Products & Services

Networking Software (IOS & NX-OS)

    • Your Network, Your Way

      Your Network, Your Way.

      • We build better software based on your feedback. Discover what´s new with APIs, features, modular components, and more.

    • Cisco IOS Software

      Cisco IOS Software

      • Integrate technology, services, and hardware support with network infrastructure software used around the world.

    • Cisco IOS XE Software

      Cisco IOS XE Software

      • The evolution of Cisco IOS Software and IOS XE Software -- optimized for enterprise and service provider services.

    • Cisco IOS XR Software

      Cisco IOS XR Software

      • Self-healing, self-defending, always-on operating system provides a foundation for network and service convergence.

    • Cisco NX-OS Software

      Cisco NX-OS Software

      • Full-featured, modular, and scalable operating system offers high availability, simplified operations, and flexibility.

Cisco IOS and NX-OS Software Solutions

Cisco IOS Software

Run Cisco IOS Software to add choices and opportunities to your network.

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Cisco IOS Software Technology Solutions

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

Cisco IOS 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.

Software for Your Network and Beyond

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.

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.

Your Network, Your Way. One Amazing Toolkit.

onePK (One Platform Kit) is Cisco's new easy-to-use development kit that combines robust features of IOS, IOS-XR, and NX-OS across Cisco routers and switches via one abstraction layer. With onePK:

  • Create new or enhance existing applications and services.
  • Orchestrate, manage, automate, control, and scale your current ones.
  • Extend network data via APIs to new platform layers.
  • onePK will be available in limited trial and to early adopters soon.

Languages You Love, Tools of Choice

The new API sets in onePK enable access to consistent features and functionality across Cisco routers, switches, servers, and more. Use the language and tools that work best for you or the project you're working on. Extend the data that your business needs from your network to new abstraction layers to improve usability, flexibility and develop applications and services faster than before.

Featured Case Study

  1. 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.

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