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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, S Series and X-Series firewalls?

The Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series is designed for network engineers who manage distributed enterprise environments. It provides all the security functionality one expects from an enterprise next-generation firewall, including application detection and prioritization, IPS, malware protection, URL filter and even DDOS protection. Furthermore, its powerful traffic optimization features, extremely resilient site-to-site connectivity capabilities, and extensive logging and auditing tools make the F-series an ideal fit for organizations that need to efficiently manage and scale massive firewall deployments.

The Barracuda NextGen Firewall S-Series provides remote connectivity in an affordable and easy to deploy solution. It is designed from the ground up to support Internet of Things initiatives where thousands of remote devices need to be connected to a headquarters or data center. The SC appliances are managed via a NextGen Control Center, and security features like IPS, application detection etc. are provided at the Secure Access Concentrator where the VPN for each SC appliance terminates.

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, S 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 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