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is this a good firewall to connect vpn site to site with cisco pix and vpn client. 10-50 users. also where can a buy smartnet for it?
http://www.pcconnection.com/IPA/Shop/Product/Detail.htm?sku=7190214

would this be a better option than pix 506e if the vpn site to site is heavely used. thanks.
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by:Istvan Kalmar
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Hi,
It is good, you can buy the following:

1.      ASA5505-UL-BUN-K9      ASA 5505 Appliance with SW, UL Users, 8 ports, 3DES/AES            
1./S      CON-SNT-AS5ULBK9      Cisco SmartNet Support 5x8 Same Day Shipment 1 Year            
To find the closest partner use this link:

http://tools.cisco.com/WWChannels/LOCATR/openBasicSearch.do


Best regards,
Istvan
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if the users less than 50 behind the firewall:

1.      ASA5505-50-BUN-K9      ASA 5505 Appliance with SW, 50 Users, 8 ports, 3DES/AES      
1./S      CON-SNT-AS5B50K9      Cisco SmartNet Support 5x8 Same Day Shipment 1 Year      
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5505 able to receice 10 ipsec VPN peers basicaly, if you buy security plus feature it able to receive 25 ipsec VPN peers at the same times
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>would this be a better option than pix 506e
The 506e has been end-of-lifed and not been for sale new for over  year now. The ASA is the replacement product.
If you are getting closer to the 50 user mark, I would suggest going for the ASA 5510
You can get from CDW and select the smartnet maintenance at the same time
http://www.cdw.com/shop/products/default.aspx?edc=1058198
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thank you guys.
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Very helpful info.
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by:Istvan Kalmar
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HI,

The 5505 is enough for you I think it is cheeper than 5510, how much bandwith do you want to firewalled?
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thanks ikalmar, it is just 1.5mb with 10-15 computers and that is good enough I think.
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