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[Discuss] looking for non-cisco router and firewall

Thanks for the quick response.

Management would be more comfortable with a commercial solution.
We tossed around the idea of building our own with pfsense or m0n0wall.
However, the learning curve would delay implmentation.

If we can't find something local and fairly soon, we might be forced to
On Feb 12, 2016 12:05 PM, "Dan Ritter" <dsr at> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 11:04:26AM -0500, John Boland wrote:
> > my colo folks just notified me that the firewall and router we're using
> is
> > subject to another set of exploits.
> > the equipment we're using is no longer maintained and we're in the midst
> of
> > changing colo providers.  the new colo provides firewall services. we've
> > already setup the rules with them.
> > in the meantime, i need something reasonably priced (i.e., cheap) to tide
> > us over for the next couple of months.
> How much bandwidth do you need to handle? Anything unusual?
> If it's less than 300Mb/s, a 1U box with Intel gigabit NICs
> running a Linux firewall will do very nicely.
> -dsr-

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