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Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems is an American multinational technology company developing, manufacturing, and selling networking hardware, software, and telecommunications equipment.

Cisco Systems is an American multinational technology company developing, manufacturing, and selling networking hardware, software, and telecommunications equipment that is headquartered in San Jose, California and was founded in 1984 by Sandy Lerner and Leonard Bosak.

Timeline

March 2020
SVP and GM of Enterprise Networking David Goeckeler left to become CEO of Western Digital Corp. and was replaced by Todd Nightingale, head of Cisco Meraki.
2019
Cisco acquired CloudCherry, a customer experience management company, and Voicea, an artificial intelligence company.
June 2018
Cisco Systems ranked 444th on Forbes Global 2000 list, with $221.3 billion market cap.
May 1, 2018
Cisco Systems agreed to buy AI-driven business intelligence startup Accompany for $270 million.
September 2017
Chambers announced that he would step down from the executive chairman role at the end of his term on the board in December 2017. On December 11, 2017, Robbins was elected to succeed Chambers as executive chairman while retaining his role as CEO, and Chambers was given the title of "Chairman Emeritus".
February 2017
Cisco launched a cloud-based secure internet gateway, called Cisco Umbrella, to provide safe internet access to users who do not use their corporate networks or VPNs to connect to remote data centers. Immediately after reporting their fourth-quarter earnings for 2017, Cisco's price-per-share value jumped by over 7%, while its Earnings per share ratio increased from 60 to 61 cents per share, due in part to Cisco's outperformance of analyst expectations
January 2016
Cisco invested in VeloCloud, a software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) start-up with a cloud offering for configuring and optimizing branch office networks. Cisco contributed to VeloCloud's $27 million Series C round, led by March Capital Partners.
November 19, 2015
Cisco, alongside ARM Holdings, Dell, Intel, Microsoft and Princeton University, founded the OpenFog Consortium, to promote interests and development in fog computing.
July 23, 2015
Cisco announced the divestiture of its television set-top-box and cable modem business to Technicolor SA for $600 million,
May 4, 2015
Cisco announced CEO and Chairman John Chambers would step down as CEO on July 26, 2015, but remain chairman

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Further Resources

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CISCO Interview Questions & Answers | (How to PASS a CISCO SYSTEMS, INC Job Interview!)

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March 28, 2021

How Cisco Became the World's Most Valued Company? | The Rise of Cisco...

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June 28, 2019

WHAT IS CISCO? | WHAT IS CISCO SYSTEMS? | MRM IT SOLUTIONS |

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April 3, 2021

News

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Author
Date
Publisher
Description
October 13, 2021
AP NEWS
ATLANTA (AP) -- Cisco says it will expand its presence in Georgia by opening a new 700-employee office in midtown Atlanta.The California-based tech giant is investing $41 million to open in a massive complex developed on land owned by Georgia Tech.
Brand Post
September 28, 2021
CIO
Cisco ThousandEyes brings control and visibility by monitoring every layer of the digital experience, from the application layer into the cloud infrastructure and down to the data center and devices.
David Streitfeld
September 7, 2021
www.nytimes.com
The Elizabeth Holmes fraud trial is set to be a major spectacle, but tech executives generally get a pass when it comes to wrongdoing.
David Streitfeld
September 7, 2021
www.nytimes.com
The Elizabeth Holmes fraud trial is set to be a major spectacle, but tech executives generally get a pass when it comes to wrongdoing.
Research and Markets
June 23, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The "Security Analytics Market - Forecasts from 2021 to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The security...
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