Unified Fabric

Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation

Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation

Significantly simplify virtual machine and physical server deployment. (5:21 min)

Simplify Operations Through Superior Integration

Cisco is continuing to evolve its Unified Fabric portfolio, with the introduction of Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation innovations. These simplify fabric management, optimize fabric infrastructure, and automate provisioning across physical and virtual environments. You gain unsurpassed operational simplicities through superior integration. The new innovations offer:

Optimized Fabric Infrastructure for Enhanced Efficiency and Scale

Optimized spine-leaf topologies feature enhanced forwarding, distributed control plane, and integrated physical and virtual. They help enable any network anywhere, supporting transparent mobility for physical servers and virtual machines, plus network extensibility. You benefit from extensible resiliency, with smaller failure domains and multi-tenant scale.

Simplified Fabric Management with Open APIs for Ease of Operations

Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager 7.0 offers centralized fabric management across both physical servers and VMs. It provides automated network provisioning, common point of fabric access, and host, network, and tenant visibility. Open APIs allow for better integration with orchestration and automation tools, in addition to cloud platforms.

Automated Provisioning for Greater Agility

Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation (DFA) helps enable network automation and provisioning, to simplify both physical servers and virtual machine deployments and moves across the fabric. It uses network admin-defined profile templates for physical and VM projects.

When a server admin provisions VMs and physical servers, instances of network policies are automatically created and applied to the network leaf switch. As VMs move across the fabric, the network policy is automatically applied to the leaf switch.

Simplify Operations

Simplify Operations

Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation optimizes data centers through superior integration.

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