Re: Cisco IDS 4250 vs Sourcefire IS3000 + RNA Sensor
From: Teemu Schaabl (teemu_at_lynix.net)
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2005 20:24:50 +0200 To: Jonathan Gauntt <email@example.com>
Jonathan Gauntt(firstname.lastname@example.org)@2005.10.12 11:57:00 +0000:
> We are currently running a Cisco IDS 4250 that monitors our internal
> traffic. We essentially use this device for historical reporting because we
> are a medical oriented facility with at least 100 3rd party connections to
> us besides the 8000 employees.
> I am considering upgrading the Cisco IDS 4250 to the XL to handle higher
> throughput but have been evaluating the Sourcefire IS300 and their RNA
> I have the ability to purchase the Sourcefire unit or upgrade the 4250.
> Sourcefire claims that they are superior with state full IDS inspection and
> an overall better product.
> Does anyone have any thoughts on these two products? I have about $100k in
> my budget to spend.
try out http://www.nss.co.uk/download/download.htm, you can read testimonial
of at least the sourcefire appliances (maybe not the exact one, you're searching
for, but at least about the involved technology)
-- "Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world." - Schopenhauer
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