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You need a robust, reliable networking solution for your learning environment
From crowded lecture halls and classrooms to distributed sites, wireless networking can help your campus become a secure, mobile learning environment for your students. It’s critical to have a network that is both reliable and scalable. Your campus needs the features offered by enterprise-calibre equipment, but you also have to closely manage IT budgets. We can help create a solution built for the demands of your learning environment.

Your students and staff can benefit from solutions that are:

  • Built for high-density use as well as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) environments
  • Centrally managed from single dashboard
  • Safe and secure

Cisco Meraki’s cloud networking solution is ideal for schools, colleges and universities alike

Providing performance and manageability at a fraction of the cost and complexity of traditional solutions.

Drive your school’s mobility initiatives by seamlessly adding new devices and automating the application of security policies.

  • 802.11AC Wave 2 wireless access points are optimised for dense classroom environments.
  • Control and manage 1000’s of devices with cloud-based mobile device management.
  • Connect and manage satellite campuses with cloud managed security appliances.
  • High-performing wireless access points are optimised for dense lecture halls and campus-wide deployments.
  • Scalable, cost-effective Ethernet switches are ultra-reliable and easy to manage.
  • Application management is built in: block unwanted sites and prioritise educational apps.
  • Feature-rich security appliances provide easy-to-manage content filtering, web caching and security.
  • The Cisco Meraki solution is device ready, with complete visibility and control over users and mobile devices.

Your entire network from one dashboard

For organisations with multiple sites or campuses, the Meraki solution comes into its own. There’s no need for traditional on-site wireless controllers, which heavily reduces cost. Plus, Meraki is the industry’s only end-to-end solution which unifies security, WAN, LAN, wireless LAN, and mobile device management, so you get total visibility and control from a single dashboard.
Cloud managed networking
Manage your entire network from a single dashboard - get easily scalable coverage. You'll have peace of mind with a secure cloud infrastructure and CIPA compliant content filtering. With full visibility and control over users, applications and devices. Cisco Mearki is future proof and always up to date with free updates delivered to users automatically.

The Cisco Meraki story in Further Education and in Academies

Cisco Meraki recognise the important of technology in education and want to support a robust and stable cloud based network solution.

Cisco Meraki have also fostered a ground-breaking partnership with Apple - speak to us about ensuring your infrastructure is designed for iOS.

That's why they offer:

  • Education specific bundles to reduce barriers to digital education
  • Secure and proven solutions built around students' experience
  • Wired and wireless, Department of Education compliant solutions
  • Technology to prepare students for the workplace

What makes Cisco Meraki different?

  • Lifetime warranty and Advance Replacement on all Meraki switches and wireless access points
  • The Cisco Meraki network cloud solution can provide 10G connectivity across your whole campus
  • They offer a full range of enterprise-class access points that they’ve selected as a great fit for education
  • With Cisco Meraki, you’ll always be more bandwidth than you need, so you won’t struggle to get everyone online who needs to be. Plus they’ve got layers of fail-safes in place to make sure you keep your connection
  • In an eco-friendly society, you can ensure your IT infrastructure is energy-efficient with Cisco Meraki
  • Need a platform that will be supported on your network for up to 10 years? No problem, Cisco Meraki will support your network for 10 years
  • When you want a quick start, think Cisco Meraki. You can get your Cisco Wi-Fi network up and running in less than 2 minutes

Do you know about the Cisco Network Academy?

Cisco believe in education and actively give back through the Cisco Networking Academy. Cisco Meraki the worlds’ largest private educator, spanning over 9,000 educational institutions.
6 million students have already been through the Cisco Network Academy program and gained recognised qualifications (CCNA/CCNP).
With free course materials provided by Cisco Meraki, find out more about the Cisco Networking Academy today - https://www.netacad.com/

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Contact our Education IT Specialists:
0870 429 3020
btbd.publicsector@bt.com


View things you need to know

  1. Important restrictions apply including: 1 access point per company. Access points will be sent to qualifying IT professionals from UK-based registered companies only. Webinar must be attended in full. For full terms and conditions which also apply, visit www.meraki.com/freeap
  2. Bundles are only available for Public Sector Academies and Further Education Colleges. We’ll need you to talk to us at least 6 weeks before you’re expecting delivery in order to complete your request.
  3. Available to all schools in the UK and Ireland. This includes all academic organisations who teach 5 – 18 year-olds, from KS1-4 and/or FE Colleges and their Scottish/Irish equivalents. This Meraki licencing offer is open to any new or existing customer, whether they're purchasing new Meraki hardware or renewing a licence on existing kit. During the licence period customers can elect to refresh their hardware and attach the existing licence to the new hardware.
  4. School is defined by the same requirements as point 3 above. This 11 year licence offer ends on the 21st July 2017. This end date does not reflect the 10 years for 5 offer, only the offer of the additional year.

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