I would say that they complement each other. You have better log
capabilities on a software firewall than on a router.
You could also have fine tuning for specific filtering with software
than you can not have with hardware.
That is my personal point of you. I have already installed filtering
router with proxies firewall.
Powertel Boca Ltd wrote:
> Hi ,
> Has anyone out there installed the IRX211 firewall route from Livingston .
> How does the IRX211 compare with Cisco's PIX ?
> And a basic question ...
> Is a Firewall router better than the software implementation such as
> through Checkpoint etc. Or do they complement each other ?