need a best router

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Mar 14th, 2009

In my company i had 32 employees and they are provide with internet access through ADSL connection.

Now i need a router with NAT . Can you please suggest me the best router which is economical and must satisfy my requirments?

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Leo Laohoo Sun, 03/15/2009 - 14:59

850 or 870 series router is a low end model but will do.

Data Sheet: Cisco 850 Series Integrated Services Routers

Data Sheet: Cisco 870 Series Integrated Services Routers for Small Offices

rajesh9002 Sun, 03/15/2009 - 15:18

Thank you for your reply ,i have seen the data sheet of 800 series router ,it is given that recommended number of users are 10.But i have 32 users. Can you please tell me other options.

Leo Laohoo Sun, 03/15/2009 - 16:24

The 800-series router is already End-Of-Sale. The 850/870 are the new generations of ISR's and these should be able to handle IPSec/VPN for 32 or more users without any hassles.

However, if you are still interested in slightly higher, please refer to the following links:

Integrated Service Routers Quick Look

Portable Product Sheets - Routing Performance

Joseph W. Doherty Sun, 03/15/2009 - 17:00

Your performance is likely to be limited by the bandwidth of your ADSL. As long as the router effectively supports that much bandwidth, shouldn't matter whether there are 1 or 10,0000 users. (Of course, the more users, less bandwidth each gets if fairly shared. So, for more bandwidth, for more users, bigger router. [If you wonder how much bandwidth should be available per user, "that depends".])


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