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Netgear ProSafe VPN Firewall

Netgear ProSafe VPN Firewall (FVS318)
Summary 8 port SPI based router with built-in IPsec endpoint for up to 8 tunnels. Also has content filtering and email hack alerts.
Update None
Pros • Scheduleable keyword-based website filtering
• Built-in 10/100 8 port switch with auto MDI/MDI-X
• Easy setup
Cons • No port filtering
• Admin interface can be irritating
• VPN performance could limit some high-bandwidth connections
• VPN tunnel doesn't support NetBIOS broadcast (MS Network browsing)

Judging from the number of requests that I received to review this product, NETGEAR's FVS318 Cable/DSL ProSafe VPN Firewall has generated a good deal of interest. Although I found a lot to like, its VPN performance doesn't set any speed records, and there are some rough spots that NETGEAR needs to smooth out...

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