Vyatta--Changing the World of Routers, Firewalls and VPNs
Jun 14, 2007, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Kelly Herrell, CEO of Vyatta, and I were introduced recently.
The folks making the introduction said 'Kelly is CEO of Vyatta, the
open source routing company. They are going to change the
networking world.' With that sort of introduction, how could I
possibly turn down a chance to learn about Vyatta's technology and
why it was 'going to change the networking world.'
"Here's a snapshot of the project. Vyatta and the open source
community behind the company have developed a complete
enterprise-class router/firewall/VPN that can be hosted in a
virtual machine, installed as a software appliance on systems
already owned by the organization or purchased as a ready-to-use