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Design Zone for Enterprise Networks

Get thoroughly tested guidance for your enterprise network design and deployment.

Design guides by category

Cisco Digital Network Architecture

Get validated design guidance on our open, software-driven approach to deploy a digital-ready network.

Design Zone for Cisco DNA

Campus wired and wireless networks

Get systems design guidance for enterprise campus architectures, components, and services.

Design Zone for Campus

WAN/branch and Internet edge

Design and deploy on-premises cloud-managed WAN and branch networks, and secure access for your Internet edge.

Branch/WAN and Internet edge


Review enterprise mobility architecture design guidance to improve the mobile experience for end users.

Design Zone for Mobility

Featured design guides

Software-Defined Access

Design, provision, apply policy, and provide wired and wireless network assurance with a secure, intelligent campus fabric.

Software-Defined Access - Solution Design Guide
Software-Defined Access Management Infrastructure Deployment Guide
SD-Access Deployment Guide
SD-Access Segmentation Design Guide(PDF - 2.4 MB)

Software-Defined WAN

Use SD-WAN capabilities to deploy branches more quickly and deliver a great user experience.

Is your network digital ready?

Design your networks using the open and software-driven approach guided by the Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA).