ARCENT Forward 335th Digital Community
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What is Included
Cisco Secure Choice EA 2.0
The ARCENT-Forward Security enterprise agreement (EA) includes Cisco Secure Firewall and Cisco's Identity Services Engine.
Cisco's Secure Firewall provides full subscriptions for Threat (IPS/IDS), URL filtering, and Malware detection for all Firepower devices in theater. To find out more about Cisco's Secure Firewall capabilities click here.
Cisco's Identity Services Engine provides network access control (802.1x) as well as rich features for network/device segmentation, asset visibility, context sharing, and compliance (full C2C) to enforce organizational policies and manage devices.
The image below shows the different components and licensing tiers for ISE. ARCENT-Forward's Enterprise Agreement includes theater-wide licensing for the Base and Advantage tiers. Currently, Premier level licensing is not included in this agreement; nor are Device Admin and Virtual Machine licenses. These must be procured separately from the Enterprise Agreement.
For more information on Identity Services Engine and its capabilities, see: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/security/identity-services-engine/index.html
What is Included
Cisco Collaboration Flex Plan 3.0
ARCENT-Forward's Enterprise Agreement for Collaboration supports all Knowledge Workers throughout the theater, regardless of how many networks or separate call control clusters are required. Licensing included covers:
- Cisco Unified Communications Manager
- Cisco Expressway Series (Expressway-C and Expressway-E)
- Cisco Unity Connection
- Soft Clients (Jabber)
- Cisco Emergency Responder E911
- Cisco Unified Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST)
- Cisco Unified Communications Manager Session Management Edition (SME)
- Cisco Meeting Server (CMS)
What is Included
Cisco DNA Software for Switching
GEMSS for ARCENT-Forward provides a simple, flexible software subscription that empowers you to adjust to new security threats, the evolving Internet of Things (IoT), and mobility integration. Network Advantage and DNA Advantage licenses for Catalyst switching platforms are covered all across the Southwest Asia (SWA) area of responsibility. Find a detailed list of included features here.
Cisco DNA Advantage Licensing for SD-WAN and Routing
This covers licenses for the full suite of SD-WAN software appliances, including comprehensive licensing for Advanced Enterprise Services, IPSEC, Application Visibility and Control, and Performance/Throughput. (Some licenses are not included, such as HSEC, port enablement, and those requiring per-port licenses).
For a detailed list of included features, see: https://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_us/products/software/sd-wan-routing-matrix.html?oid=otren019258. If you have questions about what capabilities or licenses are included/not included, please contact your Cisco Account Team.
License Request Process
New Cisco hardware platforms come bundled with software licenses and support. At the time of purchase, procurements must be associated with the correct smart account.
To take advantage of the EA, you must provide contracting with the following:
- Smart AccountName: "ARCENT"
- Smart AccountDomain: "arcent.army.mil"
- Virtual Account: Command or Organization
To access software licenses, customers must associate their Cisco.com account with the "arcent.army.mil" smart account. Customers can gain access to the correct smart account by either of the following:
- Smart Contact email@example.com and provide
- Cisco.com user ID
- Access Requirements
- Submit a request through software.cisco. com using the "Existing Account" or "New Account" request link.
The account domain identifier will be "arcent.army.mil" and in the "Reason for Request" box, users will need to provide their Command or Organization info.