Which Cisco VPN device is best for a company of 15 employees

Posted on 2009-07-14
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
We have windows 2003 server, exchange 2003 server, a sonicwall NSA 3500 firewall. 6 active VPN users. One of the VPN users is in China.
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The 5505 asa firewall/vpn is low cost (around 500.00 US retail), doubles as firewall and vpn. You can get some cisco business router/vpn models for around 200-250. The asa 5505 is the lowend model of the 5000 series of appliances. It is the newer generation of pix firewalls. It is very reliable. you won't need the sonicwall then. You can buy a license to increase vpn users and IPSec tunnels to 50 with security+  license. Also can use clientless SSL vpn also

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Thanks, but I really want to keep the sonicwall firewall, as its been pretty good so far.
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the only other low cost devices for SOHO are the cisco business line:


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Thanks a bunch!

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