Customer Stories: Higher Education

Meraki's cloud networking platform is the solution of choice for higher education campuses, delivering superior performance, reliability, management, and cost savings to leading universities.

  • Albany State University

    Albany State University

    • Seamless WiFi across high-density campus with Cisco Meraki wireless APs
    • Expansion of 802.11ac in campus buildings with the deployment of over 100 MR32s
    • Round-the-clock intrusion prevention in residential housing units with Air Marshal
  • MIT

    MIT

    • High throughput wireless network with a growing user base
    • Consistent policies across wireless and wired networks
    • Delivered an improved wireless experience while integrating into existing infrastructure
  • Stanford University

    Stanford University

    • Prestigious institution delivers seamless coverage, even in crowded lecture halls
    • Meraki platform enables centralized management, reducing workload for lean IT staff
    • Wireless network supports thousands of unique clients, transferring 1.3 TB monthly
  • City College of San Francisco

    City College of San Francisco

    • Multi-campus city college deploys cost-efficient WiFi to support 90,000+ students
    • Cloud management provides heightened visibility and control, saves IT staff's time
    • Thousands of clients transfer over 100 GB daily
  • 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
  • St Edmund Hall

    St Edmund Hall

    • One of the oldest colleges of the prestigious University of Oxford
    • Cisco Meraki APs provide college-wide WiFi seamlessly integrated with LDAP & eduroam
    • Management of APs remotely made even simpler with the Cisco Meraki mobile App
  • Naturalis Biodiversity Center

    Naturalis Biodiversity Center

    • Leading Dutch academic research & cultural heritage institution deploys Cisco Meraki
    • Seamless 802.1X RADIUS integration with eduroam
    • Naturalis Biodiversity Center branded splash page designed using the dashboard
  • Fondazione Milano

    Fondazione Milano

    • Independent schools in Milan deploy Cisco Meraki WiFi & switches across 6 locations
    • Seamless RADIUS integration enables simple, secure authentication for staff & pupils
    • Plug-and-play deployment enables each school to be live within a day
  • University of Virginia

    University of Virginia

    • University research center provides wireless for 29 residential buildings
    • Single internet connection powers large mesh wireless network in rugged environment
    • Self-healing outdoor APs withstand storms, re-route traffic during connectivity loss
  • Davidson County Community College

    Davidson County Community College

    • Cloud-managed WiFi and switching support 14,000+ students and BYOD for all campuses
    • Plug-and-play APs with mesh enable spontaneous creation of new learning spaces
    • One-click security configuration facilitates network segmentation
  • Phoenix College

    Phoenix College

    • Meraki APs provide seamless WiFi for 12,000+ students across 3 campuses
    • Multiple SSIDs securely separate network access for different classes of users
    • IT staff has complete visibility of users and devices via web-based dashboard
  • Westmont College

    Westmont College

    • Liberal arts college blankets 111 acre campus with wireless for over 1,100 students
    • 1,500 clients access Meraki network each day, transferring over 180GB of data
    • Limited IT staff troubleshoots connectivity over the web, without special training
  • Vernon College

    Vernon College

    • Multi-campus community college with 3,200 students and 275 employees
    • Open WiFi network for students and guests; secure, higher bandwidth access for staff
    • Dashboard enables centralized management of switches and APs across 3 campuses
  • Sweet Briar College

    Sweet Briar College

    • High performance Meraki APs provide coverage for 3,000 acre women's college
    • “Insanely fast” network installation with PoE and no per-AP configuration
    • Dashboard provides visibility into network performance and connected devices
  • Remington College

    Remington College

    • Thousands of users over 20 campuses nationwide, managed over the web centrally
    • Hassle-free deployment of wireless access points – one day for each college campus
    • Superior control and reporting functionality ease IT burden
  • Florida Coastal School of Law

    Florida Coastal School of Law

    • Rapidly growing high-tech law school needs scalable wireless solution
    • 70 APs deployed in one day with no downtime for users
    • Cloud-managed wireless offers built-in redundancy without requiring on-site support
  • 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
  • Cirencester College

    Cirencester College

    • Beacon status sixth-form college rolls out full WiFi coverage across 14-acre campus
    • 100+ Meraki wireless APs installed in 2 weeks
    • 1,800 students plus staff enjoy fast, reliable WiFi connectivity for the first time
  • Burton College

    Burton College

    • 11,000+ students across 3 campuses served by 100 APs and 3 security appliances
    • College branded splash pages used for staff/student and guest login
    • Entire network managed without dedicated staff
  • Universidad de las Américas Puebla

    Universidad de las Américas Puebla

    • Meraki access points provide seamless and reliable coverage a massive campus
    • Complaints about the performance of the University’s WiFi fall to zero
    • Meraki enables the University to prevent unauthorized guests onto the network