Meraki MS250-24 Cloud Managed switches are wonderful at allowing a network admin to configure a VPN mesh network without having to have highly specialized knowledge. There is no CLI, there is only a super-intuitive GUI. Also, Meraki support helps you set it up as you add nodes to your network. Meraki MS Series switches are amazingly easy to deploy, and amazingly easy to manage. Period.
The famous Meraki GUI
And the Meraki user interface is gloriously clean and easy to navigate. Every Meraki product is cloud-managed, and lives in the same place in the Meraki MS250 interface. Your switch, access point, and firewall will all know each other. They can work with other vendor’s appliances, but they work best with other Merakis.
The GUI is online, as mentioned. You can reach it from anywhere, as long as you have the credentials. So, you can manage the network from any device that has a browser. Meraki MS Series switches also easily stack. It’s all done for you in the Meraki cloud control panel.
Plus, your Meraki MS250 will get an address from your admin VLAN’s DHCP scope and keep it. Even if you unplug it and move it, you will not have to worry about addressing it. Sort of cool.
Not only that, Meraki’s Virtual Stacking enables switch port configuration changes on the dashboard interface without the need to physically stack switches.
Meraki MS250-24 Cloud Managed switch Specs
The Meraki MS250-24 Cloud Managed switch is a medium branch and campus, stacking access switch. It comes with either 24 or 48 1GbE RJ45 ports, and 4 10GbE SFP+ uplinks. The Meraki MS250-24 includes optional PoE/PoE+ support and Layer 3 routing. It also features up to 740 watt PoE budget with PoE+ support and dynamic power allocation for powering APs, phones, cameras, and other PoE-enabled devices.
All MS250s reach 80 Gbps stacking bandwidth. The 24-port models push 128 Gbps and the 48-port models push 176 Gbps switching capacity.
Who is Meraki perfect for?
Zero-touch provisioning means that Meraki MS Series switches are brilliant for companies with limited IT teams or IT agencies looking to reduce site calls.
How does it work?
Install your Meraki at the head office or a remote branch. Meraki devices utomatically connect to the cloud using SSL encryption. They register on your network and download the configuration. Then, your company receives full vizualisation and control of the network through an Internet browser. Couldn’t be easier.
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