Cisco Meraki cloud-managed networking lowers operational costs and improves customer experience. Whether you’re a retailer or an installer, this kind of statement is bold and Cisco Meraki know exactly how to back themselves up.
The Cisco Meraki range is made up of access points, switches and security appliances produced to optimise network distribution across multiple retail locations. So how do they back up their claims?
Through PCI-compliant architecture, mPOS and Guest WiFi access has been integrated to provide central visibility and control. Reducing the need for excess hardware or software. What’s more Cisco Meraki have developed an intuitive system, reducing the need for those mundane and time consuming training programs. So for your boss, you’re not “wasting” time as it now only takes minutes to become familiar with the cloud architecture.
As you may (or may not) be familiar, Cisco Meraki brings the quality synonymous with the Cisco brand – to the party. While offering up the complete solution.
The Cisco Meraki line provides a complete solution for retail
This single solution offers retailers full dynamic analytics. Allowing the retailer to turn customers into loyal promoters.
- Measure presence by tracking the number and types of connected clients
- Customize sign-on splash pages and integrate network sign-on with your CRM database via Meraki’s extensible APIs
- Drive store visits through targeted, timely offers to mobile devices
- Increase foot traffic and lengthen dwell time with in-store mobile customer engagement
- Identify client shopping trends by analyzing user web traffic
- Push apps and offers to customers through integral Bluetooth radio and antenna on the MR32 and MR72
As previously mentioned, Cisco Meraki integrates mPOS and Guest WiFi access in to a single PCI compliant architecture. To some, this may make you sceptical, after all security is paramount. But, verification protocols will be sure to allay these fears.
Simplify and streamline your Level 1 PCI audit with PCI Compliance Verification:
- PCI DSS Level 1 certified cloud networking platform
- Built-in compliance checking to validate network configuration
- Air Marshal detects and neutralizes wireless threats
- Integrated stateful firewall segregates customer and non-privileged users from the cardholder data environment
- Complete enterprise-class authentication and user management toolkit
- Daily 3rd party penetration testing of cloud management platform
What’s more, your customer can then receive the modern high level experience when shopping. Bought on by the secure, branded guest WiFi to improve shopper experience with WiFi access.
- Built-in firewall provides guest access securely isolated from the LAN
- Customize shopper experience with branded splash pages
- Empower shoppers to check in-store or online inventory and receive suggestions based on product interest
- Social media integration expands customer experience and awareness
Cloud Management provides DWR with ease of deployment, ease of management, and complete visibility and control across 50 sites.