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 From:  Robert Depenbrock <robert at bay13 dot de>
 To:  Jesse Guardiani <jesse at wingnet dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: Re: Re: to Wrap or to Soekris that is my question? What about VIA?
 Date:  Wed, 15 Dec 2004 15:22:32 +0100
On Wed, 15 Dec 2004, Jesse Guardiani wrote:

> Robert Rich wrote:
> $300+ ain't bad. A Soekris 4801 with all the trimmings is about $350. That's
> still a heck of a lot cheaper than a Cisco PIX firewall. How large would one
> of these VIA machines be? They look about the same size, but they require
> a standard power supply? That would bulk up the case quite a bit, I think.


The Pix 506E has only 2 FE Interfaces (Intel), but an Celeron Class
Processor. a 506E costs about 700$ last time I checked.

It would be rather interesting to do a performance review of a Pix against
a Soekris or WRAP M0n0wall appliance. (NAT,Static Portfiltering, etc.)


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