Cisco DNA Center License

Cisco DNA Center

Cisco DNA Center License
Cisco DNA Center License


The Cisco DNA Center is a key element of Cisco DNA architecture providing controller base solution for design, deployment and operations. In many aspects it can be pre-configured even before you start to add devices. Introducing the next wave of intent-based networking advances that make Cisco DNA Center the open network platform you can count on to propel your IT and business initiatives forward.

Customers can deploy Cisco DNA Center in their network as a physical appliance for now. The following models and part numbers are available for this product:

  • Cisco DNA Center Appliance (PID: DN1-HW-APL)
  • Cisco DNA Center Appliance Gen2-44Core (PID: DN2-HW-APL)
  • Cisco DNA Center Appliance Gen2-56Core (PID: DN2-HW-APL-L)
  • Cisco DNA Center Appliance Gen2 (PID: DN2-HW-APL-XL)

Cisco DNA Center Assurance

Cisco DNA Center Assurance

Cisco DNA analytics and assurance provides you the end-to-end visibility that you need to get the pulse of your network. the solution collects data from multiple sources for devices, applications and uses. it then applies advanced algorithms to uncover correlated insights and suggest remediation. with Cisco DNA assurance you can gain the full visibility into the health of your network, predict performance and issues even before they happen and rapidly troubleshoot issues using suggested remediation put together by our experts. You can observe the overall health summary of the network in the assurance dashboard. This summary is divided into two segments. First network health gives you an insight into the health of the network infrastructure components. these includes switches routers whilst LAN controllers and access points. Second, client health provides a report on the wired and wireless clients on the network. the overall health chair map shows a view of the entire network with multiple geographical sites. this map provides visual cues about the health status of the site. green indicating healthy Network while amber and red indicates problems.

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DNA Center Software Upgrade

Cisco DNA Center performs compliance checks on the images, automatically download software maintenance updates or SMUs for the images and prompts you to provision image updates to the applicable device families. Before you begin ensure that your network devices have been discovered are available on the inventory page and are in managed state. after you have verified all this begin by accessing the image repository page. the image repository page shows all the Suffern images that Cisco DNA Center has stored. images that have been assigned to device families, software versions, images marked as golden number of devices using an image and etc. for some images Cisco DNA centers shows the Cisco recommended versions and the latest versions available. this helps you decide which software image to use for a device family.

DNA Center Software Upgrade

Cisco DNA License (Subscription Offers)

Cisco digital network architecture or Cisco DNA a software-defined approach for intent-based and networking. because Cisco DNA is available as a subscription model, you have the confidence of always being up to date with the latest features and functionality at no additional cost, and with Cisco DNA your software isn’t tied to your hardware. you have the agility you need to adjust to shifting business needs with fewer hassles. explore all the benefits of subscribing to Cisco DNA solutions including continuous access to innovation and financial predictability.

Cisco DNA Center
Cisco DNA Center License

 Cisco DNA offers three software Suites:

Cisco DNA for SD-WAN and Routing, Cisco DNA for Switching and Cisco DNA for Wireless.

You can customize level of security extent of automation and troubleshooting capabilities by selecting from three different subscription tiers: Essentials, Advantage or Premier.

Supported Devices

The DNA license subscription is supported with the following devices: 

  • Cisco Catalyst 3650/3850 Switches
  • Cisco Catalyst 9000 Switches
  • Cisco Catalyst 9800 WLC
  • Cisco ASR 1000 Routers
  • Cisco ISR 1000 Routers
  • Cisco ISR 4000 Routers
  • Cisco ISRv Router
  • Cisco CSR1000v Router
  • Cisco Catalyst 8000 Edge Platforms
  • Cisco ISE
  • Cisco Secure Network Analytics (Formerly Stealthwatch)
  • Cisco Viptela Edge

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