GB-Ware -

Software Firewall UTM System
GB-Ware Software Firewall UTM System is GTA’s most flexible product offering - a total
gateway perimeter solution that can be installed on hardware of your choosing.
GB-Ware Key Features
• Comprehensive Software
Firewall UTM System
• Vituralized GB-Ware Support
• User Selectable Hardware
• Powerful Traffic Management
• Flexible Implementation
• IPv6 Support
• UTM Threat Management
-Anti Spam
-Web Filtering
• Supports up to 20 NICs
• Gigabit Ethernet Support
• Available in 25 User,
Unrestricted User or Enterprise
• Supports Hardware VPN
The Software Unified Threat Management Alternative
With the operating system integrated in the GB-Ware firewall UTM software, the security risks normally
inherent in operating systems are eliminated. Installation and configuration are simple with no concerns
about OS hardening techniques or tracking new security risks. The GB-OS system software is installed on
your choice of IDE or SATA controlled storage devices – both hard disk drives and CompactFlash media are
Powered by GB-OS system software, GB-Ware includes advanced features such as Dynamic Gateway
Architecture and Gateway Sentinel. Dynamic Gateway Architectures allows GB-Ware systems to be
customized to fit nearly any network design from simple plug-and-play to utilizing advanced configuration
and routing features such as load balancing and gateway failover for up to 20 gateways. Gateway Sentinel,
GTA’s suite of threat management products and services, includes a robust intrusion prevention system,
Internet content filtering and email proxy with basic email filtering. Expanding the UTM features is easy and
affordable with Mail Proxy Anti-Virus and Anti-Spam, as well as Web Filtering with URL categorization. GBWare’s base configuration for 10 users, unrestricted users, or enterprise allows system integrators to easily
design a firewall UTM system that meets their customer’s needs.
Comprehensive Feature Set
GB-Ware Firewall UTM Systems’ advanced features
include multi-WAN failover, load sharing, policy
based traffic management, and dynamic routing
options such as routing based on policy, source,
protocol or ports. These flexible routing features
provide business continuity by assuring network uptime. Perimeter threat management includes IPS,
DoS, DDoS, anti-virus, anti-spam and URL filtering.
Full interoperability with other GTA firewalls make it
a snap to implement site-to-site IPSec VPN tunnels
to branch offices that have installed GTA Firewall
UTM Appliances. When your network demands
the ease-of use of an appliance combined with the
power and flexibility of a software firewall, GB-Ware
is the ideal solution.
Virtualized GB-Ware
Installation of a Virtualized GB-Ware Software
implementation options available for GTA systems.
Support of GB-Ware running on a VMWare system,
Citrix XenServer and Microsoft Hyper-V is included
in GB-OS 6.2 and above. Customers operating
Virtual Machine (VM) hosts can run both their
GB-Ware firewall and network services on the same
GB-Ware – available in either 10 users, unrestricted
users, or enterprise – runs on your choice of
hardware, Intel/AMD 486 class CPU or better,
and includes support for hundreds of Ethernet
cards, including Gigabit Ethernet. User counts can
be incrementally increased through purchase of
activation codes. With support for Gigabit Ethernet,
10/100 Ethernet, and PPP/PPPoE you decide
what type of network connectivity best suits your
needs. Need more ports? Simply purchase the
Multi-Interface Option to support up to twenty total
network interfaces.
Remote Access
Remote access is available with the GTA Mobile
IPSec VPN Client, PPTP, L2TP, SSL Browser and
SSL Client. Easy to install and setup, these options
allow remote workers to securely access protected
UTM Features
Unlock the GB-Ware’s full UTM capabilities with the
following features:
IPS - Intrusion Prevention System
GTA’s IPS compares data packets to over 4000
signature-based policy definitions to recognize
attacks and protect against network anomalies.
IPS carefully analyzes traffic and automatically
blocks attacks before they can reach the network.
IPS configuration options include the selection of
protected services and the handling of suspect
Mail Proxy Anti-Virus
The Anti-Virus option provides real-time virus and
malware scanning of email against a database of
nearly 100,000 virus definitions.
Mail Proxy Anti-Spam
The Anti-Spam subscription option, powered by
MailShell’s multi-level anti-spam technology, offers
customizable spam blocking and filtering for GBWare’s email proxy.
Web Filtering
Web Filtering, a content filtering subscription option,
allows organizations to increase productivity and
reduce liability by limiting access to unproductive or
inappropriate web sites based on over 70 category
Firewall Modes & System Features
• Over 3 million Concurrent Connections
(memory dependent up to 4GB for
Enterprise users)
• 128,000 Concurrent Connections
(unrestricted users)
• 2,000 Concurrent Connections (10 users)
• Unrestricted Allowed Hosts
• IPv6 Support
• Interface Bridging
• IP Aliasing
• Stateful Packet Inspection
• Stealth Mode
• Time-based Policies
• Country IP Blocking
• Static Routing
• Configuration Objects
• Installement on VM (Virtual Machines)
• High Availability Option
Networking & Connectivity
• Dynamic Gateway Architecture
• Gateway Failover Selector
– Multiple WAN Link Support
• Load Balancing
• Link Aggregation
• PPTP Client
• DHCP Client
• ISDN Support
• Async Modem
• USB GSM Modem
• PAP / CHAP Authentication
Automatic Failover
SSL Browser & Client
Included GTA Mobile VPN Client License
Encryption - DES, 3DES, AES, Blowfish
and Camellia
Authentication - SHA-1, SHA-2, MD5
VPN Certificate or Pre-shared Secret
Hub and Spoke VPN Support
Manual Key and Auto IKE
Aggressive Mode
NAT Through VPN
Network Time Service
DHCP Server
DHCP Relay
Dynamic DNS
DNS Proxy / DNS Server
SMTP Email Proxy
Multiple Email Domains Supported
HTTP Proxy
– Traditional and Transparent
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Traffic Management
• Traffic Shaping
– BGP, OSPF, RIP v1,v2
• Policy Based Routing
– Source, Destination, Port and Address
• Bandwidth Management
URL Content Filtering
Local Content Lists
Access Control Lists
Time Based Policies
Block Java, JavaScript and ActiveX
Firewall Management
Web and Console User Interfaces
Multi-Language Support
SSL Secure Remote Management
Multiple Administrative Accounts
Configuration Verification
System Software Rollback
Automatic System Updates
Automatic Backup
Intrusion & DoS Prevention
Customizable IPS Policies
Alarm Coalescing
IP Spoofing Protection
DoS Prevention and Alerting
Customizable Alarm Thresholds
Email and SMS Alarm Notifications
User Authentication
• Firewall Authentication with GBAuth,
• IPSec VPN Authentication
• Active Directory Single Sign-On
Logging & Monitoring
• WELF Formatted Remote Logging to
• SNMP Management Viewing
• Active Status
Reporting Tools
• Scheduled Reports
• Historical Statistics
Mail Proxy Anti-Virus Option
Automatic Virus Definition Updates
Block Email by File Size
Reject or Quarantine Virus Email
Subject Line Tagging of Virus Email
Mail Proxy Anti-Spam
Subscription Option
Multiple Category Rating System
Subject Line Tagging by Category
Reject or Quarantine by Category
User-defined White and Black Lists
Automatic Rule Updates
Web Filtering Subscription Option
• 70+ Category Ratings
• Automatic URL Catalog Updates
GB-Ware System Requirements
Intel/AMD processor
RAM (varies by GB-Ware
product type)
User Limited - 512 MB
Unrestricted - 1 GB
Enterprise - 2 GB
2 GB (or higher) HDD or GTA
certified Compact Flash card
Two (2)
Serial (RS-232/COM) Port
One (1)
USB Port
One (1)
One (1)
Video Card (VGA)
One (1)
One (1)
(USB Modem optional)
Available PCI Slots
One (1), if installing GTA
VPN Acceleration Card
Virtualized GB-Ware System Requirements
Virtual RAM (varies by
GB-Ware product type)
User Limited - 512 MB
Unrestricted - 1 GB
Enterprise - 2 GB
Virtual Hard Disk Space
Virtual NICs
2 GB
Two (2)
Supported VM Hosts
• VMWare
• XenServer
• Hyper-V
Optional Features
GTA VPN Acceleration Card
The GTA VPN Acceleration Card off-loads
the processing of time-consuming encryption
algorithms that can impact system performance by
freeing up the host processor to perform primary
tasks more efficiently. The GTA VPN Acceleration
Card is installed in an available PCI slot. The
GTA VPN Acceleration Card requires the VPN
Acceleration Option, available separately.
Multi-Interface Option
The Multi-Interface Option provides support for up
to 20 total interfaces.
Product Part Numbers
• GB-Ware 25 Users
- FSP235-0010-00000
• GB-Ware Unrestricted Users
- FSP235-9999-00000
• GB-Ware Enterprise
- FSP500-9999-00000
Certifications and Compliance
• FCC / CE
• UL - USA and Canada
• RoHS
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Features and specifications subject to change without notice.
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