Campus Service Assurance with Cisco Catalyst 9000 Switches
ThousandEyes visibility combined with the Cisco Catalyst® 9300 and 9400 series switches provides you with immediate insight into the digital experience of campus users connecting to any application over any network. Quickly see detailed network paths and metrics between your campus and the critical SaaS and cloud-based services that lay outside of your direct control.
Campus Service Assurance with Cisco Catalyst 9000 Switches Video Transcript
Today's campus environments rely on an ever-complex web of digital services reaching across the global Internet.
Every day, users access externally hosted applications, cloud services and multiple ISPs over hundreds of networks.
But with no visibility over these networks and applications, it can take hours or even days to locate and fix problems, problems that directly impact your service outcomes.
Ensuring service delivery on campus requires visibility off campus, end-to-end, from switch to SaaS and everything in between.
That visibility has arrived.
Introducing ThousandEyes service assurance for Catalyst 9000, now part of your Cisco DNA Advantage software subscription for new and existing Catalyst 9000K customers.
With ThousandEyes, you can see every network hop across the Internet to SaaS applications, your data center and cloud-based services.
ThousandEyes vantage points are now included on your Catalyst 9000, so you can quickly and easily start seeing beyond your own network.
With comprehensive insight across service providers, you can pinpoint issues fast and fix them or escalate them to the right party, so you can deliver the experience your users expect and your business depends on.
The industry's best enterprise switch now has the industry's best SaaS service assurance solution: ThousandEyes and Catalyst 9000.
Your view of the network just got a whole lot bigger.
Ensure Seamless Campus Connectivity
See end-to-end network paths and metrics from the campus LAN to SaaS, internal apps, IT services and network endpoints. Correlate external service delivery paths with internal LAN and network device metrics, and alert and report on the health and availability of all services connected to the campus. Gain insights into device performance and network topology maps through Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) polling and automatic device discovery.
Deliver Superior Application Experience
Understand how users are experiencing an application with page load waterfalls and metrics, and multistep transactions that go beyond an application’s front door.* Help ensure the reachability and availability of campus-critical SaaS, internally hosted apps and cloud-based services over any network. Measure and track employee experience in SaaS applications, such as Microsoft 365, Salesforce and Cisco Webex®.
*Requires SSD storage option on Catalyst 9300 and 9400 Series.
Deploy High-Performing Modern WAN
Gain in-depth visibility into both underlay and overlay network performance. Correlate overlay visibility with a hop-by-hop Layer 3 underlay path, helping you maintain visibility into network transport and external Border Gateway Protocol (eBGP) routing when deploying SD-WAN and cloud-based security services.
Leveraging ThousandEyes with the Catalyst 9000
Catalyst 9300 and 9400 Series switches with a Cisco DNA Advantage subscription natively support the ThousandEyes Enterprise Agent and will receive one network/web test running at a 5-minute interval per license.*
* Each Catalyst 9300 or 9400 Cisco DNA Advantage subscription enables the customer to run the equivalent of one ThousandEyes network or web test every 5 mins from a ThousandEyes enterprise agent (22 units per month), up to a maximum of 110,000 units per month of ThousandEyes test capacity per customer. ThousandEyes Cloud Agent access is not included in the Cisco DNA license entitlement. Test capacity can be increased and Cloud Agents accessed with purchase of additional ThousandEyes Network and Application Synthetics.
Leveraging ThousandEyes with the Catalyst 9000 Video Transcript
When you manage a campus and branch network, your job is to deliver a top-notch digital experience, regardless of where the users are and where their critical applications are located.
With ThousandEyes Enterprise Agents now hosted on your Cisco Catalyst switches, gain end-to-end visibility from your campus network to the Internet, SaaS, and cloud-based services.
In Cisco DNA Center, you can deploy the ThousandEyes app with just a few clicks.
Then go to the ThousandEyes dashboard to set up your tests to monitor performance.
The following tests are available with your Cisco DNA Advantage license: Network, DNS server, DNS trace, DNSSEC, HTTP server, FTP, and Voice.
Specify the HTTP target URL you want to monitor and then select the agent that will run that test.
The agents you set up are probing the target continuously at regular intervals.
The timeline view lets you monitor service availability and performance over a period of 30 days.
Path visualization shows end-to-end network paths from the agents to test targets across any network, along with hop-by-hop network metrics like packet loss, latency, and jitter.
ThousandEyes provides correlated visibility over multiple layers, application, network, Internet routing, and device layers.
See the context behind application performance for quick and easy problem isolation, remediation, and resolution.
Use the Sharelink feature to take a snapshot of the problem and then share it with relevant stakeholders inside or outside your organization so you can work collaboratively to solve the issue.
This is just a sample of what ThousandEyes can do to help you deliver better campus connectivity, a modern WAN, and improve application experience for your users.
Your Cisco DNA Advantage license now includes ThousandEyes Internet and Cloud Intelligence for your Catalyst 9300 and 9400 Series switches.
Learn more at cisco.com/go/catalyst9000.
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Campus Service Assurance with Cisco Catalyst 9000 Switches
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