[Gllug] Fwd: Information Request: Firewall Kit

Andy Millar andy at andymillar.co.uk
Thu May 3 21:26:52 UTC 2012

> > I don't have a lot of experience with hardware/dedicated firewall
> > appliances, but I've had recommendations for a few different brands,
> > Cisco, Checkpoint, Watchguard and Barracuda.  As you'd all know,
> > attempts to ask our vendor or Google for recommendations has been
> > relatively fruitless in that I feel I'm getting up-sold (as much as
> > possible) on very biased recommendations!

The Juniper ISG1000 is a reasonable firewall, and I find ScreenOS really easy to use. 

Be careful about buying an under-powered firewall if you're doing inter-vlan routing on your internal network. 

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