Cisco PIX-515E MTBF?

From: mike reed (
Date: 05/03/04

Date: 3 May 2004 01:03:02 -0700


Does anyone have MTBF info for the Cisco PIX515E firewall? I'm trying
to do the availability calc for a proposed network, and haven't found
these figures anywhere.

The only PIX5xx stats I've seen are for the PIX-525 (414,600 hours)
and the PIX-520 (~60,000 hours). Any help appreciated.


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