Cisco DNA Centre

A better way to manage your network

Turn days of work into hours and hours into seconds. DNA Centre offers centralised, intuitive management that make it fast and easy to design, provision, and apply policy across your entire network environment. Better insights help you optimise network and application performance. Introducing an entirely new era of networking. The Network. Intuitive.​​


  • Move faster

    Move faster

    Provision thousands of devices across your enterprise. Act fast with centralised management. Automate device deployment.

  • Lower costs

    Lower costs

    Reduce errors with automation. Policy-driven deployment and onboarding deliver better uptime and improved security.

  • Reduce risk

    Reduce risk

    Predict problems early. Use actionable insights for optimal performance of your network, devices, and applications.


Secure policy

Secure policy

Define user and device profiles that facilitat​e highly secure​ access and network segmentation based on business needs. 

Proactive assurance

Proactive assurance

Use insights from DNA Analytics and Assurance to deliver a consistent experience and proactively monitor, troubleshoot, and optimise your network.

Simple design

Simple design

Design your network using intuitive work flows, starting with the locations where your network devices will be deployed.

Related technologies

Network automation and programmability


Supporting the DNA Centre, this open, programmable platform offers policy-based automation to simplify and abstract the network.

Network analytics enables assurance

Network Data Platform

Analytic algorithms based on Cisco best practices promote assurance within DNA Centre by collecting information from multiple sources, devices, applications, and users.

Network monitoring and security​

Identity Services Engine

Gain highly secure access control. With far-reaching, intelligent sensor and profiling capabilities, ISE reaches deep into the network to deliver superior visibility.

Start your journey today

Get expert help to easily and confidently plan, deploy, and scale your SD-Access solution.

News and events

Network management made easy

Network management made easy

Read what DNA Centre is, how to use it, and how it simplifies managing the network.

Under the hood of SDA

Under the hood of SDA

Get a technical walk-through of the technology behind the new era of networking.

Cisco Tech Event: SD-Access

Cisco Tech Event: SD-Access

Join us at a venue near you to find out more about SD-Access and DNA Centre.

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