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CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager 1.2

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Product Overview

CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager (NCM) tracks and regulates configuration and software changes throughout a multivendor network infrastructure. It provides superior visibility into network changes and can track compliance with a broad variety of regulatory, IT, corporate governance, and technology requirements. CiscoWorks NCM helps IT staff identify and correct trends that could lead to problems such as network instability and service interruption. Table 1 lists the primary features of CiscoWorks NCM.

Table 1. CiscoWorks NCM Features

Feature

Benefits

Configuration and change management

• Increases uptime
• Eases audit of configuration changes
• Improves control of network resources

Audit and compliance management

• Includes expansive modeling of regulatory, corporate, IT, and technology policies
• Provides visibility into network's compliance with policies
• Identifies critical risks and violations
• Prioritizes triage of compliance violations

Integration with CiscoWorks applications

• Includes cross-launch capabilities between CiscoWorks NCM and other CiscoWorks applications such as CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution (LMS), Home Page, Device Center, and CiscoView
• Allows user to run scripts to register with CiscoWorks servers
• Ensures consistency of network inventory database using CiscoWorks Device Credential Repository (DCR)-for example, device list and credentials may be imported into CiscoWorks NCM

Software image management

Enables combination of network configuration, change, compliance, and Cisco IOS® Software and Cisco Catalyst® OS image management

Security management

• Enables role-based access control and lock down
• Includes centralized access control list (ACL) management

Advanced workflow and approvals

Enables real-time process enforcement

Multivendor support

• Supports thousands of device models or versions from Cisco and 35 other vendors
• Frequent and easy-to-deploy device driver releases

Alert Center

Subscription service that complements the NCM software offering. CiscoWorks NCM Alert Center content, such as security compliance policies in NCM format and product extensions, is uploaded into CiscoWorks NCM Alert Center and is hosted at a Cisco.com URL for subscribers to download into CiscoWorks NCM.

New Features

CiscoWorks NCM 1.2 is a new minor release that includes the following new features:

• Automated Cisco.com product license registration enabling:

– Flexible licensing

– Incremental node license registration

– Incremental feature license registration (for example, high availability, satellite, connectors)

• Optional subscription to CiscoWorks NCM Alert Center content packs that complements the NCM software offering and can be downloaded from the Cisco.com NCM Alert Center Web page into the NCM application:

– Security compliance policies

– Product extensions

• Subscribers have access to and can download content packs into NCM.

• New connector with third-party network management product:

– Remedy AR

Availability

CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager 1.2 begins shipping in January 2007.

Ordering Information

Table 2 lists ordering information for CiscoWorks NCM 1.2.

Table 2. Ordering Information for CiscoWorks NCM 1.2

Product Description

Part Number

CiscoWorks NCM core license, includes 100 managed nodes

CWNCM-1.2-CORE-K9

CiscoWorks NCM incremental core license for 100 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-INC100

CiscoWorks NCM incremental core license for 500 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-INC500

CiscoWorks NCM incremental core license for 1000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-INC1K

CiscoWorks NCM incremental core license for 2500 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-INC2.5K

CiscoWorks NCM incremental core license for 5000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-INC5K

CiscoWorks NCM incremental core license for 10,000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-INC10K

CiscoWorks NCM incremental core license for 25,000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-INC25K

CiscoWorks NCM high-availability license, includes 100 managed nodes

CWNCM-1.2-HA-K9

CiscoWorks NCM incremental high-availability license for 100 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-HAINC100

CiscoWorks NCM incremental high-availability license for 500 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-HAINC500

CiscoWorks NCM incremental high-availability license for 1000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-HAINC1K

CiscoWorks NCM incremental high-availability license for 2500 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-HAINC2.5K

CiscoWorks NCM incremental high-availability license for 5000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-HAINC5K

CiscoWorks NCM incremental high-availability license for 10,000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-HAINC10K

CiscoWorks NCM incremental high-availability license for 25,000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-HAINC25K

CiscoWorks NCM satellite single instance proxy for remote distribution

CWNCM-1.2-SAT-K9

CiscoWorks NCM connector with HP OpenView NNM

CWNCM-1X-CONOV-K9

CiscoWorks NCM connector with Remedy AR

CWNCM-1X-CONAR-K9

CiscoWorks NCM incremental core license for 100 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-INC100=

CiscoWorks NCM incremental core license for 500 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-INC500=

CiscoWorks NCM incremental core license for 1000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-INC1K=

CiscoWorks NCM incremental core license for 2500 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-INC2.5K=

CiscoWorks NCM incremental core license for 5000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-INC5K=

CiscoWorks NCM incremental core license for 10,000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-INC10K=

CiscoWorks NCM incremental core license for 25,000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-INC25K=

CiscoWorks NCM incremental high-availability license for 100 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-HAINC100=

CiscoWorks NCM incremental high-availability license for 500 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-HAINC500=

CiscoWorks NCM incremental high-availability license for 1000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-HAINC1K=

CiscoWorks NCM incremental high-availability license for 2500 managed nodes

CWNCM1X-HAINC2.5K=

CiscoWorks NCM incremental high-availability license for 5000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-HAINC5K=

CiscoWorks NCM incremental high-availability license for 10,000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-HAINC10K=

CiscoWorks NCM incremental high-availability license for 25,000 managed nodes

CWNCM-1X-HAINC25K=

CiscoWorks NCM satellite single instance proxy for remote distribution

CWNCM-1.2-SAT-K9=

CiscoWorks NCM connector with HP OpenView NNM

CWNCM-1X-CONOV-K9=

CiscoWorks NCM connector with Remedy AR

CWNCM-1X-CONAR-K9=

For More Information

For more information about CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager, visit http://www.cisco.com/go/cwncm or contact your local account representative or ask-ncm-pm@cisco.com.