Gartner Research

Cisco Systems VPN 3000 Concentrators

Published: 03 December 2001

ID: G0095143

Analyst(s): Patrick A. Worms


Cisco Systems offers the VPN 3002, 3005, 3015, 3030, 3060, and 3080 Concentrators for the enterprise market. The product support ranges from low-end VPN hardware clients to large-scale VPN concentrators.

Table Of Contents
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Overview
  • Analysis
    • Encryption and Encryption Throughput
    • Tunneling and Routing Protocols
    • Authentication Services
    • Upgradability
    • Software Management
    • Other Capabilities
  • Pricing
    • GSA Pricing
  • Competitors
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
  • Strengths
    • Solid-State Design
    • High Availability
    • Tunneling Protocols, Authentication Services, Encryption Services, and Split Tunneling
    • Scalable Encryption Processing (SEP) Modules
    • 3002 VPN Hardware Client
  • Limitations
    • Limited Bandwidth Management
    • No Firewall Protection
    • No Single-Client Access
    • No WAN Connectivity Options
  • Insight

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