Start Your Automation Journey on Hybrid Cloud Network with Cisco ACI & Nexus Dashboard

This is the age of digital transformation and ensuring that businesses are more resilient, yet agile. The primary reason behind this change is the volumes of data that are being generated which has made networking infrastructure extremely complex and distributed. 

This poses a roadblock in managing data center operations as correlating data and information across hybrid cloud environments can become difficult. This can be overcome with Cisco Nexus® Dashboard.

What is Cisco Nexus® Dashboard?

Cisco Nexus Dashboard is a single launch point. It provides a unified platform bringing together distinct views of data-center operations, application deployment, and performance on a hybrid cloud platform.

Additionally, it helps to monitor and scale within its own Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure™ (Cisco ACI®) and across different sites. 

This technology is outsourced to chosen Cisco partners in the Middle East and caters to client demands and needs.

What are the Features of this Platform?

Cisco Nexus® Dashboard is an agile platform that gives you complete control over data center management and comes in-built with the following features:

Splunk Integration: Its proprietary technology Splunk can be easily integrated with existing IT infrastructure. The dashboards are secure, provide access to real-time operational analytics and can be customized as per the requirements of the business. 

ServiceNow Integration: Access a single pan for visibility, ticketing and closed-loop incident resolution management by integrating the ServiceNow functionality. 

Hybrid Cloud Management: The Cisco Nexus Dashboard 2.1 allows you to develop, automate and monitor your network from a unified dashboard. 

Proactive Operations: Access the one-click remediation functionality with Cisco Nexus Dashboard Insights 6.0 which enables you to implement simpler change management with upgrade assist. 

Packet Visibility in Enterprise: Get more packet brokering visibility with Cisco Nexus Dashboard Data Broker which is an add-on service with Cisco DNA Center integrations.

Simplified Fabric Management: Fabric automation, visibility, and control can be unified under a single umbrella with Cisco Nexus Dashboard Fabric Controller 12.0.

What Are the Advantages of Implementing Cisco Nexus® Dashboard?

Implementing Cisco data center technology via the Cisco Nexus® Dashboard comes with a definite set of benefits. These include: 

It Is Easy to Use: 

Cisco Nexus® Dashboard can be completely customized with a role-based user interface view. This helps to emphasize network operator use cases. The tool comes equipped with a single sign-on that offers a smoother user experience across all operational services. Moreover, a unified console is available that helps in health monitoring and quick service turn-up. 

It is Easy to Scale: 

Integration of all business-critical functions related to data center operations and management is easily scalable from a single dashboard. Business enterprises can scale using cases to leverage flexible deployment options for both on-premises, multi-cloud, and edge networks. 

It is Easy to Maintain: 

Cisco Nexus® Dashboard provides seamless integration with your existing IT infrastructure enabling automation of lifecycle management of operational services across on-premises, cloud, or hybrid environments. Businesses can even deploy critical third-party applications and tools via this single point of integration.

In Conclusion

Cisco Nexus® Dashboard expands the scope of NetOps and DevOps which are critical elements accelerating data center operations. 

The platform can be deployed by a Cisco technology partner like MDS CS which is a registered Cisco Riyadh partner for businesses based in the MENA region.