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    Firewall as a Service (FWaaS) - OPNsense Firewall, High-end Security Made Easy™

    OPNsense provides Precept IT’s security clients with more features, more reliability and more performance than any other commercial firewall product we had in use ever before. Being open source, we have full access regarding update plans and so on.

    OPNsense includes most of the features available in expensive commercial firewalls, and more in many cases. It brings the rich feature set of commercial offerings with the benefits of open and verifiable sources.

    One of the headline features of OPNSense is the support for high availability and IP address failover. This functions in a similar but more secure manner to Cisco VRRP or HSRP, allowing your firewall to stay fully operational in the event of a hardware failure without any interruption to client connections.

    When you cannot afford downtime use our automatic and seamless hardware failover with state synchronization utilizing the common address redundancy protocol (CARP) to get the highest possible availability.

    Stateful firewall with support for IPv4 and IPv6 and live view on blocked or passed traffic.

    Multi WAN capable including load balancing and failover support.

    A strong focus on security and code quality drives the development of the product.

    OPNsense offers weekly security updates with small increments to react on new emerging threats within in a fashionable time. A fixed release cycle of 2 major releases each year offers businesses the opportunity to plan upgrades ahead. For each major release a roadmap is put in place to guide development and set out clear goals.

    Firewall High Availability / Hardware Failover

    FIREWALL
    Stateful firewall with support for IPv4 and IPv6 and live view on blocked or passed traffic.
    HARDWARE FAILOVER
    When you cannot afford downtime use our automatic and seamless hardware failover with state synchronization utilizing the common address redundancy protocol (CARP) to get the highest possible availability.
    MULTI WAN
    Multi WAN capable including load balancing and failover support.

    The best day to migrate to OPNsense was five years ago, the second best is today.

    Precept will provide a “Fully Managed Firewall Service” for clients which are fit for purpose.

    This includes offsite backups and 24x7x365 proactive monitoring of Firewall Lifesigns.

    Hardware Firewalls
    One dedicated physical rack-mounted server containing two separate server nodes.

    Software
    OPNSENSE

    Network Switches
    2 x Zxyel 48 port Gigabit Managed VLAN switches

    Maintenance
    Basic Maintenance Including Security/Firmware Updates

    Monitoring and Alerting Server
    Additional Virtual Server on existing EIS DRBD Servers platform to create alerts when critical network incidents occur.

    Points to note…
    In case of failure the 2nd firewall server will take over automatically
    Server Life Signs are pro-actively monitored 24x7x365
    Direct support with 3rd line engineers for Firewall Issues
    Server grade technology used throughout our platform.

    Contact us for a quote today.

    Traffic Shaper
    Two-factor Authentication
    Captive portal
    Forward Caching Proxy
    Virtual Private Network
    High Availability & Hardware Failover
    Intrusion Detection and Prevention
    Build-in reporting and monitoring tools including RRD Graphs

    Features

    The feature set of OPNsense includes high-end features such as forward caching proxy, traffic shaping, intrusion detection and easy OpenVPN client setup. The latest release is based upon HardenedBSD 11.2 for long-term support and uses a newly developed MVC-framework based on Phalcon.

    OPNsense’s focus on security brings unique features such as the option to use LibreSSL instead of OpenSSL (selectable in the GUI) and a custom version based on HardenedBSD.

    The robust and reliable update mechanism gives OPNsense the ability to provide important security updates in a timely fashion.

    Businesses

    Protect your business network and secure your connections using OpenVPN or IPsec. From the stateful inspection firewall to the inline intrusion detection & prevention system everything is included for free.Use the traffic shaper to enhance network performance and prioritise you voice over ip above other traffic. Backup your configuration to the cloud automatically, no need for manual backups anymore!

    Remote Offices & SOHO

    Utilise the integrated site to site VPN (IPsec or SSL VPN / OpenVPN) to create a secure network connection to and from your remote offices. Enjoy the easy configuration and online searchable documentation with simple how-to type of articles to get you started, quickly.

    OPNsense Features a complete high-end security platform.

    Take a look at some of our  highlights, but remember OPNsense Features much more than we can showcase.

    ✓ QoS ✓ 2FA ✓ OpenVPN ✓ IPSec ✓ CARP ✓ Captive Portal ✓ Proxy ✓ Webfilter ✓ IDPS ✓ Netflow ✓ and More!