Dedicated radio for continuous monitoring
Cisco Meraki access points feature a third radio dedicated to continuously and automatically monitoring surroundings to maximize Wi-Fi performance. By measuring channel utilization, signal strength, throughput, signals from non-Meraki APs, and non-WiFi interference, Cisco Meraki APs automatically optimize WiFi performance of individual APs and maximize system-wide performance.
By measuring utilization from neighboring APs, detecting WiFi signals from non-Meraki APs, and identifying non-WiFi interference, Cisco 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, Cisco Meraki networks automatically detect and adapt to interference from non-802.11 sources.
Adaptive configuration for optimal performance
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.