SonicWALL TZ Series


SonicWALL TZ 105

SonicWALL TZ 215

Provide high performance and proven protection to your small businesses, with the integrated anti-malware, intrusion prevention and content/URL filtering capabilities of the TZ 105 firewall appliance.

SonicWALL TZ 205

SonicWALL TZ 205

Deliver uncompromising protection and performance for your small business, retail, distributed, remote or branch sites, with the SonicWALL TZ 205 small business firewall appliance.

SonicWALL TZ 215

SonicWALL TZ 105

Provide full deep packet inspection in your small business, retail, distributed or branch sites, with the extremely robust, secure and affordable SonicWALL TZ 215 UTM firewall appliance.

TZ Series Unified Threat Management Firewall

Security and performance. Hand in hand.

One of the most secure, sophisticated and widely deployed small business firewall platform on the market today. The TZ Series offers a range Unified Threat Management solutions for small businesses, retail, government, remote sites and branch offices.


Protect your organization with highly effective intrusion prevention, anti-malware, content/URL filtering and application control with Dell’s business-grade SonicWALL™ TZ Series Unified Threat Management (UTM) firewall appliances. Eliminate network bottlenecks and increase productivity while also providing secure access to a broad range of mobile devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets. Confidently deploy this secure and sophisticated small business firewall appliance in a wide range of organizations such as retail, branch/remote offices or home offices. With a Dell SonicWALL TZ Series firewall, you can be assured your network is protected by a secure, sophisticated and widely deployed security platform.

Block threats with intrusion prevention, network-based anti-malware with cloud assist, content and URL filtering and anti-spam services

Take advantage of advanced UTM protection that combines intrusion prevention, network-based anti-malware with cloud assist, content and URL filtering, and anti-spam services to protect your mission-critical intellectual property around the clock.

Inspect traffic across all ports simultaneously without compromising network performance

Leverage the TZ Series’ patented, Reassembly-Free Deep Packet Inspection® (RFDPI) technology to examine traffic simultaneously across all ports without introducing latency to your network.

Provide native SSL VPN secure mobile access for Apple® iOS, Android™ platform, Windows®, Mac OS® and Linux

Provide your employees and stakeholders with native VPN remote access client for Apple® iOS, Android™ platform, Windows®, Mac OS® and Linux. This unique client also supports Clean VPN™, which decontaminates threats from VPN traffic.

Implement multiple zones of access for both wired and wireless users, while maintaining total control over who is accessing what on your network

Ensure secure Internet access with Clean Wireless, which combines UTM with high-speed 802.11n wireless to encrypt and ensure the integrity of all traffic.

Ensure bandwidth for critical business applications and block unproductive applications

Make security easy for your IT department with the industry's most advanced, object-based management operating system — SonicOS. Thanks to an intuitive interface, you don’t have to sacrifice ease of use for power.


The SonicWALL™ TZ 105 Network Security Unified Threat Management (UTM) Firewall delivers high performance and proven best-in-class protection to small businesses with integrated intrusion prevention, anti-malware and content/URL filtering capabilities.

Full-featured, advanced security
Deliver full-featured security that combines intrusion prevention, gateway anti-virus, anti-spyware, content filtering and anti-spam services, with intuitive, easy-to-use SonicWALL™ TZ Series firewalls.
Fast, reliable, enhanced performance
Examine all traffic for threats, without slowing down your network, using the patented1 SonicWALL Reassembly-Free Deep Packet Inspection™ (RFDPI) technology. The TZ 215 firewall appliance also ensures bandwidth for critical business applications, while blocking unproductive applications.
Broad, flexible remote access
Provide mobile users with native VPN remote access clients for Apple® iOS, Google® Android™, Windows, Mac OS and Linux, via your small business firewall. This unique client also supports SonicWALL Clean VPN™, which enables the firewall to decontaminate threats from VPN traffic.
Easy to deploy, all-in-one solution
Enjoy the convenience and affordability of deploying your TZ Series appliance as a SonicWALL TotalSecure™ solution. This combines the hardware and all the services needed for comprehensive network protection from viruses, spyware, worms, Trojans, key loggers and more—before they enter your network—and without the complexity of building your own security package.
Secure wireless connectivity

Encrypt wireless traffic with secure Internet access over high-speed 802.11n wireless to ensure integrity while, providing secure, password-protected Internet access. The TZ Series also Provies 3G wireless WAN and analog modem connectivity as primary or secondary connections.


TotalSecure hardware & services bundle

Enjoy the convenience and affordability of deploying your firewall as a SonicWALL TotalSecure™ solution. This combines the hardware and all the services needed for comprehensive network protection from viruses, spyware, worms, Trojans, key loggers and more—before they enter your network—and without the complexity of building your own security package.

Comprehensive Gateway Security Suite (CGSS)

Get the most from your UTM firewall, with the SonicWALL™ Comprehensive Security Suite (CGSS) subscription. CGSS includes Gateway Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Intrusion Prevention, Application Intelligence and Control Service, Content/URL Filtering and 24x7 Support. Combine security, productivity and support in a single solution with a low cost of ownership and greater ROI compared with buying each of the services individually.

Gateway security services

Enable your small business firewall appliance to provide real-time network threat prevention with SonicWALL Gateway Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Intrusion Prevention, and Application Intelligence and Control. Block the latest blended threats, including viruses, spyware, worms, Trojans, software vulnerabilities and other malicious code. Also, guarantee bandwidth prioritization and ensure maximum network security and productivity, with the granular control and real-time visualization with Application Intelligence and Control.

Content filtering services

Gain a cost-effective, easy-to-manage way to enforce protection and productivity policies, and block inappropriate, unproductive and dangerous web content in educational, business or government environments. SonicWALL Content Filtering Service lets you control access to websites based on rating, IP address, URL and more. You get the ideal combination of control and flexibility to ensure the highest levels of protection and productivity which you can configure and control from your small business firewall appliance, eliminating the need for a costly, dedicated filtering solution. Extend enforcement of your internal policies to laptops located outside the firewall perimeter by blocking unwanted internet content with the Content Filtering Client.

Support Services

Keep your security infrastructure current, but also to react swiftly to any problem that may occur. If you need advanced technical support and additional benefits of ongoing software and firmware updates, SonicWALL Support 24x7 gives you an around-the clock service that includes:

  • Telephone and Web-based support 24x7
  • Direct access to a team of highly trained senior support engineers
  • Advance exchange hardware replacement in the event of failure
  • Access to SonicWALL electronic support tools

Enforced Client Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware Software

Execute an innovative, multi-layered anti-virus internet security strategy, with SonicWALL™ firewalls and Enforced Client Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware software. You get SonicWALL Reassembly-Free Deep Packet Inspection® anti-malware at the gateway, and enforced anti-virus protection at the endpoints. You can redirect any user with a non-compliant endpoint to a web page to install the latest Enforced Client Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware software. Provide automatically updated security definitions to the endpoint as soon as they become available to protect against today’s rapidly evolving threats. Automate enforcement to minimize administrative overhead.

Comprehensive Anti-Spam Service

Block threats from your email server and stop spam at the gateway, by adding SonicWALL™ Comprehensive Anti-Spam Service (CASS) to your SonicWALL firewall. Rapidly deploy your spam firewall software with one-click activation of up to 250 users.

Reporting software

Enjoy easy-to-use web-based traffic analytics and reporting, along with real-time and historical insight into the health, performance and security of your network. SonicWALL Analyzer supports SonicWALL firewalls and secure remote access devices, while leveraging application traffic analytics for security event reports. Provide a complete solution that combines off-box application traffic analytics with granular statistical data generated by SonicWALL firewalls.


Legend: S — Standard,  O — Optional,  N — Not Available


Firewall Overview


SonicWALL TZ 215


SonicWALL TZ 205


SonicWALL TZ 105

Stateful Packet Inspection FirewallSSS
Deep Packet Inspection FirewallOOO
Unlimited File Size ProtectionSSS
Protocols Scanned50+
ICSA Firewall Certified2SSS
Firewall GeneralSonicWALL TZ 215SonicWALL TZ 205SonicWALL TZ 105
Interfaces7GbE, 1 Console Interface, 2 USB5GbE, 1 Console Interface, 1 USB5 FE, 1 Console Interface, 1 USB
ManagementCLI, SSH, GUI, GMS
CertificationsEAL4+, VPNC, FIPS 140-2
Nodes SupportedUnrestricted
Flash Memory32MB32MB32MB
Site-to-Site VPN Tunnels15105
Global VPN Clients (Bundled)220
Global VPN Clients (Maximum)25105
SSL VPN NetExtender Clients (Maximum)2(10)1(10)1(5)
Virtual Assist Technicians (Maximum)30-Day Trial(2)30-Day Trial(1)N
VLAN Interfaces202010
Unique Malware Threats Blocked1,000,000+  
SonicPoints Supported1621
Firewall/VPN PerformanceSonicWALL TZ 215SonicWALL TZ 205SonicWALL TZ 105
Stateful Throughput4500 Mbps500 Mbps200 Mbps
UTM Performance560 Mbps40 Mbps25 Mbps
Gateway Anti-Virus Throughput570 Mbps60 Mbps40 Mbps
Intrusion Prevention Throughput5110 Mbps80 Mbps60 Mbps
IMIX Performance5NNN
3DES/AES VPN Throughput6130 Mbps100 Mbps75 Mbps
Maximum Connections748000120008000
Maximum UTM Connections32000120008000
New Connections per second180015001000
FeaturesSonicWALL TZ 215SonicWALL TZ 205SonicWALL TZ 105
LoggingAnalyzer®, Local Log, Syslog
Network Traffic VisualizationSNN
Netflow/IPFIX ReportingSNN
AuthenticationLDAP, Local DB, RADIUS, XAUTH, X-Forwarders*
SSOAD, eDirectory, RADIUS Accounting, NTLM, X-Forwarders*, Terminal Server and CitrixAD, eDirectory, RADIUS Accounting, NTLM, X-Forwarders*
Single Sign-OnSSS
Voice and Video over IP (VoIP) SecuritySSS
PortShield SecuritySSS
Interface-to-Interface ScanningSSS
Integrated Wireless Switch and ControllerSSS
Wireless LANSonicWALL TZ 215SonicWALL TZ 205SonicWALL TZ 105
Intrusion ProtectionSSS
Guest ServicesSSS
Dual-Band WirelessSS-
FailoverSonicWALL TZ 215SonicWALL TZ 205SonicWALL TZ 105
Hardware FailoverActive/PassiveActive/PassiveN
WAN FailoverSSS
Automated Failover/FailbackSSS
Analog Modem Failover8SSS
3G Cellular Modem Failover8SSS
Dynamic RoutingOSPF, RIPOSPF, RIPN
Policy-based RoutingSSS
Route-based VPNSSS
Bandwidth ManagementSSS
802.11n Wireless Support via SonicPointsSSS
Layer 2 Wireless BridgingSSS
Object-based ManagementSSS
Policy-based NATSSS
Inbound Load BalancingSSS
Virtual Access Points (VAPs)SSS
SSL ControlSSS
IPv6 ReadySSS

Legend: S — Standard,  O — Optional,  N — Not Available

  1. ICSA Certification is currently pending.
  2. Services must be purchased separately.
  3. Testing Methodologies: Maximum performance based on RFC 2544 (for firewall). Actual performance may vary depending on network conditions and activated services.
  4. UTM/Gateway AV/Anti-Spyware/IPS throughput measured using industry standard Spirent WebAvalanche HTTP performance test and Ixia test tools. Testing done with multiple flows through multiple port pairs.
  5. VPN throughput measured using UDP traffic at 1280 byte packet size adhering to RFC 2544.
  6. Actual maximum connection counts are lower when UTM services are enabled.
  7. USB 3G card and modem are not included. View all supported USB devices.

Note : * web proxy using X-Forwarded-For