NAC

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Jul 22nd, 2008
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We are about to embark on an MPLS rollout (in a hub and spoke configuration - all remote offices will connect to the main office for Internet). We have about 1400 users. Which NAC solution would be right for us: 3 500 user servers or 1 1500 user server?

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steavg Wed, 07/23/2008 - 10:21
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Hi,


This kinda depends if you're going for a centralized or de-centralized design....depending on the number of users per site.


You could go for a 3310 in your central site (up to 500 users) and use ISR NAC modules or other 3310's in the branch offices...


Central site I would go for IB deployment and for the branch sites you can choose either OOB or IB.


or just pop a 3350 in your central site and have all clients authenticated by that appliance..


hope this helps,


cheers

stefan

msmrrobin Wed, 07/23/2008 - 10:44
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Thanks for your reply. I would like to keep it centralized to keep the cost down. I was considering the 3350, but our vendor was worried about the throughput between the NAC device and our Core switch (it's only 1Gbps). I don't want to create any bottleneck issues.

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