Direct Internet Access

DIA is a component of the Cisco Intelligent WAN solution in which certain Internet-bound traffic or public cloud traffic from the branch can be routed directly to the Internet. DIA helps reduce IT spending, ensure better application experiences, and provide guest Wi-Fi at the branch.





  • Highly secure WAN transport for private and virtual private cloud access, and for branch-to-headquarters connectivity
  • Uses local Internet path for public cloud and Internet access.
  • Increased WAN transport capacity and cost-effectiveness.
  • Improved application performance (right flows to right places)
  • Reduced bandwidth consumption