Cisco Meraki MR30H Cloud Managed AP
*Please Note: Cisco Meraki Enterprise license purchase required for each AP. Antennas are sold separately.
Dual-band, 802.11ac Wave 2 2x2:2 Wall Switch Access Point with dedicated security and RF management radio as well as an integrated Bluetooth Low Energy beacon and scanning radio
The Cisco Meraki MR30H is a quad-radio, cloud-managed 2x2:2 802.11ac Wave 2 wall switch access point with MU-MIMO support. Designed for next-generation deployments in hotel rooms, university residences, and other multi-dwelling units, the MR30H provides performance, enterprise-grade security, and simple management.
The MR30H provides a maximum 1.3 Gbps* aggregate frame rate with concurrent 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radios. A dedicated third radio provides real-time WIDS/WIPS with automated RF optimization. Four ethernet ports on the wall switch allow easy connectivity of external wired devices. An integrated Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) radio delivers beacon and scanning capabilities.
The combination of cloud management, 802.11ac Wave 2, full-time RF environment scanning, a wall switch, and integrated Bluetooth technology delivers the throughput, reliability, convenience and flexibility required by demanding multi-dwelling use cases.
The MR30H is managed through the Meraki cloud, with an intuitive browser-based interface that enables rapid deployment without training or certifications. Since the MR30H is self-configuring and managed over the web, it can even be deployed at a remote location without on-site IT staff.
The MR30H is monitored 24x7 via the Meraki cloud, which delivers real-time alerts if the network encounters problems. Remote diagnostics tools enable real-time troubleshooting over the web, meaning multi-site, distributed networks can be managed remotely.
The MR30H’s firmware is always kept up to date from the cloud. New features, bug fixes, and enhancements are delivered seamlessly over the web, meaning no manual software updates to download or missing security patches to worry about.
In-room hotel or dormitory deployments
A 5 GHz 2x2:2 radio supporting 80 MHz channel widths and a 2.4 GHz 2x2:2 radio supporting 40 MHz channel widths offer a combined dual-radio aggregate frame rate of 1.3 Gbps*, with up to 866 Mbps in the 5 GHz band thanks to 802.11ac Wave 2 and 400 Mbps in the 2.4 GHz band.
With support for the 802.11ac Wave 2 standard, the MR30H offers MU-MIMO for more effcient transmission to multiple clients. Especially suited for enviroments with numerous mobile devices, MU-MIMO enables multiple clients to receive data simultanously. This increases the total network perfomance and the improves the end user experience.
The MR30H’s sophisticated, dedicated dual-band third radio scans the environment continuously, characterizing RF interference and containing wireless threats like rogue access points. No more need to choose between wireless security, advanced RF analysis, and serving client data: a dedicated third radio means that all three occur in real-time, without any impact to client traffic or AP throughput.
Connect up to four network devices to a MR30H. With one 802.3af PoE port, devices such as an IP phone can be powered directly from the access point. The versatility of the MR30H port configuration dramatically reduces the need for cabling infrastructure in multitenant dwellings, while still providing the ability to connect several wired and wireless devices to the network.
An integrated Bluetooth low energy radio provides seamless deployment of BLE beacon functionality and effortless visibility of BLE devices within range of the AP. The MR30H enables the next generation of location-aware applications and engagement right out of the box.
The MR30H’s sophisticated, automated RF optimization algorithms use a dedicated third radio to collect real-time, full-spectrum RF analysis data — which is continuously fed back to the Meraki cloud. The Meraki cloud then automatically tunes the MR30H’s channel selection and transmit power for optimal performance under the most challenging RF conditions.
No longer choose between a wireless intrusion prevention system (WIPS) and serving client data: thanks to the dedicated third radio, Air Marshal, a highly optimized built-in WIPS, scans continuously for threats and remediates them as commanded, all without disrupting client service. Alarms and optional auto- ontainment of rogue APs are configured via flexible remediation policies, ensuring optimal security and performance in even the most challenging wireless environments.
The MR30H features integrated, easy-to-use security technologies to provide secure connectivity for employees and guests alike. Advanced security features such as AES hardware-based encryption and WPA2-Enterprise authentication with 802.1X provide wire-like security while still being easy to configure. One-click guest isolation provides secure, Internet-only access for visitors. Our policy firewall (Identity Policy Manager) enables group or devicebased, granular access policy control. Meraki Teleworker VPN makes it easy to extend the corporate LAN to remote sites, without requiring all clients and devices to have client VPN software. PCI compliance reports check network settings against PCI requirements to simplify secure retail deployments.
The MR30H includes an integrated layer 7 packet inspection, classification, and control engine, enabling you to set QoS policies based on traffic type. Prioritize your mission critical applications, while setting limits on recreational traffic, e.g., peer-to-peer and video streaming.
Industry standard QoS features are easy to configure like Wireless Multi Media (WMM) Access Categories, 802.1p, and DSCP.
Despite its robust feature set, the MR30H is packaged in a sleek, low-profile enclosure that blends seamlessly into any environment.
When plugged in, the MR30H automatically connects to the Meraki cloud, downloads its configuration, and joins the appropriate network. The MR30H then self-optimizes, determining the ideal channel, transmit power, and client connection parameters. As necessary, it will also self-heal, responding automatically to switch failures and other errors.
*Refers to maximum over-the-air data frame rate capability of the radio chipset, and may exceed data rates allowed by IEEE Std 802.11ac-compliant operation.
The Meraki MR series is the world's first enterprise-grade line of cloud-managed WLAN access points. Designed for challenging enterprise environments, the MR access points use advanced 802.11ac and 802.11n technologies including MIMO, beam forming and channel bonding to deliver the throughput and reliable coverage required by demanding business applications.
The award-winning Cisco Meraki cloud management architecture provides powerful and intuitive centralized management, while eliminating the cost and complexity of traditional on-site wireless controllers. Seamlessly manage campus-wide WiFi deployments and distributed multi-site networks with zero-touch access point provisioning, network-wide visibility and control, cloud-based RF optimization, seamless firmware updates and more. With an intuitive browser-based user interface, Meraki WLANs configure in minutes without training or dedicated staff. Adding new sites to a network takes minutes, not hours or days, and there's no need to train additional staff to monitor or manage the remote networks. Meraki devices self-provision, enabling large campus and multi-site deployments without on-site IT.
Cisco Meraki access points are built from the highest grade components and carefully optimized for a seamless user experience. The outcome: faster connections, greater user capacity, more coverage, and fewer support calls.
Built for Performance
Enterprise-class 802.11ac and 802.11n APs feature high power radios and enhanced receive sensitivity. MIMO and integrated beamforming maximize capacity without sacrificing range.
Dedicated Security Radio
In addition to the high-power 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz client-serving radios, the Meraki MR34 packs a dedicated security radio. The radio:
Built from the ground up for multi-site networks, Meraki access points have revolutionized distributed branch wireless networking. Zero-touch deployments, multi-site visibility and control, and automated alerts make deploying, securing, and centrally managing branch networks a breeze.
The Meraki cloud-managed architecture enables plug and play branch deployments and provides centralized visibility and control across any number of distributed locations. Since Meraki MR series APs are managed entirely through the Meraki web-based dashboard, configuration and diagnostics can be performed remotely just as easily as they can be performed on-site, eliminating costly field visits. Each device downloads its configuration via Meraki's cloud, applying your network and security policies automatically so you don't have to provision them on-site.
Meraki Cloud Management Architecture
Every Meraki access point continuously and automatically monitors its surroundings to maximize WiFi performance. By measuring channel utilization, signal strength, throughput, signals from non-Meraki APs, and non-WiFi interference, Meraki APs automatically optimize WiFi performance of individual APs and maximize system-wide performance.
Meraki APs have been deployed and proven in the most demanding environments, supporting more than 100 users per AP and collectively serving hundreds of Megabits per second of user traffic to thousands of devices. By eliminating traditional hardware controllers, Meraki also eliminates the performance bottleneck that often chokes high-density wireless deployments.
By measuring utilization from neighboring APs, detecting WiFi signals from non-Meraki APs, and identifying non-WiFi interference, Meraki APs continuously stay on top of changing and challenging conditions. Tools such as real-time spectrum analysis and live channel utilization deliver immediate information on the RF environment at any part of the network. Even in dynamic environments, Meraki networks automatically detect and adapt to interference from non-WiFi sources.
Real-time and historical metrics ensure maximum system-wide performance. Wireless channels, AP output power, and client connection settings are automatically adapted to changing performance and interference conditions, eliminating the need for tedious manual adjustment of dozens of independent parameters.
Mesh networking, included in every Meraki AP, extends coverage to hard to wire areas and creates a self-healing network that is resilient to cable and switch failures, continuing to operate despite failures or configuration changes in the rest of the network, without the need for manual configuration or optimization.
User Analytics and Traffic Shaping
Live Troubleshooting Tools
Air Marshal: Real-Time Wireless Intrusion Prevention System
The MR series comes equipped with complete out-of-the-box enterprise class security. Segment wireless users, applications, and devices; secure your network from attacks and enforce the right policies for each class of users. A built-in stateful policy firewall, 802.1X/RADIUS support, and native Active Directory integration deliver fine-grained access control, while a guest access firewall provides secure, Internetonly guest WiFi in just one click. Integrated network access control (NAC) provides end-user anti-virus scanning for accurate client device posture asessment to protect your wired and wireless network against virus infections.
Indoor APs feature a radio dedicated to full-time scanning, rogue AP containment, and automatic RF optimization. With Air Marshal, it is possible to set up a real-time wireless intrusion detection and prevention system (WIDS/WIPS) with user-defined threat remediation policies and intrusion alarms, enabling secure wireless environments without complex setup or systems integration. Auto RF eliminates the need for manual RF configuration by scanning the environment for utilization, interference, and other metrics, and computing the optimal channel and power settings for every AP in the network. Meraki WLANs are fully HIPAA and PCI compliant.
Meraki cloud management provides the ability to customize and integrate splash pages onto each Meraki MR access point, with options for click-through or sign-on splash using your own RADIUS server or the Meraki cloud-based RADIUS user database. The Meraki MR series features a complete array of built-in captive portal tools, including a guest ambassador portal for new-user sign-on, splash sign-in tracking, application blocking and traffic shaping, free and paid tiers of access, integrated credit-card processing and prepaid codes generation, and splash by-pass for corporate-issued or recognized devices.
Powerful and intuitive multi-site management via the cloud, while eliminating the cost and complexity of traditional on-site wireless controllers.
The industry's only end-to-end solution which unifies WAN, LAN, wireless LAN, and mobile device management under a single pane of glass.
The Meraki dashboard mobile app, available for iOS and Android, is ideal for network management on the go.
Manage your entire Meraki infrastructure from anywhere
The Meraki MR series tracks probing MAC addresses from associated and non-associated clients. This data is exported in real time from the access points to Meraki's cloud for analytics; information is then calculated and then presented in the Meraki dashboard to display metrics such as user dwell-time, repeat visits and capture rate (people passing by vs. coming inside a site). This information can be used by retailers, hospitality, and enterprise customers to understand foot traffic and visitor behavior across sites, and can facilitate an optimization of opening hours, marketing initatives, and staffing policies.
CMX Location Analytics (for non-associated clients)
User-owned devices have exploded onto networks everywhere, with new iPads, Androids, and smartphones connecting every day. Meraki MR series APs feature built-in support for BYOD and make it easier than ever to securely track and support user-owned iPads, tablets, smartphones, and laptops – without extra appliances, licenses, or complex VLAN configurations. Using integrated Layer 7 client fingerprinting, client devices are automatically identified and classified, letting you distinguish between iPads and iPhones, device operating systems, and even manufacturer. Device-specific policies can be automatically applied to restrict, quarantine, or throttle userowned devices. Client fingerprinting combined with a heuristicsdriven reporting engine allows you to generate detailed reports of BYOD clients that have connected, measure the bandwidth and applications they've accessed, and even see their percentage of total traffic. Bonjour forwarding facilitates seamless discovery of Apple devices across VLANs, rounding out a full BYOD-centric feature set.
Complete with a free mobile device management (MDM) client agent called Systems Manager, monitor each of your organization's devices, showing useful metrics including client hardware/software information and recent location, and centrally manage your corporate devices with a great degree of granulaity; log in with remote desktop or command-line, push new applications, and remotely lock and erase devices.
Client Location Tracking
Device Reporting and Analytics
Device-Based Group Policies
Auto-Tunneling VPN Technology
Leveraging the Meraki cloud architecture, site-to-site VPNs can be enabled via a single click without any command-line configurations or multi-step key permission setups; Meraki cloud management automatically tunnels, hole punches, and configures devices to eliminate the complexity seen in traditional VPN setups. Complete with IPsec encryption, deploy the following architectural setups within minutes:
Distributed Packet Processing
Meraki devices execute packet processing at the edge. Each wireless access point features a high performance CPU that enforces layer 3-7 firewall policies, application QoS, network access control (NAC), and more. Meraki networks scale seamlessly: add capacity by simply deploying more APs, without concern for controller bottlenecks or choke points.
Every Meraki wireless access point is built with the packet processing resources to secure and control its client traffic, without need for a wireless LAN controller. Meraki APs are built with a high performance CPU, hardware-accelerated encryption, and extended memory resources to implement stateful firewall policies, voice and video optimization, and even layer 7 traffic classification and QoS.
|802.11ac & 802.11n Capabilities||
|Physical Dimensions||6.1” x 4.3” x 0.9” (155 mm x 110 mm x 23 mm), not including mount foot or mount plate|
|Weight||Weight: 14.4 oz (409 g)|
|Antenna||Integrated omni-directional antennas (3.7 dBi gain at 2.4 GHz, 4.8 dBi gain at 5 GHz)|
|Quality of Service||
|Warranty||Lifetime hardware warranty with advanced replacement included|
|Indoor Access Points|
|MR30H-HW||Cisco Meraki MR30H Cloud Managed AP
*Please Note: Cisco Meraki Enterprise license purchase required for each AP. Antennas are sold separately.
|Enterprise Cloud Controller Licensing and Renewal Licensing|
|Complete enterprise management feature set, including network access control, RADIUS authentication, multi-site management, guest access, diagnostics, monitoring, and traffic shaping. Includes enterprise-class phone support.|
|LIC-ENT-1YR||Cisco Meraki Enterprise Cloud Controller License, 1 Year, 1 AP|
|LIC-ENT-3YR||Cisco Meraki Enterprise Cloud Controller License, 1 Year, 3 AP|
|LIC-ENT-5YR||Cisco Meraki Enterprise Cloud Controller License, 1 Year, 5 AP|
|LIC-ENT-7YR||Cisco Meraki Enterprise Cloud Controller License, 1 Year, 7 AP|
|LIC-ENT-10YR||Cisco Meraki Enterprise Cloud Controller License, 1 Year, 10 AP|
|Cisco Meraki Accessories|
|MA-PWR-30W-US||Cisco Meraki AC Adapter for MR Wireless Access Points (US Plug)|
|MA-MNT-MR-H1||Cisco Meraki Replacement Mounting Kit for MR30H|
|MA-MNT-MR-H2||Cisco Meraki Surface Mounting Kit for MR30H|
|MA-MNT-MR-H3||Cisco Meraki Port Security Mounting Kit for MR30H|