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Cisco ACI for Data Center

Cisco ACI Anywhere, the industry-leading SDN solution, facilitates application agility and data center automation.

Cisco ACI 5.0 for a changing world

Future proof your networks in these challenging times. We have extended ‘ACI Anywhere’ to enable automated service provider capabilities for 5G, new capabilities for Cisco’s Cloud ACI, and Day 2 ops.

What Cisco ACI offers

Automate for scale

Achieve automation through common policy for data center operations.

Accelerate to multicloud

Extend consistent policies across multiple on-premises and cloud instances.

Network protection

Pervasive security aids business continuity and disaster recovery.

Assurance and insights

Transform operations in data center networks to a fundamentally more proactive model and automate troubleshooting, root-cause analysis, and remediation.

The power behind Cisco ACI


High-performance switches offer industry-leading SDN and APIC single-click access enables automation and centralized management.


Extend on-premises ACI networks into remote locations, bare-metal clouds and colocation providers without hardware.


Extend ACI across on-premises and multicloud instances for consistent policy, security, and visibility.

Tools and software

Cisco ACI Software licensing

Migrate to a cutting-edge data center with ACI policy-based management.

Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Simulator

Use this appliance to understand Cisco ACI features and to simulate a Cisco ACI environment.

Cisco ACI Benefit Calculator

Discover how Cisco ACI Anywhere can facilitate application agility and data center automation.

Popular ACI solutions and integrations

AlgoSec and Cisco ACI

Security policy across the entire network, enables automated security policy change management for multi-vendor devices, provide risk and compliance analysis.

AppDynamics integration

Correlate app health and network for optimal performance, deep monitoring, and fast root-cause analysis.

Cisco DNA Center/ISE Integration

Map user identities consistently to endpoints and apps across your entire network, from campus to data center.

Tetration integration

Cisco Tetration offers a holistic workload protection for multicloud data centers. It is available in SaaS and software-only models.

Cisco ACI and SD-Access Integration

Cisco’s revolutionary Software Defined Access (SD-Access) solution provides policy-based automation from the edge to the Data Center and to the cloud.

Accelerate your success

Cisco ACI partners

With Cisco ACI, you can remain competitive with better outcomes and faster time-to-market for your applications.

Data center services

Cisco services help determine IT readiness, simplify operations, and reduce risk through expert guidance and centralized support.

German Automotive Group

Cisco ACI is now implemented as the foundation for a highly scalable, zero-downtime network environment in a large German automotive group’s data centers.


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