Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) provides a central point of management for Cisco Nexus 9000 Series and Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches used in the VxBlock System 1000.
Cisco DCNM is deployed as a virtual appliance onto AMP-VX or AMP-3S. A single Cisco DCNM instance manages all connected VxBlock 1000.
Cisco DCNM is divided into two sections:
Cisco DCNM provides a graphical user interface for viewing and managing switches, as well as a RESTful API to enable automation.