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Who knew that 50 years after the Brady Bunch came out with that infamous theme song, we would be staring at our own colleagues and clients in the same fashion on similar small screens?
We’ve gone from environments where everything is contained to a brave new world where workers need access from all sorts of devices, on networks you don’t control.
How do we know that our team's credentials haven’t been compromised, if their laptops have malware, or if the public WiFi they are using is a backdoor waiting to be exploited?
We can’t force everything back behind one security parameter.
That world is long gone. The good news is, we don’t need to.
When it comes to your network security strategy we first need to lay the foundation
The firewall is the cornerstone of your security strategy and has been able to secure the network perimeter control point of your company. But now, your network has evolved and is now made up of multiple control points and you need a firewall that can support your team while they work from any connection, on any device, verify identities, and establish trust.
If the thought of multiple firewalls to protect your network seems daunting, that’s where Cisco comes in.
Watch the video to see what the future of firewalling looks like and how we can step up your business cyber security — wherever your team is working.
The firewall is still the cornerstone of your network security strategy
However, your network has evolved. Traditionally the network perimeter was the all-encompassing traffic control point where security technology was deployed to protect your network, data, users, and devices.
But today, your network is made up of multiple control points that need to be harmonized across your dynamic environment. This means your network security needs to evolve too. As the first line of defense, you need different firewall devices to support your dynamic infrastructure. But now there is a new challenge. With all these different devices how do you deliver consistent policies and gain threat visibility?
That's where Cisco comes in.
By redesigning the firewall our security portfolio covers your entire environment with consistent visibility and control.
We firmly believe in the greater value offered by Cisco products. From the Meraki Wireless (MR) unit that provides reliable indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi connectivity that intelligently analyzes wireless networks — to Meraki Switches (MS) that simplify your network operations by connecting wired and wireless devices with stackable switches. And the Meraki Security & SD-WAN (MX) allows us to proactively protect your business and remote employees from threats in any environment with enterprise-level security.
We invest in the best business firewall tools because we understand their value.
Potentially, quite high.
By investing in Cisco security today, you get a security foundation that’s built for wherever your business and your network take you. Plugging into our security portfolio is a broad set of integrations with switches, routers, and other networking gear. That gives you greater simplicity, visibility, and automation.
With a Cisco security appliance, you’ll be set up with a stronger security posture today and tomorrow. You’ll have the security controls you need everywhere. Along with consistent visibility and policy harmonization. All are managed from a single console.
There is a cost that comes with compromise. It's not something that you see immediately but it shows itself through frustrated employees and lost time.
There is no better firewall on the market than Cisco to protect your data and devices. Cisco Meraki provides the simplest and most powerful IT networking solutions for companies of any size. Lean teams can do more with less, at scale, with the Cisco Meraki platform.
No more playing pinball to chase down the data reporting you need. Transform your business with integration across Meraki, Cisco, and 3rd party systems for ease of change. With Cisco tools in place, there is a single pane of glass that allows a clear view of your entire network, all thanks to unified tech with Cisco. Meraki has a complete ecosystem of IT networking products and continues to innovate to IoT solutions & beyond, for any SMB need that requires a full and secure networking stack.
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Meraki security is backed by Cisco Talos, one of the largest threat intelligence teams in the world.
With 350+ researchers, analysts, and engineers, they make the internet safer and block 20B global threats daily.
Many companies are realizing that work from home isn’t going away, it is becoming the new normal. Your team member's home is now becoming a branch office. They will need a more robust and more secure and permanent solution to be a successful work-from-home employee. Many are still VPN’d in, there is not any physical infrastructure in place. There is a better work from home business solution.
Meraki was the first to enter this space and invented cloud-managed networking technology in 2006. There are no time-intensive controllers required on-site.
SMBs who deploy Meraki see a 55% increase in profitability, efficiency, and security. Cats included.
True zero-touch provisioning & configuration, with easy plug-and-play deployments for your work from home team members.
Better remote management is now possible with a single pane of glass and a GUI-based dashboard. 88% of SMBs who deploy Meraki solutions see +24% time saved. Just plug it in and go, it just works. If something goes down at 4 am, their network is being monitored and the problem is already being solved because the MX will tell what the issue is and alert someone to fix it in real-time.
With Cisco, IT just works.