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Meraki As A Service (MaaS)

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In a culture that is ever more dependent on mobile and IoT devices, Network users increasingly require mobile availability wherever they go.

The NorthState Meraki as a Service (MaaS) solution offers an enterprise-grade capability configured to meet the needs of your business.

Hosted in the Cisco Meraki Cloud, our solution gives you comprehensive security, switching, and wireless networking as part of your digitization strategy


  • Helps mobile and remote workers be as productive on the road as in the office
  • Ability to immediately implement and expand Wi-Fi, switching, and security to new sites
  • Upgrades, patching, and maintenance administered by the NorthState team
  • Tiered service plans to suit your organization’s needs

Cloud-managed wireless networking

NorthState offers a wireless solution based on 802.11n/ac standards to oversee your network and assure robust signal coverage and superior performance.

  • 24×7 monitoring and analysis of availability, utilization, and performance with four 9s of uptime and real-time troubleshooting
  • Local help desks operated out of our state-of-the-art data centers
  • Stateful firewall, optional network access control (NAC), and device management to segregate and control access
  • Out-of-band cloud management
  • HIPAA-compliant and PCI Level 1 certified environments

Next-generation wireless security

Our experts provide a comprehensive suite of network security services based on Meraki cloud-managed security, ideal for protecting distributed sites, campuses, and data center VPNs.

  • Software-defined WAN capabilities leveraging Meraki Auto-VPN
  • Application-based firewalling and traffic control
  • PCI-compliant IPS sensor using SNORT signature database from Cisco Sourcefire
  • File reputation-based protection from Cisco Advanced Malware Protection
  • 3G/4G cellular failover

Cloud-managed LAN switching

NorthState’s managed Meraki switching solution provides performance, true zero-touch cloud provisioning, network visibility, and remote troubleshooting to deployments of any size.

  • Simplified cloud management and Deep Layer 7 visibility and control
  • Virtual Switch Stack to unify management of thousands of ports
  • Control of security, power, and VOIP from an easy-to-use dashboard
  • Automatic topologic maps for intelligent visibility into network interconnects
  • Integrated tools to perform live packet captures and cable tests

Web-based analytics for better decision making

Our online analytics dashboard provides a user-friendly interface for data and analytics reporting:

  • Access to analytics and reporting from connected and unconnected devices
  • Better real-time data to support business decisions
  • Understanding behavioral trends to drive revenue or improve operational efficiency
  • Drive user engagements by integrating with existing CRM systems
  • Search for and locate users by device type across multiple sites

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