Meraki Wireless Health

Enhancing the wireless network experience

Now that wireless is the primary means of connection to our networks and applications, we rely on it like never before to work seamlessly and deliver great performance. Meraki Wireless Health helps IT teams verify that wireless users are able to access the network as expected and that they have a fast, reliable wireless experience.

By simplifying root cause analysis for all connected wireless clients in a single dashboard, IT teams can proactively manage and answer complex questions without having to manually dig through the entire network stack.

Meraki Wireless Health simplifies the optimization of the wireless network by automatically identifying issues in three broad categories.

Can users access the wireless network successfully?
Are connected users having a good experience?
Are any access points overloaded or in need of optimization?

Take a Closer Look

Successful wireless network access
depends on several steps

  • Associate with an AP
  • Authenticate to the network
  • Obtain an IP address
  • Resolve hostnames through DNS

Wireless Health allows the IT administrator to dive into these metrics and have them simply expressed in the intuitive Meraki dashboard.

Once connected, a closer look at latency on the network points to the kind of experience wireless clients are having, and whether they are experiencing any issues. The health of each access point is also assessed to ensure it has the capacity and best configuration to meet the demands of wireless clients. By combining this information, wireless networking issues can be quickly identified, prompting either configuration changes or improvements to the physical network deployment.

Many factors can result in a poor experience, and it’s common for users to blame the network to which they immediately connect; typically their wireless network. With Meraki Wireless Health, the tools now exist to help the IT administrator understand whether the problem does indeed lie with the wireless network, or perhaps with another factor, such as WAN or application server performance. Combining Meraki Wireless Health with Meraki Insight provides complete end-to-end visibility into all factors determining network experience.

With over a decade of experience building enterprise class cloud managed Wi-Fi, Meraki has a wealth of knowledge with which to help optimize wireless networks. Meraki Wireless Health has been built on top of existing troubleshooting tools to assist with monitoring and maintaining a great experience for users relying on their wireless network.

With Meraki Wireless Health, network administrators can ensure their organization is never slowed down in the pursuit of its own mission.

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