SASE ROI Calculator

SASE can save your company a lot of money. Use the industry’s-first SASE ROI calculator to quantify the cost savings you can achieve in services, asset consolidation, and labor when deploying Versa SASE.

SASE ROI Calculator

SASE can save your company a lot of money. Use the industry’s-first SASE ROI calculator to quantify the cost savings you can achieve in services, asset consolidation, and labor when deploying Versa SASE.

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Versa CSG Appliances for SASE



Consolidate the Best Functions Into One

Versa Networks CSG appliances are next-generation enterprise software-defined networking appliances that are architected to deliver networking, security, industry-leading SD-WAN, and analytics for our Enterprise and Service Provider customers.

Versa CSG appliances provide advanced routing, industry-leading SD-WAN, switching and compute in a single, trusted platform. With a single appliance, organizations can consolidate the market’s best functions with rich set of wired, wireless connectivity options. Organizations can avoid the need to deploy and maintain separate appliances with such degree of consolidation that simplify deployment and operations.

Feature-Rich and Built for the Modern Workforce

CSG appliances are built based on latest chipset and architected to cover a wide spectrum of needs for WAN Edge deployments such as home-offices, Enterprise branches, campus, and data center sites.

Versa CSG appliances with the award-winning VOS cover a rich set of features including Layer-2 switching/ bridging functions, Layer-3 unicast / multicast, IPv4 / IPv6, Layer 4-7 functions including DPI, PBF, Application Firewall, URL Filtering, Captive Portal, NGFW, DOS Protection, SFW, AV, NG-IPS, File-Filtering, and much more. Using CSG appliances, organizations can build your WAN Edge deployments in a secure, fast, and scalable way that keeps up with all the modern-day requirements.

Capabilities


Copper and Fiber Ethernet ports with interface speeds from 10Mbps to 10 Gbps and beyond to cover your LAN and WAN interface needs.

Orderable with single or dual Enterprise class firmware driven LTE modules to give maximum performance and flexibility on your deployments.

Orderable with embedded Enterprise class WiFi Access Point to provide integrated WiFi LAN connectivity needs from single, consolidated platform.

Supports non-Ethernet interfaces such as ADSL2/VDSL2 or T1/E1 to help connect to legacy WAN networks.

CSG appliances can carry 3rd party VMs in a service chain allowing our customers to deploy 3rd party software from different suppliers.

CSG designs covering different form factors, passive and active cooled designs, with built-in or field replaceable Fan or PSU FRUs.

The CSG Family of Appliances


Versa CSG300 Series

CSG300 series appliances are ideal for customers deploying Versa SASE in small Enterprise branch and home office sites. CSG300 series platforms are ideal choices for deployment in home offices in today’s COVID pandemic days that require users to work from home.

The versatile CSG300 series appliances deliver carrier-grade reliability, with enterprise-grade routing, industry-leading SD-WAN and Next-Generation Firewall all while supporting a diverse set of WAN access technologies (MPLS, Broadband) and wireless LAN & WAN access technologies (3G, 4G-LTE, LTE Advanced). CSG300 series appliances scale SD-WAN performance up to 500 Mbps and up to 125 users.


Versa CSG700 Series

Versa CSG700 series appliances are designed for deployment in mid-to large Enterprise branches delivering industry’s richest set of networking functions. The versatile CSG700 series appliances deliver carrier-grade reliability, with enterprise-grade routing, industry-leading SD-WAN and next-generation security all while supporting a diverse set of WAN access technologies (MPLS and broadband), wireless WAN access technologies (3G, 4G-LTE, LTE Advanced) and non-Ethernet connectivity options including A/ VDSL2 and T1/E1.

CSG700 appliances are designed to be FIPS compliant in the core hardware. The CSG700 series appliances come with very high MTBF numbers thanks to its fan-less and specialized design. CSG700 series appliances scale SASE performance up to 2 Gbps and up to 350 users.


Versa CSG1000 Series

CSG1000 series appliances are designed for Enterprises with high performance branch, campus, and data center WAN Edge requirements. Our premium suite of appliances, the high performance CSG1000 series deliver carrier-grade reliability, high performance and high compute capacity for enterprise-grade routing, industry-leading SD-WAN, next-generation security and uCPE use-cases.

The CSG1000 series come with 16 high-performance LAN and WAN interfaces out of which 8 are 10GE and 8 are 1GE interfaces. Also supported are Ethernet and non-Ethernet (ie: ADSL2+/VDSL2, T1E1) NIC options as well as wireless (3G, 4G-LTE, LTE Advanced-Pro, 5G, WiFi AP) options. CSG1000 appliances scale SASE performance up to 14 Gbps and up to 2,000 users.


Versa CSG2500 Series

CSG2500 appliances deliver carrier-grade reliability, high performance, and high compute capacity for enterprise-grade routing, SD-WAN, next-generation security, and uCPE scenarios. They are designed for WAN edge deployments in large regional offices, campus sites, and data centers that require advanced secure SD-WAN along with a comprehensive advanced application, cloud intelligent SD-WAN, and SASE services on-premises.

Versa CSG2500 appliances are excellent choices as compute resources to host 3rd party software in the form of VMs (virtual machines) without the need to purchase any other specialized hardware or compute module.


Versa CSG3000 Series

Versa CSG3000 series appliances are a family of next generation enterprise software-defined networking appliances based on high performance x86 architecture and best in class merchant Ethernet switching chipset to deliver Secure SD-WAN and Secure SD-LAN capabilities. CSG3000 units running VOS provide fully comprehensive integrated security such as NGFW, UTM, ZTNA, Application Intelligence and Application Policy Based Forwarding coupled together with line-rate L2/L3 Switching, scalable advanced routing, genuine multitenancy, and big data-based analytics.

Versa CSG3000 series appliances with VOS™ (Versa Operating System) are ideal for Enterprises with high performance branch, campus, and data center WAN Edge deployments. Versa CSG3000 series appliances are supported by the Versa management and control software including Versa Director and Versa Analytics.


Versa CSX4000 Series

Versa CSX4000 series appliances are a family of next-generation software-defined (SD) enterprise LAN edge and access layer appliances combining best-in-class merchant Ethernet switch chipset with x86 based processor sub-system to deliver innovative Secure SD-LAN capabilities from the edge of the LAN.

CSX4000 units run VOS™ (Versa Operating System) to provide comprehensive integrated security such as on-prem ZTNA, next-generation SD-Access, fully secure Software Defined Perimeter, Application Intelligence and Application Policy Based Forwarding capabilities coupled together with line-rate L2/L3 Switching, scalable advanced routing, genuine multitenancy, and big data-based analytics.


Versa CSG5000 Series

Versa CSG5000 series appliances are a family of high-performance, next-generation enterprise networking appliances based on x86 architecture. Versa CSG appliances are purpose built to deliver very high-performance, with comprehensive on-premises NGFW and UTM functions, fully featured SD-WAN, scalable advanced routing, on-premises SASE and genuine multitenancy features. Versa CSG5000 series appliances run VOS™ (Versa Operating System) natively and are ideal for Enterprises and Telcos who need high performance campus, data center and WAN Edge appliances.

Versa CSG5000 series appliances are supported by Versa management and control software including Versa Director and Versa Analytics. Versa CSG5000 series appliances deliver carrier-grade reliability, together with high performance and high compute capacity to maximize uptime while serving robust connectivity and security needs of our customers.


Embedded 5G Appliances

Versa CSG700 and CSG1000 series appliances can be equipped with factory-installed (internal) enterprise-grade 5G modules that deliver the highest level of performance. Versa’s 5G module supports FR1, aka sub-6, mode of operation and associated frequencies to provide a consistent, flexible, and optimized WAN connection. Versa CSG’s 5G Module-based WAN links have the flexibility to be leveraged as both a primary link or a backup link.

As with all the components of Versa’s portfolio of solutions, the embedded 5G Module functionality is centrally managed and controlled by Versa Director with network and device analytics provided through Versa Analytics.

Performance Comparison


CSG300
CSG700
CSG1000
CSG2500
CSG3000
CSX4000
CSG5000
Recommended Deployment
Branch Size Small Branch Medium – Large Branch Enterprise Branch Enterprise Branch (High Performance) Enterprise Branch – Enterprise Branch (High Performance) Enterprise Edge / Access Switch Enterprise Branch (High Performance)
WAN Throughput
Routing for WAN 1000 Mbps 400-3750 Mbps 15-30 Gbps 60 Gbps 15-30 Gbps N/A 120 Gbps
Stateful Firewall 1000 Mbps 250-2800 Mbps 15-30 Gbps 60 Gbps 15-30 Gbps 2500-4850 Mbps 120 Gbps
SD-WAN DIA 350-750 Mbps 250-2800 Mbps 10-20 Gbps 35 Gbps 10-20 Gbps N/A 100 Gbps
SD-WAN Site to Site 250-500 Mbps 150-1500 Mbps 5-13 Gbps 25 Gbps 5-13 Gbps N/A 60 Gbps
NGFW with SD-WAN 200-500 Mbps N/A 4-10 Gbps 20 Gbps 4-10 Gbps 1500-3650 Mbps 40 Gbps
NGFW + AV with SD-WAN 80-150 Mbps 300-800 Mbps 1.2-4.5 Gbps 10 Gbps 1.2-4.5 Gbps 300-1040 Mbps 20 Gbps
NGFW + IPS with SD-WAN 55-100 Mbps 200-450 Mbps 700 Mbps - 3 Gbps 6 Gbps 700 Mbps - 3 Gbps 200-585 Mbps 15 Gbps
NGFW + UTM with SD-WAN 40-70 Mbps 125-250 Mbps 450 Mbps - 2 Gbps 5 Gbps 450 Mbps - 2 Gbps 125-325 Mbps 10 Gbps

Advantages of Deploying Versa CSG Appliances

CSG appliances are architected and purpose-built to provide the best solution for the needs of SASE. Enterprise-class units include all wired and wireless aspects, such as high-performance LTE and WiFi solutions. High MTBF and longevity in the field are other distinguishing characteristics of our high-performing appliances.

Innovative edge features for today’s connection needs as well as for legacy environments to provide a smooth transition path to the new world.Versa CSG appliances are built on trusted platforms that are manufactured through tightly controlled, trusted, secure, and auditable manufacturing process.

This highly controlled and meticulous process can satisfy compliance and regulatory requirements of financial, government, and other sensitive verticals. Many of the appliance models are designed to be FIPS compliant in the core hardware.

Versa Global Distribution and Support

Versa Networks does not sell Versa CSG appliances. Customers and partners must purchase CSG appliances through distribution who purchases direct from the manufacturer.

Regulatory Certifications: All Versa CSG appliances come with extensive multi-region certifications to enable deployments across the globe. CSG appliances are certified with various regulatory bodies including FCC (US), CB/CE (EU), BIS (India), KC (S.Korea), JATE/JFR/JPA (Japan), Australia & New Zealand (RCM).