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Network Management

A better way to manage your network

Learn how to design, provision, enable policy, and assure network performance from one place.

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Network Management

Improve operational efficiency and reduce downtime, using class-leading products and solutions for managing an enterprise network.

Cisco DNA Centre

  • Centralised dashboard helps you manage your software-defined network across campus, branch, WAN, and cloud
  • Intuitive work flow makes it easy to design, provision, and apply policy
  • Policy-driven automation delivers better uptime and improved security
  • Assurance uses network insights to optimise network performance and the user experience

Cisco Prime Infrastructure

  • Ideal for wired and wireless access, plus campus and branch networks
  • Helps enable converged lifecycle management
  • Provides application-assurance visibility and troubleshooting
  • Simplifies compliance auditing

Cisco Prime Virtual Network Analysis Module (vNAM)

  • Offers massive deployment flexibility
  • Provides consistent visibility in physical, virtual, and cloud environments
  • Helps improve operational agility, permitting rapid responses to new business demands
  • Installs on x86 platforms with ESXi and KVM virtualisation infrastructures

Meraki Dashboard

  • Cloud-managed control of the entire network for wireless, switching, and security appliances
  • Zero-touch provisioning for rapid deployment
  • Intuitive interface eliminates costly training and added staff
  • Continuous feature updates delivered from the cloud
  • Highly available and secure (PCI/HIPAA compliant)

Network Management for Service Providers

Help maximise efficiencies in operations, management, and fulfillment of carrier-class services, supporting advanced networks.

Overview: OSS and Network Management for Service Providers

Evolved Programmable Network Management

  • A simplified, converged, and multilayer management solution that provides end-to-end lifecycle management for carrier-grade networks of all sizes
  • Enables service providers to reduce time-to-market of network services, and time from device introduction or features updates to actual network deployment
  • Promotes business agility and operational efficiencies through automated device operations, fast provisioning, and proactive assurance

Cisco Prime Carrier Management

  • Offers comprehensive, unified, multidomain management for multiple technologies, services, and subscriber access domains
  • Enables carrier-class delivery of voice, video, mobile, cloud, and managed services
  • Accelerates service deployments through rapid, profile-based provisioning
  • Enhances quality of service (QoS) by gathering actionable performance statistics across the entire network
  • Increases operational scale and efficiency through comprehensive device administration and fault management

Cisco Prime Network Registrar

  • Provides integrated, scalable DNS, DHCP, and IP Address Management (IPAM)
  • Helps automate and manage the transition from IPv4 to IPv6
  • Provides reliability with DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 failover and avalanche prevention
  • Centralises and automates management of IP address space and DNS and DHCP servers

Cisco Prime Access Registrar

  • Carrier class solution for RADIUS/Diameter AAA services
  • Supports a broad range of wireless and wireline access technologies
  • Extensibility: Extremely customisable and flexible to meet unique business, regulatory, and technical requirements
  • Scalability: Supports tens of millions of simultaneous active sessions

Cisco Prime Home

  • Automated remote management of connected home devices, including zero-touch provisioning, configuration, and software upgrades
  • Real-time problem diagnosis and troubleshooting
  • Configurable threshold-based alerts and work flows triggered by device activity
  • Easy integration into existing service provider systems using web-based APIs

Cisco Prime Cable Provisioning

  • Automated identification, unique configuration, and management of residential CPE devices
  • Fast, efficient provisioning of subscriber services for accelerated activation
  • High reliability through a distributed architecture and failover support
  • Scalability: Supports more than 50 million devices in a single customer deployment

Network Management for Small and Midsize Businesses

Find network management products and services tailored for small to medium-sized businesses.

Cisco FindIT Manager

  • Improves security and performance
  • Enhances network reliability with less downtime
  • Improves troubleshooting
  • Reduces time and resource requirements

Network Automation

Automate policy-based application profiles, allowing IT to respond rapidly to new business opportunities.

Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module (APIC-EM)

  • Provides automation for Cisco's Digital Network Architecture
  • Delivers software-defined networking to the enterprise branch, campus, and WAN
  • Massively simplifies configuration and provisioning
  • Automates security and threat remediation across the network end to end
  • Open APIs and programmability can enable rapid innovation

Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC)

  • Unifying point of automation and management for the Application Centric Infrastructure fabric
  • Open architecture to integrate Layer 4-7 service, virtualisation, and management vendors
  • Intelligent telemetry and visibility for applications and tenants
  • Provides security for multitenant environments at scale
  • A common policy platform for physical, virtual, and cloud networking

Data Center Management

Save time, provide clear visibility, and strengthen control over operations.

Overview: Data Center Management and Automation

Cisco UCS Director

  • Simplifies data-center operations
  • Offers central management of network components and services
  • Automates tasks to improve IT efficiency
  • Speeds service delivery

Cisco UCS Director Express for Big Data

  • Automates Hadoop deployment for big-data infrastructure
  • Offers a single management view for both hardware and Hadoop software
  • Designed for high performance and massive scalability
  • Customise by building your own add-ons or integrating with third-party solutions

Cisco Prime Service Catalog

  • Facilitates self-service for your users, improving efficiency
  • Automates delivery of application, data-center, and business services
  • Helps ensure compliance through policy, role, and lifecycle management

Cisco CloudCenter

  • Deploy and manage applications in your data center and public and private cloud
  • Choose your best deployment environment based on price and performance
  • Combine infrastructure and app automation
  • Manage policy, cloud migration, and application upgrades
  • Use a single interface to manage policy and security

Nexus Switching Management and Automation

These products manage Nexus data-center switches.

Cisco Data Center Network Manager

  • Supports automatic configuration for multitenant automation
  • Offers integrated storage visualisation, provisioning, and troubleshooting
  • Integrates with Cisco UCS Director, vSphere, and OpenStack
  • Offers intuitive, multifabric topology views for LAN fabric and storage

Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation

  • Offers optimised fabric infrastructure for enhanced efficiency and scale
  • Centralises fabric management across physical servers and virtual machines
  • Provides automatic network provisioning for easy deployments
  • Gives you host, network, and tenant visibility
  • Open APIs allow for better integration with orchestration and automation tools

Cisco Nexus Fabric Manager

  • Simplifies fabric management with a point-and-click user interface
  • Automates fabric-management tasks through a scalable engine
  • Manages the fabric as one entity, without need for switch-by-switch actions
  • Facilitates management work flows through live, actionable topology view
  • Eases adding, replacing, and provisioning of switches

Cisco UCS Director

  • Simplifies data-center operations
  • Offers central management of network components and services
  • Automates tasks to improve IT efficiency
  • Speeds service delivery

Cisco Virtual Application Cloud Segmentation (VACS) Services

  • Complete solution with virtual services, switching, and work-flow automation tools
  • Streamlines policy definitions, integration, and deployment
  • Accelerates application and deployment with compliant containers
  • Offers provisioning and orchestration across physical and virtual assets

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