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Customer Stories: Branch Networking

  • Ottawa University

    Ottawa University

    • Layer 2 to Layer 3 transition to improve bandwidth efficiency and management
    • Adoption of Meraki wireless, switching, security, and EMM across multiple sites
    • New campus in Surprise, AZ set up entirely using Meraki networking equipment
  • The Salvation Army

    The Salvation Army

    • Transformed IT infrastructure across 600+ locations
    • Leveraged Location Analytics to inform business decisions
    • Utilized redundancy and automatic failover to work around costly ISP charges
  • RED

    RED

    • UK-based global staffing firm focused exclusively on the SAP market
    • 7 international offices staffing 250+ employees and hundreds of contracts
    • Central management of Meraki wireless, switching, security, & EMM
  • Cameron County, Texas

    Cameron County, Texas

    • Cameron County, TX deploys Meraki Access Points and Security Cameras
    • Wireless throughout county buildings, enabling public and staff connectivity
    • Meraki dashboard provides simple troubleshooting capabilities for the IT team
  • Harbin Clinic

    Harbin Clinic

    • Changed switches in all buildings within hours with configuration templates
    • Discovered over 200 medical devices with Meraki Enterprise Mobility Management
    • Educated new employees about entire Meraki network within 20 minutes
  • Socorro Independent School District

    Socorro Independent School District

    • District required a robust, flexible, and scalable network for 46,000 students
    • Over 3,400 Meraki MR Access Points and Cisco Catalyst Switches deployed
    • Increased bandwidth provides more learning opportunities across the district
  • Nextdoor

    Nextdoor

    • Une solution réseau qui suit la forte croissance de Nextdoor
    • Des environnements personnalisables pour chaque résident de Nextdoor
    • Une grande flexibilité pour répondre aux besoins d'utilisateurs hyper-connectés
  • Mon Motors Group

    Mon Motors Group

    • UK-based automotive dealer group with locations in S. Wales & West of England
    • Deployed Meraki wireless and EMM to seamlessly connect distributed locations
    • Built-in analytics improve employee relations & enhance customer experiences
  • Coop eG

    Coop eG

    • Germany's largest consumer retail supermarket with over 250 stores
    • Easy setup and management of all devices via Meraki dashboard
    • Use the VPN feature to update and securely deliver content
  • Bollebygds Kommun

    Bollebygds Kommun

    • Fast-growing Swedish municipality
    • Providing WiFi at more than 25 sites for 2000 users
    • Fewer costs and more visibility with full Meraki infrastructure
  • SAS International

    SAS International

    • UK manufacturers of metal ceilings, distributing products internationally
    • IP67-rated Cisco Meraki APs provide reliable WiFi for staff, guests, & machinery
    • Installed Meraki switching for a robust backbone and EMM for mobile workforce
  • Imagination Group

    Imagination Group

    • London-based digital media agency with over 15 global sites & blue-chip clients
    • Deployed Meraki wireless, switching, security, and EMM to support initiatives
    • Now benefiting from redundancy, security, global connectivity, and IT simplicity
  • JBG Companies

    JBG Companies

    • Real estate development and management organization based in D.C Metro area
    • Deployed security appliances, APs, and switches across 70+ sites and locations
    • Established standardized network supporting 700+ users managed by a lean IT team
  • Kindred Healthcare

    Kindred Healthcare

    • Largest post-acute care provider in the US deploys HIPAA-compliant Cisco Meraki
    • Zero-touch deployment with easy centralized management
    • Site-to-site VPN connects remote branch locations securely
  • C.W. Driver

    C.W. Driver

    • Now standardized network supports 500+ users, 7 offices, and 40 remote job sites
    • Uses Meraki MXs and APs for security and remote-management of their network
    • C.W Driver mobilized WiFi covered job sites in less than a week with Meraki gear
  • Concentric AB

    Concentric AB

    • Global engineering & manufacturing company with UK-based HQ
    • Deployed Meraki APs & UTM security, connecting sites via site-to-site VPN
    • Automatic alerts & remote tools enable proactive response & reliability
  • American Baptist Homes of the West

    American Baptist Homes of the West

    • ABHOW saves 67% over 3 years by replacing legacy solution with Cisco Meraki MXs
    • Seamlessly connected 15 branch locations with cloud enabled site-to-site VPN
    • Built a secure network to handle sensitive data and is fully HIPAA compliant
  • SoulCycle

    SoulCycle

    • Dynamic fitness company with a focus on indoor cycling classes
    • Utilize Meraki Security Appliances in their studios and corporate offices
    • Ease and speed of deployment via templates and cloud management
  • Pinmsa

    Pinmsa

    • Empresa desarrolladora de inmobiliarios de Costa Rica instala Cisco Meraki
    • Puntos de Acceso y equipos de seguridad Implementados
    • Administración de 7 sucursales
  • Trinity Fire & Security Systems

    Trinity Fire & Security Systems

    • Fire & security systems covering retail, airports, hospitals, banks, & more
    • Locations throughout the UK with all IT based at Exeter headquarters
    • Unified administration of Meraki wireless, switching, security, & MDM
  • Make-A-Wish

    Make-A-Wish

    • Nonprofit aimed to grant the wish of children with life-threatening conditions
    • Remote IT team supports 62 chapters on one powerful network built with Meraki
    • Meraki cloud solutions provide security and flexibility for each chapters' needs
  • Motel 6 and Studio 6

    Motel 6 and Studio 6

    • Leading hospitality brand operates more than 1,100 hotels across North America
    • Deployed 10,000 access points, the largest cloud-managed network on record
    • Entire deployment took just 5 months, now serves up to 35,000 guests per week
  • CorePower Yoga

    CorePower Yoga

    • Largest national yoga organization with over 120 studios across the US
    • Meraki MX Security Appliances and MR Access Points deployed at each location
    • Reliable network supports mobile POS, student sign-in, guest WiFi, and more
  • Teraoka Seiko

    Teraoka Seiko

    • Japanese manufacturing corporation with over 120 locations worldwide
    • Connects global sites utilizing Auto VPN on the MX Security Appliance
    • Effortless pre-installation process significantly decreased time to deployment
  • Ladbrokes

    Ladbrokes

    • World leader in the betting & gaming industry with over 2,700 outlets across Europe
    • Over 2,700 Cisco Meraki plug-and-play APs deployed around the UKI in short order
    • Built-in location analytics provides Ladbrokes real-time footfall data across UKI
  • Coop eG

    Coop eG

    • Deutschlands größte Konsumgenossenschaft im Einzelhandel mit über 250 Filialen
    • Einfache Einrichtung und Management aller Geräte über Meraki Dashboard
    • Nutzung des VPN-Features für Updates und sicheren Versand von Inhalten
  • E la Carte

    E la Carte

    • Centralized management for this Smart Dining™ technology & service provider
    • Cloud Managed MR, MS, and MX solutions provide scalable, secure infrastructure
    • Built-in troubleshooting tools offer deep visibility & remote management
  • Design Within Reach

    Design Within Reach

    • Meraki WiFi supports HQ, 47 stores, and warehouse for premier furniture retailer
    • Built-in stateful firewall and WPA2-Enterprise authentication ensure PCI compliance
    • Studio proprietors easily deploy plug and play access points without on-site IT
  • Kafkas S.A.

    Kafkas S.A.

    • Greek electrical and lighting sales company with 47 locations in Greece
    • Bluetooth APs enable digital marketing by sending promotions to customers
    • Cloud managed 802.11ac APs provide speed and security to 7,000 customers daily
  • Penn Mutual

    Penn Mutual

    • Three network admins oversee wireless, switching, and security across 42 locations
    • Secure solution segments wireless access for corporate users vs. guests
    • Auto-provisioning site-to-site VPN enables 40% savings in connectivity costs
  • Tommy Bahama's

    Tommy Bahama's

    • Tommy Bahama retailer deploys Cisco Meraki in over 100 stores and 10 restaurants
    • One engineer centrally manages all wireless APs, switches, and security appliances
    • Store iPads for PoS are managed and tracked with Systems Manager
  • Ben Bridge Jeweler

    Ben Bridge Jeweler

    • Family-owned jeweler with over 75 locations deploys Cisco Meraki access points
    • Access points provide reliable wireless connection to all stores on a single SSID
    • Wireless supporting iPads to virtually showcase jewelry
  • Avantica Technologies

    Avantica Technologies

    • Empresa de tecnología instala puntos de acceso, switches y equipos de seguridad
    • Más de 1000 dispositivos conectados diariamente
    • Implementación de equipos en 5 sucursales en menos de 2 meses
  • California Department of Fish and Wildlife

    California Department of Fish and Wildlife

    • Cisco Meraki access points and security appliances deployed at 115 sites state-wide
    • Separate network access for corporate users and guests via secure authentication
    • Remote branches connect to core security appliance via site-to-site VPN
  • Zermatt Bergbahnen AG

    Zermatt Bergbahnen AG

    • Zermatt skiing resort and largest cable car and lift company in Switzerland
    • Deployed 802.11ac indoor and ruggedised outdoor APs in mountain sites
    • MDM on corporate devices for easy control and access to Skidata system
  • PGA Tour Superstores

    PGA Tour Superstores

    • Retailer with 20 locations nationwide supports BYOD while remaining PCI compliant
    • Intuitive cloud management offers ideal visibility and control for limited IT staff
    • Built-in analytics reveal how vendors, guests, and employees use the network
  • SWASFT

    SWASFT

    • SWASFT provides emergency and urgent care services to 20% of mainland England
    • Cloud-managed Meraki APs allow employees to connect in the field or at stations
    • Based on location sizes, the IT team can use templates to roll out similar sites
  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Canada

    Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Canada

    • High-end chocolate retailer deploys Cisco Meraki APs and security appliances
    • Provides a secure, PCI-compliant solution to support mobile POS system
    • Distinct SSIDs for POS software and staff BYOD network
  • Applebee’s

    Applebee’s

    • Multiple franchisees deploy Meraki APs in 200+ Applebee’s nationwide
    • Meraki’s built-in firewall secures cardholder data, ensuring PCI compliance
    • Eliminated separate Internet connection for guest WiFi, resulting in cost-savings
  • Argo Turboserve

    Argo Turboserve

    • Global supply chain management company uses Meraki to manage over 25 locations
    • Air Marshal used to ensure network security in locations without on-site IT support
    • Speed of Meraki deployment crucial in dynamic supply chain environment
  • De Kade campus Het Anker

    De Kade campus Het Anker

    • Organisation provides education and support to those with autism
    • Composed of 6 units with numerous locations around Brugge, Belgium
    • Deployed Meraki APs, MX, and MDM for remote, centralised management
  • Saxon Energy Services

    Saxon Energy Services

    • Oilfield and drilling services company operating in 13 countries around the world
    • IT trusts Cisco Meraki MX security appliances to connect all sites to HQ
    • Rig personnel can work faster and communicate with friends and family back home
  • Oakland Unified School District

    Oakland Unified School District

    • K-12 school district in northern California with 120 locations and 37,000 students
    • Deployed 3500 Meraki 802.11ac APs to reliably support Common Core online testing
    • Layer 7 visibility and control permits the ability continually optimize the network
  • City of Rancho Cordova, CA

    City of Rancho Cordova, CA

    • Rancho Cordova, CA deploys full-stack Cisco Meraki solution across the city
    • Enhanced network security via group policies that segment users to different SSIDs
    • Easy-to-configure site-to-site VPN provides failover for wireless point to point
  • Lee's Summit R-7 School District

    Lee's Summit R-7 School District

    • Top Midwest school district quickly deploys over 1,900 Cisco Meraki devices
    • Reliable, high-density wireless supports Chromebooks and Google Apps for Education
    • Administrators set content filtering policies for different user groups on MX
  • Onze Lieve Vrouwecollege

    Onze Lieve Vrouwecollege

    • School providing primary and secondary education in Antwerp, Belgium
    • Deployed Meraki APs, security appliances, Layer 3 switch, and MDM
    • Unified, centralised dashboard makes management simple for small IT team
  • Cohen & Company

    Cohen & Company

    • Cohen & Company accounting firm uses Cisco Meraki APs, security appliances, MDM
    • Site-to-site auto VPN enables secure connectivity between branches in two clicks
    • Traffic shaping prioritizes mission critical web applications
  • Audibene GmbH

    Audibene GmbH

    • International corporation specialising in the sale of hearing aid equipment
    • Installed Cisco Meraki wireless, switching, and security in all 13 locations
    • Fully meshed site-to-site VPN connects sites to seamlessly share resources
  • ZGF Architects

    ZGF Architects

    • Eighth largest architecture firm deploys Meraki wireless to branches nationwide
    • Fast installation; remote offices configured over the web with no on-site IT
    • Reliable, seamless connectivity improves office efficiency
  • Taxware

    Taxware

    • Leading tax company deploys Cisco Meraki APs, switches, & security appliances
    • Separate networks for employees and guests ensures data is kept secure
    • Cloud dashboard makes managing remote office location easy for lean IT team
  • Cash Converters

    Cash Converters

    • Free phone calls between sites with managed switch ports, VOIP, and MPLS
    • Secure and reliable Internet access to support online point of sale system 24/7
    • Remote troubleshooting capabilities allow small IT team to support entire network
  • SternPartner GmbH & Co. KG

    SternPartner GmbH & Co. KG

    • Distributed German dealership and automotive service center group
    • 14 locations supporting major brands including Mercedes Benz
    • Unified wireless, switching, and security provide centralized management
  • Neinver

    Neinver

    • Spanish company focused on property development, investment, & fund management
    • CMX location analytics provide business intelligence on how the network is used
    • Customers are enjoying reliable WiFi from the high performance network
  • Hoteles Center

    Hoteles Center

    • Exclusive hotel group in Spain offers the best in guest experiences and services
    • Meraki Security Appliances deployed for fine-grained control over wired clients
    • New wireless SSIDs can be created quickly for events, providing robust WiFi
  • eTravel

    eTravel

    • Polish travel company uses the latest technology & innovative research methods
    • Automatic site-to-site VPN connects distributed locations & call center
    • Redundant Security Appliances provide a highly available network & low TCO
  • Infors HT

    Infors HT

    • Swiss-based manufacturer of shakers, bioreactors, and bioprocess software
    • Deployed Meraki switches and APs to centrally manage all branches
    • Custom settings control user devices and WiFi-enabled machinery
  • Zürcher Höhenkliniken Wald und Davos

    Zürcher Höhenkliniken Wald und Davos

    • Rehabilitation clinic in southeast Switzerland sees 5,000 patients annually
    • Segmented SSIDs provide support for WiFi-dependant medical devices
    • Layer 7 application traffic shaping prevents bandwidth abuse
  • Hydroscand AB

    Hydroscand AB

    • Swedish company has warehouses & stores in 17 countries in Europe, Asia & Africa
    • Branches equipped with MX Security Appliances for site-to-site VPN connections
    • IT team configured & planned deployments using dashboard, without going on-site
  • ERG S.p.A.

    ERG S.p.A.

    • Italian energy company deploys Meraki APs & switches at distributed sites
    • Centralized management allows IT team to monitor and configure sites remotely
    • Use built-in tools like Air Marshal & packet capture for remote troubleshooting
  • Rowan County, NC

    Rowan County, NC

    • Rowan County, NC deploys Cisco Meraki access points, switches, & security appliances
    • Group policies in a single SSID prioritize levels of access to county-owned devices
    • Cloud dashboard allows centralized management & visibility into all network hardware
  • Region 9 Education Service Center

    Region 9 Education Service Center

    • Region 9 ESC deploys Meraki Security Appliances to 25 school districts
    • Content filtering and bandwidth shaping keep school networks student-friendly
    • Remote troubleshooting made easy through the cloud-based dashboard
  • Douglas County Libraries

    Douglas County Libraries

    • Public SSID provides seamless guest network availability across all library branches
    • Layer 7 visibility provides data-rich information on users & overall network traffic
    • Security appliances provide enhanced security and content filtering at various sites
  • UW Credit Union

    UW Credit Union

    • UW Credit Union deploys Cisco Meraki access points and security appliances
    • Site-to-site VPN securely connects all 22 branch locations
    • Traffic shaping used to control bandwidth consumption for different audiences
  • Eden Hotels + Resorts

    Eden Hotels + Resorts

    • Italian travel company providing services to more than 500,000 visitors annually
    • Installed indoor and outdoor APs, switches, and a UTM security appliance
    • Guest login via Facebook WiFi promotes the company and frees up employee time
  • DEKRA Expert Services NV

    DEKRA Expert Services NV

    • Belgian company specialising in vehicle, marine, fire, and liability valuations
    • Deployed Meraki wireless, switching, and security in sites throughout Belgium
    • Gained visibility and control over the network, while lowering overall TCO
  • Francesco Smalto

    Francesco Smalto

    • Historic bespoke tailor headquartered in Paris with 10 branch locations
    • Deployed Meraki Security Appliances with built-in WiFi to reduce installed devices
    • Stores connect using secure site-to-site VPN for transferring business-critical info
  • Sullivan & McLaughlin

    Sullivan & McLaughlin

    • Electrical contractor deploys cloud-managed WiFi for job sites, trailers, and HQ
    • Zero-touch outdoor APs set up in minutes for temporary networks at harsh job sites
    • Corporate LAN with RADIUS 802.1X AD and separate guest access at HQ
  • Wörthersee Tourismus

    Wörthersee Tourismus

    • Austrian tourism destination provides free WiFi to thousands of visitors
    • Meraki IP67-rated outdoor APs installed around the Lake are suited for extreme temps
    • Walled garden provides local information to visitors with email login option
  • Wales & West Housing

    Wales & West Housing

    • Housing association in Wales managing more than 9,000 homes with 17,000+ residents
    • Cisco Meraki APs deployed across multiple locations without any IT staff onsite
    • Staff devices automatically join corporate network & seamlessly roam between sites
  • Essex Property Trust

    Essex Property Trust

    • Cloud managed WiFi streamlines property management company's multi-site network
    • Meraki MX Security Appliances enable secure site-to-site VPN
    • Network sees more than 2 TB of traffic transferred weekly
  • Talbert House

    Talbert House

    • HIPAA-compliant network solution for nonprofit with 36 branches and 850 employees
    • Remote management capabilities of cloud-based platform greatly reduce on site visits
    • Layer 7 client fingerprinting and traffic analytics help shape access policies
  • City of Palma de Mallorca

    City of Palma de Mallorca

    • One of Europe’s most popular vacation spots with tens of thousands visitors annually
    • Deployed Meraki APs over 5 km of beaches in 3 months along with custom tourism apps
    • Segmented SSIDs, splash pages, and Facebook login for customized authentication
  • Syracuse University, London

    Syracuse University, London

    • Syracuse's London campus provides WiFi to allow study-abroad students to call home
    • 35 dual-radio APs provide reliable wireless coverage for students and staff
    • MX Security Appliances create site-to-site VPN tunnel to main Syracuse campus
  • Bidwells

    Bidwells

    • UK’s leading property consultants deploy Meraki APs to provide future-proof solution
    • Centralized management ensures easy monitoring of WiFi at offices across UK
    • Meraki solution saved 60% compared to other vendors
  • EAST

    EAST

    • Women's fashion brand centralizes network management across 66 outlets
    • PCI-compliant solution includes firewall, WIPS, and 802.1X security out of box
    • High-performance APs support reliable, seamless coverage for iPads and other devices
  • Mosaic

    Mosaic

    • Non-profit organization with 5,000+ employees across 38 agencies in 11 states
    • Cloud-managed WiFi, switching, and security ensure HIPAA-compliant networking
    • MX security appliances provide VPN network for access to health records and HR data
  • Archipelago International

    Archipelago International

    • Leading Indonesian hotel chain deploys thousands of Cisco Meraki devices
    • Cloud architecture dramatically reduces troubleshooting and management labour time
    • Detailed reporting features provide concrete data to ISP to improve SLA
  • Mooiland

    Mooiland

    • Netherlands-based housing company that rents to residents with minimum basic income
    • Multi-site AP deployment provides employees reliable access to network services
    • Benefits from seamless roaming, remote troubleshooting & business-critical security
  • Rainbow School District

    Rainbow School District

    • 157 Meraki APs deployed across nine high schools and central office
    • Reliable, high-performance wireless meets demand of students’ mobile devices
    • Meraki Traffic Shaper enables prioritization of learning activities on the network
  • Vector Media

    Vector Media

    • Nationwide advertising company completes WiFi deployment in under an hour
    • Traffic shaping ensures bandwidth will be available for critical services
    • Smart link bonding enables usage of multiple WAN connections, maximizing uptime
  • Wild Rose Public Schools

    Wild Rose Public Schools

    • School district makes the switch to Meraki, deploying cloud-managed APs and switches
    • Meraki dashboard crucial for IT staff to manage 20 geographically distributed sites
    • 100% district coverage, for the same price as 50% coverage with traditional solution
  • Bremerton School District

    Bremerton School District

    • School district in Washington serves over 5,500 students
    • Deployment of iPod Touches for classroom learning requires robust wireless connectivity
    • Cloud-based management sped deployment, lowered cost
  • Sterling Autobody

    Sterling Autobody

    • Centralized network management for nationwide collision repair with 60+ locations
    • Segregated SSIDs ensure security on corporate, guest and individual machine networks
    • Integrated MDM provides visibility and quick troubleshooting for shop devices
  • Clune Construction

    Clune Construction

    • Unified wireless network enables seamless mobility for multi-site construction firm
    • Plug and play APs with mesh routing facilitate fast deployment at remote job sites
    • Reliable WiFi supports heavy file transfer on mobile devices
  • Forever New

    Forever New

    • Australian retailer with 260+ stores in 11 countries supports iPad PoS initiative
    • Cisco Meraki APs in stores make network management easy across sites worldwide
    • Cisco Meraki switches offer unprecedented visibility into corporate network
  • Cutter & Buck

    Cutter & Buck

    • Seattle-based premier apparel company with 450 employees
    • Wireless robotic sewing machines at distribution warehouse require reliable network
    • Splash page and hosted RADIUS server simplifies guest access, easing helpdesk burden
  • EUC Lillebælt

    EUC Lillebælt

    • Multi-discipline school in Denmark provides specialized skills courses for students
    • Meraki APs offer robust wireless for daytime students, boarding students, and guests
    • Active Directory with captive portal required for student authentication
  • Ecole Lemania

    Ecole Lemania

    • Swiss, multi-lingual college provides education for students from around the world
    • Meraki APs, switches, and security appliance provide reliable and robust networking
    • Custom policies provide fine-grained control over end user devices
  • MAXI Autohöfe

    MAXI Autohöfe

    • 11 premier service stations distributed across Germany
    • Meraki dashboard simplifies management of network supporting 4200 clients weekly
    • Facebook login for guest WiFi increases brand recognition through check-ins
  • Linkbynet

    Linkbynet

    • IT Management company rolls out BYOD initiative across worldwide office locations
    • Improved network security by segmenting groups of users into different SSIDs
    • Entire network configured via the dashboard before the APs were deployed
  • MacArtney Underwater Technology

    MacArtney Underwater Technology

    • Danish experts in underwater technology solutions
    • Looking after network of 17 offices in 11 countries
    • Saving significantly in resources with Meraki