ASA CX delivers context-aware security that empowers enterprises to finally say yes to applications, devices, and the evolving global workforce while ensuring unprecedented visibility and control. On the industry's most widely deployed and trusted firewall.Meet complex network access demands, without losing operational efficiency.Enable anywhere, any time, any device access, without losing visibility and control.Get “next-generation” capabilities, without having to abandon stateful inspection and classic firewall capabilities.
When MOBILE WEB overtakes desktop & WI-FI access traffic surpasses wired And growingAnd growingNo end in sight
Phablets to sell 208M devices in 2015, according to ABI ResearchBusiness demands enablement of these devices to enable productivity and provide anytime access to any data by any user anywhere on any devices
# Apps increase, perpetuates threats from Apps…Attackers are deploying a variety of increasingly sophisticated techniques to take control of the phone, personal data, and money. Additionally, malware writers are using new distribution techniques, such as malvertising and upgrade attacks. On iPhone 33.9% of free applications had the capability to access location and 11.2% had the capability to access contacts.
Single endpoint client strategyEasy gui, no hassle
Most companies are looking for a basic feature set to provide remote connectivity will need an Essentials license at a min. cost.Companies that are looking for posture assessment or clientless remote access through a browser will need a Premium license, in place of an Essentials license.These licenses serve desktops and laptops, but for those companies looking to enable their mobile workforce, they will require the mobile add-on license (min. cost)Essentials and Premium licenses are typically bound to a specific ASA (security gateway).However, large and globally distributed companies appreciate the efficiency of leveraging out shared licensing model, which applies licenses to the ASA’s that need them.Burst licenses are also available to provide additional capacity at a discounted level, when urgently needed, and can be applied during an emergency situation.Note - All licenses are per concurrent user basis.
Prevents malware, Enforces acceptable use policies
Be clear about what is available today to sell and what is futures
Be clear about what is available today to sell and what is futres
For a couple of ASA, ASDM is fine for general management. For numerous ASAs, CSM should be used. CLI is useful when debugging, specifically using “debug dap trace”.