Vyatta 5600 offers the following enhancements over the Vyatta 5400:
- Faster throughput, at up to 10Gbps per CPU core.
- Over 3X increased throughput per IPsec VPN session (Advanced Encryption Standards).
- Increased capacity for routers, flows, and concurrent connections.
- Updated standards support, including Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol, Version 3 (L2TPv3), Internet Key Exchange, Version 2 (IKEv2), Secure Hash Algorithm 2 (SHA-2), and 802.1Q tunneling (Q-in-Q) encapsulation.