Meraki System Manger is Awesome!
February 26, 2019

Meraki System Manger is Awesome!

Laurance J. Specht | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Cisco Meraki Systems Manager

We use the Meraki System Manager to manage switches and access points across our campus facilities. We balance and manage point access, wireless connections via cloud and LAN for devices. It serves as a secondary filter of web content as well as an analytics tool to assess network traffic. The interface is clean and easy to follow with some training.
  • Remote management of access points and switches.
  • Content filtering.
  • Network health and traffic analytics.
  • Bandwidth management.
  • Splash page customization.
  • Deeper firewall and traffic shaping with stronger filtering tools.
  • Quick configuration tools.
  • ROI is excellent.
  • Improved efficiency and network security.
  • Bandwidth management.
Meraki is more robust and integrated than other tools I have used. The analytics are really helpful for designing and maintaining a healthy network across multiple sites. The interface is clean and easy to follow as well as being able to handle large amounts of traffic effectively. The ability to diagnose, control and have visibility on all your devices in one place is great for any size organization.
The System Manager by Cisco is a powerful tool and is very reliable. The ability to manage the entire network remotely, along with the ability to gain a perspective on overall system usage, is great. Meraki is consistently improving the manager and providing a wider array of products that are a part of their offerings. Support is excellent and it is a full-featured manager.

Using Cisco Meraki Systems Manager

It has is easy to use overall and is very powerful. The learning curve for the system is very small and I have found it easy to train members of our team to use it. It can fit any size organization and the support is excellent. The ROI is well worth it. If you have a multiplatform ecosystem, this tool is near perfect.
ProsCons
Like to use
Relatively simple
Easy to use
Well integrated
Consistent
Convenient
Feel confident using
Requires technical support
  • Local network analytics.
  • Device enrollment.
  • Web filtering.
  • Multi-OS management.
  • Cellular data management.
  • Device provisioning has many layers and options.
  • Security add-ons.