Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms with Catalyst SD-WAN Manager dashboard

Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms

Build a smarter network edge

Designed for security, built for scale. Create a superior network edge with accelerated aggregation services, multicloud networking, high-speed routing, and edge intelligence.

Cloud-scale WAN performance in a compact form factor

Expedite your cloud journey with accelerated services, multilayer security, and edge intelligence. 

Create great user experiences

Deliver outstanding service and agile connectivity to users near and far.

Streamline services integration

Enjoy cloud-scale performance with accelerated services that are powered by custom application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) architecture.

See more, solve more

See more, solve more. Centrally manage your environment with Cisco Catalyst SD-WAN Manager. Get actionable insights across the internet, cloud, and applications with built-in Cisco Catalyst SD-WAN Analytics and Cisco ThousandEyes solutions.

Layer your security

Gain industry-leading multilayered protection—and move to secure access service edge (SASE) with SD-WAN for on-premises and cloud-delivered security.

Catalyst 8500 Series models

Get licensing and support for Cisco Catalyst 8500 and Cisco SD-WAN through flexible subscriptions.

Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platform video

Meet your next edge platform

Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms are designed for accelerated services, multilayer security, cloud-native agility, and edge intelligence.

Catalyst SD-WAN enabled routers and Catalyst SD-WAN Manager dashboard

Get the power of SD-WAN and save up to 30%

Upgrade to Cisco IOS XE for advanced SD-WAN capabilities. Get up to 30% off software subscriptions and selected routers. 

Offer expires on July 27, 2024.

See real-world SD-WAN results

IDC researched the value and benefits for organizations that use Catalyst SD-WAN. See the results, including a projected 402% ROI over 5 years.