This is a manager of managers for security. It lets you create one policy set for security and networking topology, which is important since they are so intertwined.

This makes the ASA more capable as a stand-alone security appliance.

Customers will have to spend time in the lab beating this up. Deployments will be streamlined, but we still see pretty aggressive testing required.

The majority of enterprises we see now aren't looking for low costs in routers. They're looking for added features like security.

What they're basically doing is taking the $8-$10 billion router and switch market and making it security-savvy. So often we find technology in search of a problem, but that's not the case here. Cisco is responding to market demand.