The Cisco Data Center gives customers the flexibility to run traditional or cloud-native applications in any environment. Customers can apply a consistent policy across all workloads at each site - whether on-premise or in the cloud - for operational efficiency and consistency. The architecture delivers the desired results by linking analytics, automation, and policy-based security. Customers benefit from the best aspects of the data center and the cloud. Operating expenses are reduced and skill gaps are minimised to enable digital transformation.