Cisco Investments

Cisco Investments

Cisco Investments is an investment arm of Cisco Systems. Invests in technology companies focused on data center, IoT, enterprise networking, security, big data and analytics.

Cisco Investments is the investment office of Cisco Systems. It is headquartered in San Jose. Founded in 1993, it invests $150-200 million annually in global companies. It targets investments in telecommunications related sectors. It has invested in the venture capital, IoT, SaaS, Big Data analytics, semiconductors, secrurity, cloud computing, and service provider sectors. The company follows a mandate from its parent company to expand the corporation's business in to emerging industry sectors.

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A software company making an application traffic management platform.

A technology that designs carbon nanotube electronics, which can be used as memory devices. It was founded in 2001 and is located in Woburn, Massachusetts.

Gainsight, Inc. is a privately held service as a software company founded in 2009 by Jim Eberlin and Sreedhar Peddineni. It is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Exabeam is a San Mateo, California-based data security analytics company offering cybersecurity and early cyber attack detection software.

A global provider of camera-first, AI powered self-driving technology, formerly AdasWorks.

A provider of an automated communication platform in California that focuses on helping clinics orchestrate the entire care journey for patients.

Whatfix is an enterprise software company.

Ascendify is a San Francisco-based company founded by Lauren Smith, Matt Hendrickson and Jason Ball.

Cohesity is a company providing hyperconverged secondary storage solutions.

Actility is a software company providing low power wide area (LoRaWAN and 3GPP connectivity) network connectivity management.

VeloCloud Networks is a Palo Alto, California-based service provider company founded by Sanjay Uppal.

Rookout is a Tel Aviv-based company founded by Or Weis.

GridEdge Networks is a renewable energy company.

RStor is an enterprise software company.

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Pramugdha Mamgain
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DealStreetAsia
Upon completion of the transaction, CloudCherry's business team will join Cisco's Contact Center Solutions business, led by Vasili Triant.
August 27, 2019
The Economic Times
Upon completion of the transaction, the CloudCherry team will join Ciscos Contact Center Solutions business, led by Vasili Triant, vice president and general manager, Cisco said in a press note.
Ron Miller
August 7, 2019
TechCrunch
Rookout, a startup that provides debugging across a variety of environments, including serverless and containers, announced an $8 million Series A investment today. It plans to use the money to expand beyond its debugging roots. The round was led by Cisco Investments along with existing investors TLV Partners and Emerge. Nat Friedman, CEO of GitHub; [...]

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