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Network Automation and Programmability

Get the most out of Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)

Your Cisco ACI journey for network automation and programmability

These resources will walk you through the steps required for network automation and programmability with Cisco ACI.


To begin the first phase of your setup, follow the actions below. Click each step for a list of resources to guide you.


Ready to build upon your initial setup? The actions in this phase will help you grow and scale your network. Click each step for associated resources.

Review implementation guidelines for selected automation tools and platforms

Setup automation platform and install automation tools and platforms for Cisco ACI environment


To complete the next phase of your setup, follow the steps below. Each is accompanied by resources to guide you through the necessary actions.


To get more from your ACI deployment, pursue these advanced topics. Click each resource to learn more.


Scale your network and optimize performance with the help of these resources. Click each to learn more.

Drive continuous optimization of chosen automation platform

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