The new DFL-700 VPN Firewall network security appliance is an easy-to-deploy VPN and firewall solution designed for small to medium businesses that demand superior performance and security. This appliance is a powerful firewall security solution that provides integrated Network Address Translation (NAT), SPI Firewall, advanced content filtering features, IDS protection, bandwidth management, as well as Virtual Private Network (VPN) support.
The DFL-700 hardware includes a trusted LAN port, a WAN port that supports virtually all WAN connection types, and an independent DMZ port to support local servers such as e-mail, Web, and FTP. All of these features conveniently fit into a desktop chassis that can be easily integrated into your network setup.
To provide enterprise-class network security, the DFL-700 VPN Firewall has several flexible firewall features to manage, monitor, and maintain a healthy and secure network. Some network management features include: Remote management, Bandwidth Control Policies, URL/Keyword Blocking, Access Policies, and SNMP. For network monitoring, the DFL-700 supports e-mail alerts, system log, consistency checks, and real-time statistics. These features along with a firmware backup function provide and maintain maximum network performance and firewall security.
For optimal VPN configuration, the DFL-700 has both an integrated IPSec VPN Client and Server to support almost any required VPN policy. This high-end appliance has a hardware VPN engine to support and manage up to 200 VPN connections. The DFL-700 can support IPSec, PPTP, and L2TP protocol pass-through traffic as well. Advanced VPN configuration options include: AES/DES/3DES encryption, Manual or IKE/ISAKMP key management, Quick/Main/Aggressive Negotiation modes, and VPN authentication support using either an RADIUS server or the internal 500-user database.
The DFL-700 VPN Firewall can be configured via D-Link’s Web-based interface or using the Command Line Interface (CLI). These configuration options can be managed through Admin, Read/ Write, or Read-Only administrator rights. With these access management levels, any authorized user can easily configure or access the administrative functions of the DFL-700.
With businesses becoming increasingly network-dependent, the need to invest in a reliable security solution is crucial. Each security appliance in the D-Link NETDEFEND SecureNetwork family of products offers high return on investment through robust firewall security features, flexible configuration, and maximum network protection.