OverviewSuggest Edit

Cisco is a company that designs and sells a range of technologies across networking, security, collaboration, applications, and the cloud. It offers switching, routing, wireless, and data center products, hardware and software-based solutions, network security, cloud and email security, identity and access management, advanced threat protection, and unified threat management products, as well as cloud and system management products. The company also provides technical support and advanced services to businesses of all sizes, public institutions, governments, and service providers.
TypePublic
Founded1984
HQSan Jose, CA, US
Websitecisco.com
Employee Ratings4.2
Overall CultureB+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jul 2020)77,500(+3%)
Job Openings8
Revenue (FY, 2020)$49.3 B(-5%)
Share Price (Mar 2021)$45.5
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Cisco

Chuck Robbins

Chuck Robbins

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mark Chandler

Mark Chandler

EVP, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
Gerri T. Elliott

Gerri T. Elliott

EVP and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
Francine Katsoudas

Francine Katsoudas

EVP and Chief People Officer
Stella Low

Stella Low

Chief Communications Officer
Maria Martinez

Maria Martinez

Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Experience Officer
Show more

Cisco Office Locations

Cisco has offices in San Jose, Albany, Albuquerque, Anchorage and in 247 other locations
San Jose, CA, US (HQ)
Cisco Building D, 170 W Tasman Dr
Albany, NY, US
18 Corporate Woods Blvd #200
Albuquerque, NM, US
2155 Louisiana Blvd NE #7100
Anchorage, AK, US
3601 C St #1234
Atlanta, GA, US
500 Northridge Rd #700
Baton Rouge, LA, US
5757 Corporate Blvd #102
Show all (269)

Cisco Financials and Metrics

Cisco Revenue

Embed Graph
View revenue for all periods
Cisco's revenue was reported to be $49.30 b in FY, 2020 which is a 5% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2021)

8.6b

Gross profit (Q2, 2021)

5.5b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2021), %

64.5%

Market capitalization (2-Mar-2021)

192.2b

Closing stock price (2-Mar-2021)

45.5

Cash (23-Jan-2021)

11.8b

EV

194.9b
Cisco's current market capitalization is $192.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

49.3b51.9b49.3b

Revenue growth, %

3%5%(5%)

Cost of goods sold

18.7b19.2b17.6b

Gross profit

30.6b32.7b31.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Revenue

12.1b11.9b12.5b13.1b12.4b13.0b13.2b12.0b12.0b11.9b8.6b

Cost of goods sold

4.7b4.4b4.7b4.9b4.7b4.8b4.7b4.2b4.2b4.3b3.0b

Gross profit

7.4b7.5b7.8b8.1b7.8b8.2b8.5b7.8b7.8b7.6b5.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

61%63%62%62%62%63%64%65%65%64%64%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

8.9b11.8b11.8b

Accounts Receivable

5.6b5.5b5.5b

Inventories

1.8b1.4b1.3b

Current Assets

61.8b47.8b43.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Cash

11.0b17.6b6.7b8.4b9.8b10.3b8.6b8.5b10.4b10.8b11.8b

Accounts Receivable

4.2b4.0b4.3b4.5b3.7b3.8b4.9b4.3b4.6b4.0b

Inventories

1.7b1.9b1.9b1.6b1.7b1.5b1.3b1.4b1.2b19.2b1.4b

Current Assets

84.1b86.1b67.1b55.7b53.1b47.3b41.7b40.1b41.3b43.0b43.9b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

110.0m11.6b11.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.2b1.9b1.8b

Inventories

(244.0m)131.0m84.0m

Accounts Payable

504.0m87.0m141.0m
USDQ1, 2018

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2 x
Show all financial metrics

Cisco Operating Metrics

Cisco's Backlog was reported to be $6.6b in FY, 2018.
FY, 2017Jun, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Feb, 2019Apr, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Mar, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021

Remaining Performance Obligations

$22.30 b$22.50 b$23 b$25.30 b$24.90 b$24.90 b$25.50 b$28.35 b$27.47 b

Backlog

$4.80 b$6.60 b

Countries

95 96 97

Patents (US)

13.22 k13.96 k14.14 k15.07 k
Show all operating metrics

Cisco Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
IMImobileDecember 22, 2020$730 m
SlidoDecember 07, 2020
Banzai CloudNovember 16, 2020
PortshiftOctober 01, 2020
ModcamAugust 31, 2020
BabblelabsAugust 26, 2020
ThousandEyesMay 29, 2020$1 t
Fluidmesh NetworksApril 09, 2020
ExablazeDecember 16, 2019
WrappupSeptember 16, 2019
Show more

Cisco Revenue Breakdown

Embed Graph

Cisco revenue breakdown by business segment: 27.0% from Service and 73.0% from Product

Cisco revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.9% from APJC, 25.7% from EMEA and 59.4% from Americas

Show all human capital metrics

Cisco Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

71/100

SecurityScorecard logo

Cisco Online and Social Media Presence

Embed Graph

Cisco Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    72/100

  • CEO Rating

    A

    76/100

  • Compensation

    B

    73/100

  • Diversity

    B

    70/100

Learn more on Comparably

Cisco Blogs

Cisco Connects the Factory Floor to the World

As the manufacturing environment evolves with investments in new technologies, a commitment to employee education and an emphasis on knowledge-sharing help steady this challenging transition.

Improve Retail Experience with Collaboration Technology

Retailers have reaped the benefits of analyzing structured data for years. But they’re only now starting to tap into the power of unstructured data, like consumer behavior.

6 Leadership Qualities for the Subscription Economy

As the subscription economy has created dramatic shifts in the way we all do business, the definition of what makes an extraordinary leader has evolved. Check out the six leadership qualities you should strive to attain to keep your competitive edge.

Secrets of Highly Productive Partner AM’s

Want to know about what Cisco has to offer that can increase partner productivity? Check out some of these key resources.

Black Hat USA 2018: ATT&CK in the NOC

The Black Hat NOC is run by UBM, and Cisco Security is honored to be a technology partner for malware analysis/threat intelligence and DNS.

Fact and Fiction

In recent months, there have been erroneous competitor claims about Cisco access points. Responding to industry gossip and incorrect rumors isn’t something that we normally do, but we want to make sure that our customers are getting the correct message.
Show more

Cisco Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cisco founded?

    Cisco was founded in 1984.

  • Who are Cisco key executives?

    Cisco's key executives are Chuck Robbins, Mark Chandler and Gerri T. Elliott.

  • How many employees does Cisco have?

    Cisco has 77,500 employees.

  • What is Cisco revenue?

    Latest Cisco annual revenue is $49.3 b.

  • What is Cisco revenue per employee?

    Latest Cisco revenue per employee is $636.1 k.

  • Who are Cisco competitors?

    Competitors of Cisco include Oracle, Lumen and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

  • Where is Cisco headquarters?

    Cisco headquarters is located at Cisco Building D, 170 W Tasman Dr, San Jose.

  • Where are Cisco offices?

    Cisco has offices in San Jose, Albany, Albuquerque, Anchorage and in 247 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cisco have?

    Cisco has 269 offices.