The most valuable features of Meraki Dashboard include:
1. Centralized control: Meraki Dashboard allows users to manage all equipment from a single cloud-based console, providing the ability to resolve problems remotely and change security settings or configure routers and switches.
2. Ease of use: Users appreciate the intuitive and easy-to-use interface of the dashboard, as well as its simplicity in navigating and managing devices.
3. Scalability: The solution is praised for its ability to scale, accommodating the needs of growing networks without compromising stability or performance.
4. Cloud-based: Being fully SaaS and cloud-based, Meraki Dashboard offers the advantage of accessibility from anywhere, eliminating concerns about infrastructure and providing a high level of service.
5. Monitoring and visibility: The dashboard provides comprehensive visibility of the infrastructure, allowing users to monitor devices, wireless networks, bandwidth utilization, and other important statistics.
6. Troubleshooting capabilities: Meraki Dashboard simplifies the troubleshooting process, making it easy to identify and resolve issues related to DNS, devices, or configuration changes.
7. Configuration and management: Users appreciate the configuration capabilities of the dashboard, including the ability to set up VPNs, manage access points, and configure advanced network protocols.
8. Maintenance and updates: Meraki Dashboard reduces the need for manual maintenance, as it automatically sends updates to the equipment and provides notifications about scheduled updates.
9. Security features: The solution offers advanced security features, such as malware detection and prevention, group policy assignment, and network monitoring by Cisco's security teams.
10. Single-pane-of-glass view: The dashboard provides a centralized view of the entire network, allowing users to easily monitor and troubleshoot network issues, run cable tests, and access logging files.