SolarWinds MSP has integrated its N-central RMM solution with Cisco Meraki’s line of networking products.
The new capability, which expands upon previous integration with the Cisco Meraki Marketplace, utilizes Meraki’s Dashboard API to discover and monitor routers, switches, and access points automatically from inside N-central dashboards. Technicians will also receive notifications and alerts in N-central, and see connectivity, traffic, and license warranty reporting data.
“Cisco Meraki offers a comprehensive set of cloud solutions that give IT providers the opportunity to streamline and simplify the digital workplace, a goal that has never been more paramount as the definition of the workplace is in flux. Daily shifts from work from home and returning to the office require an elastic office space and IT infrastructure,” said Mav Turner, group vice president of products for SolarWinds MSP, in a press statement. “This goal is fully aligned with SolarWinds MSP, as we work to empower MSPs to more easily fulfill a market need that has spiked almost overnight. As MSP customers seek their help more than ever, we believe the integration with Cisco Meraki and N-central will play another important role in supporting them.”
Integrations like the one announced today are designed to reduce the number of times administrators must swivel from N-central to another tool while resolving tickets. SolarWinds MSP integrated its RMM tools with Microsoft’s Intune management platform in July for the same reason.
“SolarWinds N-central is known for its power as a remote monitoring and management solution that centralizes the ability for an MSP to see and manage everything from one easy-to-use dashboard,” said Marc Inderhees, Cisco-as-a-Service Sales Acceleration Leader at Cisco, in prepared remarks. “We are excited about the new integration of Cisco Meraki with N-central to give SolarWinds MSP partners a direct path for discovering and monitoring Cisco Meraki devices in their SolarWinds dashboard, so they can focus more of their time and energy on taking care of the businesses they support. Working with SolarWinds and its MSP partners will provide our mutual customers with even more opportunities to thrive and succeed.”
N-central is one of two RMM system from SolarWinds MSP, along with the cloud-based SolarWinds RMM.