Axiz and Cisco Ecosystem Partners

Cisco offers a variety of partner program models to fit your business. The Axiz ecosystem offers scalable incubation engines to accelerate the onboarding process, as well as scalable sales motions to amplify and monetize relevant solutions through GTM plans and facilitated sales execution.


With 35 shared technical resources, Axiz can tackle vendor integration and interoperability with ease.


Veeam® Availability Suite™ delivers something fundamentally different — manage ALL virtual, physical, and cloud-based workloads from a single console, achieve disaster recovery of any IT service and related applications and data within seconds and minutes and espond proactively to potential problems with real-time monitoring, reports and alerts.

With Cisco and Veeam you can fully leverage your IT investments in server virtualization, modern storage and the cloud to reliably protect and manage your environments.

The Veeam Availability Suite provides organizations with five key capabilities that enable the Always-On Business:

The combination of Veeam Availability Suite™ and Cisco UCS or Cisco HyperFlex allow users to meet the most stringent recovery time and point objective (RTPO™) required for tier-1 applications; less than 15 minutes for most workloads. Together, Veeam and Cisco help customers realize the full potential of virtualization by minimizing risk, decreasing downtime and easily adapting to business changes.


Veeam Availability Suite combines industry-leading backup, restore and replication capabilities of Veeam Backup & Replication™ with the advanced monitoring, reporting and capacity planning functionality of Veeam ONE™. Veeam delivers the availability, visibility and control you need for your Cisco UCS 3260, 240, FlexPod, Vxblock, FlashStack or other Cisco UCS deployments.


Accelerate your digital transformation through a software-defined approach to business and IT. The trusted platform provider of choice for more than 500,000 customers globally, VMware is the pioneer in virtualization and an innovator in cloud and business mobility. A proven leader, we allow you to run, manage, connect and secure applications across clouds and devices in a common operating environment, so you get both freedom and control.

Cisco ACI and VMware joint solution

Cisco APIC integrates with the VMware vCenter instances to transparently extend the Cisco ACI policy framework to VMware vSphere workloads.   The network administrator creates EPGs and pushes them to VMware vCenter as port groups on the DVS. Server administrators can then associate the virtual machines and provision them accordingly. Solution Overview:


The Cisco and IBM partnership is built on top of aligned technologies, market leadership, and business impact. Together we are empowering businesses to meet tomorrow’s challenges, today

MultiNetwork WAN / Network as a Service

New IBM delivered multi tenant cloud consumption model that brings the value of virtualization to network operations, delivering a new business model with lower OpEx and increased agility.

This unique as-s-service solution consists of hybrid WAN, multi-carriers, SD-WAN, LAN electronics and WLAN infrastructure, security infrastructure, asset ownership and management, managed and monitored from IBM Global NOCs. Cognitive operations with Watson and Service Platform, plus walk-in and takeover of existing network devices.


Cisco and Red Hat are collaborating to offer customers an Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) that is integrated with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform (RHEL OpenStack Platform). The solution will enable the next-generation cloud deployments that drive business agility, lower operational costs and avoid vendor lock-in.

Cisco ACI and Redhat joint solution

Cisco and Red Hat are collaborating to offer customers an Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) that is integrated with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform (RHEL OpenStack Platform). The solution will enable the next-generation cloud deployments that drive business agility, lower operational costs and avoid vendor lock-in. Solution Overview:


Sintrex can monitor your entire Cisco IT Infrastructure from your network to your datacentre and everything in between.


IXIA IxSecure makes applications and networks stronger by testing their security strength while enabling and activating a powerful Security Fabric that makes existing security tools more powerful. Firepower NGIPS and other Cisco Hardware: Firepower network appliances can use IXIA data access products to access network traffic. The products can aggregate, de-aggregate and filter by port, protocol and VLAN.

Ixia BiDi Flex Tap

The design of the Flex Tap is optimized and tested for high-performance fiber networks ranging from 1G to 100G. Flex Taps are deployed at any inline connection on the network, therefore no additional overhead or management burden is added to the network devices to copy traffic for the monitoring/security infrastructure. The Flex Tap is compatible with all major manufacturers’ monitoring devices, including protocol analyzers, probes, and intrusion detection systems, and is protocol agnostic.

Ixia Hawkeye Network Monitoring and Testing for Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches

Hawkeye is a network testing and monitoring solution,  providing continuous, active testing that equips IT to ensure a high-quality user experience with applications across the WAN.  Integration with Catalyst 9000 Series switches  enables easy, rapid deployment of Hawkeye  to improve performance, security, and troubleshooting in branch offices and large campus environments.

A Keysight business, Ixia helps enterprises, service providers, and government agencies worldwide maximize network visibility and performance across fast-growing hybrid networks.

External Bypass Switch

When a network monitoring device such as an IPS is deployed inline in a network link, it is vital to ensure that traffic continues to flow in all circumstances, even if the IPS loses power, so that mission-critical business applications remain available. If the IPS function is crucial to application security, traffic must be switched to a backup IPS device.

A bypass switch is an excellent solution that ensures continued availability

External bypass switching advantages include:
• Increased Security
• Network Reliability
• Better Visibility
• Programmability

Net Tool Optimizer

Industry leading Ixia Vision Network Packet Brokers (NPB) deliver intelligent, sophisticated and programmable network flow optimization providing visibility and security coverage to businesses assets and help IT teams quickly resolve application performance bottlenecks, trouble shoot problems, improve data center automation, better utilize expensive network analysis and security tools and help better business execution because of the improved understanding of the network and data center.

Ixia’s best-in-class Vision portfolio of network packet brokers are easy-to-use, perform under pressure and offer true application intelligence.


DataVoice – a Cisco development partner offering a powerful voice recording solution for Cisco telephony systems.


Citrix aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. Its technology makes the world’s apps and data secure and easy to access, empowering people to work anywhere and at any time. Citrix provides a complete and integrated portfolio of Workspace-as- a-Service, application delivery, virtualization, mobility, network delivery and file sharing solutions that enables IT to ensure critical systems are securely available to users via the cloud or on-premise and across any device or platform. With annual revenue in 2015 of $3.28 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations and over 100 million users globally.

Cisco ACI and Citrix joint solution

Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) integrates Citrix NetScaler application delivery controller (ADC) appliances to reduce deployment complexity and better align applications with dynamic business requirements in existing and nextgeneration data centers.

Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solution with Citrix

Citrix XenDesktop on Cisco UCS delivers services that can be accessed from any device, any time, any location.

The expanded portfolio of desktop virtualization solution architectures now makes the combined Cisco and Citrix technologies even more attractive by:

  • Increasing the solution breadth to address customers of all sizes
  • Offering greater choice of validated partner storage technologies for desktop virtualization
  • Delivering a portfolio of architectures that simplify and accelerate the path to application and desktop virtualization ROI

Cisco UCS is an ideal platform for hosting Citrix XenDesktop. Using Cisco UCS as the basis of a virtual desktop infrastructure unites servers, networking, virtualization, and storage access into a unified system. This design delivers greater computing density, network simplicity, and management simplicity in a smaller footprint that reduces operating costs. All hardware and software components are managed through the unified, embedded Cisco UCS Manager to improve operation efficiency with transparent scaling.

The system is available in pre-configured starterpacks, bundled packs for small and medium-sized businesses, and expansion packs so that organizations can meet needs today and scale as demand grows.

Cisco Mobile Workspace Solution with Citrix

This solution combines complementary mobile technologies to help simplify and accelerate mobility initiatives.

Cisco Mobile Workspace Solution with Citrix is a comprehensive mobility solution that promotes user experience and productivity—along with simplified and secure IT infrastructure that is cost-effective to manage. Because enterprises have a broad range of users with different workstyles and application requirements, the Cisco® and Citrix enterprise mobility architecture is flexible and extensible to support different needs.

Cisco provides strengths as a leading computing, networking, and security provider with expertise in unified communications and collaboration. Citrix offers expertise and leadership in application and desktop virtualization as well as emerging mobile device management (MDM), mobile application management (MAM), and enterprise file sharing.

Bringing together these strengths, Cisco Mobile Workspace with Citrix provides:

Optimized user experience

  • A simplified and elegant user experience features extensive self-service and automation
  • Users can easily onboard and provision multiple devices with network and application access—as well as de-provision or off-board applications as they switch or upgrade devices

Simplified IT infrastructure and secure operations

  • A combined approach allows IT to simplify the secure delivery of all application types, including native, web, hybrid, and virtual applications
  • An end-to-end application lifecycle approach allows IT to accelerate mobile application delivery aligned to security, user experience, and cost requirements
  • Technology integration (including Cisco ISE and XenMobile MDM integration) simplifies how organizations provide secure and seamless access and management for mobile devices

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Citrix NetScaler for Cisco ACI

Simplify IT and Accelerate Application Deployment

Give your IT function greater service agility and scale, facilitate more predictable spending, and increase customer satisfaction, all as you transform your data center.

The Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) joint solution with Citrix NetScaler portfolio helps accelerate application deployment onto networks with scale, multitenancy, and security.


Cloudian HyperStore software running on Cisco servers simplifies your storage infrastructure by transforming high-density servers into S3-compatible storage appliances.

Cisco ACI for Microsoft Cloud

Cisco ACI for the Microsoft Cloud Platform brings a new level of flexibility and agility to enterprise and service provider environments. The result is exceptional control of the Microsoft Cloud Platform and virtual and physical infrastructure, with reduced OpEx and greater flexibility. The joint solution enables detailed and flexible segmentation of both physical and virtual endpoints based on group policies, improving the security of applications and automating compliance.

Cisco ACI and Microsoft joint solution

Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™) for the Microsoft Cloud Platform is a secure, agile environment that simplifies security tasks and accelerates application deployments. Through centrally managed application policies, Cisco ACI automates all of your security device provisioning and configuration. This allows Microsoft Azure pack administrators to securely set up tenants and deliver a broad range of services as they deploy applications. Solution Overview:


Microsoft provides software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Integration between Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) and Mobile Device Management (MDM) platforms provides necessary insight into the posture of mobile devices so that companies can enforce appropriate network access policies as required by their IT organizations. CloudLock s CASB and Cybersecurity-as-a-service solution protects Microsoft Office 365 environments from compromised accounts, data breaches, and cloud malware. It also enables compliance while streamlining SecOps and forensics in the event of a security incident. SecureX threat response queries Microsoft Graph Security and Microsoft Windows Defender for Sightings of an observables (IP, domain, hash, file name, file path). Microsoft Intune endpoint management platform integrates with Cisco Security Connector.

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. It provides infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and software as a service (SaaS) solutions.


Nozomi Networks is accelerating the pace of digital transformation by pioneering innovation for OT and IoT security and visibility. Leading the industry, we make it possible to tackle escalating cyber risks in a converging world of IT and OT. In a single solution, Nozomi Networks delivers network visibility, threat detection and insight to thousands of the largest critical infrastructure, energy, manufacturing, mining, transportation and other industrial sites around the world.

Nozomi Networks for Cisco Catalyst 9300

This solution embeds the Nozomi Networks passive monitoring solution on the Catalyst 9300 compute module, allowing customers to deploy our OT-focused anomaly detection system to their edge switches for increase visibility and security in their industrial environments. Through Cisco DNA Center, customers can quickly and easily automate the provisioning and deployment of Nozomi to their Catalyst switch fabric, reducing man-hours and deployment complexity. This is a fully supported version of Nozomi that can integrate seamlessly with your existing Nozomi Networks monitoring architecture, including other physical or virtual devices.


McAfee is one of the world’s leading independent cybersecurity companies. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer solutions that make the world a safer place. By building solutions that work with other companies’ products, McAfee helps businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of threats happen simultaneously and collaboratively. By protecting consumers across all their devices, McAfee secures their digital lifestyle at home and away. By working with other security players, McAfee is leading the effort to unite against cybercriminals for the benefit of all.


McAfee Advanced Threat Detection for Cisco Email Security

Email continues to be the most highly exploited attack vector, with ransomware and business email compromises capturing cybersecurity professionals’ attention, resources, and time. Safeguarding this vital communication channel continues to be a major challenge for organizations of all sizes. The interoperability between Cisco’s Email Security Appliance and McAfee® Advanced Threat Defense provides an automated, closed-loop solution that detects sophisticated attacks and enables action before malicious email attachments reach users.


Infoblox delivers actionable network intelligence to enterprise, government, and service provider customers around the world. As the industry leader in DNS, DHCP, and IP address management (DDI) Infoblox provides control and security from the core to increase efficiency and visibility, reduce risk, and improve customer experiences.

With Infoblox, you can deploy the blazing fast, high-availability, agile network you’ve always wanted. That opens a world of new opportunities for your business. Use our solutions to launch that next generation data center that’s now suddenly within reach. Easily ensure your security and compliance. Leave your competitors in the dust in the digital economy. Push the boundaries of what your network can achieve with our technology solutions for Microsoft and IPv6. Provide the network services your global customers demand with our solutions for key market segments.

What You Can Do Only with Infoblox:

Use patent-pending predictive analytics on core network data, enabling you to enhance security, performance, and availability

Accelerate application response times by ensuring that DNS traffic automatically routes to ideal servers in every instance

Defend against the widest range of DNS-based threats, while maintaining service continuity even under volumetric attacks

Seamlessly integrate with the broadest range of public, private, hybrid cloud platforms including AWS, VMware, OpenStack, and Microsoft

Share network data in real time across your distributed infrastructure, including third-party systems

Stop DNS-based data exfiltration without the need for additional endpoint software, appliances, or infrastructure changes


Cisco Tetration and InfoBlox

By combining Infoblox IPAM intelligence with Tetration discovered Application insights and automatic policy enforcement capabilities, Infoblox can track the threat propagation and enforce polices across virtualized and bare-metal server environments, thereby reducing the datacenter surface that is vulnerable to attack and increasing operational efficiency through automation of routine tasks associated with datacenter security

Cisco Tetration and InfoBlox Joint Solution

The Cisco Tetration Analytics and Infoblox platforms take complementary approaches to providing actionable intelligence to enterprises. The combination of Cisco Tetration Analytics and Infoblox’s analytics and discovered data provides a comprehensive context that allows enterprises to make better operational decisions and provide greater security. Solution Overview:

Cisco ACI and InfoBlox

By combining Infoblox IPAM intelligence with Tetration discovered Application insights and automatic policy enforcement capabilities, Infoblox can track the threat propagation and enforce polices across virtualized and bare-metal server environments, thereby reducing the datacenter surface that is vulnerable to attack and increasing operational efficiency through automation of routine tasks associated with datacenter security

Cisco ACI and InfoBlox joint solution

The Infoblox/Cisco/CliQr integrated solution automates the entire infrastructure deployment lifecycle, enabling administrators to easily and quickly deploy new infrastructure. Solution Overview:

Check Point

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is a provider of software and combined hardware and software products for IT security, including network security, endpoint security, mobile security, data security and security management. pxGrid integration with Cisco ISE enables Check Point Identity Awareness blade to associate users and network privilege level with security policies, monitoring and reporting across Check Point security services. With Check Point and CloudLock, organizations can unify security efforts in hybrid cloud environments, surface user-enabled, shadow IT cloud apps, and detect and remediate malware. The joint integration allows security teams to enable the success of their employees through cloud technologies, all while improving the security integrity of the organization.


SolarWinds strives to eliminate complexity for IT pros. Its products are easy to buy, use, and maintain while providing the power to address IT management problems on any scale, from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises.

Multi-vendor Network Performance Monitor (NPM)

SolarWinds NPM is powerful and affordable monitoring software enabling you to quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance problems.




SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) offers multi-vendor network monitoring capabilities to reduce downtime, improve network performance, and help ensure business service delivery.  NPM offers fault and availability monitoring, performance analysis, cross-stack network data correlation, hop-by-hop network path analysis, and much more.

SolarWinds NPM supports the monitoring of Cisco Meraki wireless controllers and access points along with other third party network devices running in your environment such as routers, switches, firewalls, WLANs, and load balancers.

Learn why SolarWinds is #1 in network management software (according to IDC Worldwide Software Tracker):

  • Unexpected simplicity – Powerful and intuitively designed network monitoring solutions, so you can start solving problems right away.
  • Fully scalable – Out-of-the box network monitoring scales to handle all the growth your organization can throw at you, today and tomorrow.
  • What you need, when you need it – Tailor NPM to your needs with multi-vendor support and customizable dashboards, views, and charts.
  • Built by IT pros, with IT pros – We’ve worked as network and systems engineers, so we understand your problems and how to solve them.

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