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Cisco Full-Stack Observability

Confidently deliver always-on, secure and exceptional digital experiences.

Delivering the best digital experience is challenging

Your application is your brand, which means a flawless experience is crucial. But when you’re dealing with a complex app infrastructure, you need the right tools to identify and remedy performance issues.

A Cisco survey of over 1000 global IT decision-makers found:


face more IT complexity and data noise than ever before


find it a challenge to cut through data volumes to identify root causes of performance issues


fear negative consequences from lack of insights and visibility

How can Cisco Full-Stack Observability help your business?

Having full visibility across your apps, networks, and infrastructure gives you full control over your systems, so you can identify issues before they impact your business.

Cisco Full-Stack Observability enables:

  • Visibility: Give your IT teams shared access to everything they need to know to keep your business secure and work collaboratively.
  • Insight: Transform siloed data into actionable business insights.
  • Action: Act on what matters most to the business and user experience.

What does Cisco Full-Stack Observability offer?

Cisco solutions have helped many businesses transform their operations. Helping you enhance application performance, optimise resources and strengthen application security.


Uncover, prioritise and block risks.

Application security

Understand security risks from multiple sources and block vulnerabilities.

  • Proactively identify and block vulnerabilities found in application run-times in production
  • Constantly coalesce security metrics from multiple Cisco security sources to wholistically see business security risks
  • Automatically rate the risk of external digital services vulnerabilities for your application security teams
  • Continuously assess business risks by associating high-risk transactions to high-value applications and secure your applications based on business impact


Monitor app infrastructure and dependencies to deliver the best user experience.

Hybrid application monitoring

Monitor performance of traditional and hosted hybrid applications that utilise traditional infrastructure and hybrid cloud.

  • Monitor application performance and continually optimise the digital experience
  • Connect IT teams to business results through user experience visibility
  • Correlate your application performance to your app infrastructure

Modern cloud native application monitoring

Monitor performance of microservices-based cloud native applications and distributed applications leveraging cloud technologies that are hosted on public or private clouds.

  • Monitor cloud native application performance and continually optimise the user’s digital experience
  • Connect IT teams to business results through visibility into cloud native application user experience
  • Correlate your cloud native application performance to your app infrastructure

Customer digital experience monitoring

Get actionable, end-to-end insight into user application experience, its underlying dependencies, and business impact.

  • Correlate business results with application, network, and internet performance
  • Understand how application, hybrid cloud, and internet performance affect user experience
  • Triage workflows across AppOps and NetOps seamlessly

Application dependency monitoring

Understand the performance of managed and unmanaged (third-party) application services and APIs, including Internet and cloud network performance.

  • Gain end-to-end network visibility across your enterprise, Internet, and end-user devices
  • Correlate insights from performance data in order to proactively remediate issues
  • Ensure uptime with real-time global outage detection


Manage resource allocation and cloud consumption and understand its impact on user experience.

Hybrid cost optimisation

Lower costs by only paying for what you need in public cloud and safely increase utilisation of on-premise assets.

  • Correlate code-level application performance with application infrastructure health
  • Get visibility into how application infrastructure performance impacts end-user experience
  • Continuously optimise on-premises and cloud infrastructure

Application resource optimisation

Improve and assure application performance by managing resource allocation for workloads on-premise and in the public cloud.

  • Simplify application resource management and ensure application performance
  • Optimise infrastructure and balance performance against cost
  • Streamline daily operations with SaaS-based infrastructure lifecycle management

What our customers are saying

Analyst's perspectives on full-stack observability

IDC report: Full-Stack Observability

Learn how businesses are expanding the digital experience and impact with advanced business context.

Gartner® report: Innovation Insight for Observability

Read how Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) leaders should use observability to extend their monitoring capabilities, processes and culture to innovate and enhance.

Gartner® report: Hype Cycle™ for Monitoring, Observability, and Cloud Operations

I&O leaders are investing in monitoring, observability and artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) technologies. Discover how.

What's new

Keep up on all things full-stack observability with our webinars and expert insights.

Webinar: Securing Apps with Business Risk Observability

Learn how Cisco is enhancing its full-stack observability offer by introducing business risk observability, and new levels of security intelligence capability.

May 17, 2023 10-11am BST

Webinar: Bringing together Application Performance & Network Intelligence

Join to learn how Cisco Full-Stack Observability delivers exceptional digital experiences for customers.

June 21, 2023 10-11am BST 

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Gartner®, Innovation Insight for Observability, Padraig Byrne, Josh Chessman,28 September 2020.

Gartner®, Hype Cycle™ for Monitoring, Observability and Cloud Operations, 2022, Pankaj Prasad, Padraig Byrne, 20 July 2022.

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