Cheap firewalls, was Re: [Techtalk] Server was broken into ...

adric adric at
Wed Nov 21 22:10:46 EST 2001

At 2:38 PM -0800 11/21/01, jennyw wrote:

My new business model (firewall appliances and support contracts) is 
leaning heavily on these guys and related technology:

There are some fun toys in the embedded space, google around a bit 
and see if you find anything workable ..

g'nite and happy thanksgiving

>* Why a SonicWall instead of a Linux firewall? One issue with running a
>firewall at home is the cost of electricity.  For example, I had two
>firewall computers, and if they each pulled 100W, that's about $30/month in
>electricity. Plus whatever's needed for the Web/mail servers. Of course, if
>there are low-power consumption distributions of linux firewalls (running
>off a floppy and CD-ROM, for example), I'd love to hear about them!
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