I am working in an IT solution company, and we give customers solutions as per their requirements.
When discussing firewalls -- what do you think are questions that I should ask my customer? If am selling him a Cisco PIX firewall -- how can I get those answers to help me to prepare my BoM. In short how could I size the firewall for the customer?
Requirement analysis plays an important role in determining and recommending any technical solution. Apart from the pricing and budgetary factors, the analysis needs to gather the technical information. The major technical information you need are:
Answers to the above mentioned questions should give a fair analysis of the requirements.
Let me know if you need further information.
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