Low end, cool CPE.

Tim Jackson jackson.tim at gmail.com
Thu Nov 11 21:09:11 CST 2010


As well as an expresscard slot for a wireless modem..
On Nov 11, 2010 8:27 PM, "Adam Leff" <adam at leff.co> wrote:
> I'd take a peak at Juniper's branch model SRX line. Something like the
> SRX210 has a mini-PIM slot that can take a DOCSIS hand-off.
>
> Can't speak to pricing, however, but they're great little boxes.
>
> Adam
>
> On Nov 11, 2010, at 18:43, Leo Bicknell <bicknell at ufp.org> wrote:
>
>>
>> I've run into a number of low end CPE situations lately where I
>> haven't found anything that does what I want, but I have to believe
>> it is out there. I'm hoping NANOG can help.
>>
>> Basically think about a sophisticated home user, or a 1-5 person
>> small office. Think DSL, Cable Modem, maybe Cell Card or ISDN as
>> backups. Looking for an "appliance", very much fire and forget. I
>> probably won't get all the features that I want, but in no particular
>> order:
>>
>> - Able to load balance over 2 links (probably via NAT).
>> - IPv6 support, native or tunnel to tunnelbroker.net type thing.
>> - Able to deal with "backup" connectivity, eg. Cell Cards which you
>> only want to use if the primary is down.
>> - User friendly features, e.g. UPNP, NAT-PMP, etc.
>> - Good manageability. ssh to a cli would be a huge bonus, at least
>> the ability to backup a config.
>> - Able to handle decent througput, probably 20Mbps/sec min, 50 would
>> be nice.
>> _ Nice firewall features.
>> - IDS features are cool.
>>
>> WiFi is not strictly required, but would be cool. Things like "guest"
>> WiFi would be an added bonus.
>>
>> Something a NANOGer might want at home would be a good baseline.
>> I realize the exact product may differ depending on DSL/Cable/Cell/ISDN,
>> that's ok, let's get some various good solutions going here.
>>
>> What is the state of the art, and who has it?
>>
>> --
>> Leo Bicknell - bicknell at ufp.org - CCIE 3440
>> PGP keys at http://www.ufp.org/~bicknell/
>



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