Like every other website on the planet, SmallNetBuilder uses cookies. Our cookies track login status, but we only allow admins to log in anyway, so those don't apply to you. Any other cookies you pick up during your visit come from advertisers, which we don't control.
If you continue to use the site, you agree to tolerate our use of cookies. Thank you!

Router Charts

Click for Router Charts

Router Ranker

Click for Router Ranker

NAS Charts

Click for NAS Charts

NAS Ranker

Click for NAS Ranker

More Tools

Click for More Tools

Devices

Meraki logoMeraki has introduced new remote-end appliances for its cloud-managed networking systems.

The MX60W adds dual-band ("N450") wireless connectivity to the MX60 platform, which is an access and security appliance aimed at centrally-managed small branch office deployments supporting up to 20 users.

The all-in-one security appliance includes Gigabit WAN (1) and switched LAN (4) ports and backup/failover via optional 3G / 4G USB modem.

Other features include support for four SSIDs, a Layer 7 application-aware firewall and centrally-managed anti-virus, content filtering and intrusion detection. Bandwidth management is provided via integrated traffic shaping and WAN optimization for CIFS, FTP, HTTP, and TCP traffic.

Meraki MX60W Appliance and Z1 Gateway

Meraki MX60W Appliance and Z1 Gateway

The Z1 is targeted at securely extending company networks to employee's homes via secure auto-configuring site-to-site VPN. The compact appliance includes simultaneous dual-band "N600" wireless with four SSIDs, Gigabit WAN (1) and switched LAN (4) ports and backup/failover via optional 3G / 4G USB modem.

It includes the Auto VPN and traffic-shaping features of the MX60W. But it has a simpler Layer 3 firewall that does not support optimization, anti-virus and filtering features.

Meraki feature comparison

Meraki feature comparison

Like all Meraki products, the MX60W and Z1 are managed via the company's web portal, which provides centralized management of distributed networks from anywhere the cloud can reach.

Meraki also announced improved support for networking Apple devices via its new Bonjour gateway. It also announced the addition of network-wide intrusion detection and improved Traffic Shaping to its entire MX security appliance line. These features will be rolled out as a no-cost software update later this month.

The MX60W is available immediately at a list price of $895. The Z1 is available immediately at a list price of $195.

More Stuff

Wi-Fi System Tools
Check out our Wi-Fi System Charts, Ranker and Finder!

Support Us!

If you like what we do and want to thank us, just buy something on Amazon. We'll get a small commission on anything you buy. Thanks!

Over In The Forums

Ver 384.12Router: RT-AC3100I had thing working perfect then thought Id try out Entware. I got it all installed and working so I could use rsync.After ...
I currently use the built-in lets encrypt certificate for my external apps hosted from lan machines. I would like to use the pixelserv cert for my rou...
Hello all. I read the rankings but am concerned it may be outdated or may be considering some factors other than how well the router might perform (e....
Been using Asus/Merlin for some years now, first with the AC66U and now over 3 years the 3100. I'm happy with the 3100 range (I have a 3,000 sq/ft hou...
I'm going to post some logs and my config files but my initial question is, can this router even tunnel ipv6 traffic as a vpn client?My config:I have ...

Don't Miss These

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3