I am looking at buying a Cisco Pix router for home use.
I've been working in IT for 8 years or so, and I'm looking to try something a little different at home. I've also been in the market for a router that will seemlessly VPN with my Mac. From what I've read, many are able to easily VPN in to their Pix 501s with their Macs.
With that said, I've done a plethora of reading about the Cisco Pix, and I want to get one for my home network.
I'm looking into two different routers, maybe three.
Pix 501 with a 50 user license and 3DES enabled Cisco Pix 6.3(5)
Pix 506e with an unlimited user and 3DES enabled. Cisco Pix 6.3(5)
Possibly Pix 515, probably not though, overkill. But it utilizes the Cisco ASDM.
With all that said. Does anyone run these at home? I have a 15Mb cable connection, and I want to ensure that the firewall can handle that and won't limit my connection speed internally.
Would a Pix 501 handle that? I've read through several other threads saying it does 60Mb cleartext throughput?
I want to get the full amount of bandwidth to my internal network on interface 1.