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What product do I need?

I have a small manufacturing business that has 2 Static IP addresses thru a local cable service and we use a Cisco PIX501c.  One IP is used for a VOIP phone (we just pass it through to a port).  The other IP is used for our computer server (Windows Server 2003) with 28 clients on the LAN.  We also have a need for 2 or 3 people to be remotely at one time on the server so I will need to have a VPN.   We definatley have a need to secure our data as well.  I believe that the PIX is going bad.  What replacement product can anyone recommend on a limited budget and will not be all consuming to set up.
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RPPreacherCommented:
The PIX 501 with a 50 user license would be fine.
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Pete LongConsultantCommented:
I would go for a 10 user Cisco ASA 5505 - with it you will get 2x SSL VPNs and 25 concurrent IPSEC VPNs - plus you will be able to register it for support and get all the latest OS downloads etc, unlike your old 501 that cant go above version 6,3 the ASA is currently on version 8
 5500 series at a glance http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6120/prod_models_comparison.html
 
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Pete LongConsultantCommented:
>>with 28 clients on the LAN
oops just saw that  - you need a 50 user 5505 :)
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RPPreacherCommented:
Pete, you might have missed this part too...

"What replacement product can anyone recommend on a limited budget"
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mikeplasticAuthor Commented:
How about a Cisco PIX 506 ?
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RPPreacherCommented:
Sure.  506 is fine too.
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Pete LongConsultantCommented:
>>Pete, you might have missed this part too...
:)
Well the 5505 is a baby :) and even though 500 series is still supported - They will go EOL long before the ASA will.
If the ASa is too dear for you then perhaps you should start looking at Ciscos competitors products :^)
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