How Cisco ACI and Cisco DNA Center Work

By |2019-07-24T14:01:38+00:00March 16th, 2019|Categories: Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI), DNA Center, intent-based networking|Tags: , |

The move to virtualize enterprise networks began several years ago. Because the work is complex, Cisco, the industry’s leading network equipment supplier, delivered a variety of solutions. Two key elements are Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), the centerpiece in its Software-Defined Network (SDN) story, and Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA) [...]

Build a Next Gen Network with SDN and IBN

By |2019-07-24T14:02:39+00:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI), DNA Center, intent-based networking, SD-WAN, Software-Defined Networking|Tags: |

Historically, configuring network switches, firewalls and other infrastructure components was a slow, largely manually process. Generally, a network operator entered configuration changes through the Command Line Interface for each piece of equipment.  The old-fashioned approach was inflexible, the installation process was time-consuming, and the deployments were error-prone. […]

New SDN Solution Provides Greater Network Security and Agility

By |2019-07-09T19:41:32+00:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI), Software-Defined Networking|

Enterprise data centers face constantly evolving application needs and complex traffic variance. Cisco’s application-centric infrastructure (ACI) provides the missing link that finally lets applications guide networking behavior. […]