The Meraki MX84 Next-Gen firewall is Meraki’s mid-tier, Next-Gen firewall. And the MX84 with Enterprise License bundled in puts non-IT types at ease with it’s ‘snap’ setup. The MX84 is easy to set up, even for people who have no experience. Additionally, Meraki’s tech support gets high marks.
Plus, the MX84 is 100% cloud managed. Therefore, it gets all of its firmware upgrades through an SSL connection. The VPN can be set up in about 5 minutes.
What can the Meraki MX84 Next-Gen firewall do?
The MX84 has Stateful Firewall Throughput of up to 500 Mbps and VPN Throughput of 250 Mbps. In addition, it has Advanced Security Throughput of 320 Mbps. Plus, it can support up to 200 users and 100 VPN tunnels.
Features of the Meraki MX84
For one thing, the Meraki MX84 sports internal SD-WAN technology. That adds networking ability to the mix that not all firewalls have. That’s not only a convenience, but a potential savings. It definitely simplifies life for the non-IT professionals this appliance was designed for. Of course, you also get all the great features common to Meraki security appliances.
Besides stateful inspection firewall, there’s also auto-configuring site to site VPN services. And, IPSec client VPN, too. Meraki has one of the easiest VPNs to deploy on the market. Identity based policies are also easy to configure, which is critical for BYOD environments.
Additionally, you get traffic-shaping options for your Meraki network. There’s full Layer 7 app visibility with per-app security and network configuration. And, there’s built-in web caching for greater bandwidth savings. It can also automatically choose between the two WANs depending on traffic type.
MX 84 offers superb protection while streamlining most administrative functions. And, since it’s a Layer 7 firewall, MX84 can enforce quite granular content filtering. For instance, you can grant access to individuals, groups, or applications based on specific criteria.
Who needs the Meraki MX84?
The Meraki MX84 with Enterprise License is not only ideal for medium-sized businesses. It is also perfect for a wide variety of SMBs. And, because of the MX84’s imminent scalability, it boasts plenty of room and power to keep up with high demand environments in businesses of just about any size.
For a true mid tier to Enterprise firewall, you have an unexpectedly user-friendly appliance with the MX84. One that integrates with other devices and self configures, in fact.
Highlights of the Meraki MX84 Next-Gen firewall
- Stateful Firewall Throughput of 50Mbps
- VPN Throughput of 250 Mbps
- Advanced Security Throughput of 320 Mbps
- Supports up to 200 Users and 100 VPN Tunnels
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