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Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series
Next-Generation Firewalls for Distributed Enterprises


Barracuda NextGen FirewallDesigned for network administrators who must manage multiple locations, the F-Series provides granular controls to improve performance and security in highly-distributed organizations. With models that can fit into networks of any size, from small branch offices to large headquarters locations, the F-Series can easily scale across any number of sites. They minimize complex and costly backhauling of all traffic while providing secure connectivity across the sites. The powerful Barracuda NextGen Control Center simplifies management by providing a single pane of glass to deploy, manage and monitor firewalls across all sites.

What are the differences among the F-Series and X-Series firewalls?

The Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series is the Barracuda Firewall for the cloud era. It consolidates advanced, next-generation firewall, link balancing, and WAN Optimization technologies into one easy-to-manage appliance capable of on-premises, cloud, and virtual deployments. The F-Series allows organizations and managed services providers to securely enable remote Internet breakouts without the need to backhaul traffic. Appliance models are available from ultra-small appliances - for deployments with Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives - and small desktops for small office and home office (SOHO), all the way up to datacenter-level models. Yet all Barracuda NextGen F-Series Firewalls, regardless of deployment type or size, are manageable from a single pane of glass. The Barracuda NextGen Control Center significantly increases rollout speed while reducing the associated costs involved in deploying, managing, and monitoring tens, hundreds, or even thousands of remote NextGen Firewall F-Series devices.

The Barracuda NextGen Firewall X-Series is ideal for small to medium-sized organizations looking for a simple, yet powerful next-generation firewall that provides IPS, application detection, URL filter, malware protection and some basic email security. Designed for the resource-constrained IT professional, the X-Series’ intuitive web interface has a low learning curve while providing and easy-to-use management interface.

What are the differences among the F-Series and X-Series firewalls?

Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series Hardware Appliances

NextGen Firewall F18

NextGen Firewall F18

  • 1.0 Gbps Firewall Throughput
  • 190 Mbps VPN Throughput
  • 400 Mbps IPS Throughput
  • 80,000 Concurrent Sessions
  • 8,000 New Session/s

NextGen Firewall F80

NextGen Firewall F80

  • 1.35 Gbps Firewall Throughput
  • 240 Mbps VPN Throughput
  • 500 Mbps IPS Throughput
  • 80,000 Concurrent Sessions
  • 8,000 New Session/s

NextGen Firewall F180

NextGen Firewall F180

  • 1.65 Gbps Firewall Throughput
  • 300 Mbps VPN Throughput
  • 600 Mbps IPS Throughput
  • 100,000 Concurrent Sessions
  • 9,000 New Session/s

NextGen Firewall F280

NextGen Firewall F280

  • 3.0 Gbps Firewall Throughput
  • 1.0 Gbps VPN Throughput
  • 1.0 Gbps IPS Throughput
  • 250,000 Concurrent Sessions
  • 10,000 New Session/s

NextGen Firewall F380

NextGen Firewall F380

  • 3.8 Gbps Firewall Throughput
  • 1.2 Gbps VPN Throughput
  • 1.7 Gbps IPS Throughput
  • 400,000 Concurrent Sessions
  • 15,000 New Session/s

NextGen Firewall F400

NextGen Firewall F400

  • 5.5 Gbps Firewall Throughput
  • 1.2 Gbps VPN Throughput
  • 2.0 Gbps IPS Throughput
  • 500,000 Concurrent Sessions
  • 20,000 New Session/s

NextGen Firewall F600

NextGen Firewall F600

  • 16.3 Gbps Firewall Throughput
  • 2.3 Gbps VPN Throughput
  • 5.0 Gbps IPS Throughput
  • 2,100,000 Concurrent Sessions
  • 115,000 New Session/s

NextGen Firewall F800

NextGen Firewall F800

  • 19.6 Gbps Firewall Throughput
  • 7.3 Gbps VPN Throughput
  • 6.5 Gbps IPS Throughput
  • 2,500,000 Concurrent Sessions
  • 150,000 New Session/s

NextGen Firewall F900

NextGen Firewall F900

  • 22.2 Gbps Firewall Throughput
  • 7.8 Gbps VPN Throughput
  • 7.1 Gbps IPS Throughput
  • 4,000,000 Concurrent Sessions
  • 160,000 New Session/s

NextGen Firewall F1000

NextGen Firewall F1000

  • 40 Gbps Firewall Throughput
  • 10 Gbps VPN Throughput
  • 13 Gbps IPS Throughput
  • 10,000,000 Concurrent Sessions
  • 250,000 New Session/s
Barracuda NextGen Firewall Virtual Appliances

NextGen Firewall VF10

NextGen Firewall VF10

  • 10 IPs
  • 1 CPU Cores Allowed

NextGen Firewall VF25

NextGen Firewall VF25

  • 25 IPs
  • 2 CPU Cores Allowed

NextGen Firewall VF50

NextGen Firewall VF50

  • 50 IPs
  • 2 CPU Cores Allowed

NextGen Firewall VF100

NextGen Firewall VF100

  • 100 IPs
  • 2 CPU Cores Allowed

NextGen Firewall VF250

NextGen Firewall VF250

  • 250 IPs
  • 2 CPU Cores Allowed

NextGen Firewall VF500

NextGen Firewall VF500

  • 500 IPs
  • 2 CPU Cores Allowed

NextGen Firewall VF1000

NextGen Firewall VF1000

  • Unlimited IPs
  • 2 CPU Cores Allowed

NextGen Firewall VF2000

NextGen Firewall VF2000

  • Unlimited IPs
  • 4 CPU Cores Allowed

NextGen Firewall VF4000

NextGen Firewall VF4000

  • Unlimited IPs
  • 8 CPU Cores Allowed

NextGen Firewall VF8000

NextGen Firewall VF8000

  • Unlimited IPs
  • 16 CPU Cores Allowed