Cisco Meraki MR Access Points - Enterprise to Advanced Subscription License Upgrade - 1, 3 and 5 Years License Validation. Cisco Meraki devices use the Meraki Cloud for centralized management and control. The Meraki Cloud is licensed on a "per device, per year" basis. NOTE: In order to use the new MR Advanced & Upgrade License Umbrella integration the following prerequisites have to be met: 1. The organization where the integration will be used must have the Meraki Per-Device Licensing (PDL) model enabled. 2. Each network using the integration must have a valid MR Advanced or MR Upgrade + device (Enterprise) license assigned for every access point. 3. All access points in the dashboard network must be running MR 26.1+ firmware.