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Wi-Fi 5 vs. Wi-Fi 6: What’s the Difference?

Wi-Fi 6, dubbed "the next generation of Wi-Fi," began its arrival in 2019, and throughout 2020 more devices became capable of supporting Wi-Fi 6. The question for many business owners is, well, what’s the difference in Wi-Fi 5 vs Wi-Fi 6? Technically, Wi-Fi 6 is the...
enterprise mobility management

What is Enterprise Mobility Management?

Enterprise mobility management (EMM), also known as Mobile Device Management (MDM), simply put, is the combination of processes, technologies, and people that allow their IT department to monitor devices, track performance, enforce network security, and generally...

Choosing the Right Meraki Router

Choosing a new Meraki router, or any router for that matter, may seem like a complicated process at first; but in reality, there are two main factors you should consider to help simplify the process: the size of the router (to accommodate device usage) and any...

Enterprise Mesh WiFi Explained

For medium to large-size enterprise businesses, wireless connectivity demands can quickly outpace solutions that work fine for smaller businesses. Running cords to every single corner of the business can be expensive, impractical, or even impossible, necessitating a...
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Meraki Switches: Are They Right for Your Business?

Switches work as connection hubs, one-stop sources for connected real-time data across a company network. When working specifically with Meraki switches, there is an added layer of control: instead of monitoring the efficacy of singular protocols, all of them are...
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Switch vs Router? How to Decide What Your Business Needs

Switch vs router? It is difficult for many business owners to determine which device is right for their location. Routers and switches look similar, but perform different functions within your network. To further complicate matters, many network specialists will use...

How Meraki’s New Trusted Access Promotes Better Endpoint Security

Cisco reports that mobile data traffic grew 17 times in the five years between 2012 and 2017, and is projected to rise another seven times between 2017 and 2022. This great influx of mobile devices in the workplace can be a liability and a burden to IT managers...

4 Ways Cisco Meraki Simplifies IT Security Management

In the IT world, complexity is a dirty word. And that’s for good reason. Complexity creates longer workflows, less reliable systems, and more preventable mistakes. Simplicity drives the development of Cisco Meraki’s network infrastructure and security services, which...
Cisco Meraki Adaptive Policy

How Cisco Meraki Adaptive Policy Enforces Security

As much as technological growth has expanded productivity and business potential, a great increase in the number of devices operating on the average network has made managing IT more complex. Historically, this has introduced a number of complications for IT...

Combining Cisco Umbrella with the New MR License for More Effective Security

Recently, Meraki introduced the ability to integrate Cisco Umbrella’s DNS-level security solution with Meraki access points (MR series products) under an Advanced or Upgrade license. With this integration, organizations can manage DNS security – including viewing...
What is Enterprise Mobility Management?

What is Enterprise Mobility Management?

Enterprise mobility management (EMM), also known as Mobile Device Management (MDM), simply put, is the combination of processes, technologies, and people that allow their IT department to monitor devices, track performance, enforce network security, and generally...

Choosing the Right Meraki Router

Choosing the Right Meraki Router

Choosing a new Meraki router, or any router for that matter, may seem like a complicated process at first; but in reality, there are two main factors you should consider to help simplify the process: the size of the router (to accommodate device usage) and any...

Enterprise Mesh WiFi Explained

Enterprise Mesh WiFi Explained

For medium to large-size enterprise businesses, wireless connectivity demands can quickly outpace solutions that work fine for smaller businesses. Running cords to every single corner of the business can be expensive, impractical, or even impossible, necessitating a...

Meraki Switches: Are They Right for Your Business?

Meraki Switches: Are They Right for Your Business?

Switches work as connection hubs, one-stop sources for connected real-time data across a company network. When working specifically with Meraki switches, there is an added layer of control: instead of monitoring the efficacy of singular protocols, all of them are...

Switch vs Router? How to Decide What Your Business Needs

Switch vs Router? How to Decide What Your Business Needs

Switch vs router? It is difficult for many business owners to determine which device is right for their location. Routers and switches look similar, but perform different functions within your network. To further complicate matters, many network specialists will use...

4 Ways Cisco Meraki Simplifies IT Security Management

4 Ways Cisco Meraki Simplifies IT Security Management

In the IT world, complexity is a dirty word. And that’s for good reason. Complexity creates longer workflows, less reliable systems, and more preventable mistakes. Simplicity drives the development of Cisco Meraki’s network infrastructure and security services, which...

How Cisco Meraki Adaptive Policy Enforces Security

How Cisco Meraki Adaptive Policy Enforces Security

As much as technological growth has expanded productivity and business potential, a great increase in the number of devices operating on the average network has made managing IT more complex. Historically, this has introduced a number of complications for IT...

Meraki Brings Cloud Simplicity to LTE Cellular Gateways

Meraki Brings Cloud Simplicity to LTE Cellular Gateways

Whether you’re looking to add cellular connectivity to your network infrastructure as a primary or failover solution, the new Cisco Meraki MG21 LTE cellular gateway provides a sleek, secure solution that can be easily managed in the cloud. Businesses of all sizes can...

How to Get a Free Meraki License for One Year

How to Get a Free Meraki License for One Year

Cisco Meraki brings advanced security features and industry-leading network speeds, all managed from a centralized web-interface called the Meraki Dashboard. This cloud networking solution allows admins to deliver enterprise-grade performance to their network, with...

Why Meraki Is the Best Cloud-Based Network Management Solution

Why Meraki Is the Best Cloud-Based Network Management Solution

As companies’ connectivity needs grow — with more devices, cloud environments, bandwidth-heavy applications and more — managing a network in the cloud allows businesses to easily scale and optimize their network. But not all network management solutions have the same...

Cisco Meraki New Products and Features: Meraki MV32

Cisco Meraki New Products and Features: Meraki MV32

Whether your business needs security cameras to help prevent theft, provide a reliable record of visitors or to more generally help ensure the overall safety of your stores or offices, you need cameras that you can trust. That includes being able to record quality...

Cisco Meraki New Products and Features: WiFi 6

Cisco Meraki New Products and Features: WiFi 6

Having strong WiFi throughout your office is no longer a luxury; it’s a necessity. With the increasing number of devices connecting to your network and performance requirements on the rise, cloud computing is taking up significant bandwidth. Employees and customers...

Meraki MX Security Device Defends Against the WannaCry Outbreak

Meraki MX Security Device Defends Against the WannaCry Outbreak

I'm just now hearing about this myself, though the product team at Meraki just released an interesting piece about the WannaCry ransomware outbreak. For those who are unfamiliar, ransomware is a malicious software that takes all the data on your computer and encrypts...

There Are Over Now 1,000,000 Active Meraki Networks Worldwide

There Are Over Now 1,000,000 Active Meraki Networks Worldwide

It's so crazy to think that just 10 years ago when the first Meraki access point shipped from a basement in Mountain View California, that Meraki as an organization would have come this far. When I was an Account Executive at Meraki just a couple years ago, there was...

Meraki Systems Manager is a MUST for Any Digital Classroom

Meraki Systems Manager is a MUST for Any Digital Classroom

This is a subject dear to my heart as I have personally sold Systems Manager into K-12 and Higher Education. With so much responsibility on IT (and the teachers themselves) to make sure that devices or provisioned correctly and safe for students to use, it's crucial...

The 5 Immediate Benefits of Cloud Networking

The 5 Immediate Benefits of Cloud Networking

Perfectly to-the-point blog post from Meraki this morning showing the 5 biggest reasons why cloud networking is taking over enterprise IT. The key to reaping the benefits of cloud managed networking is thinking of how these features could play out in YOUR environment.

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