Cisco SD-Access Under the Hood

Cisco SD-Access and the new era in networking

In an enterprise architecture, the network may span multiple domains, locations, or sites such as main campuses and remote branches, each with multiple devices, services, and policies. From the networking and security perspective, administering this environment can be challenging. Especially, if you still rely on manual configurations through a plethora of tools. In a constantly changing environment, the challenge is even bigger. It is very difficult to ensure consistent policies, not to mention troubleshooting.

Cisco’s Software-Defined Access (SD-Access) solution is a programmable network architecture that provides a software-based policy and segmentation from the edge of the network to the applications. SD-Access is implemented via the Cisco Digital Network Architecture Center (Cisco DNA Center) that provides design settings, policy definition, and automated provisioning of the network elements as well as assurance analytics for an intelligent wired and wireless network.

Watch the webinar recording with NIL’s networking expert Robert Lesar, CCIE R&S #17091, who explained how Cisco SD-Access helps you establish end-to-end architecture where you can ensure consistency in terms of connectivity, segmentation, and policy across different locations.

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In the webinar, you will learn:

  • What Cisco SD-Access is and how it works
  • How Cisco SD-Access improves network and security operations
  • What the key SD-Access use cases are

How does Cisco DNA Center solve your network management challenges?

Cisco Digital Network Architecture Center (Cisco DNA Center) is the foundational controller and analytics platform for large and midsize organizations. Cisco DNA Center provides a single dashboard for every fundamental management task in order to simplify running your network.
Watch the webinar recording where we discussed how Cisco DNA Center enables you to respond to changes and challenges faster and more intelligently.

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