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Re: When IPv6 ... if ever?
On Wed, 13 Sep 2000, Masataka Ohta wrote: > As for the performance issue, can someone give me a pointer > to *INEXPENSIVE* NAT box which can operate at 100Mbps, or better, > 1Gbps? Inexpensive can be a pretty loose term. > I was asked by ISPs which are beginning to offer 100Mbps Ethernet service > to subscribers. They probably have a little cash then... > My guess is that there is none. This product, while primarily a firewall, demonstrates that doing NAT and firewalling (lots of shared code there, see IPFilter) on an ASIC makes for a much cheaper solution than FW-1 on a big Sun Ultra-something... Anyhow they claim lots of sessions: http://www2.netscreen.com/pub/products/ns1000.html I'm sure there are others riding this bandwagon as well... Charles > Masataka Ohta >