Network

Network

Firewall

OPNsense

OPNsense® a true open source security platform and more - OPNsense® is a true open source firewall and more

OPNsense is my preferred firewall and network security solution. I run it on a powerful VM and get 3 Gbps througput with with Layer 7 inspection (suricata, sensei (https://www.sunnyvalley.io/sensei/) enabled.

10 Gbit Ethernet Switch

Netgear GS110EMX

Plus Switches - GS110EMX | NETGEAR
Need a managed wired switch for your small business network? Check out GS110EMX Plus switch with 8-Port Gigabit ports & 2-Port Multi-Gig ports. Buy now!

The GS110EMX is a 10 Gbit Ethernet Switch with 2 x 10GE Ports. It is reasonable priced, managed, includes igmp snooping for those who need it and even comes with a rack mounting kit. Performance is great so far, I almost get 10 Gbps over the 10 GE ports.