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Cisco DNA for Switching - Subscription

A new era of secure, intelligent switching

Our innovative switching solutions handle the demands of new security threats, the evolving Internet of Things (IoT), and mobility integration. Get all of these innovations with our simple, flexible software subscription suites. Cisco DNA for Switching subscriptions simplify the purchase and use of our Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA) capabilities.

Intelligent switching for your evolving needs

Encrypted Traffic Analytics

Easily detect the threats hidden in encrypted network traffic.

Mobility and IoT readiness

Seamlessly onboard highly secure wired and wireless devices.

End-to-end segmentation

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

With Cisco DNA for Switching you can

Automate access across your network

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

Detect threats faster

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

Simplify converged networks

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

Software for your switching network

Learn about three simple, predefined offers to buy a subscription-based license for access switching software.

Three ways to buy

Choose one of three subscription offers. Available as a three-, five-, or seven-year subscription. Cisco Software Support Service (SWSS) is embedded with all these offers.

Cisco DNA Premier

Enable all Cisco DNA use cases such as Software-Defined Access and Encrypted Traffic Analytics. This offer includes Cisco DNA Advantage and Cisco DNA Essentials. It also includes the Cisco Base and Plus licenses for the Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE), and Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise.

Cisco DNA Advantage

Delivers policy-based automation with Software-Defined Access, monitoring, and assurance. This solution includes Cisco DNA Advantage and Cisco DNA Essentials. You need to buy ISE Base, ISE Plus, and Stealthwatch Enterprise to enable all Cisco DNA use cases.

Cisco DNA Essentials

You can enable basic automation, monitoring, and management with this offer.

Opening the way for Software-Defined Access

Learn how Cisco is pioneering software-defined access networks.

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Purchase the right software

Cisco DNA for Switching makes buying, managing, and upgrading your software easier.