Meraki MR42 Cloud Managed AP
Dual-band 802.11ac Wave 2 access point with separate radios dedicated to security, RF management, and Bluetooth.
Ideal use cases
- Performance-critical wireless LANs.
- High-density environments.
- 3 radios: 2.4 and 5 GHz, dual-band WIDS/WIPS.
- 3-stream 802.11ac Wave 2 and 802.11n, up to 1.9 Gbps.
- Gigabit Ethernet port.
- PoE: Full functionality under 802.3at (compatible with 802.3af).
- AC adapter available.
- Network-wide visibility and control.
- Self-provisioning for rapid deployment.
- Automatic reporting.
- Seamless firmware updates.
- 802.1X and native Active Directory integration.
- Air Marshal: real-time WIPS with forensics.
- Stateful Layer 3-7 firewall.
- Identity-based group policies.
- Built-in antivirus scan (NAC).
- 1-click secure guest access.
- Guest isolation firewall.
- Customizable splash pages.
- Integrated Facebook login.
- Dual-concurrent radios with MU-MIMO support.
- Radios optimized for rate-vs-range performance.
- Third radio dedicated to security and RF management.
- Built-in real-time RF spectrum view.
- Cloud-based automatic RF optimization.
Layer 7 traffic shaping
- Classifies hundreds of applications.
- Create per-application bandwidth limits.
- Prioritize productivity apps.
- Restrict or block recreational traffic.
Presence location analytics
- Measure visitor capture rate, visit length, and repeat visit rate.
- Measure visitor trends over time and compare performance across locations.
- Create device-specific firewall rules.
- Monitor and track device inventory.
- Deploy applications and enforce security settings.