Advantages of a Cloud Managed Wireless Network

Small businesses face many challenges; especially during times of growth. Whether due to a merger, an acquisition, or simple success, this is especially important when a small business expands beyond a single location.  It is often the case that when a second location is necessary, they need it up and running yesterday.  Old networking solutions [...]

By |2019-04-25T12:09:13-05:00April 2nd, 2019|Advisory Services|0 Comments

Keep An Eye On Your Business Security: Making IT Your Company’s 6th Man

On Wednesday, March 20th, Peters & Associates partnered with Cisco Meraki to share ways IT can be your company's 6th man. The idea of the "IT 6th Man" came from your typical 5-man starting line-up in basketball, with the 6th man being your supporting player - relied on for his skillset or to take the [...]

By |2019-03-25T16:24:05-05:00March 20th, 2019|Collaboration|Comments Off on Keep An Eye On Your Business Security: Making IT Your Company’s 6th Man

Small Business Wi-Fi Solutions – Ease of Management is Key

Many small businesses in the Chicago metro area face the same challenges with their Wi-Fi. Consumer-grade hardware is commonplace.  Performance is often poor.  And management is usually a pain. These issues get even worse as small businesses grow. But there is hope. Challenge #1 – Consumer-Grade Hardware When it comes to Wi-Fi networking equipment, there [...]

By |2019-04-02T18:44:11-05:00March 12th, 2019|Advisory Services|Comments Off on Small Business Wi-Fi Solutions – Ease of Management is Key

Cisco Meraki – Small Business Networking Solution

New branch locations, aging hardware, guest mobile device management can stress small IT departments, and by so doing, expose the organization to greater vulnerabilities. A streamlined networking solution helps to safely address that business risk through: Distribution and deployment tools, Performance optimization configurations, Guest wireless access policy management, and dvanced analytics. Cisco Meraki offers a [...]

By |2019-04-02T18:46:29-05:00March 6th, 2019|Cloud Architecture, Infrastructure Services, Managed Services|Comments Off on Cisco Meraki – Small Business Networking Solution

Meraki Security

Cisco Meraki pairs the industry's largest-scale cloud networking service with innovative security products to help protect your business. The Cisco Meraki cloud service powers over tens of thousands of networks worldwide and connects millions of devices. These include a diverse set of Meraki security products like cloud managed security cameras with remote video access as [...]

By |2019-03-04T11:09:11-05:00March 1st, 2019|Monthly Focus|Comments Off on Meraki Security

Meraki Cameras in the Enterprise

Business owners are increasingly feeling the need to have a record of what transpires on their premises for safety reasons and for legal protection.  Security cameras can help provide an accurate and indisputable record of activity and can also act as a deterrent for theft or other losses simply by their presence.  There are several [...]

By |2019-02-27T12:02:44-05:00February 28th, 2019|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Meraki Cameras in the Enterprise

Cisco Meraki Cameras

The Cisco Meraki product line is a full family of networking and security solutions.  Peters &Associates is an expert in the design, deployment, and maintenance of the full Cisco Meraki line.  Recently, our customers have shown great interest in the MV series (Cameras) and MR (Access Points) for: Their simplicity of deployment / managementThe fact [...]

By |2019-02-06T10:33:12-05:00February 6th, 2019|Monthly Focus|Comments Off on Cisco Meraki Cameras

Meraki Guest Wireless Access Made (REALLY) Easy

The shortest path between two points is a straight line, but is it always the right answer? Want to spin up a new SSID, give it access to the Internet and call the guest wireless problem on your network solved?  Over the years, this is one (albeit cheap) way organizations have been allowing guest access [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:44:36-05:00December 13th, 2018|Infrastructure Services|Comments Off on Meraki Guest Wireless Access Made (REALLY) Easy