Wi-Fi6 is the latest Wi-Fi standard and will change the way we connect, open the gateway to more advanced and intuitive technologies, and hopefully improve the quality of our lives.
What are DNAC and Meraki Dashboard, and how do they differ? We’ve seen it time after time, customers need to revamp their network architecture, but struggle to choose which Network Management system would give them the control they need to keep things running smoothly.
A little over a year ago, Cisco announced the sunsetting of AireOS controllers and the end of a dynasty in the Wi-Fi industry. Approximately ten years ago, Cisco acquired a young startup company named Meraki in an enormous, 1.2-billion-dollar purchase. As an Airespace Wi-Fi fan, the news was a bit intriguing. The one thing that had been clearly missing from the Cisco/Airespace acquisition of 2005 was the lack of a cloud-based management system coupled with state-of-the-art hardware and radios. The Meraki acquisition held the promise of closing that gap in Cisco/Airespace portfolio.
It’s been almost 4.5 years since I first wrote about Cisco’s DNA Center. You can still read it here. By this point, everyone should have DNA-C deployed and running their networks, and if you haven’t, you’re late to the game, right? No, not quite.