Architecting the Enterprise

Viewing this content requires the latest version of Adobe Flash Player with JavaScript enabled.

Get the Flash Player

Today's network is part of an architectural foundation that secures, optimizes, and enhances the processes and applications you use to run your company. Transform your business and build the foundation for an agile, global enterprise with an open framework for reusable network-based services. Enable your:

  • Employees to access and exchange data regardless of location, device, or time of day
  • Staff to make more informed decisions using information shared across the network in real time
  • Organization to collaborate more effectively with partners, suppliers, and customers

Learn about the benefits of the Cisco Service Oriented Network Architecture framework.

Industry Focus


Find resources to help improve the quality of patient care.

Financial Services

Financial Services
Explore design guides and solutions that help you address new economic pressures.


Discover solutions and design guides for more connected, responsive manufacturing.


Access design and application deployment guides to transform the customer experience.


Key Trends

Align Business

Align IT to Business with Architecture
Align your technology architecture with your business priorities.


Enhance SOA with Network-Based Services
Increase IT agility and leverage your existing applications.


Benefit from Unified Communications
Enhance productivity with Cisco Unified Communications.