Cisco Meraki Secure SD-WAN

AireSpring Cisco Meraki SD-WAN with Firewall

AireSpring Cisco Meraki SD-WAN with Firewall is an economical solution that provides standard SD-WAN functionality, with an integrated next-generation firewall to ensure your business is protected from external threats. It delivers a fully managed, easy-to-deploy solution, including complete design engineering, dedicated project management, and white-glove implementation and support from our team of technology experts. This innovative and customizable package helps companies of any size overcome challenges to success in today’s online environment, leveraging advanced SD-WAN features and functionality.

Lower operational costs and improved resource usage for multi-site deployments allow network administrators to use bandwidth more efficiently, ensuring:

Optimized bandwidth using low-cost public broadband or internet

Highest level of performance for critical applications

Industry-leading unified threat management (UTM)

Consistent application security and data privacy protection

Improved automation and self-provisioning

Fast deployment, operational efficiency, and reduced IT complexity work to optimize your communications networks, together with AireSpring’s nationwide, end-to-end managed connectivity and professional services.


Expand Your Bandwidth

SD-WAN can enhance your internet connection by using low-cost, public broadband or internet connectivity to expand your bandwidth with active/active routing.


Scale and Grow with Ease

Accommodate and respond to rapid business growth by quickly deploying new branches or connecting remote locations to your central headquarters without the longer installation times that can come with traditional WAN solutions such as MPLS.


Reduce Branch Costs

SD-WAN’s centralized, cloud-based software reduces the cost of provisioning, maintenance and local network staff, and simplifies branch-office networking.


Simplify WAN Management

SD-WAN offers the ease, flexibility, and control of centralized configuration. Gain access to your entire WAN, see network performance, and increase network visibility with centralized WAN management.

A Cost-Effective, Custom Engineered Solution

Our Network Solutions Engineering team partners with you to determine the best SD-WAN package for your business. We also ensure that your custom policies are accommodated to help reduce potential gaps in security. Each SD-WAN appliance arrives on-premises pre-configured to meet your unique specifications, eliminating the need for expert IT staff to install, configure, and manage the device.

AireSpring Cisco Meraki SD-WAN with Firewall

100% Cloud Managed Security & SD-WAN for a complete connectivity and threat management solution

The AireSpring Network Operations Center (NOC)

Get 24/7/365 real-time monitoring using AireNMS. Benefit from our proactive ticket initiation, management, and resolution by the AireSpring NOC in the event of a network alert.

Application optimization

Layer 7 traffic shaping and application prioritization optimize the traffic for mission-critical applications and user experience.

Transport independence

Apply bandwidth, routing, and security policies across a variety of media (internet, 3G or 4G LTE) with a single consistent, intuitive workflow.

Intelligent path control

Dynamic policy and performance based path selection with automatic load balancing for maximum network reliability and performance.

Secure connectivity

Integrated Cisco Security threat defense technologies for direct internet access combined with IPsec VPN to ensure secure communication with cloud applications, remote offices, or datacenters.



AireSpring White Glove SD-WAN Professional Services

  • Includes implementation design and engineering. We will design (pre-sales), deploy (provisioning), and support (customer service/NOC) your SD-WAN solution at no additional cost.
  • Plus, we provide branch deployment support via pre-configuration of SD-WAN edge boxes.

Free Network Monitoring 24/7/365

  • 24/7/365 real-time monitoring by the AireSpring Network Operations Center (NOC), using AireNMS.
  • Proactive ticket initiation, management, and resolution by AireSpring NOC in the event of a network alert.

Free Third Party Circuit Support

  • AireSpring will proactively open repair tickets on behalf of customers for their non-AireSpring, internet-only circuits. Not offered by many vendors. Only available at a premium cost by the few that do.

Free access to the Cisco Meraki Dashboard

  • Free Access to Cisco-Meraki Dashboard provided (notification required when ordered).

WAN Failover

  • Every appliance supports multiple WAN uplinks with seamless, automatic failover for protection against connection outages.
  • Optional HA warm spare failover ensures the integrity of service at the appliance level. In the event an appliance goes offline, a secondary device will automatically take over.

3G/4G Failover

  • Traffic will be redirected to a 3G/4G interface in the event of a connectivity failure.
  • Requires existing circuit or new 3G/4G plan (sold separately).

Advanced Firewall and Unified Threat Management (UTM)

  • Next Generation Managed Firewall with UTM features such as Intrusion Detection & Prevention, URL Filtering, Anti-Virus, Anti-Phishing and Advanced Malware Protection.
  • Comprehensive, multi-layered security that safeguards your network and data assets against viruses, malware and emerging cyber threats.
  • Control outbound and inter-network traffic using firewall rules.

Maximum WAN Links

  • 2 uplinks supported. Traffic distribution over multiple pathways (internet, cellular), with built-in load balancing and automatic failover capabilities.

IPsec Virtual Private Networking (VPN)

  • Provides the ability to quickly interconnect locations over inexpensive broadband circuits.

Traffic Shaping

  • Provides the ability to prioritize network traffic so that heavy-use applications or those requiring a significant amount of bandwidth to operate do not impact other users on the network.

Per Flow Load Balancing

  • Rule-based per flow load balancing. Packets of the same flow go over the same link.

Cisco Meraki SD-WAN with Next Generation Firewall

White Glove Services

AireSpring provides managed network and security services that ensure your traffic is routed correctly and safeguards your network against viruses, malware, and cyber threats. Every AireSpring-provided Cisco Meraki SD-WAN appliance includes 24/7 white glove support and basic network and security management.

Our Cisco Meraki SD-WAN with Next Generation Firewall delivers a fully managed, easy-to-deploy networking and security solution, including complete design engineering, dedicated project management, and white glove implementation and support from our team of technology experts.



Basic Firewall Support & Management

Pre-sale analysis and design


Our Solutions Engineers review every SD-WAN order to ensure the network is properly designed based on each customer’s specific requirements.


Initial setup and configuration of network and security settings

Your firewall comes pre-configured and is ready to route your traffic and protect your network and company information.


Customers can request read or read/write access to the Cisco Meraki SD-WAN dashboard

For customers with their own IT or security staff, AireSpring can provide read-only access to each device or write access for changes to both network and security settings.


24/7 support for network/SD-WAN configuration changes

AireSpring allows you to call our Service Assurance team for changes to your network/SD-WAN settings.


Security/Firewall Management Support

Configure Unified Threat Management (UTM) features

AireSpring will configure each device using standard settings for all UTM services. Customer can call us 24/7 to request changes to the default settings.


Up to 4 calls per month free $150 per call for any additional calls

A Comprehensive Solution with Personalized Service

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Steve Pasmanik

Steve Pasmanik is a highly accomplished, forward-looking business professional with a progressive and diverse background encompassing Operations, Sales, Strategy Development, Marketing, Customer Care, and Product Management. He currently leads AireSpring’s Service Delivery and Service Assurance teams. Prior to joining AireSpring, Steve enjoyed a wide-ranging career with AT&T where he held various management leadership positions. Steve served as Assistant Vice President for AT&T’s Partner Solutions Team where he led their multi-billion-dollar service management organization across the Alliance, ACC, AT&T Partner Solutions and Wholesale division in support of AT&T’s post-sale indirect organization. Previously, Steve served as the Assistant Vice President for AT&T’s Centralized Sales Operations Team for Global Business Solutions. Steve also led the governance and operational management for the 6,000+ employee sales organization overseeing sales operations for $40B+ of annualized revenue. Prior to this assignment, Steve led AT&T’s Premier Client Groups Sales Operations and Channel Marketing, AT&T’s Select Sales Performance and Effectiveness Organization.

Mike Chase

Mike Chase serves on AireSpring’s executive team in the role of Senior VP of Solutions Engineering. He is a telecom veteran with deep expertise in advanced SD-WAN networking and related technologies. Mike leads AireSpring’s Solutions Engineering team which serves as a full-service network engineering resource to our channel partners and their enterprise clients. Mike brings experience across a vast portfolio of other telecom/VoIP, networking, datacenter and cloud services enterprises. He has over 25 years of experience designing complex datacenters worldwide during his work with such firms as Wells Fargo Bank, IBM, Mobil Oil Corporation, Union Oil, LA Cellular, Capitol Records, Equant, AT&T, Broadcom, Experian, tamCloud, dinCloud and others. In addition, Mike, also known as Dr. Cloud, is a published author of many online magazine articles, columns and blogs. He holds 20+ industry certifications, such as the prestigious Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE# 7226), Linux LPIC3, VMware Certified Professional (VCP #26676) and others, along with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree in law from California Southern University. He previously co-founded and was former CTO of several cloud ventures, including one of the first Cloud Service Providers (CSP) to offer hosted virtual desktops worldwide.

Ellen Cahill


Ellen Cahill is a strategic marketing expert with more than 20 years of proven results in the technology and software industry. She has served as Vice President of Marketing for Natural MD Search, VP of Product Marketing for IT Security provider Beyond Trust, and VP of Marketing for mobile solutions provider Thinque. Ellen is accomplished in relaunching acquired companies under new corporate brands to accelerate revenue and integrating products lines into existing product portfolios. She is recognized as a highly savvy marketing guru with specialties including Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), cloud computing, enterprise software, product marketing, lead generation and social media.

Rod Rummelsburg


Rod Rummelsburg brings extensive experience in intellectual property, corporate and commercial Law, litigation and alternative dispute resolution to AireSpring including over 15 years of managing the transactional, litigation, negotiation and IP/patent needs of several domestic and international telecommunications and Internet companies.   Mr. Rummelsburg has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in multimillion dollar litigation matters in California, numerous state and federal courts and various appellate courts including the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal.  As in-house counsel at American Tower Corp. (NYSE: AMT), formerly Interpacket Networks, Inc., Mr. Rummelsburg managed telecommunications, regulatory, and legal issues for subsidiaries and customers in approximately 125 countries.  Additionally, Mr. Rummelsburg has negotiated and structured telecommunication deals with numerous foreign government-owned utility companies.  Mr. Rummelsburg is admitted to practice law in all federal and state courts in California and is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.   Mr. Rummelsburg has a comprehensive understanding of all phases of software development, having worked for many years at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, TRW and Hughes Aircraft designing and developing software communications and information systems.  After earning a BA from UCLA, Mr. Rummelsburg graduated with honors from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA with a MS in Computer Science and earned a J.D. degree with honors from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA.

David Lonstein


Mr. Lonstein previously ran the Customer Service Division at ADDTEL Communications and has 20 years of experience in all aspects of the telecommunications industry, including customer service, repair, and product management. Since joining AireSpring, he has been deeply involved in the company’s growth as the Director of Customer Service and later the Vice President of Carrier Relations. In his current role as Executive Vice President of Product Management, Mr. Lonstein oversees product development and management, special pricing, and the QuoteSpring proposal generation platform.

Tony C. Lonstein


With over 30 years experience in international trading, Mr. Lonstein was the former co-founder and Chairman of ADDTEL Communications. Mr. Lonstein was responsible for the overall strategic direction for ADDTEL. Mr. Lonstein was involved in extensive negotiations with major carriers, including AT&T and MCI, as well as with major customers, which included such company as Earthlink Network. Mr. Lonstein’s prior experience includes the complex structure of several multinational trading agreements, as well as international import/export and commodities trading.

Russ Shipley

Russ Shipley is a seasoned leader in the industry with 35+ years of experience. Prior to joining AireSpring, Russ held a variety of executive positions at TPx (formerly TelePacific), most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Prior to assuming the COO role, Russ  served as the Executive Senior Vice President of Wholesale, Engineering and Operations and Network Services at TPx,  providing senior leadership at TPx for over 15 years. Before to joining TPx, Russ served as President of Wholesale, Chief Network Services and as New Technology Officer at Mpower Communications Corporation. Russ has also held several leadership positions with Global Crossing, Frontier Corporation and Rochester Telephone Corporation with a dedicated focus in service, operations, engineering, technology, construction, sales, and business development groups. Russ holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and an MBA with a concentration in Operations Management from the University of Rochester.