Cisco Secure Data Center Solution

Performance with Protection

Design Your Data Center for Today's Advanced Threats

Performance with Protection

Cisco Data Center Security Accelerates Your Business

Systemize Threat Defense

Get the Cisco Threat Management with Next Gen IPS solution design guide.

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Address Data Security Threats

Get the Cisco Single Site Clustering with TrustSec solution design guide.

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Visibility to Detect Threats

Get the Cisco Cyber Threat Defense for the Data Center solution design guide.

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Cost-Effectively Improve Security

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Key benefits:

Ease of Provisioning

Deploy new, highly secure services in hours, not weeks. Take full advantage of the benefits of the Cisco ASA 5585-X Adaptive Security Appliance and Security Group Tags and reduce manual firewall rule policy management.

Maximum Performance

Get eight times the performance compared to competitive firewalls. Experience enhanced availability and resilience through shared virtual port channel and Cisco FabricPath innovations with Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches.

Actionable Security

Extend a chain of trust from the user to the application through Security Group Tags. Threats are blocked before they can disrupt data center services through Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) solutions.

Cisco Data Center Security Products

Cisco Secure Data Center for Enterprise Portfolio

The Cisco Secure Data Center for the Enterprise is a portfolio of solutions that provides design and implementation guidance for businesses that need the best protection available to address today's advanced security threats.

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The solution portfolio covers a number of interrelated solutions that can help security and system architects, network design engineers, advanced specialists, and customers:

Cisco Threat Management with NextGen IPS

This solution provides a comprehensive set of capabilities for a threat management system. Taking a unique approach, it examines how attackers approach data centers and illustrates how customers can integrate the Sourcefire NextGen IPS platform into their architectures to defend against cyber threats.

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Single-Site Clustering with Cisco TrustSec

This solution connects key technologies, products, and associated architectures to bring application awareness to the data center fabric and network services. It provides:

  • Simplified operations
  • Increased high availability
  • Enhanced security throughout the fabric
  • Flexible scalability
  • And more

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Cisco Cyber Threat Defense for the Data Center Solution

Get guidance for detecting threats already operating in an internal network or data center. The solution provides deep and pervasive visibility, allowing security operators to understand the "how, what, when, where, and how" of network traffic to identify suspicious and anomalous activities.

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Cisco Secure Enclave Architecture

Learn how you can create a more flexible, functional, and secure application environment within your data center. This solution provides a uniform foundation that can help you protect against compromise while delivering a simplified, standardized, and trusted approach for the management of shared resources.

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Cisco Virtual Multi-Service Data Center (VMDC)

Cisco Virtual Multi-Service Data Center (VMDC) helps secure the Cisco Unified Data Center (UDC), which hosts mission-critical applications and sensitive data. Cisco UDC improves the economics of the data center by unifying computing, storage, networking, virtualization, and management into a single, fabric-based platform. This platform is designed to:

  • Increase operating efficiencies
  • Simplify IT operations
  • Provide business agility

Tightly integrated with UDC are security controls provided by:

  • Market-leading firewall
  • VPN
  • Hardware-accelerated intrusion prevention system (IPS)
  • Appliances and applications for the virtual and multi-tenant environment

This VMDC environment is intuitive, powerful, and highly secure. It provides superior, real-time protection for critical information assets. A Cisco VMDC for data center design guide can help you get started.

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