Cisco Virtual Application
is a software solution that automates the coordinated licensing, installation,
and deployment of multiple virtual services in your datacenter to enable you to
easily and efficiently set up virtualized applications.
leverages the features in the following virtual components to build a secure
multi-tenant cloud and create application containers:
Cisco Nexus 1000V
Network Services Controller (PNSC)
Services Router (CSR)1000V
Security Gateway (VSG)
provides ready-to-use application container templates that define the rules for
a collection of virtual machines (VMs) within an internal network and a set of
pre-configured network services. An application container is a set of virtual
services, such as routers, firewalls, and other network devices configured in a
consistent manner, to deploy different workloads. When you create and
instantiate an application container,
deploys the VMs, and configures the networks and the network services, and
enables quick provisioning of network and security at the virtual layer.
Cisco UCS Director
will act as the management interface to deploy, provision, and monitor the
For more information
on the licensing requirements and how to install the
software solution, see the
Application Container Services Installation and Upgrade Guide.