This website uses cookies and by using the site you are consenting to this.

Managed Cisco Meraki SD WAN from SAS

Move confidently to Cisco Meraki SD WAN with the peace of mind of a managed service

Our Managed Meraki SD WAN networks take the effort and risk out of moving to SD WAN.

Find out how businesses like yours solve their network problems with Cisco Meraki SD WAN.

Download brochure

cisco-meraki-white

 

Trusted by these companies for Managed WAN:

customer logos21
customer-logos44
customer logos25
customer logos16
logos17
Marshalls-01

Find out what is included in the Managed Meraki SD WAN service

Download brochure

We offer SD WAN from an industry leading vendor, alongside advanced Hybrid Networks and a world- leading monitoring platform to give you the best network, the best application performance, the least hassle and the best price we can possibly deliver. We manage your carriers so that you don’t have to!

  • SD WAN overlay from Cisco Meraki - one of the leading vendors in the market

  • On a global Hybrid Network underlay blending multiple technologies from multiple carriers

  • Built-in gateway to cloud and other applications

  • All visible in a single pane of glass

  • With the peace of mind of a fully managed service

  • Options for co-management on both underlay and overlay

  • Global Managed service to free your IT team to deliver value to the business

Diagram - Meraki

 

Useful resources

 Managed Meraki
SD WAN Brochure

Front cover mockup

Guide 
DIY vs Managed SD WAN

Front cover mockup-8

SAS recognised as a Top 10 SD WAN provider

Awards23

What's included?

Consultation and Design

Our Technical Design service helps you to scope a solution that fully meets your needs. We help you shape the technical architecture, infrastructure, applications, and the selection of carriers and vendors. This will give you an SD WAN design that works with your applications, your cloud platforms and your underlay.

Hardware

We can handle everything from ordering and licensing, through staging, configuration, and deployment to the setup of your end-point devices. These are also photographed in-situ for future reference and on-boarded into our monitoring platform. Your hardware is fully protected by break-fix maintenance.

Deployment

We use proven people, processes and systems to take the disruption
and risk out of installing your SD WAN network. Deployment includes technical project management, carrier provisioning, network engineering and then setup and tuning of the SD WAN overlay.

Monitoring

We marry the Meraki SD WAN management portal with world-beating management and monitoring of your underlay and the rest of your infrastructure and applications. Our advanced monitoring, alerting and reporting helps identify and fix network and application performance issues, and plan for the future. We offer a unique common portal: you see what we see, whether that’s performance, issues or change requests.

Incident and Problem Management

We raise 95% of key issues proactively, and we manage those through to resolution using from our 24x7 UK based Network Operations Centre. We provide root cause analysis and corrective action following incidents. Issues are tracked on your portal.

Change Management

We offer controlled changes to reflect the changes you need to make to your network and to keep it up to date. Change requests are visible on your portal. We store device configurations securely, to assist with change control and service restoration.

Automated patches and upgrades

We provide automated, scheduled upgrades to ensure your devices have the latest features and security patches.

Expert guidance and support

We provide expert named resource to help you shape your network and infrastructure, deal with problems and plan for the future.

And a service that customers LOVE; our Net Promotor Score is consistently over 70!

For more information about this, please download our brochure

Download brochure

FAQ's

We are an award-winning provider of Managed WAN services.  Our management service has managed the networks of hundreds of customers, both directly and behind the scenes where we have underpinned major telco services.

We are proud of our ability to offer reference customers who can speak to potential customers directly about our service.   Please ask!

We have been acknowledged as a top 10 SD WAN vendor in the UK by Enterprise Networking Magazine.

That's a great question!   We have written a comprehensive guide to help you choose between DIY and Managed SD WAN.  You can find it here.

The price of a managed SD WAN service covers a wide range of components, such as access circuits, devices, SD WAN licence, professional services, monitoring and management. The Meraki costs are included within the overall managed service charge for our Managed Meraki SD WAN service. One of the attractions of Meraki is that it includes multiple functions for a competitive price compared with other hardware vendors. This is reflected in the price of our managed service.

SD WAN vendors typically charge a combination of hardware plus licence. To illustrate the vendor cost comparisons, the three-year total cost of ownership of a Meraki SD WAN device sized for 200 users would be of the order of 60% of some similarly-sized, premium-priced devices from other vendors.

Yes! Some Cisco Meraki devices come with WiFi built in, and we can provide additional access points to provide full coverage of your buildings, as part of the service. SAS is one of the leading providers of WiFi installations in the UK, surveying and installing WiFi nationwide on behalf of organisations such as BT WiFi.

Our Cisco Meraki Managed SD WAN service uses Meraki MX series devices, which provide firewall functionality. Moreover, SD WAN provides security by setting up encrypted tunnels between sites.

Meraki is part of Cisco, which is one of the world's most established and trusted brands for secure networking and is considered by Gartner to be one of the leading vendors in the SD WAN space.

Our Cisco Meraki Managed SD WAN service uses Meraki MX series devices, which provide firewall functionality. Moreover, SD WAN provides security by setting up encrypted tunnels for all traffic.