What are gateway appliances?

Gateway appliances are devices that give you enhanced control over network traffic, let you accelerate your network’s performance, and give your network a security boost. Manage your physical and virtual networks for routing multiple VLANs, for firewalls, VPN, traffic shaping and more.

Gateway appliance features

You're in charge

Get enhanced control over your network traffic with network appliances.

Go faster

Optimize your network’s performance with high availability options.

Safety first

Protect your cloud infrastructure from external threats.

Available devices

Juniper vSRX

Scalable, secure protection for clouds is available with the Juniper vSRX on IBM Cloud. Now supporting software-defined networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) at 10G speeds.

IBM Virtual Router Appliance (VRA)

Combine an x86 bare metal server and VRA to protect and optimize your cloud. Built on a dedicated system, VRA delivers maximum security, uptime and rock-solid performance.

Free trial for new and existing VRA customers

Get complimentary VPN Status Alert Services through the rest of 2019.

What is the best way to get started with gateway appliances now?

Browse through our documentation to learn more, or chat with one of our network experts to get started.