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Meraki SD-WAN Pros

OA
EMEA Network Operations Team Lead at LafargeHolcim
This product contributed to a huge benefit in our bottom line on operational costs.
Meraki can react fast to emerging trends.
t is very stable based on our experience and the application performance has been superb.
Tech support is willing to go the extra mile to resolve issues.
As long as the LAN is well structured, installations and setup can be complete within forty-five minutes.
Using Meraki just solves a lot of problems.
Meraki makes you believe that anything is possible.
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WG
Senior Product Manager at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
They're known for their ease of use and ubiquitous management platform that covers everything. Meraki really excels in plug-and-play solutions. You just plug it up, and everything works. All of the components—the firewall/router, the switches, the access points, the cameras—work very nicely together, and they all can be managed from one platform. That is probably their biggest selling point. Everything comes in one ubiquitous package, and you don't have to manage different components from different platforms. You can see everything from one platform.
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AH
Group Network Specialist at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
I can manage it very well and in a very easy way.
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DB
Director Of Information Technology at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
The advantage you have with Cisco Meraki is that they take a lot of that complexity out of the backend.
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Owner at Tech Exchange
The seamless end-to-end setup is really what makes it beautiful; that's why Meraki is good.
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Network Architect at Signal Allinace
The most valuable feature is application performance monitoring and being able to browse packets dynamically based on priorities.
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BM
CTO Training & Consulting at a educational organization with 51-200 employees
The most valuable features of this solution are load balancing and the security possibilities you have.
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JG
Field service manager at reduno.com
We have found the scalability to be good.
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SL
Co-founder at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
The solution is scalable.
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MA
Associate Senior Researcher at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
I like the entire set of features and the analytics.
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Meraki SD-WAN Cons

OA
EMEA Network Operations Team Lead at LafargeHolcim
The VPN client could be improved.
Meraki could make better use of virtual connect.
Warm spare is a good failover solution but Meraki could do something more to handle failovers better.
The default classes should be expanded.
There are currently issues with NAT-Unfriendly situations on G4 networks that should be resolved.
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WG
Senior Product Manager at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
From the vice perspective, they just are not as robust as some of the other vendors. They have limitations in throughput and the number of circuits that they can support on a wide area network. Their higher-end security is all cloud-based. They have some capability with the premise-based solutions, but the higher ends are all cloud-based, and that's via Cisco Umbrella.
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AH
Group Network Specialist at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
We'd like features that provide more transparency when there are issues. Right now, it's hard to get clarity on problems. We need more visibility.
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Learn what your peers think about Meraki SD-WAN. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: January 2022.
564,322 professionals have used our research since 2012.
DB
Director Of Information Technology at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
There are literally things you cannot do at this point in a graphical user interface that can be done from a command line.
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Owner at Tech Exchange
I think they should enhance the security.
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Network Architect at Signal Allinace
The port density should be improved because this solution is limited to two.
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BM
CTO Training & Consulting at a educational organization with 51-200 employees
Meraki is more or less intelligent load balancing, although a lot of features are missing that our SD-WAN solutions will have.
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JG
Field service manager at reduno.com
We have a lot of problems with distribution. The late deliveries likely have to do with the time it takes for the fabrication of components. It is a principal problem at this moment.
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SL
Co-founder at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Overall, we are satisfied with the support, although I cannot state this unequivocally.
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MA
Associate Senior Researcher at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
Meraki offers the client basic security, it is not the same as what FortiGate is offering.
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Learn what your peers think about Meraki SD-WAN. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: January 2022.
564,322 professionals have used our research since 2012.