Technical Specifications & Protocols

Flexible, Enterprise Scalability and Easy IT/OT Integration

Guardian Sensors

One Exceptional Solution.
Multiple Deployment Options.

Physical, Virtual and Container Sensors.

  • Up to 500,000 Nodes
  • 3-6 Gbps Max. Throughput
For the Mid-enterprise
  • Up to 40,000 Nodes
  • 250 Mbps–1 Gbps Max. Throughput
  • 500 – 5,000 Nodes
  • 100 – 800 Mbps Max. Throughput
For Portable Scenarios
  • 2,500 Nodes
  • 200 Mbps Max. Throughput
  • Up to 40,000 nodes
  • 1 Gbps Max. Throughput
Containers
  • Gatewatcher
  • Siemens RUGGEDCOM

Guardian Sensors

for Large Enterprises
NSG-HS Series
NSG-HS Series

Rack-mounted sensors for real-time OT/IoT visibility, cybersecurity and monitoring

  • 300,000 – 500,000 Nodes
  • 6 Gbps Max. Throughput
NSG-H Series
NSG-H Series

Rack-mounted sensors for real-time OT/IoT visibility, cybersecurity and monitoring

  • 100,000 – 200,000 Nodes
  • 3 Gbps Max. Throughput

1. Network Elements: The sum of nodes, links, variables.

2. Smart IoT Devices: The concept of “Smart IoT device” covers devices communicating in an intermittent way and resulting in low throughput.

3. “All performance values are “up to” and vary depending on the analyzed traffic.

4. See Remote Collector tech specs for more details For a printable version of these specifications, download the Guardian Data Sheet. See below for a list of supported protocols and integrations.

NSG-HS 3500 NSG-HS 3000 NSG-H 2500 NSG-H 2000
Max. Protected Nodes 500,000 300,000 200,000 100,000
Max. Protected Network Elements1 2,000,000 1,500,000 1,200,000 1,000,000
Max. Protected Smart IoT Devices2 3,000,000 1,800,000 1,200,000 600,000
Max. Throughput3 6 Gbps 6 Gbps 3 Gbps 3 Gbps
Max. Remote Collectors4 50 50 50 50
Monitoring Ports Modular up to 16+1 Modular up to 16+1 Modular up to 8+1 Modular up to 8+1
Management Ports 1x1000Base-T 1x1000Base-T 1x1000Base-T 1x1000Base-T
Expansion slots 4 slots available:
4x1000BaseT | 4xSFP | 4xSFP+
4 slots available:
4x1000BaseT | 4xSFP | 4xSFP+
2 slots available:
4x1000BaseT | 4xSFP | 4xSFP+
2 slots available:
4x1000BaseT | 4xSFP | 4xSFP+
Storage 512 GB 512 GB 512 GB 512 GB
Form Factor 1 rack unit 1 rack unit 1 rack unit 1 rack unit
Max. Power Consumption 750 W 750 W 750 W 750 W
Power Supply 100-240V AC - 50/60Hz
36-72V DC
Dual
100-240V AC - 50/60Hz
36-72V DC
Dual
100-240V AC - 50/60Hz
36-72V DC
Dual
100-240V AC - 50/60Hz
36-72V DC
Dual
Temperature Range 0 / +40º C 0 / +40º C 0 / +40º C 0 / +40º C
HxWxL (mm/in) 44x438x600
1.73 x 17.24 x 23.60
44x438x600
1.73 x 17.24 x 23.60
44x438x600
1.73 x 17.24 x 23.60
44x438x600
1.73 x 17.24 x 23.60
Weight 18 Kg 18 Kg 17 Kg 17 Kg

Guardian Sensors

for Mid-Enterprises
NSG-M Series
NSG-M Series

Rack-mounted sensors for real-time OT/IoT visibility, cybersecurity and monitoring

  • 10,000 – 40,000 Nodes
  • 1 Gbps Max. Throughput
NSG-L Series
NSG-L Series

Rack-mounted sensors for real-time OT/IoT visibility, cybersecurity and monitoring

  • 1,000 – 5,000 Nodes
  • 250 – 500 Mbps Max. Throughput

1. Network Elements: The sum of nodes, links, variables.

2.Smart IoT Devices: The concept of “Smart IoT device” covers devices communicating in an intermittent way and resulting in low throughput.

3. “All performance values are “up to” and vary depending on the analyzed traffic.

4. See Remote Collector tech specs for more details For a printable version of these specifications, download the Guardian Data Sheet. See below for a list of supported protocols and integrations.

NSG-M 1000 NSG-M 750 NSG-L 250 NSG-L 100
Max. Protected Nodes 40,000 10,000 5,000 1,000
Max. Protected Network Elements1 600,000 200,000 90,000 20,000
Max. Protected Smart IoT Devices2 200,000 50,000 20,000 5,000
Max. Throughput3 1 Gbps 1 Gbps 500 Mbps 250 Mbps
Max. Remote Collectors4 50 50 20 20
Monitoring Ports 7x1000BASE-T + 4xSFP 7x1000BASE-T + 4xSFP 5x1000BASE-T 5x1000BASE-T
Management Ports 1x1000Base-T 1x1000Base-T 1x1000Base-T 1x1000Base-T
Expansion slots 1 slot available:
4x1000Base-T | 4xSFP | 4xSFP+
1 slot available:
4x1000Base-T | 4xSFP | 4xSFP+
1 slot available:
4x1000Base-T | 4xSFP
1 slot available:
4x1000Base-T | 4xSFP
Storage 256 GB 256 GB 64 GB 64 GB
Form Factor 1 rack unit 1 rack unit 1 rack unit 1 rack unit
Max. Power Consumption 360W 360W 250W 250W
Power Supply 100-240V AC - 50/60 Hz
Single
100-240V AC - 50/60 Hz
Single
100-240V AC - 50/60 Hz
Single
100-240V AC - 50/60 Hz
Single
Temperature Range 0 / +45º C 0 / +45º C 0 / +45º C 0 / +45º C
HxWxL (mm/in) 44x438x429
1.73 x 16.89 x 17.24
44x438x429
1.73 x 16.89 x 17.24
44x438x300
1.7 x 17.2 x 11.8
44x438x300
1.7 x 17.2 x 11.8
Weight 14 Kg 14 Kg 8 Kg 8 Kg

Guardian Sensors

for Specialized Requirements
Ruggedized Series

Ruggedized sensors for real-time OT/IoT visibility, cybersecurity and monitoring

  • 500 – 5,000 Nodes
  • 100 – 800 Mbps Max. Throughput
Portable

Portable sensor for real-time OT/IoT visibility, cybersecurity and monitoring

  • 2,500 Nodes
  • 200 Mbps Max. Throughput

1. Network Elements: The sum of nodes, links, variables.

2. Smart IoT Devices: The concept of “Smart IoT device” covers devices communicating in an intermittent way and resulting in low throughput.

3. “All performance values are “up to” and vary depending on the analyzed traffic.

4. See Remote Collector tech specs for more details For a printable version of these specifications, download the Guardian Data Sheet. See below for a list of supported protocols and integrations.

NG-500R NSG-R50 Portable P550
Max. Protected Nodes 5,000 500 2,500
Max. Protected Network Elements1 80,000 10,000 50,000
Max. Protected Smart IoT Devices2 30,000 2,500 12,500
Max. Throughput3 800 Mbps 100 Mbps 200 Mbps
Max. Remote Collectors4 30 10 Not available
Monitoring Ports 3x1000BASE-T 4x1000BASE-T 5x1000BASE-T
Management Ports 1x1000Base-T 1x1000Base-T 1x1000Base-T
Expansion slots 2 Not available Not available
Storage 256 GB (Redundant Data Partition) 64 GB 256 GB
Form Factor 3 rack unit DIN mountable Desktop with wall mount kit
Max. Power Consumption 115W 60W 38W
Power Supply 100-240V AC
16.6-160V DC
Dual
100-240V AC
12-36V DC
Single (External PSU)
90-240V AC
12-30V DC
Single (External PSU)
Temperature Range -40º C / +70º C (Max 40º C with SFP NIC) -40º C / +75º C 0 / +60º C
HxWxL (mm/in) 131.8x438x300.1
5.18x17.2x11.8
80x130x146
3.15 x 5.11 x 5.74
70x180x240
2.75 x 7.08 x 9.44
Weight 8.5 Kg / 18.74 Lb 3 Kg / 6.614 Lb 2.5 Kg / 5.5 Lb

Guardian Sensors

for Virtual Environments and Containers
Virtual Series

Virtual sensors for real-time OT/IoT visibility, cybersecurity and monitoring

  • 1,000 – 40,000 Nodes
  • 1 Gbps Max. Throughput

1. Network Elements: The sum of nodes, links, variables.

2. Smart IoT Devices: The concept of “Smart IoT device” covers devices communicating in an intermittent way and resulting in low throughput.

3. “All performance values are “up to” and vary depending on the analyzed traffic.

4. See Remote Collector tech specs for more details For a printable version of these specifications, download the Guardian Data Sheet. See below for a list of supported protocols and integrations.

V1000 V750 V250 V100
Max. Protected Nodes 40,000 10,000 5,000 1,000
Max. Protected Network Elements1 400,000 200,000 100,000 20,000
Max. Protected Smart IoT Devices2 200,000 100,000 25,000 5,000
Max. Throughput3 1 Gbps 1 Gbps 1 Gbps 1 Gbps
Scenarios Enterprise Large Medium Small
Deployment Options Hyper-V 2012+, KVM 1.2+, VMware ESX 5.x+, XEN 4.4+ Hyper-V 2012+, KVM 1.2+, VMware ESX 5.x+, XEN 4.4+ Hyper-V 2012+, KVM 1.2+, VMware ESX 5.x+, XEN 4.4+ Hyper-V 2012+, KVM 1.2+, VMware ESX 5.x+, XEN 4.4+
Max. Remote Collectors4 50 50 20 20
Container Edition

Embedded container sensor for switches, routers and other security infrastructure. Fast, flexible deployment option that leverage your existing devices.

  • Available for Guardian with the Smart Polling add-on module only.

Container

Embedded Offerings

Gatewatcher
Siemens RUGGEDCOM

Add-ons 

Smart Polling module: included
Threat Intelligence and Asset Intelligence subscriptions: can be added

Remote Collector Support 

Not available

Remote Collectors

Low-resource Sensors for Remote Locations.

Low-resource sensors for remote locations.

Virtual Remote Collector

Low-resource virtual sensors for remote locations.

Guardian Sensors

for Remote Sites

NRC-5

Low-resource sensors that collect asset and network data in remote locations and send it to Guardian for further analysis

  • Up to 15 Mbps Max. Throughput

NRC-5

Max. Throughput

Up to 15 Mbps

Remote Collector Support

Not available

Monitoring Ports

2x1000Base-T, 1xSFP

Management Ports

1x1000Base-T

Expansion slots

Not available

Storage

8 GB

Form Factor

DIN mountable

Max. Power Consumption

12W

Power Supply

100-240VAC, 12-36V DC, Single (External PSU)

Temperature Ranges

-40 / +70º C

Heat Generation

55.44 BTU/hr

HxWxL (mm/in)

78 x 146 x 127 / 3.07 x 6.67 x 5.00

Weight

1.2 Kg

Compliance

RoHS

Certifications

CE, FCC, UL

Virtual Remote Collector

Virtual Remote Collector

Max. Throughput

15 Mbps

Deployment Options

Hyper-V 2012+, KVM 1.2+, VMware ESX 5.x+, XEN 4.4+

Central Management Console

in the Public Cloud or at the Edge

Virtual appliance for centralized management of multi-tier, distributed deployments.

NCMC-100 Series

Rack-mounted appliance for centralized management of multi-tier, distributed deployments.

CMC Appliances

for Public Cloud or Virtual Environments

Cloud or Virtual

Virtual appliance for centralized management of multi-tier, distributed deployments.

  • 400 Max. Managed Sensors

1.  Depending on the existing virtual infrastructure and deployment architecture.

2. Network Elements: The sum of nodes, links, variables. For a printable version of these specifications, download the CMC Data Sheet.

Cloud or Virtual Central Management Console

Deployment Options - Cloud

Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure

Deployment Options - Virtual

Hyper-V 2012+, KVM 1.2+, VMware ESX 5.x+, XEN 4.4+

Max. Managed Sensors 1

4001

Max. Protected Network Elements 2

42,000,0001

Storage

100+ GB

CMC Appliance

for the Mid-Enterprise

NCMC-100 Series

Rack-mounted appliance for centralized management of multi-tier, distributed deployments.

  • 50 Max. Managed Sensors

1. Depending on the existing deployment architecture.

2. Network Elements: The sum of nodes, links, variables. For a printable version of these specifications, download the CMC Data Sheet

NCMC-100

Max. Managed Sensors 1

501 1

Max. Protected Network Elements 2

600,000 1

Max. Throughput

1 Gbps

Management Ports

4x1000BASE-T

Expansion slots

Not available

Storage

256 GB

Form Factor

1 rack unit

Max. Power Consumption

360W

Power Supply

100-240V AC - 50/60 Hz
Single

Temperature Ranges

0 / +45º C

HxWxL (mm/in)

44 x 438 x 429 / 1.73 x 17.24 x 16.89

Weight

14 kg

Protocol Support & Integrations

Protocols and Integrations

Supported Protocols

Nozomi Networks regularly updates the protocol library to increase the extensibility of Guardian. This list is updated every 3 - 6 months. Please contact your Nozomi Networks representative for a complete and current list. If your protocol is not supported, ask about our SDK if you’d like to add it yourself, or we can add it for you.

Download the Partial Nozomi Networks Guardian Supported Protocol List >

OT/ICS Interoperability

ABB, Allen-Bradley/Rockwell, Bristol Babcock, Beckhoff, Emerson, General Electric, Honeywell, IBM, Mitsubishi, Motorola, Omron, Rockwell Automation, Schneider Electric, SEL, Siemens, Yokogawa

SIEM, SOAR and Data Integrations

ArcSight, Atos Codex, Blackridge Technology, Exabeam, FireEye, Fortinet, HP ARCSight, IBM QRadar, LogRhythym, Splunk, SWIMLANE and more

Other Network/IT and Security Technologies

Allied Telesis, Cisco, Fortinet, Garland, Gatewatcher, Gigamon, Keysight Technologies, Palo Alo Networks, TDI, Tempered, Waterfall, Zededa

Cloud Services Platforms

AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, ServiceNow

Asset Management & Access Control

Active Directory, Aruba ClearPass, Cisco ISE, LDAP, ServiceNow, Splunk, and more

Alerting & Ticketing Systems

Email, SMS, ServiceNow, Splunk

Secure Remote Access

Pulse Secure, TDI ConsoleWorks

OpenAPI

Nozomi Networks use of OpenAPI makes it easy to integrate with your existing tools and systems

Export Capabilities

Easily export data from the Nozomi Networks solution to other applications for analysis and reporting

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