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
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