10 Things To Know About Cisco's Acquisition Of Viptela
Viptela To Boost DNA
One key reason why Cisco spent $610 million on Viptela is its capability of complementing Cisco's Digital Network Architecture (DNA). Cisco said Viptela's SD-WAN aligns to DNA principles of security, virtualization, automation and analytics, while helping to drive recurring revenues for partners.
Launch in March 2016, DNA is a software-driven, service-centric architecture based on automation, virtualization, analytics, managed services and open APIs that is aimed at enabling digital business. Cisco added several new solutions to DNA in February.