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Cisco DNA Software for Switching

A new era of secure, intelligent switching

Our simple, flexible software subscription suites give you innovative switching solutions. Manage the demands of new security threats, the evolving Internet of Things (IoT), and mobility integration. Software subscriptions simplify the purchase and use of our Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA) capabilities.

Intelligent switching for your evolving needs

How can you keep pace with your enterprise network's expanding demands as technologies and requirements change? Cisco DNA subscriptions help your IT staff stay in control of needs now and in the future. All software can be purchased via a Cisco Enterprise Agreement or individually, and managed simply with a Cisco Smart Account.

Automate with confidence

Provide access to users, devices, and applications, without compromising security.

See the invisible

Detect threats hidden in encrypted network traffic and respond quickly via security embedded in the access network.

Simplify converged networks

Gain easy scalability and operational simplicity through converged wired and wireless access.

Be ready for mobility and IoT

Seamlessly onboard highly secure wired and wireless devices.

Segment with ease

Keep users, devices, and application traffic separate without redesigning your network.

Compare Cisco DNA licensing

Let Cisco manage updates and threats, helping to keep your network secured. Get simplified drag-and-drop centralized management with flexible 3-, 5-, or 7-year subscription terms. All switching subscriptions include Cisco Software Support Service (SWSS).

Not what you need? Maybe Cisco ONE perpetual software for switching is right for you.

Cisco DNA Essentials

Cisco DNA Advantage

Cisco DNA Premier

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Key features

Networking essentials including base automation, monitoring, and easy management.Get all Cisco DNA Essentials features plus Cisco SD-Access, Encrypted Traffic Analytics, and Cisco DNA Assurance.Get all Cisco DNA Advantage features plus enable all Cisco DNA use cases with Cisco Identity Services Engine and Stealthwatch.
Centralized management
Automation and provisioning
Secure connectivity
Analytics and assurance 
Policy and security  

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