Compute Hardware Options

Networking SolutionProsConsCostSuggested Entry Model
Easy to set up and manageGood performanceAffordable
Limited features compared to other solutionsSome users report issues with firmware updatesClosed SourceLimited Hardware Options
$299-$499
Highly customizableOpen-sourceStrong community supportFeature RichVM Capable
Steep learning curve for beginners
Free (Community Edition), $499+ (Enterprise Edition), Requires Hardware
Fork of pfSense with more user-friendly interfaceOpen-sourceStrong community supportVM Capable
May not have as many features as pfSenseMay require more powerful hardware
Free (Open-source), Requires Hardware
Good performanceFeature RichVM Capable
Limited to 4 cores and 6 GB RAMRequires registration for free license
Free (With Limitations), Requires Hardware
Highly customizableGood performanceAffordableFeature Rich
Steep learning curve for beginnersMay require more powerful hardwareLots of Past Vulnerabilities
$59-$3350