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Containers and Microservices


Expect nothing less.

Unprecedented agility for developers. Unparalleled efficiency in your data center operations. The benefits of containers are undeniable. The key is to enjoy these benefits without "container-silos" and without compromising your networking and security requirements.

Adopt containers with confidence

  • Agility

    Build, ship, and run apps faster.
  • Efficiency

    Run lean. Run more.
  • Flexibility

    Avoid container silos.

Explore our solutions

Uniform containers networking

Deploy container networking

Enable choice and flexibility with consistent networking on any orchestrator, on any networking backend, across any infrastructure. And it’s 100% open source.

Cisco Validated Design

Design with confidence

We have partnered with Docker to create validated solution designs so you can confidently accelerate container adoption and lower risk.

Docker certified

Contiv is certified by the Docker Certification Program which recognizes products that excel in quality, collaborative support, and compliance. Certification image is available for download at the Docker Store.

Container management can be easier

Container management can be easier

Really -- it can. Cisco Container Platform helps you get a handle on it once and for all.

SAP Ariba moves faster with Contiv

SAP Ariba uses Contiv

"Contiv works across different environments not just in bare-metal… Contiv policies get pushed into the ACI fabric… so I get all that flexibility goodness at line speed."

John Mitchell, Chief Architect, Platform, SAP Ariba

Meet our experts

Cisco and Docker CVDs

Where rubber meets the road

Vish Jakka outlines the results of a joint effort between strategic partners and the open source community.

Contiv 1.0

What’s new with Contiv?

What is Contiv 1.0 and how can you get it? Amit Sharma describes a dramatically simplified experience.

Developing cloud native apps

The new cloud native pattern

Ken Owens walks through a successful journey towards cloud native.