A good friend and network admin at several local schools turned me on to “Meraki”, a cloud managed network hardware and system solution. I began using the free mobile device management solution to remotely manage computers phones and tablets… and eventually after drinking enough of the “cool-aid” I began implementing Meraki hardware.
Meraki was founded by some guys at MIT and purchased in December 2012 by Cisco and has been gaining market share as IT professionals realize what it is. The interesting thing is that Cisco has been the big name in networking for a long time but they almost always offered the most difficult to configure hardware of any network hardware company and Meraki is the polar opposite. Continue reading “Network Administration is Moving to the Cloud” »