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Cisco ASA 5520 needs a fiber connection

I have a Cisco ASA 5520 that I'd like to be able to connect directly to our gigabit fiber connection (we're currently connected through a media converter that's causing problems).  I've found the following:

Cisco ASA 5500 Series 4 Port Gigabit Ethernet Security Services Module

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9320/index.html

But this is way more than I need (and more dollars than I can justify).  I only need a single fiber connection, as opposed to the 4 copper + 4 fiber.

Are there any other modules that are potentially cheaper?

Thanks,

Karl

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Cisco ASA 5520 needs a fiber connection

For the 5520 (and 5510, 5540) there is no other module available that would fit.

For a customer with the same problem we decided to use an SG300-10P 10-Port-Switch from the Small-Business-Line. That worked fine and safed a lot of bucks. We decided to use the PoE-version as the power-connector on that device is more reliable than the one on the non PoE-version.


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