Networking & Wireless forum

General discussion

What's the difference: Fixed form factor vs modular

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: What's the difference: Fixed form factor vs modular
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: What's the difference: Fixed form factor vs modular
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Do not buy this product.

In reply to: What's the difference: Fixed form factor vs modular

If they won't talk to you about the simple stuff imagine when you have a hard question. Go shop with a company that will answer your questions.
Bob

Collapse -
modular

In reply to: What's the difference: Fixed form factor vs modular

This just means you can buy additional interface boards. I do not know exactly which ones this model can take but generally these are WAN type connections like T1 or E1.

You may want to look at the SRX line rather than the SSG line if you are looking at the larger platforms. I suspect they plan to replace the SSG line since the SRX ones are newer and run junos which juniper has stated for a while was their plan for the netscreen line of products.

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

DEALS, DEALS, DEALS!

Best Black Friday Deals

CNET editors are busy culling the list and highlighting what we think are the best deals out there this holiday season.