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Cisco Nexus Dashboard

Simplify your data center network operations

Configure, operate, and analyze your network from one place across data center networks.

One platform makes it easy

Simplest way to manage Cisco Nexus networks

Gain visibility that frees you to do what you need, where and when you need to do it.

Cisco Nexus Dashboard cloud management software

Configure with ease

Automate the provisioning of your data center  network infrastructure using consistent configurations to drive fast, simple, and secure network connectivity, with full lifecycle management, embedded automation, and infrastructure as code (IaC) integrations.

Configure data center infrastructure management software with ease

Minimize congestion, risk, and downtime

Evolve how you operate and troubleshoot your networks with best-in-class network tools. Maximize telemetry through smart analytics for enterprise and AI/ML networks

Rest easy with Nexus Dashboard cloud management software

Greater visibility and sustainability

Achieve more visibility into data centers, including energy consumption, emissions, and costs.

Rest easy with Nexus Dashboard cloud management software

Meet the platform

Simplify your data center network with Cisco Nexus Dashboard. Available in physical, virtual, and cloud form factors, you can easily provision, configure, and operate all from one place.

Fabric Controller

Automate and provision classic Ethernet, SAN, IP Fabric for Media, and VXLAN networks and manage Cisco Nexus switches, Cisco MDS, Cisco Catalyst, IOS-XR, and other third-party devices.


Automate Cisco ACI interconnects between Cisco ACI fabrics and implement consistent configuration and network policy for data centers with a configure once, deploy anywhere model.


Monitor and identify issues and troubleshoot Cisco data center networks running Cisco ACI or NX-OS with smart analytics and minimize risk proactively, with advanced AI-assisted resolutions.

Unlock more value with Nexus Dashboard integrations

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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

See Nexus Dashboard buying options on AWS Marketplace.

Microsoft Azure

See buying options for Nexus Dashboard on Azure Marketplace.

Cisco Nexus Dashboard data center management software demo

Cisco Nexus Dashboard demo

Take a peek at the simplest way to configure, manage, and visualize your data center networks.

Included with every Cisco Nexus 9000 license

Cisco Data Center Networking (DCN)


Single data center fabric

  • Single automated network provisioning (Controller)
  • Basic device and network monitoring (Insights)
  • Upgrade to full Insights functionality with the Day-2 Operations add-on
  • Supports Cisco ACI, NDFC, and NX-OS fabrics


Cisco Data Center Networking (DCN)


Multiple data center fabrics

  • Essentials entitlements
  • Centralized configuration and automated interconnect for multiple data centers (Orchestrator)
  • Device network monitoring and troubleshooting tools (Insights)
  • Upgrade with an optional Day-2 Operations add-on to get full Insights functionality
  • Supports Cisco ACI, NDFC, and NX-OS fabrics


Cisco Data Center Networking (DCN)

Day-2 Operations add-on

Upgrade to Premier license

  • Switch to Premier from tiered and perpetual licensing.
  • Maximize telemetry, predict risk and downtime with analytics.
  • Supports Cisco ACI, NDFC, and NX-OS fabrics


  • Bundle and save: Free Nexus Dashboard platform with 6 Day-2 Ops add-on licenses for 5 years.
  • Save 25% on DCN Day-2 Ops add-on license


Cisco Data Center Networking (DCN)


  • Comprehensive Insights functionality.
  • Maximize proactive insights.
  • Predict risk and downtime.
  • Network analytics for multiple data center networks.
  • Includes all Essentials and Advantage features.
  • No additional add-ons needed.
  • Supports Cisco ACI, NDFC, and NX-OS fabrics

Nexus Dashboard special offers

Bundle and save: Nexus Dashboard and Day-2 Ops

Get a free Cisco Nexus Dashboard platform with the purchase of six Day-2 Ops add-on licenses for a 5-year term.

Save 25% on DCN Day-2 Ops add-on license

For a limited time, save 25% on a Day-2 Ops add-on license and receive Virtual Cisco Nexus Dashboard bundled with your purchase.

Offer expires soon.

Achieve 350% return on investment over three years

Cisco Nexus Dashboard achieves significant TCO /ROI, based on independent research and customer interviews conducted by IDC.

See how Cisco Nexus Dashboard can help

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