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Hello Experts,

Please suggest me, which cisco router model is good for small business purpose.My basic requirement is  wireless support, firewall, NAT & web content filtering.
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by:Soulja
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Are looking at new routers or used? You could go with Cisco's small business line.

http://www.cisco.com/cisco/web/solutions/small_business/products/routers_switches/index.html

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Get a used 1841 or 2800 series router also.

as for content filtering, routers aren't usually purposed for content filtering, but Cisco do now offer IOS Content Filtering through Trend Micro.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/iosswrel/ps6537/ps6586/ps6643/data_sheet_c78-458833.html

Look at the table that shows how many users are supported based on the platform. This may help you decide on which router to get.
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by:kaskhedikar_tushar
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Hello,

My budget is 250 $ & one more thing , we have 4 MB leased line & its have LAN cable.
It means  want router with WAN port.
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by:Aaron Tomosky
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Your budget is gonna have to go up if you want all that. My access point, router, and content filtering subscription each individually cost more than $250.
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At that price point, you will have to get a cheap DLink, Netgear, Linksys, or Zyxel router with wireless capabilities. Since you won't have much money left, maybe set yourself up a Squid proxy with Dansguardian on it for content filtering. That part is free, you just need an old computer to put it on.
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