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Cisco Meraki MX

Overview

What is Cisco Meraki MX?

Cisco Meraki MX Firewalls is a combined UTM and Software-Defined WAN solution. Meraki is managed via the cloud, and provides core firewall services, including site-to-site VPN, plus network monitoring.

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Recent Reviews

Cisco Meraki MX

8 out of 10
February 13, 2024
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Cisco Meraki MX allows us to deploy a single solution to our office networks across our locations with easy central management for both …
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Cisco Meraki MX review

8 out of 10
February 12, 2024
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We use Cisco Meraki MX for the Meraki SD Wan solution to connect about 400 physical sites. It helps us to move from an old MPLS topology, …
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Cisco Meraki MX

7 out of 10
February 09, 2024
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As a perimeter firewall and sd-wan solution. Customers need a simple configuration product and a single telemetry dashboard.
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Cisco Meraki MX review

10 out of 10
February 08, 2024
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With the dynamic changes in applications and hybrid work, we required an approach to provide ease of working for users within our office …
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I love Cisco Meraki MX

8 out of 10
February 05, 2024
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We are a Cisco Meraki MX partner and sell all Meraki solutions, including wifi and security services. Sometimes, we find that Mx products …
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Awards

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Popular Features

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  • Visualization Tools (82)
    8.4
    84%
  • Identification Technologies (81)
    8.0
    80%
  • Firewall Management Console (83)
    7.7
    77%
  • Reporting and Logging (85)
    7.1
    71%

Reviewer Pros & Cons

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Video Reviews

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Pricing

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MX64

$595

On Premise
per appliance

MX67

$695

On Premise
per appliance

MX68

$995

On Premise
per appliance

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Features

Firewall

A firewall is a filter that stands between a computer or computer network and the Internet. Each firewall can be programmed to keep specific traffic in or out

7.7
Avg 8.5
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Product Details

What is Cisco Meraki MX?

Cisco Meraki MX Firewalls is a Unified Threat Management (UTM) and Software-Defined WAN solution. As a UTM product, Meraki MX provides content filtering, app-specific traffic control, intrusion prevention, malware protection, and site-to-site VPN that is deployable on hardware or virtually. It also enables firewall management remotely for 24x7 monitoring and accessibility.

Cisco Meraki MX Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise
Operating SystemsWindows
Mobile ApplicationNo

Frequently Asked Questions

Cisco Meraki MX Firewalls is a combined UTM and Software-Defined WAN solution. Meraki is managed via the cloud, and provides core firewall services, including site-to-site VPN, plus network monitoring.

Ubiquiti Networks UniFi, Fortinet FortiGate, and SonicWall TZ are common alternatives for Cisco Meraki MX.

Reviewers rate Visualization Tools and High Availability highest, with a score of 8.4.

The most common users of Cisco Meraki MX are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees).
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Reviews and Ratings

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Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
It is easier to implement and affordable. If you like Cisco products and you believe in their ecosystem and future, you will not be wrong selecting Cisco Meraki MX or Viptela from their portfolio.
February 05, 2024

I love Cisco Meraki MX

Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
ResellerIncentivized
Cisco Meraki full stack is the best way to monitoring your network.
Troubleshooting is more easy, more graphical and easy to use.
i like the topology view, the wireless healt, airmarshall … the advanced thread protection and the security center…
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Overall, for a new network admin or a non-IT person, the Cisco Meraki MX is much easier to configure for a single site than the Cisco ASA Firewalls. ASA can be quicker for those with a background in Cisco command line OS.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
I have used OpenMesh which is no longer around. But stacked up against Cisco Meraki MX, there was no competition. Cisco Meraki MX overall had better features, deployment, Ease of use, and Hardware performance. One of the companies we actually switched from OpenMesh to Cisco Meraki MX and it has been one of the best decisions we made. The network performance was noticeably better after the migration to Cisco Meraki MX.
Tim Roberts | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We were able to transition very easily from Cisco to Cisco Meraki MX's and connect the LANs into a single easy to manage WAN with remote access VPN and auto VPN between branches to interconnect all networks with minimal fuss but allowing high-speed networking and traffic passing, as well as managed traffic options.
January 15, 2024

Gateway Security Nirvana

Nathan Roberts | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
I mentioned I came from a Dell SonicWall 2600, which I felt was a good product. However, the Cisco Meraki MX Firewall is in a whole other class. I wanted to be able to manage my networking in the cloud, which the Meraki line of products delivers. Now my settings are stored in the cloud, constantly backed up in the event of device failure, and I can access it from anywhere I have a secure Internet connection. I don't need any special software, no tricks. The interface can be as simple as you want it to be, or you can check all the boxes to see columns of data about what is going across your WAN. Compared to the SonicWall OS, the Meraki interface is a revelation. You still have all the controls and configuration options needed to set up a secure gateway--everything the SonicWall has--but it's so much less confusing to do so.
August 27, 2023

Cisco Meraki MX Review

Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
ResellerIncentivized
So, other products that I've used in the firewall world that are kind of equal to this is traditional Cisco ASA, I've used SonicWall firewalls and Sophos firewalls as well. As far as how they stack up each really has its place a lot of the time when it comes to customer choice. A lot of it depends on the dollar side, and though we try to steer them towards Meraki as a first step. Sometimes if they want to go with that Sonic Wall, because it is less expensive though they are sacrificing a lot when they do go that route. But that's on the customer's pocketbook I suppose.
August 26, 2023

Cisco Meraki MX Review

Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
I think this one, especially for our use case, it's much more economical than the other ones were, it met the needs, our main needs for, our main requirements. There are use cases where the other ones are going to be better, they have more features. They're also more costlier, but for the use cases for small offices, for that particular, mobile command center use case, I think it worked out really well.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
I have used Sonicwall and Meraki, and they are very similar and functional, but they go about it in different ways. Meraki is a little more user-friendly with less of a learning curve, but it comes at a little steeper price. I do like the online dashboard of Meraki better, though.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Meraki is more entailed towards larger businesses and allow much quicker support remediation. Meraki does have a yearly license, whereas UniFi does not. UniFi is really nice and I would use it in smaller single SOHO applications, but wouldn't use it for larger organizations like mine.
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