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Cisco Nexus Dashboard

Simplify your data center network operations

Configure, operate, and analyze all from one place across data centers and cloud.

One platform makes it easy

Simplest way to manage Cisco Nexus networks

Gain visibility that frees you to do what you need, where and when you need to do it.

Cisco Nexus Dashboard cloud management software

Configure with ease

Automate the provisioning of your data center and cloud network infrastructure using consistent configurations and security policies, with full lifecycle management and infrastructure as code (IaC) integrations.

Configure data center infrastructure management software with ease

Minimize risk and downtime

Evolve how you operate and troubleshoot your networks with best-in-class network tools. Maximize network telemetry through smart analytics.

Rest easy with Nexus Dashboard cloud management software

Greater data center sustainability

Achieve more energy-efficient data centers, by understanding energy consumption, emissions, and costs. 

Rest easy with Nexus Dashboard cloud management software
Cisco Nexus Dashboard data center management software demo

Cisco Nexus Dashboard demo

Take a peek at the simplest way to configure, manage, and visualize your data center networks.

Nexus Dashboard platform services


Monitor, analyze, and troubleshoot your data center fabrics.

Fabric Controller

Enable automated network connectivity, control, monitoring, and integration for deployments spanning LAN and SAN fabrics, and IP Fabric for Media (IPFM).


Gain consistent network and policy automation across multiple data centers and clouds.

Unlock more value with Nexus Dashboard integrations


Cisco AppDynamics

Gain network visibility into application performance.

Cisco SD-WAN vManage

Optimize your data center branch and data center cloud WAN.

Cisco ThousandEyes

Cut through the haze with enhanced visibility.

Nexus Dashboard is also available to run on public clouds

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

See Nexus Dashboard buying options on AWS Marketplace.

Microsoft Azure

See buying options for Nexus Dashboard on Azure Marketplace.

Nexus Dashboard is included with every Cisco Nexus 9000 tiered license

Cisco Data Center Networking (DCN)


The license for a single automated network provisioning (Controller) and basic device and network monitoring (Insights). You can upgrade to full Insights functionality with the Day-2 Operations add-on.


Supports Cisco ACI, NDFC, and NX-OS networks

Cisco Data Center Networking (DCN)


This license includes everything from Essentials, plus centralized configuration and automated interconnect for multiple data centers and clouds (Orchestrator), plus device network monitoring and troubleshooting tools (Insights). Upgrade with an optional Day-2 Operations add-on to get full Insights functionality.

Supports Cisco ACI, NDFC, and NX-OS networks

Cisco Data Center Networking (DCN)

Day-2 Operations add-on

Add full Insights and orchestration capabilities to your Advantage or Essentials license to maximize telemetry and predict risk and downtime with analytics based on rich network data.


Supports Cisco ACI, NDFC, and NX-OS networks


Cisco Data Center Networking (DCN)


The ideal option maximizes insights and predicts risk and downtime with network analytics for multiple data centers and/or cloud networks. Includes all Advantage features, plus full Insights functionality. No add-ons needed.

Supports Cisco ACI, NDFC, and NX-OS networks

Nexus Dashboard special offers

Bundle and save: Nexus Dashboard and Day-2 Ops

Get a free Cisco Nexus Dashboard platform with the purchase of six Day-2 Ops add-on licenses for a 5-year term.

Save 25% on DCN Day 2 Ops add-on license

For a limited time, save 25% on Day 2 Ops add-on license and receive Virtual Cisco Nexus Dashboard bundled with your purchase.

Offer expires soon.

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