Deploy and manage enterprise-class networking services and VPN technologies for the Azure cloud.
Want to deploy and manage enterprise-class networking services and VPN technologies for Microsoft Azure Cloud?
As part of Cisco's Catalyst 8000 Edge Platforms Family, Cisco® Catalyst® 8000V Edge Software (Catalyst 8000V) delivers the maximum performance for virtual enterprise-class networking services & VPN in the Azure cloud. All Catalyst 8000V Cisco DNA Software packages use the high-performance versions of Microsoft Azure instances with direct I/O path for higher and more consistent SD-WAN performance.
The Catalyst 8000V is a full feature Cisco IOS XE router which allows you to deploy the same enterprise-class networking features and services in Azure as are deployed in your on-prem networks. It enables enterprise-class routing, VPN, firewall, high-availability, IP SLA, AVC, WAN optimization, and more. The familiar IOS XE CLI and YANG data model API ensure easy deployment, monitoring, troubleshooting, and service orchestration.
Key benefits of the Catalyst 8000V include:
Cloud services that scale - Quickly and securely deploy a broad set of networking services to any cloud by creating an overlay fabric with Cisco SD-WAN.
Security by design - Apply and enforce centralized, end to end policies for all users and extend enterprise VPN architectures into your private cloud.
Cloud-native agility - A unified, programmable software image makes migration to the cloud simple. Maintain consistent policy across thousands of sites and interconnect multiple regions using Cisco SD-WAN.
Intelligence at the cloud edge - Increase user productivity by optimizing cloud and on-premises application performance with real-time analytics, visibility, and control.
Learn more about Cisco Catalyst 8000V Edge Software: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/routers/catalyst-8000v-edge-software/index.html