Critical Network Infrastructure

Private WAN solutions for enterprise and public sector mission-critical networking.

Control the performance of your critical network infrastructure

Support the continuity of your operations with scalable, secure, automated and resilient solutions for you private WAN.

Scale your network to deliver high quality experiences for customers and employees while reducing bottlenecks for mission-critical data.

Optimize network transport costs by modernizing your network with intelligence and programmability.

Mitigate risks with a trustworthy infrastructure to secure the transport of your mission-critical data.

Simplify your operations by using automation and real-time visibility to improve network predictability and reliability.

Critical network infrastructure solutions

Cisco critical infrastructure solutions provide reliable, automated, and secure networking for your mission-critical data across your access, edge, core, data center and Internet connections. With Cisco critical network infrastructure solutions you can:

  • Modernize your network with converged IP and optical architectures to connect your data centers and transport your data.
  • Scale your network performance with modular, high density, power efficient, and secure routing platforms.
  • Simplify and accelerate network provisioning, management and operations with automation solutions.
  • Control your network by harnessing network intelligence from end-to-end visibility, network programmability, and segment routing technology.


Data Center Interconnect

High-density optical and routing platforms to cost-effectively and securely scale bandwidth.

Intelligent Metro Access

High-capacity routing connections to scale and prioritize traffic across multiple sites.

The power of trust for your critical network infrastructure

  • Hardware you can trust with anti-counterfeit and Trust Anchor architecture.
  • Trust in the network operating system with image signing and secure boot infrastructure.
  • Runtime trust features including runtime defense, encrypted transport, and DDoS protection.
  • Development you can trust with Cisco Secure Development Lifecycle, which enhances product security, reduces design vulnerabilities, and promotes the implementation of a consistent security policy across product lines.

Operational excellence for your critical network infrastructure

  • Accelerate your digital transformation with Cisco Customer Experience.
  • Evolve your network with industry-leading expertise from Cisco that helps you bridge the talent gap, implement new solutions faster, manage risk, deliver excellence, and differentiate your business.
  • Choose the right level of support, expert guidance, and insights to meet your needs.

Power your critical network infrastructure

Cisco ASR 900

A modular aggregation platform that delivers highly scalable and cost-effective broadband aggregation for voice, video, data, and mobility services.

Cisco NCS 500

A highly scalable and energy-efficient access and aggregation router platform with flexible port configurations.

Cisco NCS 5500

A high density platform to efficiently scale edge aggregation between data centers and large enterprise, web, and service provider WAN aggregation networks.

Cisco ASR 9000

Securely scale your edge network performance with a modular, high-density, power-efficient, and secure platform.

Cisco NCS 1000 Series

Manage growth with a data center-optimized dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) line system.

Cisco NCS 2000 Series

Maximize optical performance for ultra long-haul scale and throughput.

Crosswork Network Automation

Plan, design, implement, operate, and optimize your network with data-driven and intent-based automation solutions.