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Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module

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Automate network configuration and setup

APIC-EM is a central part of Cisco Digital Network Architecture. It delivers software-defined networking to the enterprise branch, campus, and WAN. Its simple user interface lets you automate policy-based application profiles. With this module, IT can respond rapidly to new business opportunities. 

What Cisco APIC-EM can do for you

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Deploy network devices faster

Automate device deployment and provisioning across the enterprise.

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Provide a programmable network

Enable developers to create new applications that use the network to fuel business growth.

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Increase productivity

Use policy-based automation to deliver services to the network based on business priority.

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Offer a great application experience

Real-time network assurance helps ensure a consistent application experience.

Applications

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Cisco Enterprise Service Automation (ESA)

Automate deployment and provisioning of physical and virtual network services on any platform.

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Cisco Intelligent WAN (IWAN)

Automate branch router configuration and management with software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) technology. 

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Plug-and-play (PnP)

Deploy Cisco enterprise routers, switches, and wireless controllers without the need for human intervention.

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Path trace

View paths to simplify and accelerate the task of troubleshooting connectivity problems. 

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Easy QoS

Use quality of service (QoS) to prioritize applications across your network in minutes.

How to get started with APIC-EM

Download the software

Download the software

APIC-EM can be downloaded at no charge. No license is required.

Install and configure

Install and configure

You can install APIC-EM on an APIC-EM appliance or virtual machine. Get the instructions.

License applications

License applications

You can buy applications through Cisco ONE Software.

Services

Smart Net Total Care

Reduce downtime with expert support and tools to help you solve problems faster and increase your productivity.

Network Optimization Service

Simplify processes and gather network insights. Then spend your time innovating and improving customer experiences.

Migration Support Services

Reduce the risk of operating with unsupported, aging technologies while you plan and implement migration projects.

Simplify network automation

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"With Cisco DNA, I can easily deploy services to a branch office. I can add WAN optimization and security services on demand and modify them as needed, without having to do it box by box. It’s fully automated and saves me time and money."

Markus Voegele, Senior Network Architect, IBM Aviation Industry Services
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Fast IT transforms the network

See how SDN enables IT agility with simplicity, openness, and innovation.

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Digital-era network design

Our open, software-based approach helps you prepare for new opportunities at digital speed.

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News and events

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Create an agile network

See how the latest APIC-EM features can massively simplify your enterprise network.

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Begin your digital transformation

Learn why more than 1400 customers have used APIC-EM for software-defined networking.

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Meet the developer community

Connect with your peers and learn more about coding APIs for APIC-EM.

Resources

Data Sheets and Literature

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