Cisco Enterprise Agreement

Get more value from your Cisco software.

Why choose an enterprise agreement?

Today's organizations require a better way to easily manage software across the entire lifecycle. They need to be able to respond to nonstop change as needed, to keep their solutions up to date, and realize the full value of their investments.

The Cisco Enterprise Agreement simplifies license management by consolidating the multiple subscriptions and renewal dates normally required to manage enterprise-wide software licenses down to a single agreement with unified terms and conditions. You can enter into a Cisco Enterprise Agreement that meets your business requirements now and expand later using the same agreement.

Which products are included

Each Cisco technology portfolio has unique enrollments that provide a simplified, building-block approach to buying and managing software and services.

Cisco DNA enrollment

Get automation and assurance across your network with a software-delivered approach.

Collaboration enrollment

Improve productivity with solutions that empower communication and innovation.

Data Center enrollment

Access your data on-prem or in the cloud. Deploy, run and manage data everywhere.

Security Choice enrollment

Protect your organization, your way, with an integrated Cisco Security portfolio.


Easy to buy

Take advantage of a simplified, predictable approach to purchasing software with a single 3- or 5- year agreement.

Easy to consume

Get on-demand deployment, anytime access to new software, and no retroactive billing with True Forward.

Easy to manage

Gain better visibility with EA Workspace and simplify management with co-termination of software subscriptions.

Increase your efficiency, get more coverage

Streamline contracts and costs, expand coverage to both software and hardware, and receive data-driven guidance by adding a Services Enrollment—featuring Cisco Solution Support—to your Enterprise Agreement.

Software budget management with no surprises

It's time to end retroactive fees. Cisco True Forward provides a smarter, more predictable way to manage growth – available only with the Cisco Enterprise Agreement.

ESG Analyst Validation Report

Analyzing the Economic Benefits of the Cisco Enterprise Agreement

Software is a powerful tool to drive digital transformation. The Cisco Enterprise Agreement minimizes software licensing complexity so it's easy to manage. See why ESG recommends a Cisco EA.

Enterprise Agreement Learning Center

Get access to product and software licensing information, user guides, training resources and more to help you hit the ground running with your Cisco Enterprise Agreement.

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