The Cisco Meraki Z3 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. Up to 5 devices are recommended to be connected to it.
The Z3 has 4 Gigabit network ports including 1 that provides standard PoE (802.11af - up to 15.4 Watts), 1 Gigabit Internet port and a USB port for the 4G dongle. This can act as a failover connection as well if the main Internet connection fails.
Wireless is 802.11ac Wave 2 (2 x 2 at up to 1300Mbps). 4 SSIDs can be configured.
A stateful firewall separates personal and corporate traffic. Stateful firewall throughput is 100Mbps so where NBN connections are available there is no limit on performance.
Extend VoIP phones over the WAN.
Auto VPN provides a self-configuring site-to-site VPN. VPN throughput is up to 50Mbps.
The Z3 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 Z3 - check the Related Products below.