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Meraki Wi-Fi 6 Family is certified!

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Meraki Wi-Fi 6 Family is certified!

All three of the newest Meraki Wi-Fi 6 APs are now Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6™. You can find the products listed here.

 

  • MR36: Cisco’s first 2×2 Wi-Fi 6 access point
  • MR46 is our newest 4×4 Wi-Fi 6 access point
  • MR56 is our best-in-class 8×8 Wi-Fi 6 access point

These access points feature the capabilities of Wi-Fi 6 that will help propel organizations to the future of connectivity with immense performance and capacity improvements. (UL/DL OFDMA, UL/DL MU-MIMO, TWT, BSS Color, WPA3)

 

From our Director of Product Management, Jayanthi Srinivisan:

"Our world is becoming increasingly hyper-connected, and what gets me really excited about Wi-Fi 6, beyond the huge improvements in capacity and performance is the support for 2.4 GHz band and the power consumption improvements. With the Wi-Fi Alliance and the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6 certification program, we can ensure peak performance for all devices with next-generation WPA3 security, no matter the use case. Whether for a factory, a stadium, or an office building, Cisco Meraki customers can be confident that deploying a Wi-Fi 6 network will deliver a secure, simple and superlative experience.” 

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Re: Meraki Wi-Fi 6 Family is certified!

You should get this published on the main blog.

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Re: Meraki Wi-Fi 6 Family is certified!

Thought I would give the community the sneak peak 😉

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Re: Meraki Wi-Fi 6 Family is certified!

Which firmware are the APs certified with?

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Re: Meraki Wi-Fi 6 Family is certified!

That's great news, how about the other MR rugged outdoor APs? When will those be certified?

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Re: Meraki Wi-Fi 6 Family is certified!

@PhilipDAth If you click on the certificate logo in the link, it shows the firmware version. 

 

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Re: Meraki Wi-Fi 6 Family is certified!

Congratulations! Does this mean that features like OFDMA will become enabled in our APs soon? I did a packet capture on 26.7 and didn’t see DL or UL-OFDMA support being advertised under HE capabilities.
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This is good news

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Re: Meraki Wi-Fi 6 Family is certified!

this is great news! even during this crisis my company is looking at opening a new branch!

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Does this mean the 2 MR55s I purchased in January can be exchanged for the MR56?

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Re: Meraki Wi-Fi 6 Family is certified!

Where did you hear that? MR45/55 are still supported APs with a subset of WI-FI 6 features. Ever since WI-FI 5 there’s been so many optional features that almost every AP ends up supporting a subset and not literally every feature. Unfortunately the communications could’ve been clearer about what will and won’t be supported. 

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Re: Meraki Wi-Fi 6 Family is certified!

I didn't hear that. Just simply asking. Shame on me for purchasing the latest and greatest, to have it replaced by something newer in a relatively short time. And yes, I agree, Meraki shouldn't have pushed the MR55 as their Wi-Fi 6 AP when it truly isn't 100% Wi-Fi 6 base on my understanding. Furthermore the MR55 is been pushed to the bottom of the Wireless Page as "AX Compatible". I know this will be a supported device, but does Meraki plan to still produce MR55 when the MR56 is the same price? 

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Oh totally I sympathize with being surprised by the MR46/56 release, not dismissing that at all. 

I am just pointing out that WiFi 6 compatible, CERTIFIED, and “100% WiFi 6” are all different things and to date no AP supports all the WiFi 6 features, while the MR45/55 did support some key WiFi 6 features like DL-OFDMA, TWT, and MCS10/11. 

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Re: Meraki Wi-Fi 6 Family is certified!

good luck with that

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