Finding a network security appliance with exactly the right throughput, interface options, and threat protection for all the different segments of your network is hard enough. Even if you find the perfect match for your requirements now, it's tough to plan for what you'll need in the future - especially within your current budget. The Cisco FirePOWER™ 8000 Series Appliances help future proof your security appliance decision. They marry an extensible modular platform with the industry's best threat protection, according to testing by NSS Labs. They are designed to fit your network requirements today and in the future. Features and Benefits The Cisco FirePOWER 8000 Series Appliances are the base platform for the Cisco FirePOWER next-generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) threat protection solution. These appliances provide integrated real-time contextual awareness, full-stack visibility, and intelligent security automation. The result? Security you can count on, combined with reliable performance and a low total cost of ownership. Threat protection can be expanded with optional subscription licenses to provide Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) and application visibility and control. Cisco FirePOWER Appliances set the industry benchmark for threat detection effectiveness, inspected throughput, and value as measured by studies conducted by NSS Labs, the world's leading information security research and advisory company.