Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager

Manage a Converged Data Center Fabric

Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) is designed to help you efficiently implement, visualize, and manage Cisco Unified Fabric. It includes a comprehensive feature set, along with a customizable dashboard that provides enhanced visibility and automated fabric provisioning of dynamic data centers.

Converged LAN and SAN Networks Video Data Sheet

Video Data Sheet

Learn about unified manager for NX-OS. (3:58 min)

Video Guide to DCNM

Video Guide to DCNM

Learn how to deploy and use DCNM features for troubleshooting, resource planning, and configuration.

Features and Capabilities

Cisco Prime DCNM provisions and optimizes the overall uptime and reliability of your data center fabric. This advanced management product:

  • Provides self service provisioning of intelligent and scalable fabrics
  • Centralizes fabric management to facilitate resource moves, adds, and changes
  • Proactively monitors the SAN and LAN, and detects performance degradation
  • Opens northbound application programming interfaces (APIs) for Cisco and third-party management and orchestration platforms
  • Eases diagnosis and troubleshooting of data center outages
  • Simplifies operational management of virtualized data centers

Primary Benefits of Cisco DCNM

  • Offers intuitive, large-scale fabric visualization along with domain views
  • Provides cable plan validation and detection
  • Features a centralized image and configuration repository
  • Communicates with Cisco Prime Network Services Controller for physical and virtual service integration
  • Helps you resolve problems faster

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Converged Fabrics Made Easier

Converged Fabrics Made Easier

Manage your converged and separate LAN and SAN fabrics with Data Center Network Manager. (2:33 min)

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Packages to Meet Your Needs
Learn about different packages that you can license with Cisco DCNM. (PDF - 425 KB)

Product Support Services

Cisco Services can help you increase operational efficiency, lower support costs, and improve availability risk management.

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