Technology in educational

Campuswide innovation for students and teachers​

Empower students and teachers to explore new forms of education with a network that is constantly learning. Constantly adapting. Constantly protecting. Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) makes network management more simple, automated, and intelligent so you can personalize learning while enhancing your efficiency and security. This is a new era of networking. The Network. Intuitive.​

A new era of
networking for education.

The Network. Intuitive.

Explore Cisco’s intent-based networking

Imagine a network that understands intent and dynamically takes action to power digital initiatives that fuel student achievement.

This is a network that offers the visibility and contextual insights you need to stay ahead of digital learning trends, innovations, and cyber attacks.

A network that monitors access and verifies all data to identify and catch any malicious behaviors before security breaches put student data at risk.

That’s intent-based networking.

See how it works 

It’s constantly learning.

The new network is always studying, even when school isn’t in session. It collects and analyzes network data to help improve performance.

The new network turns data into insights so you can personalize learning, facilitate collaboration, improve sustainability, or optimize IT service levels.

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It’s constantly adapting.

The new network keeps up with the speed, scale, and complexity of innovation. It simplifies, automates, and accelerates improvement.

Whether you’re deploying applications, integrating a learning management system, or opening new buildings, the network optimizes student and staff experiences.

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It’s constantly protecting.

From edge to cloud, the new network guards against threats to students, research, and critical data. It’s constantly protecting, even against encrypted attacks.

It counters security breaches before they impact your bottom line, your school’s reputation, and ultimately student and faculty achievement.

Find out how ready your network
is for the digital era.

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Transform your network with our on-premises and cloud-managed technology and solutions.

Insights and analytics

Insights and analytics

Gain real-time analytics and deliver personalized experiences to students, faculty, and visitors.

Campus wide automation and assurance

Automation and assurance

Save time and reduce complexity through policy-based automation across your campuses.

Security and compliance in education

Security and compliance

Use your campus network to identify threats, even in encrypted traffic, and rapidly contain them.

Virtualization on campus


Provide faster service delivery, at lower costs, on physical and virtual platforms across distributed campus locations.

Digital-ready infrastructure for students

DNA-ready infrastructure

Choose routing, switching, and wireless products designed for DNA.

DNA products for education

DNA products for education

Take a look at what's possible with our enterprise networking products.

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Wi-Fi analytics and the smart campus ecosystem

Wi-Fi analytics and the smart campus ecosystem

"CMX allowed us to gain insight into traffic activities on campus through the wireless infrastructure and enabled plans to minimize disruptions."

Dr. Jan Dethlefs, Associate Director, University of Melbourne

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Improve results across your campus ecosystems with our DNA services.​​​

Featured technology

High accuracy campus location

High-accuracy location on campus

Virtual Beacon enables students to navigate on campus and find events via their mobile devices.

Advocates for digital education

Advocates for education

iSchool Initiative and Cisco help create a culture of lifelong learning for K-12 education.

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Digitizing your campus starts here

Three ways education leaders can enable digital transformation in schools with Cisco DNA.

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Digitizing your campus starts here

News and events

Smarter buildings with analytics

Smarter buildings with analytics

See how the University of British Columbia uses CMX to dynamically adapt its campus.

Digital learning transforms campuses

Digital learning transforms campuses

Use our Digital Education Platform to promote digital learning and collaborative research. (PDF - ​5.7 MB)

Delivering a better experience

Delivering a better experience

Cisco DNA helps Deakin University create a digitization strategy to become a smart campus. (​3:49 min)

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