Asa or PIX

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Apr 12th, 2007

I have to choose between a pix501 or asa5505-k9 for a firewall on a small office.

Wich one is recomended.

Is the ASA the future replacemente for the PIX?

Thanks

Osvaldo U.

Correct Answer by m.sir about 9 years 10 months ago

Definitely ASA because PIX is going to reach End of sale status...

PIX 501 can run only 6.x code and 6.x is not maintained anymore

ASA 5505 can run 7.x so you can have latest updates

ASA has also more interfaces

M.

Correct Answer by Collin Clark about 9 years 10 months ago

The ASA's will eventually replace the PIX. I would suggest the ASA5505 because a PIX 501 only supports the 6.x code and the ASA will support the newer code and will provide a longer product life.

HTH and please rate.

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Collin Clark Thu, 04/12/2007 - 06:08

The ASA's will eventually replace the PIX. I would suggest the ASA5505 because a PIX 501 only supports the 6.x code and the ASA will support the newer code and will provide a longer product life.

HTH and please rate.

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m.sir Thu, 04/12/2007 - 06:14

Definitely ASA because PIX is going to reach End of sale status...

PIX 501 can run only 6.x code and 6.x is not maintained anymore

ASA 5505 can run 7.x so you can have latest updates

ASA has also more interfaces

M.

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