Meraki MX105-HW

Hardware SKU for the Meraki MX105 Firewall

MX105-HW is the official SKU from Cisco Meraki for the Meraki MX105 firewall. It can be difficult for the normal buyer or consumer to find the actual MX105-HW SKU for the Meraki MX105 firewall.

If you are trying to competitively price shop various Cisco Meraki partners or sellers, you need this MX105-HW SKU for the Meraki MX105.

The Meraki MX105 firewall makes for a great platform for routing and firewall functions for up to larger size organizations. The model offers a great value proposition when you look at the MX105 overall throughput levels. Businesses have been quick to adapt this model series from Cisco Meraki due to its availability to capitalize on higher available ISP speeds in most US geographic markets.

The premium models of the Meraki MX line-up are a great platform for client managed IT services support. Managed service providers have the option of selling the equipment outright to businesses, or can run a pure network-as-a-service model where the IT service provider takes ownership of the device and provides management services to the client with no hardware cost or ownership responsibilities involved. This type of model has become popular in tech-heavy cities like Austin, where various Austin managed services providers compete using a variety of IT services configurations as a way to attract businesses.



Cisco Meraki MX105 Security Appliance


Powerful Security and SD-WAN for the Branch & Campus; Recommended for up to 750 user/device deployments


The Cisco Meraki MX105 is an integrated router, next-generation firewall, traffic shaper, and Internet gateway that is centrally managed over the web. The MX105 offers an extensive feature set, yet is incredibly easy to deploy and manage. Intuitive web-based administration eliminates specialized training and dedicated staff, and cloud-based centralized management provides seamless multi-site networks, automatic firmware upgrades, and much more.

The MerakiĀ MX105 is an enterprise security appliance designed for distributed deployments that require remote administration across Medium branch environments.

It is ideal for network administrators who demand both ease of deployment and a state-of-the-art feature set. The Meraki Dashboard allows for simple and easy deployment of the MX105 with minimal pre-configuration in almost any location.

Additional information

Weight 15 lbs
Dimensions N/A

2 x SFP+ / 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports dedicated for the WAN uplink
1 x RJ45 / 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port dedicated for the WAN uplink
1 x RJ45 / 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port with PoE+ capabilities dedicated for the WAN uplink
4 x RJ45 / 1 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
2 x SFP+ / 10 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
1 x RJ45 management port for local status page access
1 x USB 3.0 port for cellular modem back up
Stateful firewall throughput: 3 Gbps
Firewall throughput with Advanced Security features: 1.5Gbps
Recommended maximum clients: 750

Cloud-based management

Managed centrally over the Web
Classifies applications, users and devices
Zero-touch, self-provisioning deployments

Networking & Security

Stateful firewall
Auto VPN self-configuring site-to-site VPN
Powerful SD-WAN capabilities
Active Directory integration
Identity-based policies
Client VPN (IPsec)
Smart link bonding

Traffic shaping & application management

Layer 7 application visibility and traffic shaping
Application prioritization
Web caching
Choose WAN uplink based on traffic type

Advanced security services

Content filtering
Geo-based IP firewall
Google SafeSearch and YouTube for Schools
Intrusion detection & prevention (IDS/IPS)
Advanced Malware Protection (AMP)
Cisco Threat Grid


1 Year Advanced Security, 3 Year Advanced Security, 1 Year Enterprise/Basic, 3 Year Enterprise/Basic



The Meraki MX105 Firewall can be remotely deployed & synchronized across thousands of sites within minutes.


Comprehensive Security in a Single Box

Every Meraki MX105 Firewall supports several features, like a stateful firewall & integrated Sourcefire intrusion prevention (IPS) engine, to keep networks secure. Threat definitions & filter lists are seamlessly updated for bleeding-edge protection.

Built-in SD-WAN

Software-defined WAN capabilities in every security appliance reduce operational cost & improve resource usage for multi-site deployments.



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