different between PIX and ASA

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May 31st, 2007
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Hi all,


any one know the difference between PIX and ASA ? I just know below answer, any more different ?


1) Roadmap ASA will replace PIX

2) ASA has IPS function but PIX have not

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Anand Narayana Thu, 05/31/2007 - 03:29
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ur right that , ASA will replace PIX, bcoz ASA supports IPS,IDS, can hav Anti-Virus module etc... PIX doesn't support these.

bvsnarayana03 Thu, 05/31/2007 - 23:13
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Roadmap looks good, but will be delayed till cisco comes out with a ASA model to replace PIX 525/535.


FWSM is a nice replacement, but again its for a compromise with switching & routing processing of a device.

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