Getting Connected: Configuring Internet Access & Perimeter Security

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  • Getting Connected: Configuring Internet Access & Perimeter Security

    1. 1. Break Out Session 3 Internet Connectivity And Perimeter Security PRESENTED BY: Don West Onramp Access
    2. 2. Internet Connection types for Business class Connectivity <ul><li>ISDN </li></ul><ul><li>DSL </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless/Satellite </li></ul><ul><li>Cable </li></ul><ul><li>T1, T3 </li></ul><ul><li>Ethernet </li></ul><ul><li>Fiber </li></ul>
    3. 3. ISDN Integrate Service Digital Network <ul><li>Pros: </li></ul><ul><li>Inexpensive and very versatile </li></ul><ul><li>Almost everyone can get it </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used as data and voice </li></ul><ul><li>Cons: </li></ul><ul><li>Only 128Kbps </li></ul><ul><li>When receiving voice call, only 64K </li></ul><ul><li>Can be bonded for (somewhat)higher speed </li></ul>
    4. 4. DSL Digital Subscriber Line <ul><li>Pros: </li></ul><ul><li>Readily available for many businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Low cost </li></ul><ul><li>Relatively inexpensive </li></ul><ul><li>Some providers have business class w/SLA </li></ul><ul><li>Cons: </li></ul><ul><li>NOT available(reliably) for some businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Poor response time during outages </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult to support </li></ul>
    5. 5. Wireless <ul><li>Pros: </li></ul><ul><li>Available even in very small communities </li></ul><ul><li>Relatively inexpensive </li></ul><ul><li>Cons: </li></ul><ul><li>Still developing technology </li></ul><ul><li>Weather related issues </li></ul><ul><li>Small rural areas will have hard time providing support quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Latency can be unacceptable </li></ul>
    6. 6. Cable service <ul><li>Pros: </li></ul><ul><li>Very fast for the money </li></ul><ul><li>Large providers have business class service w/SLA </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><li>Already have a service infrastructure to provide service to end user location </li></ul><ul><li>Cons: </li></ul><ul><li>More suceptible(compared to T1/DS3/Ethernet/Fiber) to outages </li></ul><ul><li>Will have equipment owned by the cable provider </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul>
    7. 7. T1/DS3 <ul><li>Pros: </li></ul><ul><li>Widely available </li></ul><ul><li>Because it is provided by the ILEC, Service is guaranteed </li></ul><ul><li>Good SLA </li></ul><ul><li>ISP can &quot;own&quot; the customer </li></ul><ul><li>Customer can provide their own equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Can be Point-to-Point for private service </li></ul><ul><li>Cons: </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive </li></ul><ul><li>ILEC infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>T1 routers are more expensive </li></ul><ul><li>Political issues involved between the CLEC and ILEC </li></ul>
    8. 8. Ethernet <ul><li>Pros: </li></ul><ul><li>FAST, equipment is readily available </li></ul><ul><li>Very reliable </li></ul><ul><li>SLA </li></ul><ul><li>Duplexing allows synchronous ingress/egress speeds </li></ul><ul><li>Cons: </li></ul><ul><li>Distance limitation without signal repeaters or conversion is limited to 100M's </li></ul><ul><li>costly </li></ul><ul><li>ILEC can be involved </li></ul>
    9. 9. Fiber <ul><li>Pros: </li></ul><ul><li>Very fast with little loss </li></ul><ul><li>If backed by good company, it has excellent SLA and service </li></ul><ul><li>Because only large companies can provide service, it is a reliable service </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility of types of traffic than can travel over fiber </li></ul><ul><li>Typically a very redundant/self-healing network </li></ul><ul><li>Cons: </li></ul><ul><li>Young technology </li></ul><ul><li>Not readily available </li></ul><ul><li>Costly </li></ul><ul><li>Could be extended outages </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment is expensive and difficult to configure/support </li></ul>
    10. 10. Perimeter Security
    11. 11. <ul><li>If you do not have it, you WILL be compromised(it is only a matter of time) </li></ul><ul><li>Very complex dynamic issue </li></ul><ul><li>Requires constant monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Costly for business when an issue occurs </li></ul><ul><li>Costly to implement and support </li></ul><ul><li>Better in layers </li></ul><ul><li>Requires expert personnel/support </li></ul><ul><li>Host or Software based </li></ul>
    12. 12. Questions?

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