What is Smart Software Licensing?
Discover a simplified experience for purchasing, deploying, and managing licenses. (3:35 min)
Simplify License Management
Use Smart Accounts to manage all your software entitlements. (PDF - 437 KB)
Simple. Flexible. Licensing.
Cisco Smart Software Licensing is a new way of thinking about licensing. It simplifies your licensing experience across the enterprise and adds flexibility. Say "goodbye" to product activation keys!
Smart Software licensing delivers visibility into your license ownership and consumption. Know what you own and how you are using it. Benefit from more straightforward, standardized offers, license platforms, and policies. Make more educated purchase decisions to lower your operational costs. Discover ease of deployment with automatic license activation.
This licensing model is:
- Simple :Procure, deploy, and manage licenses simply. Devices self-register, removing the need for product activation keys (PAK).
- Flexible :Pool license entitlements in a single account. Move licenses freely through the network–where you need them.
- Smart :Manage your license deployments with real-time visibility to ownership and consumption.
Simplify license and entitlement management and enjoy product self-registration.
An easy-to-use, intuitive interface gives visibility to assets across the enterprise.
Synchronize and manage your product licenses more securely and flexibly on-premises.
- Attend Live Smart Software Licensing ⁄ Smart Account Training
- Cisco Software Central
- Training Resources for Customers, Partners, Distributors, B2B
- Ease of Doing Business
- Smart Software Licensing At-a-Glance (PDF - 394 KB)
- Smart Software Licensing Top 10 Features and Benefits (PDF - 883 KB)
- Smart Software Licensing Customer FAQ (PDF - 217 KB)
- Cisco ONE
- Visit the Cisco Smart Software Licensing YouTube Channel
- Smart Licensing Agreement: Terms of Services (PDF - 361 KB)