On-Premises Gateway Sizing Suggestions

The following tables provide suggested system requirements based on on-premises gateway performance test results.

Table 1. VMware Installation (ESXi 6.7 and later, with 100% HTTPS traffic model)

Number of vCPU Cores

RAM

Feature Set

Network Throughput

HTTP Transactions per Second

Recommended Total User Number

12

16 GB

Cloud Access Rules only

440 Mbps

3,400

7,300

12

16 GB

Cloud Access Rules with Threat Protection

280 Mbps

2,100

4,900

12

16 GB

Cloud Access Rules with Threat Protection and Data Loss Prevention

280 Mbps

2,100

4,900

48

64 GB

Cloud Access Rules only

680 Mbps

5,100

11,400

48

64 GB

Cloud Access Rules with Threat Protection

680 Mbps

5,100

11,400

48

64 GB

Cloud Access Rules with Threat Protection and Data Loss Prevention

620 Mbps

4,700

10,400

Table 2. VMware Installation (ESXi 6.7 and later, with 20% HTTP and 80% HTTPS traffic model)

Number of vCPU Cores

RAM

Feature Set

Network Throughput

HTTP Transactions per Second

Recommended Total User Number

12

16 GB

Cloud Access Rules only

450 Mbps

3,400

7,700

12

16 GB

Cloud Access Rules with Threat Protection

320 Mbps

2,400

4,900

12

16 GB

Cloud Access Rules with Threat Protection and Data Loss Prevention

320 Mbps

2,400

4,900

48

64 GB

Cloud Access Rules only

690 Mbps

5,200

11,600

48

64 GB

Cloud Access Rules with Threat Protection

690 Mbps

5,200

11,600

48

64 GB

Cloud Access Rules with Threat Protection and Data Loss Prevention

630 Mbps

4,800

10,600

Note:
  • 10 Data Loss Prevention templates were enabled and used.

  • The performance indexes dropped about 5% when syslog forwarding was enabled.

Table 3. Disk Size Estimates

Total User Number

Log Retention Time

Recommended Disk Size

5,000

30 days

800 GB

7,500

30 days

1,125 GB

10,500

30 days

1,515 GB

11,500

30 days

1,645 GB

5,000

180 days

4,050 GB

7,500

180 days

6,000 GB

10,500

180 days

8,340 GB

11,500

180 days

9,120 GB

Note:

The TMWS on-premises gateway keeps logs for up to 180 days. The system will automatically purge logs if disk usage exceeds 80%.