Digital transformation for your factory core

Transform your factory's digital core

Improve operations, increase innovation and agility, and reduce risk with a network that constantly learns. Constantly adapts. Constantly protects. With comprehensive network automation, assurance, and security, Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) simplifies management of your factory floor, reduces TCO, and provides deep network insights. This is a new era of networking. The Network. Intuitive.

What you gain with DNA for Manufacturing

Improve factory operations

Improve factory operations

Reduce downtime, increase productivity and quality, and lower operational costs.

Speed up product development

Speed up product development

Enable real-time collaboration and communications for faster time to market.

Enhance brand value

Enhance brand value

Secure your company's intellectual property, and ensure production integrity.

Simplify network management

Simplify network management

Improve network uptime with tools purpose built for industrial use cases.

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Insights and analytics for government

Insights and analytics

Generate real-time analytics to track assets and resources on your factory floor. 

Automation and assurance

Automation and assurance

Automate and centrally manage your plant floor and carpeted-space network deployments.

Plant security and compliance

Security and compliance

Use your plant and corporate networks to detect and contain threats quickly, across both unencrypted and encrypted traffic.

Network virtualization for factories


Deploy and manage network resources as logical services rather than physical resources. You’ll improve network efficiency and lower costs.

DNA-ready infrastructure

DNA-ready infrastructure

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

DNA products for cities

DNA products for manufacturing

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The network powers a better way to build trucks

The Network powers a better way to build trucks

"We produce and collect a massive amount of data to understand where we are during the assembly of the truck. Now we can provide dashboard information to management, stay informed about any parts shortages, and know the status of the vehicle in real time, any time."

Dieter Haban, CIO, Daimler Trucks North America

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Featured technologies

Centralized management to assure production integrity

Automate and centrally manage your network

Simplify network operations through automation, and protect production integrity with traffic segmentation.

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Digitize manufacturing

See how Cisco Connected Factory keeps you ahead of your competition. (Video - 1:33 min)

400% ROI in 5 years?

Discover how digital network transformation can boost your business value.

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400% ROI in 5 years?

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Improve results across your factory floor with our DNA services.

News and events

Reasons why Industrial IoT projects fail

Why IIOT projects fail

Don’t make these 7 mistakes when digitizing the plant floor.

Digital-ready industrial networks

Is your network digital-ready?

Assess how digital-ready your industrial network is, and learn how to mature it.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for enterprise on-premises and cloud-based access

Gartner Magic Quadrant

Learn why Cisco is a leader for best enterprise on-premises and cloud-based access.

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