Cisco Digital Network Architecture

The Next Era of Networking Has Arrived

Digitization is fueled by major technology trends: mobility, the Internet of Things, cloud computing, and analytics. Businesses seeking to digitize need to evolve to a network with real-time insights and personalised experiences, automation and assurance, and security and compliance.
Cisco® Digital Network Architecture (DNA) is an open, software-driven platform that integrates critical innovations in networking software, such as virtualization, automation, analytics, and cloud into one architecture. It provides a roadmap to digitization and helps enable business and IT to innovate faster, reduce costs, and lower risk with services that are easy to consume.
Cisco DNA

Network Requirements for the Digital Organization

Automation and Assurance
Speed, Simplicity, Visibility | Reduced Cost and Complexity
Insights and Experiences
New Business Models | Faster Innovation
Security and Compliance
Real-Time and Dynamic Threat Defense | Lower Risk

Cisco® Catalyst® 9000 Series Switches

Simple, Secure, and Ready

The first purpose-built platforms designed for full fabric control with Cisco DNA and Software-Defined Access, these switches deliver stellar performance and functionality and extend Cisco’s networking leadership with significant innovations in security, mobility, IoT, and cloud.

Cisco Catalyst 9300

The 9300 is the industry’s first platform optimized for 802.1ac Wave 2 with support for 2.50Gbps and multi-gigabit downlinks, as well as Cisco perpetual UPOE and PoE+. It provides support for connecting a high density of 802.11ac Wave 2 access points (48) in a single RU box.

Cisco Catalyst 9400
This platform provides investment protection with a chassis architecture that is capable of supporting up to 9Tbps of system bandwidth. It provides exceptional power delivery scale with the industry’s highest density of UPOE ports.
Cisco Catalyst 9500
This platform offers non-blocking 40Gbps Quad Small Form Factor Pluggable (QSFP) and 10Gbps (SFP+) switches with granular port densities that meet diverse business needs.

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