Cisco Secure Firewall 3100 Series

High-performance firewalls for hybrid workers

The enterprise-class Secure Firewall 3100 Series supports your evolving world. The 3100 Series firewalls are designed to make hybrid work and zero trust practical. They support more remote users and boost VPN performance. Clustering and high port density flexibility allow your firewall to grow with you, ensuring a strong return on investment.

Industry recognition

Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award

Cisco Secure Firewall earns an exclusive award for excellence in the global network firewall market in 2021.

SE Labs Best NGFW Award

SE Labs has named Cisco Secure Firewall, exclusively, as Best Next Generation Firewall in its 2021 annual report.

Why Cisco 3100 Series firewalls?

Empower hybrid workers

Support more remote workers with up to 6 times faster VPN performance.

Enhance employee collaboration

Deliver strong video conferencing experiences with multithreaded traffic handling.

Protect your investment

Enable your firewall to grow with you using flexible clustering and high port density.

Features and benefits

Gain greater visibility

Machine learning passively identifies user applications and potential threats in encrypted traffic.

Delight your employees

High throughput and app-based QoS (quality of service) delivers strong video conferencing.

Get investment protection

The flexibility of clustering and high port density allow your firewall to grow with you.

Empower hybrid workers

Supports more remote users, with enhancements that provide six times faster performance.

Harmonize on-premises, cloud, and workload

Cisco comprehensively supports your modern application environments.

Process more traffic

Snort 3 IPS inspection engine inspects throughput with multithreaded traffic handling techniques. 

Accelerate incident response

Includes entitlement to the tightly integrated XDR capabilities in the Cisco SecureX platform.

Make zero trust practical

Simplifies workflow for granular policies. Gain greater security with Cisco Duo MFA, ISE, and Secure Workload integrations. 

Simplify firewall onboarding

Rapidly deploy hundreds of cost-efficient firewalls with low touch provisioning.

Compare 3100 Series firewalls

  Secure Firewall 3110 Secure Firewall 3120 Secure Firewall 3130 Secure Firewall 3140
Throughput: FW + AVC + IPS (1024B) 17 Gbps 23 Gbps 38 Gbps 45 Gbps
Maximum concurrent sessions 2 million 4 million 6 million 10 million
Maximum VPN peers 3000 6000 15,000 20,000
Integrated I/O 8 x 10M/100M/ 1GBASE-T Ethernet interfaces (RJ- 45), 8 x 1/10 Gigabit (SFP) Ethernet interfaces 8 x 10M/100M/ 1GBASE-T Ethernet interfaces (RJ- 45), 8 x 1/10 Gigabit (SFP) Ethernet interfaces 8 x 10M/100M/ 1GBASE-T Ethernet interfaces (RJ- 45), 8 x 1/10/25 Gigabit (SFP) Ethernet interfaces 8 x 10M/100M/ 1GBASE-T Ethernet interfaces (RJ- 45), 8 x 1/10/25 Gigabit (SFP) Ethernet interfaces
Network modules 8 x 1/10G Options 8 x 1/10G Options 8 x 1/10/25G, 4 x 40G Options 8 x 1/10/25G, 4 x 40G Options
Clustering 8 8 8 8
Form factor (rack units) 1RU 1RU 1RU 1RU

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Cisco TV: Hybrid Work Meets Firewall

We'll explore the firewall you'll need to keep workers safe while fending off malware, ransomware, and other threats. Then, take a deep dive into our new Cisco Secure Firewall 3100 Series.

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Refreshing or migrating your firewalls?

If you are already a Cisco Secure Firewall ASA customer, you can upgrade to another ASA solution--or take advantage of advanced threat defense options including IPS, malware defense, application visibility, and more, with Cisco Secure Firewall Threat Defense solutions.
If you are migrating your ASA or a firewall from another vendor, explore the Cisco Firepower Migration Tool


Secure Firewall Management Center

Provides unified management of firewalls, application control, intrusion prevention, URL filtering, and malware defense. 

Defense Orchestrator

Manage security policies simply and consistently from the cloud.

Security Analytics and Logging

Scalable log management with advanced analytics means faster time to detection.

Customer reviews

Reviews at Gartner

Read Gartner Peer Insights reviews on Cisco Secure Firewall.

Customer success stories

Protecting current and future business with Cisco Secure

"To protect our dynamic environment, we invested in state-of-the-art technology from our partner Cisco."

- Roberto Alunda, Telecom Engineering Director, MEDIAPRO

Managing security at scale with Defense Orchestrator and Threat Response

"With Cisco Defense Orchestrator we can manage all of the security appliances and devices in one location, from one control panel."

-Aaron Hackney, Principal Architect, Rackspace

Cisco firewalls simplify security management for college district

"Cisco Defense Orchestrator makes firewall builds, management, visibility, and auditing infinitely easier. Things that take 10 minutes in [Defense Orchestrator] take a day or more without it."

-Mike Muzinich, Senior IT Network Administrator, Los Rios Community College District

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