Category Archives: Wireless

January 19, 2015
Author: James Willard

Meraki – “Low Power Mode”

Meraki - "Low Power Mode"

As the Meraki product line gets more engrained into enterprise networks its going to touch Cisco switching that uses the proprietary CDP (Cisco Discovery Protocol) layer 2 broadcast identification protocol. CDP is very useful when trying to identify what device is plugged in where. CDP has an industry counterpart, called LLDP (Link Layer Discovery Protocol). These protocols basically do the same thing, only one is made for everyone and the other is specific to Cisco only. Meraki, having been acquired by Cisco back in 2012 is still integrating…