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Submission + - Ask Slashdot: Can commercial hardware routers be trusted? 1

monkaru writes: Given reports that various vendors and encrytion algorithms have been compromised. Is it still possible to trust ANY commercial hardware routers or is "roll your own" the only reasonable path going forward?
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Ask Slashdot: Can commercial hardware routers be trusted?

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  • I think for up to 8 gigabit ports, the upcoming Ubiquiti EdgeMax / EdgeMax Pro is a winner.
    I comes ready to go, but the software is Debian Linux, so we don't need to trust Cisco/Juniper/...
    If you can get by with 3 gigabit port (using VLAN switches you could run 1 gigabit port + 20 fast ethernet ports using just the base router), there's the EdgeMax Lite (has been commercially available for about one year).
    The EdgeMax e EdgeMax Pro are essentially the same (the Pro has two combo SFP/Copper ports + 6 pure cop

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