Cisco Meraki MX Firewall
The Bitstream technology stack includes the Cisco Meraki MX line of security appliance firewall products.
The Cisco Meraki MX line is a pure cloud-managed, next-generation set of firewalls that includes industry-leading security, resiliency, and management features. Meraki network equipment is mandated in the Bitstream technology stack and is found at every site we manage.
The Meraki IDS, IPS, anti-malware, and content filtering features are a key component of our perimeter cybersecurity strategy.
The Cisco Meraki MX firewalls include the following features.
|Identity-based firewall||Automatically assigns firewall and traffic shaping rules, VLAN tags, and bandwidth limits to enforce the right policies for each class of users.|
|Intrusion prevention||Protects critical network resources from the latest security threats and vulnerabilities.|
|Auto VPN||Securely connects branch locations using mesh or hub-and-spoke topologies.|
|Content filtering||Block undesirable web content across 70+ categories, and leverage cloud lookups to filter billions of URLs.|
|Advanced malware protection||Protect your network against malware using the latest threat intelligence, and identify previously unknown malicious files with retrospective detection.|
|High availability & failover||Provides device and connection integrity through multiple uplinks, warm spare failover, and self-healing VPN.|
|Application visibility & control||Identify which applications are being used, and then prioritize critical apps while limiting recreational apps.|
|Centralized management||Seamlessly manage campus-wide WiFi deployments and distributed multi-site networks from a single pane-of-glass.|