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Re: High Speed IP-Sec

  • From: Richard A Steenbergen
  • Date: Mon Jun 09 19:13:45 2003

On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 04:03:18PM -0400, Leo Bicknell wrote:
> 
> I'm looking for a high speed (300-1000Mbps) IPSec solution.  I need
> basic functionality only, a frame in one side pops out the other
> side.  For the moment I don't care if this is a layer 2 or a layer
> 3 device.  For the application in mind it's just between two points.
> 
> I need a supported product, not some home-grown set of bits, and
> cost is the major factor.  Most units at this speed do a lot of
> other stuff (firewall features, vpn clients, ids, other junk), and
> cost a lot of money as a result.  Since there are FreeBSD/Linux
> boxes getting close to that throughput with accelerator cards I
> figure someone has to make the stripped down solution for a reasonable
> price.
> 
> Any pointers welcomed.

http://www.juniper.net/products/ip_infrastructure/modules/100048.html#02

The PIC isn't exactly cheap, but it's pretty well supported, and the rest 
of the routers aren't too bad on the used market.

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Richard A Steenbergen <ras@e-gerbil.net>       http://www.e-gerbil.net/ras
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