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Cisco DNA Enrollment for Cisco Enterprise Agreement (EA)

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This overview is designed to help you understand the Cisco DNA enrollment available under the Cisco® Enterprise Agreement (EA).

What is the Cisco Enterprise Agreement

Software management is more complex than ever. The Cisco EA is a way to purchase Cisco subscription software that gets the right capabilities to the right people in an efficient and cost-effective way.

Benefits of the Cisco EA

The Cisco EA helps organizations buy, consume, and manage Cisco technology across the software portfolio with unified terms and conditions. With the Cisco EA, organizations can select from one or more enrollments to address their business needs. The Cisco EA enables customers to simply procure and flexibly deploy Cisco’s flagship Cisco DNA software suites across switching, wireless, and SD-WAN and routing.

Easy to buy

     Has no retroactive overage fees, with the industry’s only “True Forward” feature.

     Controls costs by providing investment protection for existing licenses and services as well as budget predictability for growth.

Easy to consume

     Scales to meet changing business needs with licenses that allow organic growth and provide updates and upgrades.

     Saves time through co-termination of software subscriptions.

Easy to manage

     Simplifies and centralizes licensing management with a cross-portfolio, co-terminated agreement covering your entire worldwide organization.

     Provides one workspace to see all the software subscriptions procured, deployed, and due for renewal.

Eligibility requirements

The minimum requirements to be eligible for the Cisco EA include:

     The Cisco DNA software subscription tier must be either Cisco DNA Premier or Cisco DNA Advantage.

     The minimum total contract value must be at least USD100,000.

     The term must be a 3- or 5-year agreement.


Cisco DNA Software subscription general capabilities for routers, switches, and wireless devices


Cisco DNA Software suite feature descriptions for routers, switches, and wireless devices


Software Support

The Cisco EA includes Software Support, which covers 24x7x365 Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) support; major, minor, and maintenance software release updates; and access to online resources. Software Support is entitled at the product-family level for each enrollment the customer is entitled to in the Cisco EA.

Special offers

The Cisco DNA enrollment for Cisco EA includes limited-time special offers such as enterprise networking multisuite discounts, free Cisco DNA Center appliances, ramp offers to get to full enterprise-wide coverage, and partner implementation services. Learn more.

How to buy

To buy a Cisco DNA enrollment for Cisco EA, contact your Cisco sales representative at https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/buy.html. When searching for eligible partners, choose View Advanced Search > Authorizations > EA Cisco DNA-Switching Wireless Routing.

Learn more

To learn more about the Cisco DNA software suites, visit https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/software/dna-software/index.html.

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