Panorama M-100 Hardware vs installing in ESXi

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Panorama M-100 Hardware vs installing in ESXi

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Hey Everyone,

My company is looking at implementing Panorama to update and monitor the other firewalls we have at other locations.  Does anyone recommend the Hardware like the M-100 over just installing it on a server using ESXi?  


Thank you!


Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite


The M-100 is EoL October 31st 2023 and was EoS Ocober 31st of last year, and unless you upgrade it to 32 GB of memory is locked into 8.1, even with the upgrade 9.1 is likely the last major release it'll see. I would simply run this in ESXi if you have the resources and disk space over running this as a dedicated appliance. 

Thank you for the feedback! 

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