere Stack

The SecureSphere Stack, powered by Net Optics, provides a scalable, and high performance data security solution for bandwidth intensive applications. The SecureSphere Stack leverages Net Optics xBalancer to distribute 10 Gbps or more of inbound traffic across multiple SecureSphere X6500 gateways. Net Optics xBalancer forwards only relevant protocols to the SecureSphere gateways, ensuring SecureSphere is only inspecting Web, database, or file traffic. The SecureSphere Stack ensures organizations can easily scale SecureSphere Web, database, and file security deployments for high-bandwidth applications and cloud deployments.

SecureSphere Stack (powered by Net Optics)
SecureSphere Stack
Specifications Net Optics Director Pro
Throughput (Web, Database, and File Security) Up to 10Gbps
Form Factor 1U
Total Ports (NICs) 22 x 1 Gbps

Features:


Scalable. Reliable. Flexible.

Imperva SecureSphere® appliances provide superior performance and resiliency for demanding network environments. With fail open interfaces, SecureSphere platforms offer fast and cost-effective fail over. Out-of-band management enhances security, while front panel status messages and network interfaces improve manageability. SecureSphere appliances deliver a scalable, reliable and flexible platform to power Imperva's Web and database security solutions.

High Performance Architecture

SecureSphere appliances offer ultra-high performance, allowing organizations to consolidate device management and address future bandwidth requirements. Supporting multi-gigabit throughput, tens of thousands of transactions per second, and sub-millisecond latency, SecureSphere appliances can manage heavy traffic loads without impacting application or network performance.

Support Massive Traffic Loads with Multi-Gigabit Throughput

Built on a high-performance architecture, SecureSphere appliances enable you to manage heavy traffic loads without impacting application or network performance. High transaction rates and low latency meet the exacting requirements of the largest enterprises and service providers. SSL acceleration, provided standard with the X6500 model and available as an add-on for other models, offers you lightning-speed SSL performance.

Maximize Uptime with Redundant, Hot-Swappable Components

You can ensure continuous availability with redundant hardware components. The SecureSphere X2500, X4500, and X6500 models include dual, hot-swappable fans, power supplies, and hard drives. SecureSphere appliances deliver a powerful and reliable platform for deploying Imperva's award-winning Web, database, and file security solutions.

Satisfy Security, Management, and Storage Requirements with Expansion Options

SecureSphere appliances can be extended to provide remote, out-of-band management and monitoring, performance acceleration, and more with expansion modules. Options include:

  • Lights-Out-Management (LOM)
  • Hardware Security Module (HSM)
  • SSL acceleration
  • Fibre channel interfaces

Deployment:

SecureSphere high performance hardware and virtual appliances enable drop-in deployment with no changes to applications or networks. With centralized management, role-based security, and advanced analytics and reporting, SecureSphere offers an integrated solution that is easy to deploy and manage.

  • Non-inline Network Monitoring: Activity monitoring with zero impact on performance or availability
  • Transparent Inline Protection: Drop-in deployment and industry-leading performance for proactive security
  • Agent-based Monitoring: Lightweight software agents monitor privileged database activities and network traffic
Managment Deployment

Specifications:


Hardware Appliance Specifications:
  Imperva X6500 Imperva X4500 Imperva X2500 Imperva X2000 Imperva X1000
  X6500 X4500 X2500 X2010 X1010
Fault Tolerance Dual, hot-swap hard drives, power supplies, and fans Dual, hot-swap hard drives, power supplies, and fans Dual, hot-swap hard drives, power supplies, and fans N/A N/A
Throughput (Web and Database security products) 2 Gbps 1 Gbps 500 Mbps 500 Mbps 100 Mbps
Throughput (Web and Database security products) Not available Up to 4 Gbps Up to 2 Gbps Not available Not available
Latency Sub-millisecond Sub-millisecond Sub-millisecond Sub-millisecond Sub-millisecond
Interface Module Slot 1 Default 4 x Copper 4 x Copper 4 x Copper 4 x 1G Copper
2 x 1G Copper
(for management)
4 x 1G Copper
2 x 1G Copper
(for management)
Optional 2 x 1G Fiber SX OR 2 x 10G Fiber SR/LR 2 x 1G Fiber SX OR 2 x 10G Fiber SR/LR 2 x 1G Fiber SX OR 2 x 10G Fiber SR/LR Not available Not available
Interface Module Slot 2 Default 4 x Copper None None None None
Optional 2 x 1G Fiber SX OR 2 x 10G Fiber SR/LR 2 x 1G Fiber SX OR 2 x 10G Fiber SR/LR 2 x 1G Fiber SX OR 2 x 10G Fiber SR/LR Not available Not available
Max Network Segments (4) Bridge; (9) Proxy, Non-inline (4) Bridge; (9) Proxy, Non-inline (4) Bridge; (9) Proxy, Non-inline (2) Bridge; (5) Proxy, Non-inline (2) Bridge; (5) Proxy, Non-inline
Inline Fail Open (Bridging only) Up to 4 bypass segments Up to 4 bypass segments Up to 4 bypass segments 2 bypass segments 2 bypass segments
Hard Drive 2 hot-swap 1 TB 2 hot-swap 1 TB 2 hot-swap 500 GB 1 TB 1 TB
Memory 8 GB 8 GB 4 GB 8 GB 8 GB
Serial Port RJ45 connector RJ45 connector RJ45 connector RJ45 connector RJ45 connector
USB Port 2 2 2 2 2
SSL Acceleration Included Optional Optional Optional Optional
Fibre Channel, LOM or HSM Optional Optional Optional N/A N/A
Power Supply Dual 400 W Dual 400 W Dual 400 W 250 W 250 W
AC Power 100-240V, 50-60 Hz 100-240V, 50-60 Hz 100-240V, 50-60 Hz 100-240V, 50-60 Hz 100-240V, 50-60 Hz
Typical Consumption 290 W 210 W 190 W 110W 80 W
Typical Heat Output 990 BTU/Hr 720 BTU/Hr 650 BTU/Hr 375 BTU/Hr 275 BTU/Hr
Form Factor 2U 2U 2U 1U 1U
Dimensions 17.4 x 20.1 x 3.46 in 443 x 512 x 88 mm 17.4 x 20.1 x 3.46 in 443 x 512 x 88 mm 17.4 x 20.1 x 3.46 in 443 x 512 x 88 mm 17.45 x 16 x 1.73 in 443 x 406 x 44 mm 17.45 x 16 x 1.73 in 443 x 406 x 44 mm
Weight 53.3 lbs (24.2 Kg) 51.10 lbs (23.2 Kg) 50.44 lbs (22.9 Kg) 14.1 lbs (6.4 Kg) 14.1 lbs (6.4 Kg)
Operating Environment Temperature: 5° - 40° C
Relative Humidity: 20% - 90%
Storage Environment Temperature: 0° - 70° C
Relative Humidity: 20% - 90%
Safety Agency Approval CE/FCC/cTUVus/VCCI/CCC/KCC CE/FCC/cTUVus/VCCI/CCC/KCC/CB
Supported SecureSphere Products - Web Application   Firewall
- Database Activity   Monitor
- Database Firewall
- SecureSphere for SharePoint
- Web Application   Firewall
- Database Activity   Monitor
- Database Firewall
- File Activity Monitor
- File Firewall
- SecureSphere for SharePoint
- Web Application   Firewall
- Database Activity   Monitor
- Database Firewall
- File Activity Monitor
- File Firewall
- Database Assessment
- SecureSphere for SharePoint

- Web Application Firewall
- Database Assessment

Database Agents Included1 100 50 25 N/A N/A
File Agents Included Not available 200 100 N/A N/A
Database Vulnerability Assessments Included2 400 200 100 100 25
Number of users included with File Security products3 Not available 1,000 250 or 500 N/A N/A

1 Database agents only included with SecureSphere Database Activity Monitoring and Database Firewall.
2 Database assessments only included with Discovery and Assessment Server, Database Activity Monitoring, and Database Firewall.
3 File Security products: File Activity Monitoring and File Firewall.

Management Appliance Specifications:
  Imperva M150 Imperva M100
  M150 M110
Fault Tolerance Dual, hot-swap hard drives, power supplies, and fans N/A
Interfaces 2 x 1GbE Copper 2 x 1GbE Copper
Memory 4 GB 8 GB
Hard Drive 2 hot-swap 300 GB 500 GB
Serial Port RJ45 connector RJ45 connector
USB Port 2 2
LOM or Fibre Channel Optional N/A
Power Supply Dual 400 W 250 W
AC Power 100-240V, 50-60 Hz 100-240V, 50-60 Hz
Typical Consumption 190 W 110 W
Typical Heat Output 650 BTU/Hr 375 BTU/Hr
Form Factor 2U 1U
Dimensions 17.4 x 20.1 x 3.46 in
(443 x 512 x 88 mm)
17.45 x 16 x 1.73 in
(443 x 406 x 44 mm)
Weight 22.7 Kg (50 lbs) 14.1 lbs (6.4 kg)
Operating Environment Temperature: 5° - 40° C, Relative Humidity: 20% - 90%
Storage Environment Temperature: 0° - 70° C, Relative Humidity: 20% - 90%
Safety Agency Approval CE/FCC/cTUVus/VCCI/CCC/KCC
Supported SecureSphere Products Manager
Manager of Managers
Manager

SecureSphere Stack Appliance Specifications:
  SecureSphere Stack Appliance
  Net Optics xBalancer Net Optics 10 Gigabit iBypass Switch
Throughput Up to 480Gbps aggregated throughput Up to 10Gbps aggregated throughput
Interfaces 24 x SFP 1G/SFP+ 10 G Fiber or Copper
1 x 10/100/1000 RJ45 Copper for Management
1 x Cisco DB9 to RJ45 for CLI Configuration
2 x Duplex LC monitoring ports
2 x Duplex LC network ports
Fault Tolerance Hot-swappable power supplies and fans Redundant power supplies, fail open or close
AC Power AC Input: 100-240VAC, 50/60 Hz
DC Input: -40VDC nominal, 13.9 A
100-240VAC, 1AMP, 47-63Hz
Form Factor Surface or 19" rack mount (1U) Rack mountable using a rack panel frame
(2 slots)
Dimensions 19.7" deep x 19.0" wide x 1.75" high
500 x 483 x 44 mm
6.5" wide x 14" deep x 1.125" high
165.1 x 355.6 x 28.6 mm
Weight 13.5 lbs (6.12 kg) 2.85 lbs (1.29 kg)
Operating Environment Temperature: 0° - 40° C
Relative Humidity: 10% - 95%
Temperature: 5° - 40° C
Relative Humidity: 10% - 95%
Storage Environment Temperature: -10° - 70° C
Relative Humidity: 10% - 95%
Temperature: -10° - 70° C
Relative Humidity: 10% - 95%
Safety Agency Approval MET, CE, FCC, VCCI, C-Tick, KC, ME06, CCC, AR, RoHS, and WEEE compliant Fully RoHS compliant, UL 60950-1, CSA C22.2 No.60950-1, IEC 60950-1:2005 (2nd Edition), EN 60950-1:2006

Documentation:

Download the SecureSphere Appliance Datasheet (PDF).

Download the Net Optics Diretor Pro Datasheet (PDF).