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Almost 4 years ago
Neither. Go for Sophos. I've used Sophos for many years without any trouble. It is good at protection, easy to use and admin. Although it is quite big, it has minimal effect on performance and has a pretty small running footprint. I have experience of Symantec and McAfee…
Almost 5 years ago
The original question did mention ease of use, showing throughput, and the need to connect several regions which is why I recommended Meraki products. IMO they are by far the easiest firewall to set up and a total no-brainer for distributed use. It is nigh on impossible to…
Almost 5 years ago
I'd go for Meraki MX firewalls. Very easy to use and set up and a single web dashboard to access/configure all your sites.

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Not currently looking for work as I've recently taken up a new permanent position.

I am experienced in software design/development, dev ops and IT/Network/Systems design and administration on Windows and Linux. Competent in effective communication with technical and non-technical project stakeholders. Able to easily assimilate new technical knowledge and skills as required for any new project

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C++, C, C#, Smalltalk, Shell script (Bash, Bourne Shell), Powershell, AWK, MFC, Win32, ActiveX, .NET, Python, 3rd party software integration, OOP, OOD,
SCRUM, Agile, Continuous integration, Full software lifecycle, version control
VMWare, Hyper-V, AWS, Azure, Active Directory, Server administration, Windows, Linux/Unix, MS SQL Server, Exchange, Domino
Network administration, network security.