This is a discussion on Re: [fw-wiz] Info Request: Looking for alternatives in HA/Load balancing firewalls that are also scalable and modular. . . - Firewalls ; Cisco Cat 6500 with FWSM and CSM. Expensive, but it will likely be all youll need for a while. James On 4/4/06, Keith A. Glass wrote: > . . . .Here's my situation: > > We're currently spec'ing functional requirements ...
Cisco Cat 6500 with FWSM and CSM.
Expensive, but it will likely be all youll need for a while.
On 4/4/06, Keith A. Glass
> . . . .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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