Cisco Meraki Systems Manager

Provider Info
Phone: 
+1 415 632 5800
Supports iOS 7: 
yes

Scalable cloud based mobile device management - 100% free!

Meraki's Systems Manager provides over-the-air centralized management, diagnostics, and monitoring for the mobile devices managed by your organization. Meraki provides Systems Manager as a free tool for organizations of all sizes.

Systems Manager enables you to configure, monitor, and support the devices in your organization. 100% cloud based, Systems Manager eliminates costly, complex management appliances and software. Systems Manager works on any vendor’s network - even if the devices you are managing are on the road, at a cafe, or used at home.

To use Systems Manager, simply create a Meraki dashboard account (here) and enable Systems Manager on your devices. These devices will securely connect to Meraki’s cloud, enabling you to deploy applications, set restrictions, monitor and diagnose your devices through a simple web application.

Systems Manager supports a variety of Apple iOS, Mac OS, and Windows platforms:

  • Apple iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone (iOS 4 or higher)
  • Android (Android 2.2 or higher)
  • Mac OS X (10.5, 10.6, 10.7. 10.8, 10.9)
  • Windows 7, XP (Service Pack 3 or higher), Vista, 8, 8.1, Server 2008, Server 2012
  • Chrome OS

Get started with Systems Manager in just minutes, without specialized training. Find more information at Meraki's website or get started now by creating a Systems Manager account here.

About Meraki

Meraki’s 100% cloud managed networking provides out-of-the-box management, security, and capacity, without the cost and complexity of traditional networking infrastructure. Built from the ground up for cloud management, Meraki provides the tools to simplify modern, dynamic networks.

Meraki was formed in 2006 by PhD candidates from MIT, and was funded by Sequoia Capital and Google. Today, Meraki offers a complete cloud managed product family including wireless LAN, Ethernet switches, security appliances, and mobile device management solution. Meraki is one of the industry's fastest growing companies with over 20,000 customer deployments worldwide and is based in San Francisco, California. Find out more at Meraki's homepage.

Read more http://www.enterpriseios.com/mdm/Meraki_System_Manager

Packaging
Is the service hardware, software, or cloud?
SaaS: 
yes
Reseller Theming: 
yes
Licensing
How do you pay for the service?
Perpetual License: 
no
Maintenance
In addition to purchase, is there recurring maintenance? What does it include?
Purchase: 
Optional
Includes Support: 
yes
Support
How and when is support provided?
24 x 7: 
yes
Scalability
Are there features such as segmented administration and fault tolerance that help the product successfully manage tens of thousands of devices?
Locations: 
yes
Location-Specific Admins: 
yes
Role-Based Admins: 
yes
Device Enrollment
What methods are available for enrolling devices?
Web Portal: 
yes
iOS App: 
yes
Configurator: 
yes
Device Enrollment Program (iOS 7): 
yes
User Authentication
What method exist to authenticate users?
Active Directory: 
Coming Soon
Open Directory: 
Coming Soon
Other LDAP: 
Coming Soon
User/Pass Upload: 
yes
Basic MDM Features
Basic legacy features common to almost every MDM platform.
Require Passcode: 
yes
Device Restrictions: 
yes
Exchange Account Seeding: 
yes
WiFi Configuration: 
yes
VPN Info: 
yes
Remote Wipe: 
yes
Remove Passcode: 
yes
Remote Lock: 
yes
Push Text Message: 
yes
Advanced MDM Features
Less common mobile management features.
Start On Date: 
Coming Soon
End On Date: 
Coming Soon
Versioning: 
yes
Geofencing: 
yes
Allow custom XML: 
yes
Supervised Device Features
These restrictions are applicable only on [[Supervision|supervised devices]]
Prevent Game Center: 
yes
Prevent iMessage: 
yes
App Lock (iOS 6): 
yes
Global HTTP Proxy (iOS 6): 
yes
App Management
Features focused on managing apps
Recommended App Catalog: 
yes
Push Web Apps: 
yes
Push Enterprise Apps: 
yes
"Push" Retail Apps: 
yes
Separate Managed and Unmanaged Data (iOS 7): 
yes
Pull App Feedback (iOS 7): 
yes
App Wrapping Available: 
yes
App Store VPP Features
Features related to the iTunes App Volume Purchase Program.
VPP Spreadsheet Upload: 
yes
VPP Licensing Integration (iOS 7) : 
yes
Reassign App License (iOS 7): 
yes
Vendor-provided iOS App(s)
Links to the iTunes app store
Administration Console
How can the system be administered?
Web-Based Administration: 
yes
Admin Notifications
How can admins be notified of issues?
Alert When Roaming: 
yes
Alert When No Response: 
yes
Alert on Forbidden App: 
yes
Data Export
Data available for export, to CSV, etc.
Device Status: 
yes
App Inventory: 
yes
Device History: 
yes
3rd Party Integration
The MDM Provider connects to which other services?
Apple GSX: 
yes
Microsoft BPOS: 
yes
Other Devices
What other devices can be managed by the platform?
Android (Samsung): 
yes
Android (Nexus): 
yes
Android (HTC): 
yes
Android (Other): 
yes
Windows Desktops: 
yes
Mac Desktops: 
yes

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Robyn

Joined: Aug 15, 2014

These devices are connected

Your rating: None (2 votes)

These devices are connected securely to the cloud of Merak,which allows you to distribute applications set restrictions, monitor and diagnose your devices through a simple web application.

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Aaron56

Joined: Aug 28, 2014

VPN Client 4.9.01.0230 beta

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VPN Client 4.9.01.0230 beta added support for Mac OS X 10.6.Stable version 4.9.01.0180 appears to lack that support 4.9.00.0050 explicitly did not support versions of Mac OS X later than 10.5.
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