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Cisco DNA Center Automation and Assurance v2.1 – Instant Demo

April 2021

The Enterprise Networks practice is pleased to announce that the Cisco DNA Center Automation and Assurance v2.1 – Instant Demo is now available on dCloud for Cisco and Partner Users in US EastUS West, APJ, and EMEAR data centers.


Cisco DNA Center™ is the foundational controller and analytics platform at the heart of Cisco’s intent-based network. It supports the expression of intent for multiple use cases, including base automation capabilities, fabric provisioning, and policy-based segmentation in the enterprise network. Cisco DNA Center brings context to this journey through the introduction of Analytics and Assurance by providing end-to-end visibility into the network with full context through data and insights. Cisco DNA Center enables the network administrator to:

  • Design your network using intuitive workflows
  • Define user and device profiles that facilitate secure access and network segmentation based on business needs
  • Policy-based automation to deliver  services to the network based on business priority and to simply device deployment
  • Assure network performance with real-time and historical data analytics, to provide actionable insights and detect problems before they happen along with Guided remediation actions for 100+ Insights
  • Design and Deploy Software-Defined Access (SD-Access) to simplifies the delivery of consistent, highly secure, identity-based policy for users and devices across wired and wireless networks

This enables the network admin to have a simplified integrated user experience across the entire enterprise portfolio of products.

What’s New

We’ve added a new guide that covers AI Network Analytics.

Also, get an early look at the Cisco DNA Center 2.1.1 interface with all new navigation, new dashboards, and screen layouts.

Explore the newest features, including:

  • Policy Analytics
  • Endpoint Analytics
  • PoE Network Health and Device 360
  • Wifi6 Dashboard
  • Rogue & aWIPS Dashboard

Devices included in this demo’s inventory:

  • Cisco 1101 Series Industrial Integrated Services Routers
  • Cisco 1850I Series Unified Access Point
  • Cisco 3600I Series Unified Access Point
  • Cisco 3800i Series Unified Access Point
  • Cisco 4300 Series Integrated Services Routers
  • Cisco 4400 Series Integrated Services Routers
  • Cisco 4800 Series Unified Access Points
  • Cisco Catalyst 9800 Series Wireless LAN Controllers
  • Cisco Aironet 1800S Active Sensor
  • Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers
  • Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series Switches
  • Cisco Catalyst 9115AXE Series Access Point
  • Cisco Catalyst 9120 Series Access Points
  • Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches
  • Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series Switches
  • Cisco Catalyst 9400 Series Switches
  • Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series Switches
  • Cisco Catalyst 9600 Series Switches
  • Cisco Catalyst IE3300 Rugged Series
  • Cisco IE 4000 Series Switches
  • Cisco 3500 Series Wireless LAN Controllers
  • Cisco 5500 Series Wireless LAN Controllers
  • Cisco Catalyst 3650 Series Switches
  • Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series Ethernet Stackable Switch


Required Optional
  • Laptop
  • Cisco® AnyConnect®

View the Business Value  Demo

A Business Value Demo provides the tools necessary for a one-hour customer engagement (including a demo), regarding the solution’s business benefits. View the demo here: https://dcloud2.cisco.com/businessvaluedemo/enable-secure-access-business-value-demo.