A small business was looking to cut costs of regular lines by implementing a VOIP solution. In this day and age that makes perfect sense - so an action plan was put in place.
Setting up a new edu network from scratch has its own challenges. Mostly the network concerns revolve around data capabilities in high density environment. This is an example of such a deployment, and basic breakdown of hardware needs.
Meraki, now owned by Cisco has a good reputation in the business world, however, they are by far most costly solution anyone can deploy. They strictly operate on subscription basis and even though you technically pay for hardware, you can never use it unless your subscription allows you to.