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Data Center Security Perimeter Mix (Small)

Network Topology

Data Center Security Perimeter


The firewall is placed at the edge of the data center network. It controls traffic flowing from the internet to the data center and flowing from data center to the internet usually by means of IPS. Traffic characteristics are symmetric and north-south. Throughput demand is high because SaaS applications demand high bandwidth and low latency in order to services SaaS users.


Users (Client IPs): 210
Applications: 6
Sessions: 2700 (incl. 2700 TLS sessions)
Allocated Bandwidth: 1.43 Gbps