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Cisco designs, manufactures and sells Internet Protocol (IP) based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry. The Сompany offers switching products, including fixed-configuration and modular switches, and storage products that provide connectivity to end users, workstations, IP phones, wireless access points, and servers. It also provides collaboration products comprising unified communications products, conferencing products, collaboration endpoints, and business messaging products; data center products, such as blade and rack servers, series, fabric interconnects, and management software solutions; wireless products consisting of wireless access points, WLAN controllers, cloud and appliances based services, and integrated software services. In addition, Cisco offers security products, including network and data center security, advanced threat protection, and web and email security.
HQSan Jose, US
Employee Ratings4

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)74,200
Job Openings3,152
Revenue (FY, 2018)$49.3 B(+3%)
Share Price (Mar 2019)$53.5

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
Amy Chang

Amy Chang

SVP and General Manager, Collaboration Technology Group
Gerri Elliott

Gerri Elliott

EVP and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
David Goeckeler

David Goeckeler

EVP and General Manager, Networking and Security Business
Anuj Kapur

Anuj Kapur

SVP and Chief Strategy Officer
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Cisco Office Locations

Cisco has offices in San Jose, Boxborough, Centennial, Alpharetta and in 141 other locations
San Jose, US (HQ)
Cisco Building D, 170 W Tasman Dr
Albany, US
18 Corporate Woods Blvd #200
Albuquerque, US
2155 Louisiana Blvd NE #7100
Anchorage, US
3601 C St #1234
Atlanta, US
500 Northridge Rd #700
Bellevue, US
500 108th Ave NE #500
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Cisco Financials and Metrics

Cisco Revenue

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Cisco's revenue was reported to be $49.33 b in FY, 2018 which is a 2.8% increase from the previous period.

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Cisco's current market capitalization is $235.6 b.
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Cisco Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017Jun, 2018FY, 2018Feb, 2019


94 93 95 96

Patent Applications

4.85 k4.99 k

Patents Issued

13.22 k13.96 k


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Cisco Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Singularity NetworksJanuary 30, 2019
LuxteraDecember 18, 2018$660 m
EnSoftNovember 21, 2018
Duo SecurityAugust 02, 2018$2.35 b
July SystemsJune 20, 2018
ACCOMPANYMay 02, 2018$270 m
Skyport Systems , Inc.January 24, 2018
Cmpute.ioDecember 07, 2017
BroadSoftOctober 23, 2017$1.90 b
PerspicaOctober 19, 2017
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Cisco Revenue Breakdown

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Cisco revenue breakdown by business segment: 74.4% from Product and 25.6% from Service

Cisco revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 58.9% from Americas, 25.2% from EMEA and 15.9% from APJC

Human Capital Metrics

Cisco's employees are reported to be approximately 26% female and 74% male.
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Cisco Online and Social Media Presence

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Cisco News and Updates

Global Software-defined Storage Market 2018-2022 with AT&T, BMC Software, Cisco, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and IBM Dominating

DUBLIN, Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Software-defined Storage: Global Markets to 2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report will cover software-defined storage, which is defined as the combined software and hardware computer data storage product...

Research Reveals Potential Growth Video Conferencing Endpoint Market | Cisco (Tandberg), Polycom, Huawei, ZTE, Avaya (Radvision), Lifesize

HTF MI published a new industry research that focuses on and Video Conferencing Endpoint market and delivers in-depth market analysis and future prospects of Global and India Video Conferencing Endpoint market. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Make In Odisha 2.0: State eyes tie-ups with TCS, Reliance Jio, Cisco

In the maiden Make In Odisha campaign held in 2016, IT and electronics system design and manufacturing had attracted Rs 15 billion in investments.

Macquarie and Cisco to Host SD-WAN Tech Talk

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cisco will host a conference call with Macquarie and Cisco’s Ramesh Prabagaran, Senior Director of Product Management, SD-WAN Enterprise Routing.  The discussion will focus on Cisco’s SD-WAN strategy and differentiated offerings for enterprise ro…

Carrier Wi-Fi Equipment Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2025: Key Players - Cisco Systems Inc., Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Ruckus Wireless

A new research study from HTF MI with title Global Carrier Wi-Fi Equipment Market Insights, Forecast to 2025 provides an in-depth assessment of the Carrier Wi-Fi Equipment including key market trends, upcoming technologies, industry drivers, challenges, regulatory policies, key players company profi…

Video Content Analytics (VCA) Software 2018 Global Market Key Players – IBM, Cisco Systems, Inc, Robert Bosch GmbH, Axis Communications AB, Siemens – Analysis and Forecast to 2023

WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global Video Content Analytics (VCA) Software Market 2018 by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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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.
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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 Amy Chang.

  • How many employees does Cisco have?

    Cisco has 74,200 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 $664.8 k.

  • Who are Cisco competitors?

    Competitors of Cisco include Juniper Networks, Microsoft and Broadcom.

  • 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, Boxborough, Centennial, Alpharetta and in 141 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cisco have?

    Cisco has 163 offices.