Chapter 5. Intent-Based Networking

By and large, Cisco DNA describes the requirements and operations of a network infrastructure of an enterprise on an abstract level. Cisco DNA achieves this description by dividing the requirements of the enterprise network into several functions and design principles. Cisco DNA itself does not describe how to use or implement that network architecture. You can compare it with the design of a large office building. The drawings provide enough guidelines and a viewpoint of how the building will look. But it does not provide details on which materials the contractor needs to create the building or which functionality the building will be used for. Cisco DNA is nothing more than a description of the network in ...

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