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Software-Defined Networking

Transformation through innovation

Software-Defined Networking (SDN) helps organisations accelerate application deployment and delivery and reduces IT costs via policy-enabled work-flow automation.

It converges the management of network and application services into centralised, extensible orchestration platforms that automate the provisioning and configuration of the entire infrastructure for:

  • Automated, on-demand application delivery and mobility at scale across cloud architectures
  • Increased resource flexibility and utilisation in virtualised data centre environments that reduces infrastructure costs and overheads
  • Common, centralised IT policies that bring together disparate IT groups and work flows

The result is a modern infrastructure that delivers new applications and services in minutes, rather than the days or weeks required in the past.

Flexibility, policy and programmability are the hallmarks of Cisco's SDN solutions. They give you a platform capable of handling the most demanding networking needs of today and tomorrow.

Looking to control costs while innovating at speed?

Imagine if you could deliver stronger security, faster time to service and innovation, reduced operational overhead, and agility at the speed of digital business. Cisco’s SDN technologies provide an end-to-end solution across the infrastructure:

Together with leading IT technology partners, open APIs and IT orchestration tools, these solutions offer unmatched agility and operational efficiency.

Service providers, are you looking for services infrastructure solutions?

Imagine if you had a platform that could help you transform your business, plus accelerate time to revenue while reducing operational costs and deploying new services at web speed.

Cisco SDN for Service Providers includes Network Function Virtualisation (NFV), open APIs, and advanced orchestration capabilities to provide a flexible and modular services platform.

You can also bring software programmability and virtualisation to your underlying physical hardware with the Cisco Evolved Programmable Network (EPN). This companion platform empowers service providers with the physical and virtual infrastructure service-delivery capabilities that you can use to accelerate the deployment of innovative new services.

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