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I need a recommendation on a small network firewall.

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Hi folks.

I need to replace a Cisco PIX 501 unlimited license firewall at a customer site.  The customer has cable internet, and the cable modem took a lightening strike.  The replacement modem has Gb Ethernet instead of 10/100.  The PIX "outside" port is 10/100 and the two will not negotiate a speed.  The Internet provider states they can not modify the ethernet port speed on the cable modem.

The network has 30 PC's and one server (Novell).  

I need a relatively low cost, basic firewall that can connect to a cable modem with Gb ethernet.  Right now I have them connected with a Linksys broadband router.  I want more than a NAT device, but do not need any VPN features.

Any suggestions will be appreciated.


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