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Table of Contents

  • Check Point 60000 / 40000 Security System Overview
  • Official Data Center Security Appliances version names
  • Hardware Revision
  • Related solutions


Check Point 60000 / 40000 Security System Overview

The Check Point 41000 / 44000 / 61000 / 64000 Security System is a high performance, scalable, carrier class solution for Service Providers and high-end data centers. The system gives advanced services such as Firewall, IPS, URL Filtering, Anti-Virus, Encryption and other Security Gateway Software Blade functionality to meet your dynamically changing security needs. The Check Point 61000 Security System is a 14-15U chassis and includes:

Component(s) Function
Up to 12 Security Gateway Modules (SGMs) Runs a high performance Firewall, and other Software Blades.
Up to 4 Security Switch Modules (SSMs) Distributes network traffic to SGMs.
Up to 2 Chassis Management Modules (CMMs) Monitors the chassis, the SSMs and the SGMs with zero downtime.


The 60000 / 40000 Security System:

  • Is highly fault tolerant, and provides redundancy between chassis modules, power supplies and fans. Install a second chassis for more redundancy.
  • Has NEBS and Non-NEBS ready versions. The Network Equipment Building Systems (NEBS) certificate ensures that 61000 Security System meets the environmental and spatial requirements for products used in telecommunications networks.
  • Includes a rich variety of CLI monitoring and management tools. The system can be centrally managed from Check Point Security Management server or a Multi-Domain Security Management.
  • Lets you Install different combinations of SGMs, SSMs and CMMs to match the processing needs of your network.


Official Data Center Security Appliances version names

Release Date Functionality Official Name Take Number Status
Q4 2011 First release, SSM60 support R75.010 Take #2 Obsolete
Q4 2011 First official release; SSM160 support R75.030 Take #43 Obsolete
Q1 2012 Customer fixes accumulator R75.035 Take #55 Obsolete
Q2 2012 L2 support; VPN enhancements R75.050 Take #65 Obsolete
Q4 2012 Customer fixes accumulator R75.051 Take #77 Obsolete
Q2 2013 Customer fixes accumulator R75.052 Take #94 Obsolete
Q1 2013 VSX support; Based on R75.40VS R75.40VS for 61000 Take #141 Obsolete
Q1 2014 IPv6 support; Based on R76 with many R77/R77.10 fixes R76SP Take #122 Obsolete
Important fixes, Virtual Switch support Take #139 Obsolete
Q4 2014 Important fixes, 'upgrade_wizard', Connectivity Upgrade R76SP.10 Take #146 +
Jumbo Hotfix
Q2 2015 Enhancement of critical infrastructure (push configuration, VSX configuration), stability fixes R76SP.20 Take #60 Obsolete
Q3 2015 VSX enhancements (VSLS mode support, performance, stability fixes), Networking enhancements (NAT Dynamic port allocation, DiffServ honoring on SSM data ports), Monitoring enhancements R76SP.30 Take #47 + Jumbo Hotfix Obsolete
Q2 2016 VSX High-Capacity (64-bit processes) to increase the number of concurrent connections, enhanced HTTPS Inspection performance, SandBlast Threat Emulation, multiple OSPF instances. R76SP.40 Take #73 Obsolete
Q2 2017 Support for new hardware (new 44000 and 64000 chassis, new SGM400 and SSM440), enhanced and optimized traffic distribution, Layer4 CoreXL, improved Image Cloning, CPView utility, updated specific CLI commands for scalable platform. R76SP.50 Take #84 Supported
Q1 2019 Performance Enhancements, Advanced Threat Prevention, WebUI, Access Policy, General Enhancements.  R80.20SP Take # 22 The latest recommended build


Hardware Revision

Release Date Hardware (Chassis) Type Functionality
Q4 2011 61000 Chassis First release
Q1 2014 41000 Chassis 6U Form Factor
Can be equipped with up to four SGMs and two SSMs
Q2 2015 NG 61000 Chassis N+N Power redundancy
Ready for Next Generation SGMs and SSMs
Q2 2017

64000 Chassis

44000 Chassis

Support for new SGM400 and SSM440


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