Meraki

Brand Overview | Cisco Meraki

We create 100% cloud managed IT that simply works. Technology can connect us, empower us, and drive us. At Cisco Meraki, we believe that by simplifying powerful technology, we can free passionate people to focus on their mission and reach groups previously left in the darkness.

Founded in 2006, Meraki has grown to become an industry leader in the IT space, with over 230,000 customers and 3 million network devices and counting online around the world. Our comprehensive set of solutions includes wireless, switching, security, communications, EMM, and security cameras, all managed through Meraki’s web-based dashboard interface. This allows customers to seize new business opportunities and reduce operational costs.
Meraki for K-12: Save the Day with Simple IT
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Simple, Powerful Networking Technology for K-12

Cisco Meraki cloud-managed technology provides complete network visibility and control – no hardware controllers or overlay software required. Configurations and management are easily performed remotely or on-site, while troubleshooting can be done in a fraction of the time with advanced networking analytics, allowing you to focus on more impactful projects.

Simplify Network and SaaS Troubleshooting

With end-to-end network intelligence through Meraki SM, the Meraki dashboard, Wireless Health, and Meraki Insight, you can easily identify network problems from the end-point to the application server, in a fraction of the time it normally takes to troubleshoot.

Provide the best experience for students and teachers with a holistic view of what is contributing to the end-user’s network slow-down, whether it’s the iPad, cloud application, or state testing site, leading to a faster time to resolution.

Safe and Secure Learning Environments

With content filtering, application control, and SD-WAN capabilities on the Meraki MX security appliance, reduce operational costs, simplify multi-site deployments, and use bandwidth more efficiently to ensure optimal performance for critical applications without sacrificing security or data privacy.

With Meraki MV security cameras, ensure students’ physical safety at all times with security cameras that are exceptionally simple to deploy and configure and eliminate the costs and complexities that often come with traditional solutions.

Centralized Network Visibility and Control

The Meraki dashboard provides valuable insight into network usage. With integrated Layer 7 traffic shaping, classify evasive and encrypted applications, throttle bandwidth hogs, block unwanted web traffic with CIPA-compliant content filtering, and prioritize educational apps.

Meraki MR access points, MS switches, and MX security appliances are all managed in the same dashboard for increased network simplification.

Transform Learning with Improved Student Experiences

Close the Digital Divide

  • Give students equal access to technology, no matter which school in the district they attend or their economic background
  • With a robust, flexible, and scalable network, enable 21st century learning for all students
  • Provide reliable access to digital resources in and out of the classroom with continuous connections
  • Ensure students are using the right applications and are spending less time playing games and on social media
  • Partner with the community to provide wireless coverage on the school bus, in the community center, and at the library to narrow the digital divide

1:1 Device Management

  • Manage all school owned devices from the same intuitive, cloud-based dashboard where you manage the rest of your Meraki network
  • Unify management, control, and security of thousands of iOS, Android, Mac, and PC devices
  • Remotely deploy software, content, and applications to all, or specific, students devices
  • Block specific applications, or put devices on single-app mode, to ensure students are focusing on the correct lesson
  • Track and find lost or stolen devices, and wipe devices that can’t be retrieved

Smarter Solutions for Safer Schools

Cisco Meraki is redefining education by providing IT teams with the networking infrastructure they need to support students and teachers in a constantly evolving classroom environment. Schools of all sizes can improve student learning with reliable wired connections and always-on wireless coverage, while giving IT peace of mind with easy to deploy physical and network security.

Built for High-Density Classrooms

Deliver superior performance in high-density wireless environments, so teachers can spend more time teaching and students can spend more time learning

  • Support 1:1 iPad initiatives and BYOD environments with no network slow downs
  • Easily handle increases in traffic, especially on testing days, with a network built to scale
  • Throttle bandwidth hogs, block unwanted web traffic, and prioritize educational apps
  • With complete network visibility and control, spend less time on day-to-day configurations and management

Perfect for Lean IT Teams

With the easy-to-use, web-based Meraki dashboard, small IT teams can use powerful technology to configure, manage, and troubleshoot the entire network from anywhere

  • No hardware controllers required, IT staff does not need to be onsite to manage and troubleshoot the network
  • Rapidly deploy a campus-wide network over a long weekend or holiday break, saving time and eliminating learning disruption
  • Manage the entire network from one place, freeing up IT teams to focus on district-wide priorities
  • No specialized training or command-line required, non-technical staff can set up and manage the network

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