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Cisco is a global company that designs and sells a broad 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, US
Employee Ratings4.2
Culture scoreB+

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2019)75,900(+3%)
Job Openings1,163
Revenue (FY, 2019)$51.9 B(+6%)
Share Price (May 2020)$44.3

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

Executive Vice President
Gerri Elliott

Gerri Elliott

EVP and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
Anuj Kapur

Anuj Kapur

SVP and Chief Strategy Officer
Francine Katsoudas

Francine Katsoudas

EVP and Chief People Officer
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Cisco Office Locations

Cisco has offices in San Jose, Albany, Albuquerque, Anchorage and in 255 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
Baton Rouge, 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 $51.90 b in FY, 2019 which is a 5.2% increase from the previous period.

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Cisco's current market capitalization is $187.7 b.
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Cisco Operating Metrics

Cisco's Backlog was reported to be $6.6b in FY, 2018.
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Patents (US)

13.22 k13.96 k14.14 k15.07 k
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Cisco Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Fluidmesh NetworksApril 09, 2020
ExablazeDecember 16, 2019
WrappupSeptember 16, 2019
CloudCherryAugust 26, 2019
VoiceaAugust 07, 2019
Acacia CommunicationsJuly 09, 2019$2.60 b
SentryoJune 06, 2019
Singularity NetworksJanuary 30, 2019
LuxteraDecember 18, 2018$660 m
EnSoftNovember 21, 2018
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Cisco Revenue Breakdown

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Cisco revenue breakdown by business segment: 24.9% from Service and 75.1% from Product

Cisco revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 15.2% from APJC, 25.2% from EMEA and 59.6% from Americas

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Cisco Online and Social Media Presence

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Cisco Company Culture

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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

Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Create Your Own Crypto Currency on a Blockchain

The programming languages and tools you use to develop in the world of tokens and distributed applications, generally differ from blockchain to blockchain.

Threat Roundup for August 3-10

Today, as we do every week, Talos is giving you a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we've observed this week — covering the dates between August 3 and 10....

Shining a Light on a New Way to Attack WPA2 Weaknesses

Throughout its history, wireless communication has been susceptible to eavesdropping. No matter the WPA standard, there will always be attempts to exploit weaknesses and breach privacy.

Network of the Future, Today. How We’re Growing WAN Capacity While Optimizing Costs

If you haven’t seen my colleague Ben Irving’s Network of the Future blog, I recommend you check it out. In this blog I’ll share what we’ve accomplished so far...

Learning to Love Social Media and Using it as a Cisco Recruiting Tool

Frances shares how she grew to love social media and how she's using it now as a recruiting to find top talent for Cisco!

SD-WAN – Hitting its Stride with Managed Services

In June, 2018, one of our service provider partners, BT, announced a new global service based on Cisco SD-WAN - “Comprehensive global managed service improves agility to deploy Cloud and accelerates digital transformation.” Great news for enterprises worldwide!
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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 75,900 employees.

  • What is Cisco revenue?

    Latest Cisco annual revenue is $51.9 b.

  • What is Cisco revenue per employee?

    Latest Cisco revenue per employee is $683.8 k.

  • Who are Cisco competitors?

    Competitors of Cisco include Datadog, Nutanix and Microsoft.

  • 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 255 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cisco have?

    Cisco has 279 offices.