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Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure

ACI Anywhere

ACI Anywhere

Cisco ACI, the industry leading software defined networking (SDN) solution enables application agility and data center automation. Customers can build multi-cloud networks with a consistent policy model. With ACI Anywhere, customers have the flexibility to move applications seamlessly without compromising high availability and creating a single fault domain environment.

What Cisco ACI offers

Automation and agility

Automation and agility

Automate IT workflows and help organizations shorten app deployment from weeks to minutes.

Open and programmable

Open and programmable

Build programmable SDN fabrics leveraging open APIs and over 65 Cisco ACI global partner ecosystems.

Security and analytics

Security and analytics

Secure applications through whitelist model, policy enforcement, and micro-segmentation.

Workload mobility at scale

Workload mobility at scale

Deploy and migrate applications seamlessly across geographies with consistent policy.

Cisco ACI building blocks

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High-performance, low-latency, and power-efficient switches operate in Cisco NX-OS software mode or in Cisco ACI mode.

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Provides single-click access to all Cisco ACI fabric information, enabling network automation, programmability, and centralized management.

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Cisco ACI Virtual Edge is designed to support Cisco ACI architecture. It provides support for ACI application policy model as well as switching capabilities with high performance and throughput.

Cisco App Center

Collaborate with developers, then publish and monetize innovative apps using Cisco APIC.

Cisco IT accelerates business agility with ACI

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Cisco IT deployed ACI to automate their data centers and speed up deployment of business-critical applications.

  • 58% reduction in network provisioning time
  • 21% improvement in network management costs
  • 25% reduction in CAPEX
  • 45% reduction in power and cooling cost

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Cisco ACI automation lifecycle

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Establish network automation

du deployed a 150-node SDN fabric in less than one hour and gained zero-touch provisioning with consistent policies.

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Deliver services automation

Manx Telecom delivered services faster and more reliably through a unified interface for all application workflows.

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Achieve application automation

Audatex simplified and accelerated its app-deployment process by providing automated workloads on-demand.

ACI Ecosystem Partners

ACI Ecosystem Partners

Deploy ACI with confidence using our validated partner solutions to reduce risk and increase agility.

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Deploying ACI networks

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Building your DC fabric

Integrate virtual and physical workloads in a programmable, multihypervisor fabric to build a multiservice cloud data center.

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Simplify migration

Smoothly transition from a traditional data center to SDN with a common, policy-enforced approach.

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Protect your investment

Migrate to Cisco ACI and build on your existing Cisco NX-OS infrastructure.

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The Cisco IT way

Learn how Cisco IT transitioned to Cisco ACI for data center automation and improved business performance.

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Automation should be simple

Reduce management time by 87% with Cisco ACI and Citrix NetScaler.

Cisco launches Network Assurance Engine

Roland Acra, SVP of Data Center Business Unit, discusses Cisco’s strategy for intent-based networking and how network assurance fits in.

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Network Assurance Engine

Services

Rely on Cisco to increase efficiency, enhance agility, and mitigate risk. Cisco offers a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, implementation, optimization, and technical services.

Featured content

Cisco ACI e-book

Cisco ACI e-book

Learn how five different industries use Cisco ACI and transformed their data centers.

Learn from Cisco experts

Learn from Cisco experts

Get the latest updates about Cisco ACI and software-defined networking.

ACI Multi-Site

ACI Multi-Site

Application mobility with common policy, high availability and isolated failure domain.

Cisco ACI Demos

Cisco ACI Demos

Learn how you can leverage the benefits of Cisco ACI.

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Secure your data center

Cisco Secure Data Center

Protect your workloads everywhere with a comprehensive security architecture.

Network Assurance Engine

Cisco Network Assurance Engine

Transforms operations in data center networks to a fundamentally more proactive model.

Cisco CloudCenter

Cisco CloudCenter

Deploy and manage applications more securely across your data center and cloud environments.

 

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