Bridge the WAN edge and the cloud edge with a 30-day free trial of Cisco Catalyst 8000V Edge Software and Cisco DNA Advantage subscription on Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure.
Cisco Catalyst 8000V Edge Software is a flexible virtual-routing platform that provides a full suite of IOS XE and SD-WAN services in public and private cloud environments. It runs on any x86 hardware platform. Benefits of Catalyst 8000V include:
Download and use Cisco Catalyst 8000V Edge Software free for 30 days. By default, the Catalyst 8000V trial boots with a free 30-day Cisco DNA Advantage subscription that features 250-Mbps throughput.
Learn more about Cisco DNA Software for SD-WAN and Routing.
The Catalyst 8000V can also be managed by Cisco SD-WAN vManage, the management tool for Cisco IOS XE devices. For monitoring and troubleshooting, Catalyst 8000V supports the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), syslog, and IP (Internet Protocol) service-level agreements (SLAs).
With Amazon Web Services (AWS), you can try one instance of Catalyst 8000V for 30 days. There will be no hourly software charges for that instance, but AWS infrastructure charges will apply. Free trials will automatically convert to paid hourly subscriptions upon expiration.
With Microsoft Azure, you can try one instance of Catalyst 8000V for 30 days. There will be no hourly software charges for that instance, but Azure infrastructure charges will apply. Free trials will automatically convert to paid hourly subscriptions upon expiration.
Cisco UCS servers or servers from most vendors that support VMware ESXi or Red Hat KVM.
Minimum server specifications are:
To keep using the product after the trial period ends, purchase a license for Catalyst 8000V from your Cisco account manager or through a Cisco reseller.
Eligible software subscriptions: