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Cisco Meraki MR34 review

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1)Intro 2)Features 3)Setup 4)Wireless configuration 5)Throughput tests (Wireless/Wired) 6)Firmware notes 7)Closing Notes Intro: The Cisco Meraki MR34 is a enterprise level wireless access point that is affordable for small to medium businesses, has lots of features, is cloud managed so it can be controlled and administrated from any computer with an internet connection, and can tolerate a lot of heavy usage that enterprises require. Features: The MR34 features the following: 1) Dual band 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz operation with 3 x 3 MIMO connectivity at up to 1.75Gbps with dedicated 3rd radio for Air Marshall/WIDS/Spectrum (Note: 3rd radio only works in 802.3at mode and NOT in 802.3.af mode!) 2) 1 wired Gigabit LAN/PoE port (802.3at/af) 3) 4 3x3 mimo  x 5dBi  dual band internal antennas with 20dBm output power for great wireless coverage 4) SSIDs with configurable VLANs for each one providing more security then standard guest networks 5) Full VLAN configuration 6) Full and extremely detailed traffic shapin…

Xirrus XR-520 review

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1)Intro 2)Features 3)Setup 4)Wireless configuration 5)Throughput tests (Wireless/Wired) 6)Closing Notes Intro: The Xirrus XR-520 is a enterprise level wireless access point that is somewhat affordable for small to medium businesses, has lots of features and can tolerate a lot of heavy usage that enterprises require. Review Note: I have been provided two arrays to test the really cool roaming features. Features: The XR-520 features the following: 1) Dual band 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz operation with 3 x 3 MIMO connectivity at up to 450Mbps 2) Two configuration interfaces - Both Local and XMS Cloud. XMS cloud is remote managed anywhere 3) 1 wired Gigabit LAN port (PoE/ ETH) 4) 4 3x3 mimo  x 5dBi  dual band internal antennas with 20dBm output power for great wireless coverage 5) SSIDs with configurable VLANs for each one providing more security then standard guest networks 6) Full VLAN configuration 7) Full and extremely detailed traffic shaping (QoS) and firewall controls 8) Full client connectivity details a…