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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.
HQSan Jose, CA, US
Employee Ratings4.3
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2020)77,500(+3%)
Job Openings827
Revenue (FY, 2020)$49.3 B(-5%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$55.2(+2%)

Key People/Management at Cisco

Chuck Robbins

Chuck Robbins

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Maria Poveromo

Maria Poveromo

SVP and Chief Communications Officer
Maria Martinez

Maria Martinez

EVP and Chief Operating Officer
Liz Centoni

Liz Centoni

EVP, Chief Strategy Officer and GM, Applications
Gerri T. Elliott

Gerri T. Elliott

EVP and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
Jeetu Patel

Jeetu Patel

EVP and General Manager, Security & Collaboration
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Cisco Office Locations

Cisco has offices in San Jose, Albany, Albuquerque, Anchorage and in 244 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
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Cisco Financials and Metrics

Cisco Revenue

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Cisco's revenue was reported to be $49.3 b in FY, 2020 which is a 5% decrease from the previous period.

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Cisco's current market capitalization is $232.8 b.
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Cisco Operating Metrics

Cisco's Backlog was reported to be $6.6b in FY, 2018.
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Remaining Performance Obligations

$22.3 b$22.5 b$23 b$25.3 b$24.9 b$24.9 b$25.5 b$28.35 b$27.47 b


$4.8 b$6.6 b



Patents (US)

13.22 k13.96 k14.14 k15.07 k
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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
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Cisco Revenue Breakdown

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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

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Cisco Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Cisco News and Updates

Cisco Files VoIP Patent Complaint Against Estech

Cisco Systems Inc. filed suit against Estech Systems Inc. for the willful infringement of three of its patents relating to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) on Thursday. Additionally, the Eastern District of Texascomplaint asks for declaratory relief concerning its non-infringement patents that ar…

Cisco India names first woman head

Cisco on Tuesday announced Daisy Chittilapilly as its new President for India and SAARC region, effective August 1, 2021, which also marks the start of Cisco’s new financial year.

Cloud Native Integration Platform TriggerMesh Receives Strategic Funding from Cisco Investments , Existing Investors

TriggerMesh, a cloud native integration platform provider, today announced a strategic investment led by Cisco Investments with the participation of existing investors and others.

NBC Olympics eligió a Cisco como proveedor de redes IP para la producción de los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio

Cisco will provide the necessary technology for NBC Olympics to produce from the first all-IP International Broadcast Center of its coverage of the Tokyo Olympics

PTCL, Cisco sign partnership agreement

The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and Cisco have announced a strategic partnership to deliver services to businesses in the country as they signed a `service provider partnership’ agreement.

Vodafone partners with Cisco to launch new broadband solution for SMEs

Vodafone has partnered with Cisco to launch a new broadband and WiFi solution that is powered by Cisco Meraki.
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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, Maria Poveromo and Maria Martinez.

  • 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 CGI, Oracle and Lumen.

  • 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 244 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cisco have?

    Cisco has 266 offices.