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5. QoS With The APIC Controller

If you have a very large and very distributed network, it is increasingly challenging to manage the QoS across the multitude of devices that sit on that network. So the very first thing a partner can do with APIC EM is ... figure out the QoS for that entire enterprise network. They can do that work, enter it into the system, push the button one time, and it gets populated across the entire network.

That's a huge reduction in opex for the partner, but it's also a value they can sell to the customer.

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