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5.3 Describe the policy-driven, multi-tier application deployment model and its benefits
Cisco application centric infrastructure (Cisco ACI) simplifies the deployment and management of policies across all virtual switch and bare metal server environments for any type of workload (physical, virtual, or container) based on virtual machine or network attributes or endpoint-group isolation policy.
Cisco ACI was designed to bring together physical and virtual networking to offer an end-to-end solution. For example, Cisco ACI provides transparent support for a mission-critical physical database workload working in conjunction with virtualized web servers and applications. This ...