Cisco Meraki Office-in-a-box

The Cisco Meraki office-in-a-box solution is a complete, robust feature set right out of the box.

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What is Cisco Meraki 'Office-in-a-box'?

Meraki Office-in-a-box is a pre-configured ‘all in one’ infrastructure solution which is deployed and managed from the cloud. This solution is easy to deploy and administer across multiple sites.

This includes:

  1. WiFi (for organisation and guests)
  2. Security (Intrusion
  3. Prevention, AntiVirus,
  4. Advanced Malware Protection)
  5. Switching
  6. Secure VPN’s between sites
    Mobile device management

There are many benefits of Cisco Meraki. For one, when you buy a Meraki product you are purchasing everything that solution is capable of doing- there are no additional costs for licenses or hardware. Meraki also constantly work to ensure its features remain cutting edge. So much so, since 2012 Cisco Meraki has produced more than 52 major feature updates.

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Whether you are a CISO, an IT Director or a business owner, Equilibrium has the expertise to help you shape and deliver your security strategy.

With the cloud-based Meraki dashboard your entire infrastructure is under a single pane of glass

Meraki Wireless

Meraki Wireless LAN access points are pre-configured for a seamless user experience. It is 100% cloud managed and can be deployed across multiple sites in minutes.

Meraki MX Firewall

The Meraki MX Firewall with SD-WAN protects your infrastructure from security threats and vulnerabilities. It can also be deployed remotely via the cloud!

Meraki Switching

Meraki Switches can be pre-staged and configured entirely from a Systems Manager which allows for easy to deployment, management and troubleshooting.

Features of the Meraki Office-in-a-box products

Meraki MX Firewall

  1. Identity-Based Firewall- Assigns VLAN tags, firewall/traffic rules and bandwidth limits to enforce the right policies for users.
  2. Advanced Malware Protection- Protect your infrastructure from malware using threat intelligence. It allows you to identify previously unknown malicious files retrospectively
  3. Intrusion Prevention- Protects critical infrastructure resources from the latest security threats
  4. Auto VPN- Securely connects branch locations using mesh or hub-and-spoke topologies.
  5. Content Filtering- Block undesirable websites and URLs

Meraki Wireless

  1. Centralised management- you can seamlessly manage distributed WiFi deployments
  2. Location analytics-including user visit time and whether they have visited before
  3. Application and visibility and control- For example in schools access to applications like Facebook can be blocked
  4. Automatic RF Optimization- optimize WiFi by measuring throughput, signal strength and interference.
  5. High capacity with real-time spectrum analysis- Designed specifically for high density and next generation deployments

Meraki Switches

  1. Multigigabit Ethernet- Provide the higher performance demanded by the latest access points over existing cabling.
  2. Enterprise Security- keep the wired network protected from external and internal threats
  3. Flexible Stacking- configure thousands of ports across standalone and physically stacked switches from anywhere
  4. Layer 7 Visibility- this makes it easy to understand how valuable infrastructure resources are being used
  5. Powerful remote tools for finding and correcting issues, no matter where you are in the world

Why choose Meraki?

Reasons for choosing Meraki for your infrastructure

There are many benefits of Cisco Meraki. For one, when you buy a Meraki product you are purchasing everything that solution is capable of doing- there are no additional costs for licenses or hardware. Meraki also constantly work to ensure its features remain cutting edge. So much so, since 2012 Cisco Meraki has produced more than 52 major feature updates.

  1. You will no longer require onsite assistance to resolve issues as Meraki allows you to manage and troubleshoot from any device with internet connectivity- even from a mobile device.
  2. Quick and easy-Meraki’s zero touch provisioning and pre-configured devices makes multi-site deployments quicker and easier than ever. Your IT teams will not have to spend a long time pre-staging kit and sites can be back up and running within minutes.
  3. Less time consuming- Configurations download automatically once a device is connected.
    “Virtual stacking” allows IT administrators to bulk-configure ports on internet-connected switches, whether these switches are located in Birmingham or Barcelona
  4. The cloud platform allows the IT admins to get a real-time understanding of what’s going on network-wide and to ensure that security threats are kept at bay.
  5. Meraki gives you visibility into traffic, security threats and device activity.

How can we help?

Here at Equilibrium we are Meraki and Cyber Security Specialists. Our consultants are Cisco experts and will take time to understand your complex security goals and objectives. We can preconfigure your new Meraki network so that when it arrives onsite it can be unpacked, connected and up and running within minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

We could tell you that we are highly qualified experts, with over 20 years’ experience in the Cyber Security industry. Or that we have a proven track record of implementing effective Cyber Security strategies for NHS trusts, financial organisations, high-street retailers and SME’s.

But we want to show how we stand out from the crowd.

You’re probably more interested in how we can supercharge your security strategy and launch you above and beyond your Cyber Security goals.

Our team are the driving force of your security initiatives. By partnering with us, we don’t just protect your data. We stand with you in the fight against cyber-crime. Our experts are on-hand to help you stay ahead of the curve and build a Cyber Security culture which is part of your company’s fabric.

Should you choose a general IT provider to handle your security, or partner with a dedicated Cyber Security specialist? Whilst a general IT provider may well be the cheaper option, would you trust a dentist to conduct heart surgery, if they were offering the service for half the price?

When it comes to the security of your business, second-rate protection is simply not an option. By partnering with experienced security experts, you can rest assured that your security is in safe, experienced, and dependable hands, and have far less sleepless nights!

We’re not a jack of all trades like a general IT provider. We’re experts in our field and specialise specifically in Cyber Security. The core foundations of Equilibrium were built by technical experts with a background in network security. Which means we don’t simply resell a security product and let the fancy tech do the talking. We know our stuff and have the skillset and experience to prove it.

For us, communication is key to building strong security partnerships. We are told this is a fundamental part of why our customers choose us over our competitors. We pride ourselves on being good listeners, never leaving you in the dark and always taking time to understand the inner workings of your business.

Relax we’ve got this. As an extension of your team, we’re there to offer our extensive industry knowledge, provide innovative solutions and be the driving force of your security strategy.

We’re not a supplier who needs handholding. We’re the helping hand. We understand the importance of having a security partner you can trust to get the job done, on-time and in-budget.

We have an eye for the finer details. For us, it is all about dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s when it comes to the security of your brand.

By combining our technical expertise with our dedication to helping you achieve your Cyber Security goals, we help to leverage your security capability to new heights.