Meraki Pro Cloud Controller
Web-Based WiFi Management
The Meraki Pro Cloud Controller is for basic wireless deployments that require Internet-only access. Examples include fee-based wireless hotspots, coffee shops, and other amenity networks.
The Pro Cloud Controller powers the industry's leading solution for easy amenity wireless access. Designed to provide wireless Internet access in residential complexes, hotels and resorts, municipalities, public venues, and airports.
Pro Cloud Controller Highlights
- Web-based centralized management
- Scales to networks of any size
- Intuitive interface eliminates training and wireless expertise
- Feature-rich amenity WiFi services including splash pages and billing
- Intuitive security and access control
- Automatic monitoring and alerts
- Integrated Google maps
- Historical usage and performance reports
*Some features in the Meraki Enterprise Cloud Controller are not available in the Meraki Pro Cloud Controller
Per-User Traffic Policies
Set bandwidth limits or block network usage, preventing heavy bandwidth users from affecting overall service quality.
Group and Device-type Policies
Further customzie bandwidth limits or firewall rules based on RADIUS user group or client device type, ie: iPads.
Historical Audit Trails
Obtain a report about wireless traffic in the last hour or the last month.
Provide temporary access to an isolated virtual network for guests and vendors. Provide a fully customizable landing page experience without compromising the organization's internal network.
Manage multiple branch offices or buildings from a single pane of glass.
Access the Meraki Cloud Controller through a web browser, from anywhere in the world, to securely monitor and administer the wireless network in real-time. Manage your network with familiar and contextual search and map-based tools.
Highlight the useage and ROI of a Meraki wireless network with these reports, which can be e-mailed to interested parties on a recurring schedule.
Configure multiple administrator accounts with read-only, full, or lobby ambassador privileges.
"Remote Hands" Live Test Tools
Check the connectivity and performance of a wireless network, simulate user authentication, reboot access points and more without setting foot on-site or using a command line interface.
Quality of Service
Voice and Power Save Support
Provide mobile devices with enhanced call quality and battery conservation using 802.11e/WMM prioritized queuing and Power Save.
Cloud-based support tools provide support engineers with real-time diagnostics of your network. Phone support is included at no extra cost.
Meraki's secure, high-performance operating system was built from the ground up to be robust and auto-configuring with minimal administrative intervention.
Always Up To Date Software Service
Continual enhancements to the Cloud Controller and automatic Meraki OS firmware updates make new features available for you to deploy on your network, with no software to install and no upgrades to purchase.
Redundant systems across multiple global data centers with real-time replication of data provide a level of availability impossible with on-site network controllers.
No client traffic flows through the Meraki Cloud Controller, ensuring maximum performance and data security.
Meraki Control Tunnel™
Meraki's secure network tunnel between access points and the Cloud Controller provides real-time networking configuration, statistics, and monitoring without any special configuration. Should Internet connectivity to the Cloud Controller be interrupted, the Wireless LAN continues to operate normally.
Monitoring and Management
Remote, Multi-Admin Management
Sophisticated Map View
Real-time Network Visualization
Security and Access Control
Secure Guest Access
Multiple Tiers and Rate Plans
Scalability and Availability
The Meraki system uses a hybrid cloud architecture, connecting on-premise Meraki access points to controller functionality and services hosted in the cloud. Every network is served by multiple datacenters worldwide to ensure reliability.
Meraki System Architecture
When you view Public WiFi, you can configure different billing plans.
With Map View, you can see the health of your network.
Viewing usage statistics, you can view and control how much bandwidth a user is consuming.
Compare Pro and Enterprise Editions:
|Pro Cloud Controller||Enterprise Cloud Controller|
|Number of SSIDs|
|Splash Page Customization|
|Layer 7 Firewall|
|Administrator Privilege Levels|
|Customer-hosted Splash Pages|
|Automatic Channel Management|
|WPA2-Enterprise with 802.1x Authentication|
|Rogue AP Detection|
|Identity Policy Manager|
|Guest Management Portal|