take a look on Cisco ASA 5580-40 Firewall Edition 4 x 10GE Bundle.
=95 10 Gbps Firewall
=95 1 Gbps IPsec VPN

CISCO Part. No. ASA5580-40-10GE-K9


Hf, Jens

Kerry Milestone schrieb:
> Hello kind Wizards,
> I am investigating the possibilities of putting a firewall on the end =

> of a 10Gb link. I'd like to be able to inspect at 10Gb wirespeed. As =

> this is a scoping project (though it _has_ to happen due to the nature =

> of projects in the institute), cost is not the main issue. I've come =

> across the Nortel Switched Firewall 6000, however this 'only' does 6Gb =

> throughput.
> Alternatively, we have several firewalls which work at 1Gb and are =

> wondering if its a better to chanelize [sic] and put say 10 firewalls =

> each dealing with different traffic. In coming years, IP based VPN's =

> to other sites will become more used - and more 10Gb links to site =

> perhaps building up to a 40Gb WAN backbone. We currently have an IDS =

> which will can handle this much volume.
> The next question, is extending the SAN. If using iSCSI, is it better =

> to leave this traffic off the firewall and just route it through, say =

> a GRE tunnel without encryption?
> Would be keen to hear any thoughts on the theory of what I want to do. =

> Implementation is not so difficult, really after some 'best practices' =

> thoughts.
> Many thanks,
> Kerry.

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