Cisco Meraki MX64 Next-Gen firewall
Like all of Cisco Meraki’s firewall appliances, the Cisco Meraki MX64 and MX64W are easy to learn and use. And, they’re 100% cloud-managed. This is where the MX series truly shines. MX firewalls can be remotely deployed in minutes, and most actions in the cloud interface are point and click. Security settings are simple to share across thousands of sites.
Under the hood of the MX64
The MX-64 has 250 Mbps of Throughput, and is perfectly suitable for up to 50 users. Additionally, it boasts a super-intuitive, web-based dashboard. As a result, you can securely set up branches with its Auto VPN technology in 3 clicks.
To secure a site in minutes, just add your Meraki MX64 to the dashboard. Then, enable intrusion prevention. Finally, select the desired threat protection level. That’s all there is to it!
Tell me about Meraki’s licensing. What is this, and why do I need it?
All current Cisco Meraki products require valid licensing to operate. This is done on a “per device, per year” basis. The MX series has two licenses. They are Enterprise and Advanced Security. These licenses are available in 1, 3, and 5 year options. They can be bought through your authorized Meraki partner.
First, the Enterprise License: With it you’re getting excellent stateful inspection with VPN capabilities. This will do a good job of protecting your business from direct intrusion.
What is Meraki Advanced Security License?
For starters, this one offers a lot more protection. It is an all-around security package that can protect you from nearly any attack. It includes: Intrusion Detection / Prevention, Anti-Virus and Anti-Phishing. Additionally, you get Content / Web-Search Filtering and Advanced Malware Protection.
Lastly, remember that without this licensing, your Meraki will cease to function. 30 days prior to your license’s expiration date, the administrators on your account will be notified. Then, another e-mail will be sent 3 days prior to expiration. An account expiration banner will also be displayed in the Meraki dashboard at this time. But, you can reactivate your account at any point in the future. To do this (after it expires), just add the necessary number of valid licenses.
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Meraki MX64 At a Glance
|Advanced Security Throughput||200 Mbps|
|Max VPN Tunnels||50|
|VPN Throughput||100 Mbps|
|Maximum Client Devices||50|
|Stateful Firewall Throughput||250 Mbps|