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Meraki Debuts 'Cloud-Managed' Router

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Meraki, the cloud networking company, today announced the release of the Meraki MX series cloud-managed routers, integrating web-based centralized management, a next-generation firewall, internet gateway service, and application traffic shaping in an easy-to-use, affordable device.

The MX series includes two models: the MX50, ideal for small branches, and the powerful MX70 for medium and large branches. Both models feature cloud-based centralized management, which provides seamless multi-site networks, automatic security, signature and feature upgrades, and network-wide monitoring. This cloud platform also offers an intuitive browser-based user interface that eliminates specialized training and dedicated staff.

"The Meraki MX70 provides us with control over our network with a single box that is very easy to install and use," said Joshua Voelkert, Senior IT Analyst at the County of Sacramento, who beta-tested the new MX70 router. "The MX70 delivers on its promise of a network that simply works. By using the MX70, it is fantastic to be able to remove two monitoring systems and replace them with one, which has reduced our support costs by 60 percent."

Meraki Networks Inc.

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