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Re: True Cost of Firewalling

  • From: Chris Cappuccio
  • Date: Fri Jun 12 14:23:08 1998

On Thu, 11 Jun 1998, Ben Kirkpatrick wrote:

 |    Has anyone done a good comparison recently of the packet
 | forwarding speeds of suns and ciscos?  Sure it seems easier
 | to front-end a sun and use it as a firewall, but how well
 | can a sun forward ip?
 | 

What about comparisons with PCI based ethernet/ATM/whatever and an OS like
OpenBSD?  I've nothing but great things to say about it-


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