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Cisco DNA Center

Spend less time managing your network

Automate mundane tasks, gain network insights, and add security to help ensure an optimal experience. 

Work smarter and faster

Create more efficient ways of working

Cisco DNA Center is a powerful network controller and management dashboard that helps you to manage and troubleshoot your network. Use its guided workflows specific to your job role in NetOps, AIOps, SecOps, or DevOps.
Cisco DNA Center dashboard view of the Application Health Summary

Scale your wireless network with ease

New, immersive, 3D wireless maps display more than just coverage. Gain insights into performance, interference, and application experience. Plan for future growth and scale.
Cisco DNA Center dashboard view of the Wireless 3D Analyzer

Facilitate a secure zero-trust network

Demystify and enable complex segmentation with AI policy analytics and group-based policy analytics. These features help you optimize security policies for better performance.
Cisco DNA Center dashboard view of group-based access control

Test-drive Wi-Fi 6 network readiness

Make sure you're ready for the latest Wi-Fi standard by verifying your hardware and configuration compatibility. After upgrading, see your performance and capacity gains, supplied by advanced wireless analytics.
Cisco DNA Center dashboard view of the wireless network-readiness dashboard
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Plan your wireless network with immersive 3D views

View coverage gaps and plan for future expansion by using the software's 3D analyzer and planning tool.

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Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)

Define and enforce policy and segmentation for an effective zero-trust workplace solution. ISE is available in cloud-managed, virtual, and on-premises options.

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Cisco DNA Spaces

Use location analytics to gain insights into the behavior of onsite people and things.  

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Cisco DevNet

Get hands-on experience with programmability and automation use cases. Provide a consistent way to make network changes aligned with the business.

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Cisco DNA Software


Monitor and automate your network with assurance and easy management. 

Features include:

  • Centralized management
  • Automation and provisioning
  • Secure connectivity


Cisco DNA Software


Add sophisticated policy-based automation with software-defined access, monitoring, assurance, location analytics, and Cisco AI Network Analytics.

Includes all features from Essentials, plus:

  • Analytics and assurance
  • Service assurance
  • Policy and security

Optional add-on

Expansion Pack

Purchase add-on Cisco licenses, appliances, and services along with a Cisco DNA Essentials or Advantage license using one convenient ordering menu.

Available for: 

  • Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
  • Secure Network Analytics (Stealthwatch)
  • Cisco DNA Spaces
  • Cisco ThousandEyes
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Cisco DNA Center dashboard view of wireless network analytics

Save up to 25% when you bundle Cisco DNA Center with eligible access devices

Get everything you need to test-drive Cisco DNA Center automation and assurance capabilities in your lab or production environment.

Offer expires on July 30, 2022.

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Join us for a live demo of automation and assurance capabilities and applications. You'll see examples of software image management, network and client health, and proactive troubleshooting. 

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