The Cisco ASA 5512-X security appliance uses the Cisco SecureX framework for a context-aware, network-centric approach to security that enables consistent security enforcement throughout the organization. It is built on the same proven security platform as the rest of the ASA family of security appliances, and has been designed to deliver superior performance for exceptional operational efficiency.
With up to 1.2 Gbps of firewall throughput, 250,000 concurrent firewall connections, 15,000 connections per second, and 6 integrated 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet interfaces, the ASA 5512-X is excellent choice for businesses requiring a high-performance, cost-effective, extensible security solution that can grow with their changing needs.
ASA# show version
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software Version 9.1(1)
Device Manager Version 7.1(4)
Compiled on Wed 28-Nov-12 11:15 PST by builders
System image file is "disk0:/asa911-smp-k8.bin"
Config file at boot was "startup-config"
ASA up 19 secs
Hardware: ASA5512, 4096 MB RAM, CPU Clarkdale 2792 MHz, 1 CPU (2 cores)
ASA: 2048 MB RAM, 1 CPU (1 core)
Internal ATA Compact Flash, 4096MB
BIOS Flash MX25L6445E @ 0xffbb0000, 8192KB