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Enterprise Security Perimeter Mix (Very Large)

Network Topology

Enterprise Security Perimeter


The firewall is placed at the edge of the enterprise network to protect enterprise users from Internet malware and virus usually by means of application control, antivirus, web filtering, DNS filtering, and SSL deep inspection. Traffic characteristics are asymmetric and north-south. Throughput limited by the WAN interface provisioned by the ISP.


Users (Client IPs): 32500
Applications: 34
Sessions: 409500 (incl. 323500 TLS sessions)
Allocated Bandwidth: 12.65 Gbps