Cisco Active Advisor simplifies network discovery and finds security alerts that apply to your devices. It also analyzes contract coverage and end-of-life status, and can compare your network against Cisco Validated Designs. Best of all, it's free.
Stay up to date with essential Cisco product information. Get alerts about published security advisories (PSIRTS) that apply to your network. Identify end-of-life products and find gaps in support coverage.
An automated network discovery can be done in just minutes. Data is available shortly after network inventory registration. This free service covers over 500 Cisco switches, routers, wireless controllers, access points, and more.
Compare your network with Cisco-recommended best practices and validated designs. Personalized network health scores help you quickly identify which areas need improvement, and what can be done.
There is no hardware to install. This Cisco-hosted service is easily accessed through a web browser anytime, anywhere. Network discovery is completed locally using an embedded Java applet or dedicated desktop scanning application.
Understand which network elements should be refreshed or upgraded. Identify uncovered or expired service contracts for chassis and modules. Access online tools to help you migrate configurations to newer products.
Improve your network by simplifying network discovery, lifecycle reporting, and risk analysis.
Quickly and securely scan the network to discover and register devices with the Cisco Active Advisor web or desktop scanner.
Review network inventory and security alerts, and identify obsolete products.
Easily benchmark your network against Cisco Validated Designs and adopt recommended best practices to optimize your investment.