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Web server / email server hardware firewall recommendations

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I have a Windows 2000 web server running IIS, FTP, DNS, and SMTP/POP email. The server is currently housed at a local server farm, and the owner of the site has my server behind his Sonicwall firewall, and I believe is using an access control list to keep the bad guys at bay.   However, I recently learned that this site will be closing down and the owner moving to Florida, leaving me scrambling for a new colocation provider.  In discussions with providers I discover that the arrangement I currently have is unique, and that other providers would not provide free firewall service.  Instead, it is up to me to provide firewall protection to my server.   Which leads to my question...

What hardware recommendations do the experts have to protect a web/mail/FTP server at a colocation service provider's site?

Thanks.
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Any thoughts on a JUNIPER NetScreen 5GT Extended VPN/Firewall or Fortigate 60?  Better, worse, comparable?
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