Sophos XGS 2100

The Sophos XGS 2100 firewall is one of the best mid-range firewalls that offers superior performance with a simple management interface. The XGS 2100 firewalls are rated for 200-300 users, 30 Gbps firewall throughput, and 1100 Mbps VPN throughput.

Physical Specification

Mounting1U rackmount
(2 rackmount ears included)
Width x Height x Depth
438 x 44 x 405 mm
Weight4.7 kg/10.36 lbs (unpacked)
7 kg/15.43 lbs (packed)
Environment Power supplyInternal auto-ranging DC 100-240VAC, 3-6A@50-60 Hz External Redundant PSU Option
Power consumption2100: 43 W/146.86 BTU/hr (idle)
2300: 45 W/153.7 BTU/hr (idle)
2100: 162 W/533.5 BTU/hr (max.)
2300: 167 W/570.74 BTU/hr (max.)
PoE addition enabled 7
Operating temperature0°C to 40°C (operating)
-20°C to +70°C (storage)
Humidity10% to 90%, non-condensing
Firewall throughput30,000 Mbps
Firewall IMIXs 20,000 Mbps
Firewall Latency (64 byte UDP)
Firewall Latency (64 byte UDP)6 µ
IPS throughput5,800 Mbps
Threat Protection throughput1,250 Mbps
Concurrent connections6,500,000
s 6,500,000 6,500,000
New connections/sec
IPsec VPN throughput3,000 Mbps
Xstream SSL/TLS Inspection1,100 Mbps
Xstream SSL/TLS
Concurrent connections


(local quarantine/logs)
Integrated min. 120 GB SATA-III SSD
Ethernet interfaces
8 x GbE copper
2 x SFP fiber*
Bypass port pairs1
Management ports1 x RJ45 MGMT
1 x COM RJ45
1 x Micro-USB (cable incl.)
Other I/O ports2 x USB 3.0 (front)
1 x USB 2.0 (rear)
Flexi Port modules
8 port GbE copper
8 port GbE SFP fiber
4 port 10GE SFP+ fiber
4 port GbE copper bypass (2 pairs)
4 port GbE copper PoE +
4 port GbE copper
4 port 2.5 GbE copper PoE
Max. total port density
(incl. use of modules)
Max. Power-over-Ethernet
(using Flexi Port module)
1 module: 4 ports, 60W max.
Optional add-on connectivitySFP DSL module (VDSL2)
SFP/SFP+ Transceivers
DisplayMulti-function LCD module