Cisco ACI helps customers manage and excel in complex environments by increasing operational efficiencies, delivering network automation, and improving security for any combination of on-premises data centers, private, and public clouds. With ACI, customers can increase business agility through network optimisation, business protection, and cloud enablement.
Build a next-generation automated data centre
The Cisco Nexus 9000 Series delivers proven high performance and density, low latency, and exceptional power efficiency in a range of form factors. The switches operate in Cisco NX-OS Software or Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) modes with ground-breaking Cloud Scale ASIC technology. They are ideal for traditional or fully automated data centre deployments.
Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC)
The Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (Cisco APIC) is the unifying point of automation and management for the Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fabric. The Cisco APIC provides centralized access to all fabric information, optimizes the application lifecycle for scale and performance, and supports flexible application provisioning across physical and virtual resources.
Cisco IT accelerates business agility with ACI
Cisco IT deployed ACI to automate their data centers and speed up deployement of business-critical applications.
- 58% reduction in network provisioning time
- 21% improvement in network management costs
- 25% reduction in CAPEX
- 45% reduction in power and cooling cost