Virtual and software appliances
You can install Sophos Firewall as a virtual or software appliance.
With Sophos Firewall virtual and software appliances, you can implement network security and Synchronized Security (for endpoints) within the virtual infrastructure. These appliances deliver the full security of the hardware appliances. You can manage these centrally through Sophos Central.
You can install Sophos Firewall as a virtual appliance on the following platforms and operating systems:
|Citrix Hypervisor||Citrix XEN Center 6.2.0 |
Citrix XEN Center 7.2
|KVM||Proxmox Virtual Environment 6.0-4 |
On Microsoft Server platform 2016
|Microsoft Hyper-V||Windows Server 2012 R2 |
Windows Server 2016
|VMware||vSphere Client version 126.96.36.199000 |
vSphere Client version 188.8.131.5200
vSphere Client version 184.108.40.206000
VMware Workstation 12
VMware Workstation 14
VMware Workstation 15
You can install Sophos Firewall as a software appliance on custom hardware over Windows or macOS systems.