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Cisco Catalyst 8000V Edge Software

Take the cloud-smart route

Extend your WAN across clouds and applications with a virtual routing platform—purpose-built for the cloud.

Bridge the WAN edge and the cloud edge

Get agility, security, and visibility for a hybrid cloud world with Catalyst 8000V Edge Software.


Cloud services that scale

Quickly and securely deploy a broad set of networking services with any cloud.

Security by design

Apply and enforce centralized policies for all users.

Cloud-native agility

Make migration to the cloud simple with a unified, programmable software image.

Intelligence at the edge

​Optimize cloud applications and enhance user experience with advanced analytics.  

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See your next edge platform in action

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Unlock cloud connectivity with Catalyst 8000V integrations

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Cisco SD-WAN Cloud OnRamp

Simplify multicloud connectivity with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Megaport.

Cisco SD-WAN Analytics

Move your operations from reactive to proactive, with greater visibility across your network and the cloud.

Cisco vManage

Automate your SD-WAN with ease and deliver peak application performance—all through one dashboard.


Purchase on cloud marketplaces

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Automate connectivity and integrate natively with AWS. See Catalyst 8000V buying options on AWS Marketplace.

Microsoft Azure

Connect to Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN and optimize Microsoft 365. See buying options on Azure Marketplace.

Google Cloud

Automate site-to-site connectivity with Google Cloud. See buying options for Catalyst 8000V on Google Cloud.

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Move to Cisco IOS XE for advanced SD-WAN capabilities and platforms, including Cisco Catalyst 8000V Edge Software. Get up to 30% off software subscriptions and selected routers. 

Offer expires on July 29, 2023.