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Data Center Networking

Take your network to where the data is.

Simplify hybrid cloud operating models

Tackle today's hybrid world with new data center networking innovations.

Cisco Nexus 9000 and ThousandEyes integration

Break down the barriers between the data center, network, and monitoring for an optimal app experience.

Cisco Nexus 400G momentum continues

Prepare for the cloud in even the most demanding environments with Nexus 9000 and cloud scale ASIC.

Cisco Nexus Dashboard and Cisco Cloud ACI

Simplify operations, automate network connectivity, and gain consistent policy management and visibility.

Features and benefits

Cisco offers data center networking solutions built for scale with industry-leading automation, programmability, and real-time visibility.

Deploy intelligent automation

Save time and resources by automating one policy across the network.

Improve Day 2 operations

Stay ahead of the curve, keep your network running smoothly, and solve issues quickly.

Provide performance at scale

Deliver high performance and low latency for more effective and dynamic forms of automation.

Extensive network management

Empower IT to move at the increasing speed required of your business.

LAN/SAN management

Get excellent performance and density up to 400G, as well as low latency and exceptional power efficiency.

Hybrid cloud management

Streamline data center management with a simplified, centralized data center dashboard.

Network assurance

Utilize Day 2 Operations to facilitate business intent, reliability, and identify performance issues before they happen.

Networking for service providers

Whether upgrading a telecom data center or building a new one, Cisco can create a solution that works now and is ready for the future.

Unlock the full value of your data center

Fabric management

Get comprehensive automation, extensive visibility, and consistent operations for your data center.

Hybrid cloud operations

Use always-on software analytics capabilities for existing Cisco Data Center installations, whether they’re based on DCNM or ACI.

Multicloud networking

Capture business and user intents, and translate them into native policy constructs for apps across the cloud.

Storage networking

Respond to business needs, control costs, maintain compliance, scale, and continue business during disruptions.

How's your multicloud transformation going?

New insights are here to help.

Cisco is named a Customers' Choice in the 2020 Gartner Peer Insights 'Voice of the Customer'

Automating to scale anywhere

Cisco named a leader in The Forrester Wave™ Infrastructure Automation Platforms, Q3 2020.

Networking software subscriptions

Cisco Smart Licensing is a flexible and secure licensing model that provides you with an easier, faster, and more consistent way to purchase, activate, manage, renew, and upgrade software products across the Cisco portfolio and across your organization.

Networking Essentials

For single data centers. Includes both NX-OS or ACI management and operations capabilities.

Networking Advantage

For multiple data centers and/or clouds. Includes advanced capabilities on top of Networking Essentials.

Networking Premier

For multiple data centers and/or clouds. Get Networking Advantage plus Assurance and Insights Day 2 ops.

Improve results with our services

Accelerate your data center transformation with the right mix of automation, real-time analytics, and policy-based security, supported by strategic guidance and expert recommendations.

Resources

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