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Your Network, Your Way
Your Network, Your Way
Cisco IOS and NX-OS Software Solutions

Cisco IOS and NX-OS Software Solutions

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Cisco Software Technology Solutions

This wide range of solutions takes advantage of the power, platform support, efficiency, and flexibility of Cisco Software.

Cisco Technologies Portfolio


Service Provider products for delivering and managing cable, DSL, Ethernet, and mobile networks.

Cisco IOS IP Mobility

Connect your mobile enterprise community.

Cisco IOS Security

Protection and safety that starts at the operating system and provides end-to-end enforcement.

Cisco IOS Software Activation

Fast deployment, easy roll-out, and centralized network management.

High Availability

Helping your network recover from faults with no effect on users or applications.

IP Multicast

Bandwidth conservation technology to deliver faster, more sophisticated services to more users and control server loads.

IP and Routing Services

Complete protocol interface support for improved availability, scalability, and connectivity


Transition from IPv4 to the newest intelligent, network-centric capabilities.

Management Instrumentation

Embedded instrumentation that accelerates new technology adoption and reduces downtime.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)

Build next-generation networks across your IP, Frame Relay, ATM, and Ethernet infrastructure.

Quality of Service (QoS)

Manage the delay, delay variation (jitter), bandwidth, and packet loss parameters on your network.

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

Provide and control user access through Layer 2 and Layer 3 products for IP and MPLS environments.

More Cisco IOS Technologies

Learn about more Cisco IOS technologies.

At A Glance

Innovate and develop with new networking software products, tools, and technologies that provide flexibility, new API Libraries, and consistency of features across IOS to NX-OS for better control, automation, and scale across Cisco routers, switches, servers, and more.

Service Container Fundamentals

Service Container Fundamentals

Increase your network reliability, simplify IT, and speed time to market. (4:35 min)

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Consistent Features, Better Usability.

Modular components and feature consistency across our platforms (Cisco IOS, IOS-XR, and NX-OS) are at the core of our new offerings. The ability to share software and maintain consistent features while allowing for reusable code, components and more helps your business, your network, and your teams automate tasks faster and create new services or applications easier than before.

Featured Case Study

IT Service Provider Brings 802.1X Security to Wired Network

Siemens IT Solutions and Services uses Cisco 802.1X security solution to control network access for mobile workforces.

NTTPC Communications Inc. Offers Auto Configuration for SP Managed Services

NTTPC Communications Inc. deploys Cisco Integrated Service Routers with IOS Embedded Event Manager to reduce overall cost of operations.

Global Business Analytics Leader Reduces WAN Network Costs

SAS uses Performance Routing to help ensure top performance for business-critical communications, while controlling costs.

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