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Cisco ACI for Data Centre

Cisco ACI Anywhere, the industry-leading SDN solution, facilitates application agility and data centre automation.

What Cisco ACI offers

Achieve automation through common policy for data centre operations.

Extend consistent policies across multiple on-premises and cloud instances.

Pervasive security aids business continuity and disaster recovery.

Transform operations in data centre networks to a fundamentally more proactive model and automate troubleshooting, root-cause analysis, and remediation.

The power behind Cisco ACI


High-performance switches offer industry-leading SDN and APIC single-click access enables automation and centralised management.


Extend on-premises ACI networks into remote locations, bare-metal clouds and colocation providers without hardware.


Extend ACI across on-premises and multicloud instances for consistent policy, security, and visibility.

IDC Insights: Networking for the Distributed Multicloud Datacentre.

Cisco ACI Software licensing

Migrate to a cutting-edge data centre with ACI policy-based management by choosing one of the three licensing offers.

Popular ACI solutions and integrations

AppDynamics integration

Correlate app health and network for optimal performance, deep monitoring, and fast root-cause analysis.

Cisco DNA Centre/ISE Integration

Map user identities consistently to endpoints and apps across your entire network, from campus to data centre.

Tetration integration

Cisco Tetration offers a holistic workload protection for multicloud data centres. It is available in SaaS and software-only models.

Cisco ACI and SD-Access Integration

Cisco’s revolutionary Software Defined Access (SD-Access) solution provides policy-based automation from the edge to the Data Centre and to the cloud.

Use Cisco services to accelerate ACI adoption

Cisco services help determine IT readiness, simplify operations, and reduce risk through expert guidance and centralised support. The services also support ACI on AWS through lifecycle services.

Cisco ACI customers

Ameritas, a customer success story

"Cisco ACI is an operationally simple solution with an evolutionary path to hybrid cloud services. We will continue to lead with technology in everything we do, and Cisco ACI is at the heart of it all."

Matt Billmeier, Director of IT, Ameritas

Recommended resources

TechField Day livestream

Join experts discussing latest ACI Anywhere innovations, which was broadcast live from Cisco Live.

Cloud ACI on AWS

Seamlessly extend policies and operational efficiencies to AWS cloud.

Cisco ACI software licensing

Migrate to a cutting-edge data centre with ACI policy-based management by choosing one of the three licensing offers.

Cisco ACI demos

Learn how you can leverage the benefits of Cisco ACI.

Influence Cisco's priorities, access sneak peeks, and help create ACI experiences you will love.

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