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boundary router

(1) A router that connects the Internet to a company's intranet via a DMZ (demilitarized zone). The boundary router, which may be located at the ISP, is an external firewall that connects to the company's internal firewall and proxy server within the DMZ. See DMZ.

(2) See edge router.
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It flexibly incorporates 3Com NETBuilder II bridge/routers at larger regional sites and SuperStack II NETBuilder II boundary routers at rural offices.
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