Cisco IOS XE

Software for an evolving network

Cisco IOS XE is an open and flexible operating system optimized for the future of work.

As the single OS for enterprise wired and wireless access, aggregation, core, and WAN, Cisco IOS XE reduces business and network complexity.

Features and benefits


Developed with resilience in mind, Cisco IOS XE reduces planned and unplanned downtime.


Cisco IOS XE helps protect against modern cyberattacks. Its enhanced platform integrity, security, and resilience yield trustworthy data.


Cisco IOS XE enables model-driven programmability, application hosting, and configuration management, automating day-to-day tasks.

Products supported by Cisco IOS XE

Drive results with a more secure, resilient network

Deploy faster with a strategic plan, migration strategy, and roadmap. Drive operational excellence with services to help improve security and visibility.