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Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module

Automate network configuration and setup

APIC-EM is a central part of Cisco Digital Network Architecture. It delivers software-defined networking to the enterprise branch, campus, and WAN. Its simple user interface lets you automate policy-based application profiles. With this module, IT can respond rapidly to new business opportunities. 

What Cisco APIC-EM can do for you

Deploy network devices faster

Automate device deployment and provisioning across the enterprise.

Provide a programmable network

Enable developers to create new applications that use the network to fuel business growth.

Increase productivity

Use policy-based automation to deliver services to the network based on business priority.

Offer a great application experience

Real-time network assurance helps ensure a consistent application experience.

Cisco DNA Center

Cisco DNA Center is a central dashboard for managing your network. You can easily design, provision, apply policy, and assure network services with full visibility across the entire network.


Cisco Enterprise Service Automation (ESA)

Automate deployment of physical and virtual network services on any platform.

Plug-and-play (PnP)

Deploy Cisco enterprise routers, switches, and wireless controllers without human intervention.

Path trace

View paths to simplify and accelerate troubleshooting of connectivity problems.

Easy QoS

Use quality of service (QoS) to prioritize applications across your network in minutes.

Integrity Verification

Obtain integrity measurements from monitored devices, evaluate these measurements for correctness and unexpected changes, and get visibility into the results.

Cisco Active Advisor

Simplify network discovery and find security alerts that apply to your devices.

Cisco SD-Bonjour

Enable policy-based Apple Bonjour discovery and distribution across a user-defined network.

Could you defend a network here?

Explore new gaming levels. See how easy it is to manage Cisco network solutions. Be sure to register to qualify to win.

QoS without the pain?

Not many people like configuring quality of service. Automating it can cut the process from months to minutes.

How to get started with APIC-EM

Download the software

APIC-EM can be downloaded at no charge. No license is required.

Install and configure

You can install APIC-EM on an APIC-EM appliance or virtual machine. Get the instructions.

License applications

You can buy applications through Cisco ONE Software.

Network automation saves time and money

"QoS rollouts were once 6-month projects costing over $200,000. With Cisco APIC-EM EasyQoS, we will go from months to minutes with nominal costs."

Brian McEvoy, Senior Network Engineer, Symantec


Smart Net Total Care

Reduce downtime with expert support and tools to help you solve problems faster and increase your productivity.

Network Optimization Service

Simplify processes and gather network insights. Then spend your time innovating and improving customer experiences.

Migration Support Services

Reduce the risk of operating with unsupported, aging technologies while you plan and implement migration projects.

Cisco DNA

Our open, software-driven approach constantly learns. Constantly adapts. Constantly protects.​

News and events

Create an agile network

See how the latest APIC-EM features can massively simplify your enterprise network.

Innovating automation and EasyQoS

Cisco Engineer Tim Szigeti finds his passion in developing groundbreaking technologies.

Meet the developer community

Connect with your peers and learn more about coding APIs for APIC-EM.


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