Cisco Systems Inc is a multinational technology conglomerate with its headquarters in San Jose, California.
The company is engaged in the development, manufacturing, and sale of network hardware, software platform, telecommunication equipment, and other technology-based products and services.
The technology firm also manufactures various network gears such as routers, switches, wireless network management interfaces, optical networking, and outdoor and industrial access points.
Cisco Systems also focuses on developing security systems that include next-generation firewalls, advanced malware protection, VPN security, and email and web security products.
The platform suite includes:
• CX Cloud
• Cisco DNA Center
• Meraki Platform
• Cisco AppDynamics
• Webex Control Hub
• Nexus Dashboard
The tech firm claims to be a leader in providing internet protocol-based networking equipment, security devices, internet conferencing systems, and other networking systems to corporate businesses and government bodies.
The US-based company also provides cloud services to its customers. The majority of Cisco's customers are large enterprises and telecommunication service providers. However, it also provides services to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and the rest of the public sector.
Cisco Systems operates through three geographic segments:
• Americas: United States, Mexico, Canada and Brazil
• APJC: Asia-Pacific, Japan, and China
• EMEA: Europe, Middle East and Africa
Computer scientists and couple Sandra Lerner and Leonard Bosack co-founded the company in 1984 while working for Stanford University and developed a multiprotocol router.
The software company went public in 1990.
Cisco Systems is listed on NASDAQ and trades under the ticker 'CSCO'. It is also among various indexes like NASDAQ-100, Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), S&P 500, and S&P 100 components.
Many products like Internet Protocol (IP) phones and telepresence have been featured in many movies and television series, the company claims.
The company claims to have utilized nearly 85 per cent of electricity generated from renewable energy resources in 2020.
170 West Tasman Dr. San Jose, CA 95134-1706 USA