The Cisco ASA 5500-X Series are next-generation midrange security appliances that leverage the Cisco SecureX Framework for a context-aware approach to security. The
Cisco ASA 5500-X Series delivers multiple security services, multi-gigabit performance, flexible interface options, and redundant power supplies – all in a compact 1RU form-factor.
These midrange appliances provide additional network security through optional integrated cloud-and software- based security services that utilize identity for security policy selection, with no need for additional hardware.
This series is built on the same proven security platform as the rest of the ASA family of security appliances, and have been designed to deliver superior performance for exceptional operational efficiency.