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Pre sales info needed

Hi, looking at getting CISCO PIX 501 firewall, and researching it vs others. What I am trying to find out is: will NAT be a suitable substitution for a Proxy server? Also, since I have to learn and manage everything myself, how difficult is it to learn PIX or are there other resources I have to consult before I can configure the router? I have a minimal amount of CISCO exposure.

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Re: Pre sales info needed

The PIX is a much faster and a far more reliable solution than a proxy server. The thing is pretty simple to setup but the Cisco TAC is excellent and will help you configure things after you follow the basics in the manual. It can even perform content filtering with a url content filtering server (www.websense.com) so it offers

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