New Hardware Introduced with PAN-OS 8.1

Overview of new hardware introduced with PAN-OS® 8.1
New HardwareDescription
PA-220R Firewall
The PA-220R firewall is designed and certified for deployments in harsh industrial environments while continuing to provide the same next-generation security features as our other firewall models. The PA-220R firewall includes the following main features:
  • An operating temperature range from -40°F to 158°F
  • Six 10/100/1000Mbps RJ-45 ports with built-in surge protection
  • Passive cooling (no fans) to reduce noise, power consumption, and to increase reliability (no moving parts)
  • Two direct 12-24VDC power inputs to provide redundant DC power
  • Supports active/passive and active/active high availability (HA) configurations
For more information on the PA-220R firewall, refer to the PA-220R Hardware Reference.
PA-3200 Series Firewalls
The PA-3200 Series includes the PA-3220, PA-3250, and PA-3260 firewalls, which are designed to deliver high-performance internet edge deployments. These firewalls include the following main features:
  • Interface speeds up to 40Gbps
  • Up to five times the overall performance of the PA-3000 Series firewalls
  • Decryption performance is increased by up to seven times and decryption session capacity is increased up to twenty times compared to the PA-3000 Series firewalls
For more information on the hardware, refer to the PA-3200 Series Hardware Reference.
PA-5280 Firewall
The newest PA-5200 Series PA-5280 firewall comes with double the memory of the PA-5260 firewall. The PA-5280 firewall uses nearly the same hardware as the PA-5260 except that it doubles the session capacity from 32 million to 64 million sessions.
For more information on the hardware, refer to the PA-5200 Series Hardware Reference.
M-200 and M-600 Appliances
These new M-Series models are multi-functional appliances that you can configure to run in Panorama™ Management mode, Panorama Management-only mode, Panorama Log Collector mode, or PAN-DB Private Cloud mode. These models include the following main features when compared to the M-100 and M-500 appliances:
  • Improved responsiveness with faster CPU and more memory
  • Increased log ingestion rate
  • Improved serviceability by providing dual power supplies and the ability to replace the operating system drive if a failure occurs
For more information on the hardware, refer to the M-200 and M-600 Appliance Hardware Reference.

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