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RE: Firewall opinions wanted please - clarification

  • From: Nicole
  • Date: Tue Mar 16 18:09:42 2004


 As much as I hate to follow up my own post, I suppose I was a bit too vauge
for my own good =]

 We do not run any cisco gear and we are in a Class A data facility.
 
 By proxy I did not mean to imply NAT. I cannot remember the proper term but
what I mean is full packet handeling as opposed to packet inspection. 

 Security is important but the budget limit is only up to about 3K. I have been
trying to get the client a firewall for some time and am just now getting the
go ahead.  



 Sorry for any vaugeness but I usually like to not say to much as to sway
opinions one way or another and to learn more as any knowlege I have may be
wrong or out of date.



  Nicole



On 16-Mar-04 Unnamed Administration sources reported Nicole said :
> 
> 
> 
>  Hi
>  I am looking for a good but reasonably priced firewall for a 40 or so server
>  site. Some people swear by Pix, others swear at it a lot. Also I have heard
> good things about Netscreen. Or any others you would recommend for protecting
> servers on a busy network. Don't really need anything with VPN just the
> standard http, ftp, ssh, https, type traffic up to 100mb throughput.
>  From what I have heard a proxy firewall would be best? 
> 
>  
> 
>  Thanks in advance!!
> 
> 
>   Nicole
> 
>
 






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