SonicWall SuperMassive 9800

The SuperMassive 9800 is designed specifically with the needs of emerging enterprises in mind. The hardware and associated security services prevent intrusions, block malware and control access to questionable web content. Featuring


  • Intrusion prevention with sophisticated anti-evasion technology blocks the latest attacks
  • Network-based anti-malware with CloudAssist provides 24x7 advanced protection from malicious threats
  • SSL decryption and inspection protect against threats hidden in encrypted traffic
  • Easy-to-integrate user authentication support for a broad set of user identification technologies (SSO/LDAP/RADIUS)
  • WAN failover and load balancing enhance business continuity and network optimization
  • Content and URL filtering delivers protection and productivity by controlling access to web content
  • Real-time application visibility, control and bandwidth management offer insight into and control of network traffic
  • High port density with more interfaces to help in more complex network environments
  • Integrated 10 GbE SPF+ interfaces for future investment against growing bandwidth needs


Device Type
Security appliance
Bundled Services 1 year TotalSecure
Height (Rack Units) 2U
Built-in Devices Status LCD
Width 16.9 in
Depth 23.6 in
Height 3.5 in
Weight 40.52 lbs

Processor / Memory / Storage

64 GB
Hard Drive SSD 80 GB x 2


Form Factor
Connectivity Technology Wired
Data Link Protocol Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Network / Transport Protocol TCP/IP, PPTP, L2TP, ICMP/IP, IPSec, PPPoE, DHCP
Routing Protocol OSPF, RIP-1, RIP-2, BGP, static IP routing, policy-based routing (PBR)
Remote Management Protocol SNMP 2, SNMP 3, HTTP, HTTPS, CLI
Performance Firewall throughput: 40 Gbps 
Inspection throughput: 24 Gbps 
IPS throughput: 24 Gbps 
Anti-malware throughput: 10 Gbps 
VPN throughput: 18 Gbps 
Forwarding performance (IMIX): 9 Gbps 
Connection rate: 280000 connections per second
Capacity Maximum application cores: 64 
VPN tunnels (site-to-site): 25000 
VPN client licenses: 2000 
Virtual interfaces (VLANs): 512 
DPI connections: 2500000 
SPI connections: 3000000
Features NAT support, VPN support, PAT support, load balancing, Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI), DoS attack prevention, content filtering, IPv6 support, High Availability, URL filtering, Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), DDos attack prevention, Quality of Service (QoS), DHCP server, bandwidth control, Common Access Card (CAC) reader support, hot swappable dual fans, DHCP relay, Port Security, NetFlow, IPFIX, DiffServ Code Point (DSCP) support
Encryption Algorithm DES, Triple DES, MD5, IKE, SHA-1, FIPS 140-2, 128-bit AES, 192-bit AES, 256-bit AES
Authentication Method RADIUS, LDAP, internal user database, Active Directory, XAUTH authentication
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.1p

IP Telephony

VoIP Protocols
H.323, SIP


Supported Flash Memory Cards
SDHC Memory Card

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slots
1 (total) / 1 (free) x expansion slot
Interfaces 1 x 1000Base-T (management) - RJ-45 
2 x USB - Type A 
1 x console - RJ-45 
8 x 1000Base-T - RJ-45 
12 x 1000Base-X - SFP (mini-GBIC) 
4 x 10GBase-X - SFP+


126,144 hours
Compliant Standards FCC Class A certified, UL, TUV GS, VCCI, C-Tick, BSMI, ICSA Firewall certified, cUL, NOM, CB, RoHS, KCC, WEEE, ANATEL


Power Device
Internal power supply - hot-plug
Installed Qty 2
Max Supported Qty 2
Power Redundancy Yes
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Power Consumption Operational 350 Watt
Power Provided 500 Watt

Software / System Requirements

OS Provided

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
Virus definitions update - 1 year 
E-mail database update - 1 year 
Intrusion definitions update - 1 year

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
59 °F
Max Operating Temperature 104 °F
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 90% (non-condensing)