I've done several Alteon/FW-1 deployments. What a clusterf**ck. Take a
look at Juniper's solutions (Juniper bought Netscreen). We just
recently put some Juniper boxes up for our remote partner extranet and
overall it was a hell of a lot smoother to deploy than the Alteon/FW-1
solution.


On 4/7/06, ArkanoiD wrote:
> Netscreen?
>
> On Tue, Apr 04, 2006 at 02:24:33PM -0400, Keith A. Glass wrote:
> > . . . .Here's my situation:
> >
> > We're currently spec'ing functional requirements for a new web-based
> > implementation of a number of enterprise apps. One obvious problem is
> > the firewall system: it needs to be both load-balancing and
> > high-availability, AND scalable. We're still getting a feel for
> > potential traffic, but we expect to have a requirement for in-line
> > expansion of the system while remaining online.
> >
> > One of the obvious candidates is the Nortel Alteon platform, but that
> > also limits us to FW-1. We're nowhere close to downselect on a
> > platform or a firewall, but I'm looking for alternative platforms to
> > start getting info on, so we can make sure the requirements we develop
> > can actually be IMPLEMENTED in reality. . .
> >
> > Any help out there would be greatly appreciated. . . .
> >
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