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RE: Need recommendation for VPN hardware

 If it must be hardware, I have used Netscreen in the past.  Not cheap, but 

The European version of the Federal Reserve Network (SWIFT @ 
uses it.   
Can be very good if configured correctly.  SWIFT brags that their network 
has never 
been broken into. But they run their own private world wide IP network. A US 
I worked used SWIFT for wire transfer for international wires (Fed Reserve 
Net is 
domestic only).  SWIFT also sells access to SWIFTNet, a secure network.  If 
you really 
want to send/receive data securely, open your wallet and let them handle it. 
It will 
be painful, but secure. 

-----Original Message----- 
From: [hidden email] [mailto:[hidden email]] On Behalf Of 
Matt Shields 
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2008 7:04 AM 
To: John Abreau 
Cc: BLU 
Subject: Re: Need recommendation for VPN hardware 

On Jan 10, 2008 7:37 AM, John Abreau <[hidden email]> wrote: 
> If it has to be hardware, or if it absolutely has to be either L2TP or 
> PPTP, then I don't have any specific recommendations. 
> If it's sufficient that it handles #s 1, 2, and 3, then OpenVPN works 
> very well. 
> On Jan 9, 2008 9:06 PM, Robert La Ferla <[hidden email]> wrote: 
> > I need a recommendation for VPN hardware. 
> > 
> > 1.  Works w/Mac OS X, Windows and Linux 2.  Users > 12 3.  Price < 
> > $2,000 4.  Either "L2TP over IPSec" or PPTP".  (I don't know what 
> > the pros/ cons are with these two protocols are so someone please 
> > elaborate why one is better than the other.) 
> > 
> > We did get a Netgear SSL312 VPN Concentrator but it does not work w/ 
> > OSX and has a limited throughput of 64k. 
> > 
> > 

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