Comparison – Juniper SRX 650 vs Checkpoint 3078 vs Fortinet 620B vs ASA 5520

By | May 15, 2013

As we say, we would be more than happy to assist you in finalizing a suitable product for your requirement, Help you design network and deploy it. Recently we received an email from Larry Hardawa, requesting a comparison among following products –

  • Juniper SRX 650
  • Checkpoint UTM-1 3078
  • Fortinet 620B
  • Cisco ASA 5520

below is the comparison for the same. Hope this would help –

Description Juniper CHECKPOINT FortiNet ASA
  SRX 650 UTM-1 3078 620 B 5520
Integrated Ports 4 – 10/100/1000 10 – 10/100/1000 20 – 10/100/1000 4-10/100/1000,
Number of Expansion Slots 8-GPIM Slots None 1 SW AMC 1 SSM supported
10 Gbps Uplink support Yes No No No
DRAM 2 GB No information No information 1 GB
Compact Flash   2 GB No information No information 64 MB
Maximum Firewall Throughput 7 Gbps 4.5 Gbps 16Gbps 450 Mbps
Maximum Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES) and Advanced Encryption Standard
(AES) VPN Throughput
1.5 Gbps 1.1 Gbps 12Gbps 225 Mbps
IPS Throughput 1 Gbps 4 Gbps 1 Gbps 225 Mbps (with AIP SSM-10)
375 Mbps(with AIP SSM-20)
450 Mbps(with AIP SSM-40)
AntiVirus Throughput 350 Mbps No information 350 Mbps 500 Mbps (CSC-SSM-10)
1000 Mbps (CSC-SSM-20)
512 K 1100 K 1000 K 2,80,000
Maximum Connections per Second 35 K No information 25K 12,000
VLANs 4096 1024 No information 150
Packets per Second
900 Kpps No information No information 320 Kpps
Number of Policies
8,192 No information 1,00,000 No Information
Unified Threat Management (antivirus, antispyware, file blocking, anti-spam, and URL filtering) Yes Yes Yes No
Optional Redundant power supply Internal No information External RPS No
Modular operating system Yes No No No
Separation of control plane and forwarding plane Yes No No No
Rollback 50 No No No



2 thoughts on “Comparison – Juniper SRX 650 vs Checkpoint 3078 vs Fortinet 620B vs ASA 5520

  1. Larry

    Hi Ciscohite, I received your email few minutes ago and was really happy to see the comparison coming up. I never thought you take my request so seriously. thank you so much for the help.

    1. ciscohite Post author

      Hi Larry,

      we do take all requests coming to our website very seriously. Thanks for trusting us.


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