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THE NETWORK. INTUITIVE.

Introducing an entirely new era of networking.

What can it do for you?

It anticipates and responds faster than ever before, instantly turning business intent into business results. It is informed by context; the more we apply it, the more intuitive it gets. Constantly learning. Constantly adapting. Constantly protecting. So you can spend less time and budget on maintenance and more on innovation.

 

Context

Understands the who, what, when, where, and how of everything in your network.

Intent

Moves from manual to automated at scale, making it possible to manage millions of devices in minutes.

Intuitive

Delivers actionable, predictive insights. This is machine learning at scale.

THE NETWORK. INTUITIVE. Built on Cisco DNA.

Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) delivers intent-based networking solutions and services that turn network traffic data into actionable insights. It helps you make business decisions faster, mitigate more security threats, and manage the unprecedented scale of connected devices and services more easily.

Explore the components of DNA in our interactive diagram below.

Built on Cisco DNA Cisco ONE Software D N A S o f t w a r e C a p a b il i t i e s NEW: DNA Center DNA Virtualization NEW: Software-Defined Access NEW: DNA Analytics and Assurance NEW: DNA Center C l ou d S e r v i c e M a na g e m e n t NEW: Software-Defined Access A u t o m a t i o n NEW: DNA Analytics and Assurance A n a l y t i cs DNA Virtualization V i r t ua l i z a t i o n NEW: Catalyst 9000 Switches NEW: Catalyst 9000 Switches D N A - R e a d y P h y s i c a l a n d V i r t ua l I n f r a s t r u c t u r e NEW: Network Security with Encrypted Traffic Analytics NEW: Network Security with Encrypted Traffic Analytics S e c u r i t y

Solutions that matter for your organization

Discover the top 6 reasons to choose DNA. See our validated design guides. Get end-to-end guidance and expertise with Services for Enterprise Networks.

Automate your network

Automate your network

Provide business agility and scale by automating one policy across the entire access network.

Lower WAN costs

Reduce your OpEx without compromising performance, security, or reliability.

Predict performance

Increase productivity and troubleshoot faster with machine learning to deliver actionable insights.

Detect and mitigate threats

Address threats and vulnerabilities anywhere on your network—including encrypted traffic analytics (ETA).

Featured products

Choose physical or virtual networking products and services that help you unlock the full value of DNA.
We also offer networking solutions for small and midsized businesses.

Routing

Routing

Find routers for networks of all types and sizes. Our DNA-ready routers support any application, anywhere.

Switching

Switching

Our network switches give you a DNA-ready network foundation that is simple, automated, and secure.

Wireless

Wireless

Explore our DNA-ready access points and wireless controllers for all types of deployments.

Network Security

Network Security

Detect and mitigate threats faster with simple, open, and automated security embedded in your network.

Improve your results with our services

DNA Advisory Service

Create a strategic plan for technology, people, and processes. Identify areas to address during network transformation.

Network migration

Speed your refresh and reduce delays using proven methods, automated tools, and best practices.

Training

Find a range of courses to build the knowledge and skills you need to implement and manage your DNA solutions.

Software support

Resolve solution-level issues 43 percent faster than product support alone.

Transforming Industries. The Network. Intuitive.

"The Catalyst 9000 has exceeded NASA’s mission-critical requirements for security and segmentation…and at twice the performance."

Eric Latta, Solutions Architect, NASA

"Cisco Catalyst 9000 and IOS XE drive a powerful combination of automation, simplicity, and analytics, arming IT to easily scale with the business into new markets."

Gary Price, Network Engineering Manager, SAP Concur

"SD-Access is transformational in how our IT can securely and remotely provision cruise ships around the world."

Michael Giresi, Chief Information Officer, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
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