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Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA)

An intent-based network built on Cisco DNA continuously bridges the gap between business and IT.

The network, now more than ever

Your network plays a crucial role in keeping your organization running by facilitating remote work.

Features and benefits

Intent-based networking (IBN) built on Cisco DNA takes a software-delivered approach to automating and assuring services in your campus and branch networks and across your WAN. Cisco DNA can help you to streamline operations, analyze and resolve issues faster, and increase user productivity by optimizing application performance.

Automate, analyze, and optimize

Translate business intent into network policies, and use automation and AI/ML analytics to help achieve business outcomes.

Deliver the multicloud world

Provide consistent and secure application delivery in today's highly distributed hybrid and multicloud environment to optimize the user experience.

Detect, contain, and mitigate threats

Get complete visibility into user activity, devices, things, and traffic to enforce zero-trust security.

Centralize design and management

Take control of your network and orchestrate functions with onsite and cloud-based network controllers.

IDC research on the business value of intent-based networking

See how a 60% reduction in unplanned downtime is possible. IDC advises that advanced networks are needed to meet new and traditional IT metrics.

Products that help you unlock the full value of Cisco DNA

Network management

Use a single dashboard to automate processes and optimize performance with analytics.

Switching

Build a network with switches that constantly learn, adapt, and protect.

Wireless

Provide an immersive experience with secure, fast, and reliable products.

Routing

Simplify your WAN architecture and make it easier to deploy, manage, and operate.

Network security

Get secure connectivity with centralized management that keeps costs low.

Small business

Deploy simple, flexible, and secure solutions designed for small business.

A Cisco DNA software subscription for every network device

Unlock policy-based automation, secure connectivity, end-to-end visibility, analytics, and assurance in your network. You can license all software through a Cisco Enterprise Agreement or per transaction. And you can manage it easily with a Cisco Smart Account.

Cisco DNA Software for SD-WAN and Routing

Simplify your SD-WAN and routing architecture and make it easier to deploy, manage, and operate.

Cisco DNA Software for Switching

Segment your network for security, compliance, and complex processes. Centralize policy management.

Cisco DNA Software for Wireless

Deliver exceptional wireless performance for high-density environments. Get end-to-end visibility and remediation guidance.

Accelerate your success with services from Cisco Customer Experience

Confidently move to a secure, automated, intent-based network with proven experience, best practices, insights, and automation.

Small business networking solutions

Operate your network with simple, flexible, and highly secure solutions specifically designed for the small business.

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