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CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager 1.3

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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 1.3 Features

Feature

Benefits

Simplified licensing

Simplifies the ordering, licensing and install process enabling customers to get their NCM systems up and running more easily

Enhanced software image management

Enables automated software image management with recommendation, validation, synchronization, automatic image download, and automatic rollback on error

End-of-sale/end-of-life reporting and alerting

Provides up to date information on devices and modules that have reached end-of-sale/end-of-life status in the network (currently supports Cisco® devices only)

Interface provisioning and management

Facilitates speedy and accurate interface management through sophisticated interface search and provisioning capabilities

Policy and compliance manager enhancements

Provides ability to automate compliance on an "as-running" basis as well as the traditional "as-configured" basis

Usability improvements for policy rule creation

Dramatically reduces the need for regular expressions for creating rules

Advanced scripting enhancements

Provides the ability to mask sensitive information when using command scripts

Support for Simple Network Management Protocol version 3 (SNMPv3) and IPv6

Facilitates configuration and change management of the latest secure and cutting
edge networks

Search and filtering enhancements

Facilitates searching and filtering on policies, compliance, and interfaces

Device and configuration management enhancements

Provides users a lot more flexibility and ease of use in device configuration

Network autodiscovery

Eliminates manual administration of devices

Network diagram

Eases troubleshooting

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
• Helps ensure consistency of network inventory database using CiscoWorks Device Credential Repository (DCR)-for example, device list and credentials may be imported into CiscoWorks NCM

Security management

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

Advanced workflow and approvals

Facilitates 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

Connectors with third-party software

Includes connectors with HP OpenView NNM, Remedy AR, Smarts InCharge, HP Service Desk, and CA Unicenter

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.

Availability

CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager 1.3 is orderable on November 26, 2007, and begins shipping on December 3, 2007.

Ordering Information

Table 2 lists ordering information. CiscoWorks NCM 1.3 is available for purchase through regular Cisco sales and distribution channels worldwide. To place an order, visit the Cisco Ordering Homepage.

Table 2. Ordering Information for CiscoWorks NCM 1.3

Part Number

Product Description

CWNCM-1.3-CORE-K9

CWNCM Core software only

CWNCM-1X-INC100

CWNCM incremental core license for 100 managed nodes 

CWNCM-1X-INC500

CWNCM incremental core license for 500 managed nodes 

CWNCM-1X-INC1K

CWNCM incremental core license for 1000 managed nodes 

CWNCM-1X-INC2.5K

CWNCM incremental core license for 2500 managed nodes 

CWNCM-1X-INC5K

CWNCM incremental core license for 5000 managed nodes 

CWNCM-1X-INC10K

CWNCM incremental core license for 10K managed nodes 

CWNCM-1X-INC25K

CWNCM incremental core license for 25K managed nodes 

CWNCM-1.3-HA-K9

CWNCM High availability software only

CWNCM-1X-HAINC100

CWNCM incremental high availability license for 100 nodes 

CWNCM-1X-HAINC500

CWNCM incremental high availability license for 500 nodes 

CWNCM-1X-HAINC1K

CWNCM incremental high availability license for 1000 nodes 

CWNCM-1X-HAINC2.5K

CWNCM incremental high availability license for 2500 nodes 

CWNCM-1X-HAINC5K

CWNCM incremental high availability license for 5000 nodes 

CWNCM-1X-HAINC10K

CWNCM incremental high availability license for 10K nodes 

CWNCM-1X-HAINC25K

CWNCM incremental high availability license for 25K nodes 

CWNCM-1X-INC100=

CWNCM incremental core license for 100 managed nodes 

CWNCM-1X-INC500=

CWNCM incremental core license for 500 managed nodes 

CWNCM-1X-INC1K=

CWNCM incremental core license for 1000 managed nodes 

CWNCM-1X-INC2.5K=

CWNCM incremental core license for 2500 managed nodes 

CWNCM-1X-INC5K=

CWNCM incremental core license for 5000 managed nodes 

CWNCM-1X-INC10K=

CWNCM incremental core license for 10K managed nodes 

CWNCM-1X-INC25K=

CWNCM incremental core license for 25K managed nodes 

CWNCM-1X-HAINC100=

CWNCM incremental high availability license for 100 nodes 

CWNCM-1X-HAINC500=

CWNCM incremental high availability license for 500 nodes 

CWNCM-1X-HAINC1K=

CWNCM incremental high availability license for 1000 nodes 

CWNCM-1X-HAINC2.5K=

CWNCM incremental high availability license for 2500 nodes 

CWNCM-1X-HAINC5K=

CWNCM incremental high availability license for 5000 nodes 

CWNCM-1X-HAINC10K=

CWNCM incremental high availability license for 10K nodes 

CWNCM-1X-HAINC25K=

CWNCM incremental high availability license for 25K nodes 

CWNCM-1.3-SAT-K9=

CWNCM Satellite single instance proxy software for remote distribution

CWNCM-1X-CONOV-K9=

CWNCM connector with HP OpenView 

CWNCM-1X-CONAR-K9=

CWNCM connector with Remedy AR 

CWNCM-1X-CONIN-K9=

CWNCM Connector With SMARTS InCharge

CWNCM-1X-CONSD-K9=

CWNCM connector with HP Service Desk 

CWNCM-1X-CONUC-K9=

CWNCM connector with Unicenter 

Service and Support

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For More Information

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