The NetDefend family of Firewall/VPN Security Appliances is D-Link’s answer for hardware-based network security. The new D-Link DFL-800 Network Security Desktop VPN Firewall network security appliance is an easy-to-deploy VPN and firewall solution designed for small-to-medium sized businesses that demand superior performance and security.
Advanced Hardware Features
The DFL-800 is a powerful 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-800 hardware includes seven trusted LAN ports, dual-WAN ports for load balancing, and a user-configurable 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.
To provide enterprise-class network security, the DFL-800 has several flexible firewall features to manage, monitor, and maintain a healthy and secure network. Network management features include: Remote Management, Bandwidth Control Policies, URL/Keyword Blocking, Access Policies, and SNMP. For network monitoring, the DFL-800 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 security.
For optimal VPN configuration, the DFL-800 has both an integrated 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 300 VPN connections. The DFL-800 can support IPSec, PPTP, and L2TP protocols in Client/Server mode and can handle pass-through traffic as well. Advanced VPN configuration options include: DES/3DES/AES/Twofish/Blowfish/CAST-128 encryption, Manual or IKE/ISAKMP key management, Quick/Main/Aggressive Negotiation modes, and VPN authentication support using either an external RADIUS server or the internal 500-user database.
Configurable User Interface
The DFL-800 can be configured via the D-Link Web-based interface and monitored 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-800.
With businesses becoming increasingly network-dependent, the need to invest in a reliable security solution is crucial. The D-Link DFL-800 NetDefend Network Security Desktop VPN Firewall offers high return on investment through robust security features, flexible configuration, and maximum network protection.