You can deploy the Sophos Firewall virtual appliance on the Microsoft Hyper-V platform.
The prerequisites are as follows:
Install Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 or 2016 on a server that meets the minimum system requirements. For deployment, see the following:
Install Hyper-V Manager (Hyper-V management software) on a management device with network access to the server. See Hyper-V Manager.
Sophos Firewall goes into fail-safe mode if you don't meet the minimum requirements.
The system requirements are as follows:
|4 GB minimum
|16 GB minimum
|80 GB minimum
Configure the vCPU and vRAM based on the purchased license. Don't exceed the maximum number of vCPUs specified in the license.