The Cisco Meraki Z1 is a cloud managed telecommuter gateway. It is designed to be supplied to employees to make remote access back into the corporate network was easy as plugging in an Ethernet cable to their existing Internet or a wireless broadband dongle.
The Z1 has 4 Gigabit network ports, 1 Gigabit Internet port and a USB port for the 4G dongle. This can act as a failover connection as well.
Wireless is 802.11n at up to 600Mbps. 4 SSIDs can be configured.
A stateful firewall separates personal and corporate traffic. Throughput is up to 50Mbps.
Extend VoIP phones over the WAN.
Auto VPN provides a self-configuring site-to-site VPN. Throughput is up to 10Mbps.
The Z1 is only compatible with the currently available 4G dongles such as the Huawei 3372 or 8372 supplied by carriers. The older Sierra dongles are not supported.
An Enterprise license is required to activate the Z1 – check the Related Products below.