With the Cisco Meraki MX65-HW firewall, smaller businesses now have an even better option for integrating security into their Meraki networks. Thanks to the addition of several more ports to the MX65, it can now function as an all-in-one switch and security appliance, making it an excellent entry point into the Meraki line for small operations.
For other SMBs with existing Meraki networks, the MX65 makes an excellent addition to the Meraki firewall line. It integrates seamlessly into networks, instantly adding stateful-inspection firewall capabilities, content filtering, and robust anti-virus, anti-malware, anti-phishing, and anti-intrusion systems. (With advanced security license.) It also adds VPN support, including IPSec security, allowing for up to 25 secure remote connections.
Where the new MX65 shines is the addition of enough ports to function as a switch. It features two Gigabit-speed WAN ports, along with ten Gigabit LAN connections. Two of those also include PoE+ support, allowing it to power downstream devices.
Like all their devices, the Meraki MX65 is exceptionally easy to own, operate, and administer. The cloud-based Meraki Dashboard system brings a single-pane-of-glass interface capable of overseeing the entire network, whether it has one device or thousands. Setup and installation is simple, with the mesh-based system self-configuring based on attached devices. Auto-update features ensure it's always fully protected with the latest software and security.
The Cisco Meraki MX65-HW includes:
Meraki mesh-based networking systems are revolutionizing how businesses large and small look at their networks. For more information on what Meraki can do for your growing operations, contact Hummingbird Networks today.
John from Hummingbird Networks unboxes the Cisco Meraki MX65 security appliance. The MX 65 is a 100% cloud managed stateful firewall that delivers advanced security features such as VPN to self-configuring and layer 7 visibility. To learn more about the Meraki MX65 or to get a free trial of any Meraki product visit https://www.hummingbirdnetworks.com/ Transcript: Speaker is facing the camera as he unboxes the Meraki MX65 Hi, I’m John from Hummingbird Networks and today we’re going to be unboxing the Meraki MX65 firewall. The Meraki MX series of security appliances are known for zero touch deployment, cloud management through the Meraki dashboard, and are perfect for companies with single or multiple sites. Let’s open up the box and take a look the MX65. Let’s talk about a few of the main features of the MX65. This stateful firewall is designed for a small branch environment of up to 50 clients, with a total max throughput of 250Mbps and 25 VPN sessions with IWAN support. Turn on the advanced security features, and max throughput becomes 100Mbps. 38sec The MX65 delivers feature rich unified threat management capabilities such as: • Single pane of glass cloud management • Layer 7 application visibility and application-aware traffic control • Content filtering • Intrusion protection from Cisco Sourcefire • Anti-virus and Anti-phishing • Identity based security and application management • Built-in DHCP, NAT, QoS, and VLAN management services Also included are powerful reports, automatic firmware upgrades and security patches. The MX65 includes dual WAN ports and 12 Gigabit Ethernet ports. Two of those Ethernet ports are PoE+ with a total power budget of 60 watts. That is perfect to power the latest AP’s, phones, cameras, or other PoE enabled devices. It also has a USB port for 3G/4G failover. Each MX65 must be purchased with a license and there are two types of licenses available to choose from: Enterprise or Advanced Security. Every license comes with 24/7 phone support, next business day hardware replacement, firmware upgrades, and access to the Meraki dashboard. Datasheets and complete specifications are available for download from our site. Be sure to contact Hummingbird Networks to learn more about Meraki or to get a free trial of any of their products to test in your own network. We have a team of security specialists who are well versed in the Meraki portfolio and can tailor a solution specifically for your needs.
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