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Transforming retail for the digital age

Deliver the experience your customers demand with a network that is constantly learning. Constantly adapting. Constantly protecting. Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA) uses automation to simplify network management, analytics to give you customer insights, and embedded security to help you meet compliance requirements. This is a new era of networking. The Network. Intuitive.

A new era of
networking for retail.

The Network. Intuitive.

Explore Cisco’s
intent-based networking

Imagine a network that provides visibility and context around customers' in-store experiences so you can give them what they want in real time.

It’s a network that understands intent and responds to your business needs instantly.

A network that constantly protects your customers, your business, and your brand by uncovering and containing suspicious activity everywhere.

That’s intent-based networking.

It’s constantly learning.

The new network collects and analyzes data about your customers, associates, devices, and the network itself, turning data into insights so you can make the right decisions at the right time.

It’s constantly adapting.

Only the new network can keep up with the pace of business. When you open a branch, deploy an e-training, or install a security system, network automation rapidly optimizes for better experiences.

It’s constantly protecting.

The new network is constantly on guard for threats-even in encrypted traffic. Rest assured that your retail systems, customer data, and IoT devices are protected.

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

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How digital ready is your network?
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Explore Cisco DNA for Retail

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

Insights and analytics

Gain real-time analytics and deliver personalized experiences to customers and associates.

Automation and assurance

Save time and reduce complexity through policy-based automation throughout your store.

Security and compliance

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


Deliver services faster, at lower cost, on physical and virtual platforms across your locations.

Digital-ready infrastructure

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

Cisco DNA products for retail

Learn what's possible with our enterprise networking products.

Digitizing the luxury shopping experience

CMX Cloud is ... a great tool for a marketer to show proven results. ... The analytics provide insight on customer behavioral patterns so we can cater our marketing initiatives to better target customers and give them what they want while they’re here.

Collette Navarrette,
Director of Marketing, Santana Row, Federal Realty Investment Trust

Featured technology

High-accuracy location for retail

Get true blue-dot navigation, plus proximity marketing at your fingertips, with Cisco Virtual Beacon.​

Online retailer thrives with Cisco DNA

With Cisco DNA advanced analytics capabilities, Backcountry.com can now focus on innovation. (2:17 min)

Digitize your stores and supply chain

Learn about the 3 ways retailers can enable transformation with Cisco DNA.

Start your journey today

Improve results across your business with our Cisco DNA services.

News and events

Become a digital retailer

Start your journey to digital transformation. Become the retailer of the future, today.

Is your network digital ready?

Get personalized guidance on improving your network’s readiness.

Boost staff productivity

Help associates support customer-first experiences. (PDF - 3.1 MB)

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