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Cisco Catalyst 8000 Edge Platforms Family

Access hybrid and multicloud applications across your cloud, data center, and edge locations.

Features and benefits

Combining the best of Cisco SD-WAN and security, these intent-based networking (IBN) platforms are designed for scalability, flexibility, and secure connectivity. Optimized for a better user experience, the Catalyst 8000 Edge Platforms family helps you bridge the WAN edge and the cloud edge with accelerated SD-WAN and routing services, multilayered security, and edge intelligence.

Secure, connected experience

Industry-leading security and networking converged for an SD-WAN and secure access service edge (SASE) architecture across all layers

Cloud-native agility

Open and fully programmable for automation at cloud scale and for diverse microservices support

Business-first resiliency

Flexible services support and end-to-end analytics for easy adoption of evolving technology, such as 5G

Find the best Catalyst 8000 platform for you

View all platforms, or try the Cisco Router Selector to find the best platform for your needs. 

Catalyst 8000V Edge Software

Secure, multicloud connectivity made easy with automation, visibility, and control

Catalyst 8300 Series

Multidomain integration, SD-WAN services, and comprehensive security for the branch

Catalyst 8500 Series

Industry-leading performance for SD-WAN platforms, built with Cisco's third-generation, programmable QuantumFlow Processor

Deploy SD-WAN your way with Cisco DNA software

Simple, flexible software subscription suites help you access the latest software-defined WAN innovations and provide centralized management with security, application-aware policies, segmentation, and optimization for cloud connectivity.

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Solutions for your cloud edge needs

Cisco SD-WAN

Secure access service edge (SASE) architecture provides scalable SD-WAN security and VPN segmentation.

Cisco SD-WAN Cloud OnRamp

Simplify multicloud connectivity and optimize application performance.

SD-WAN security

Secure Internet access at the branch with scalable SD-WAN security and VPN segmentation.

5G enterprise technology

Prepare your wireless WAN for the next generation of cellular technology.

Accelerate your success with services from Cisco Customer Experience

Now you can adopt SD-WAN with ease and confidence, thanks to our expert resources.

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