Design Zone for Secure Data Center Portfolio

Secure Data Center Solution Portfolio

As enterprise businesses transform their data centers and accelerate their journey to the cloud, they are also challenged to add services and capitalize on new business opportunities.

Meanwhile, they face an unprecedented rise in targeted custom attacks known as advanced security threats (APTs). Today's data center operational models have seen a 3000 percent increase in network connections per second and over 100,000 new security threats every day.

Unfortunately, traditional security solutions have been complex and fragmented across the enterprise, making businesses reluctant or unable to address these risks.

You need a strategy to solve these problems and a solution that can protect your business now and in the future.


The Secure Data Center for the Enterprise Solution Portfolio provides design and implementation guidance for enterprises that want to deploy physical and virtualized workloads in their data centers. Using our solutions can provide exceptional protection to address today's advanced data 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 Secure Enclave Architecture

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

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Cisco ASA Clustering with FirePOWER Services

This design—now updated for multi-site clustering—brings application awareness and data protection to the data center fabric and network services. Application security and delivery are key operational fundamentals in the data center; however, managing policies for application workloads has created a significant operational challenge. This solution leverages a new approach by mapping users to data center assets in a way that provides consistency, simplification, and scalability, plus advanced threat protection across the fabric.

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Cisco Threat Management with NextGen IPS

Provides a comprehensive set of capabilities for a threat management system. Taking a unique approach, the CVD examines how attackers approach data centers and illustrates how customers can integrate Cisco FirePOWER appliances into their architectures to defend against cyber threats.

Cisco Cyber Threat Defense for the Data Center

Understand how to detect threats already operating in an internal network or data center. This solution uses network telemetry to provide deep and pervasive visibility across the data center to help security operators understand the how, what, when, and where of network traffic to identify suspicious and anomalous activities.

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