DC Partner - Docker

Secure Distributed Applications

Contiv provides secure resource acquisition for containerized applications.

Secure Distributed Applications

Trusted Solutions from Leaders

The innovators in containers, security, and networking are jointly developing and supporting a range of unique and open solutions. These solutions provide enterprise-class security, portability, scalability, and management throughout the application lifecycle. They include open-source software and end-to-end validated designs using a broad partner ecosystem.

Modernize Your Applications

Cisco and Docker offer solutions to help you modernize your applications and efficiently manage them across hybrid environments. Your organization can innovate more rapidly and accelerate time-to-value when building, shipping, and running distributed applications.

Deploy Open and Secure Networking Solutions

Jump-start innovation with network-based controls across container and physical networking environments predefined with Contiv. This open-source project supports multiple networking back-end solutions for containerized environments, giving you flexibility to support your unique application needs.


The following jointly developed solutions are available:

  • Contiv 1.0

    Contiv is an open-source, policy-based networking fabric for containerized applications. Available in the Docker Store, it natively integrates with Cisco UCS, ACI, and Nexus platforms. It provides unified management for container networking across virtual machines, bare-metal devices, and public and private clouds.

  • Docker on FlexPod CVD

    This Cisco Validated Design jointly developed with NetApp helps you deploy Docker Datacenter on FlexPod converged infrastructure.

  • Docker on Cisco UCS CVD

    This Cisco Validated Design helps you quickly deploy Docker Datacenter on Cisco UCS B-Series and C-Series servers.


Streamline containers, microservices

Easily, securely, and continuously deliver applications and services. Speed time to value.

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