what is the difference between cisco pix and checkpoint?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    pix is a hardware with a simple gui to configure it. but checkpoint is a software as well as hardware with a linux kenrel .the configuration is really very difficult rather then pix. but the checkpoint is better in customizing ur security.

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  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Different manufacturers, simliar capabilities. The PIX is a hardware device. Checkpoint is software that you install on a server class machine to make it a dedicated firewall appliance. That's the principal difference.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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  • 1 decade ago

    pix is hardware based firewall

    checkpoint is software based

    given a choice use sonicwall appliance

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