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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 CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2020)77,500(+3%)
Job Openings3,331
Revenue (FY, 2020)$49.3 B(-5%)
Share Price (May 2021)$53.4(+5%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

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
Maria Martinez

Maria Martinez

EVP and Chief Operating Officer
Gerri T. Elliott

Gerri T. Elliott

EVP and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
Francine Katsoudas

Francine Katsoudas

EVP and Chief People, Policy & Purpose Officer
Liz Centoni

Liz Centoni

SVP, Chief Strategy Officer and GM, Applications
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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

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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 $225.6 b.
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Cisco Operating Metrics

Cisco's Backlog was reported to be $6.6b in FY, 2018.
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$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 Cybersecurity Score

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Cisco Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Cisco News and Updates

Cisco integrates with Box to reduce friction in Webex collaborations

Box and Cisco today announced they will integrate their cloud platforms to reduce the friction end users encounter when collaborating over Webex.

Cisco India President Sameer Garde quits

Cisco President (India and SAARC) Sameer Garde has resigned after spending four years at the global networking solutions provider. Garde had taken over as the president of Cisco's India and SAARC operations in July 2017. He will continue to hold office till the end of July this year.

Cisco AppDynamics Expands Global Software-as-a-Service Offering With Five New Locations

Cisco AppDynamics, the industry leading Business Observability platform, today announced the expansion of its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering through five strategic new locations, enabling fast, secure and reliable access to the AppDynamics Business Observability platform. Built on Amazon Web …

SFR Strengthens Its Network with Cisco to Help Businesses in France

Cisco and SFR announced major updates to SFR’s network infrastructure to help businesses in France speed their digitization plans and best prepare for a better, stronger internet for the future.

NFL selects Cisco as official technology partner

The National Football League has named Cisco as an official technology partner. Cisco will work with the NFL to develop a Connected League platform to handle gameday operations such as digital signage and security, according to a press release.

Cisco Launches Digitization Program in South Korea to Accelerate Digital Transformation and Support Inclusive Pandemic Recovery

Today, South Korea, Asia’s fourth-largest economy, and Cisco, a worldwide leader in technology, announced the launch of a collaborative framework under Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) program to accelerate digitization across the country and power an inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 p…
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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 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.