I'm in a confusion that what to choose from the below 2 when implementing a small data centre
Option 1 : Cisco 6509( WS-C6509 with Sup 720-3B) + FWSM (WS-C6513-FWM-K9)
Option 2 : WS-C6509 and ASA
My requirement is to protect from outside attacks only ..Also what are the failover options available with FWSM ?
I need only certain VLANs to be passed thru FWSM .
Another Question is regarding HSRP , i have two 6509 switches both with 7203b ,but interfaces are different .Whether i Can run HSRP on this ? Whether it need to be the same exact hardware ? .Whether I can put FWSM in one switch only for now or is it needed to put in both switches