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      Susan Bradley
      AskWoody MVP

      If you are like many small businesses, in addition to the router provided by your Internet provider, you also may have a hardware firewall that goes b
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      Susan Bradley Patch Lady

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    • #2008178 Reply

      mn–
      AskWoody Lounger

      Yep, eliminating networking infrastructure devices as SPOF is a challenge if you want it done on a small business budget and without being an expert in it yourself…

      Even more so if you’re a multi-location small business and have site-to-site tunnels too. (And then a wiring cabinet roof starts to leak somewhere rural halfway between the sites…)

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      anonymous

      SG is old. You should use XG. We always dual-stack Sophos devices now. Works well.

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      Susan Bradley
      AskWoody MVP

      I was planning to upgrade.  The push to do so was not exactly appreciated 🙂

       

      Susan Bradley Patch Lady

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      wavy
      AskWoody Plus

      SPOF
      Just why enterprise level operations have dual ingress and redundant/fall back routers, servers and firewalls.
      But hopefully they have a dedicated IT staff and not some one from finance in charge of ‘keeping things running’.

      🍻

      Just because you don't know where you are going doesn't mean any road will get you there.

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