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Cisco DNA Software for Catalyst SD-WAN and Routing

Automatic updates. Peace of mind.

Get your security and functionality upgrades as soon as we release them.

Empower your IT organization

Cisco DNA Software subscriptions help your IT team keep pace with your network's expanding demands. You can purchase the subscriptions à la carte or through a Cisco Enterprise Agreement.

Stay on top of the latest innovations

Immediately access the latest innovations through simple subscription tiers. You can move your licenses across deployment models—to the cloud, the premises, or new hardware.

Rely on enhanced security

Help your network stay protected from today's highly sophisticated security threats.

Automate with confidence

Advanced secure, centralized management and analytics tools reduce deployment and troubleshooting time.

Relieve financial headaches

Predictable expenditures are a welcome replacement for the peaks and valleys of past budgeting. Shifting to an OpEx model lowers organizational hurdles.

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Make a smooth move to Catalyst SD-WAN

Find out how to use software to update your traditional routed Catalyst SD-WAN to an architecture. 

Compare Cisco DNA Software licensing tiers

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Simplified management and security protection at a cost-effective price point

Features include:

  • Enterprise secure WAN edge
  • Cloud OnRamp for Multicloud and SaaS
  • Centralized management console


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Advanced Catalyst SD-WAN with enhanced security for feature-rich branch deployments

Includes all features from Essentials, plus:

  • Unlimited edge device licenses and segmentation
  • SaaS/IaaS/Colo/WAN optimizations
  • Analytics and assurance


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Catalyst SD-WAN security that can mitigate highly sophisticated threats to your organization

Includes all features from Advantage, plus:

  • Cisco SIG Essentials
  • Cisco Secure Malware Analytics

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Power your network with Cisco DNA Software

Try our simple, flexible Catalyst SD-WAN and routing software subscription tiers to give you the latest technology innovations, either in the cloud or on-premises.