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Objective

The objective of the engagement was to solve a number of problems being seen in the current Internet egress design. The problems were the result of the current system being created piecemeal without a central design. Over the 10+ years of its existence, many hands were involved in building the system, and the fingerprints of those individuals could be seen in all its facets. The system was a combination of Cisco, Checkpoint, Websense, Nokia, Extreme, and a host of other minor devices. The more pressing issues of the old system were:

Many firewalls

The design had over a dozen different firewalls, managed by different groups for different user groups. They were operating in an active/hot-standby relationship, often with a manual switchover requirement.


  

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