Profile: Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO.O)
15 Jul 2019
Cisco Systems, Inc. (Cisco), incorporated on December 10, 1984, is engaged in designing and selling a range of technologies across networking, security, collaboration, applications and the cloud. The Company operates through three geographic segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); and Asia Pacific, Japan, and China (APJC).The Company’s product and technologies includes, infrastructure platforms; applications; security and other products. It also offers technical support services and advanced services.
Infrastructure Platforms consists of Company’s core networking technologies of switching, routing, data center products and wireless that are designed to work together to deliver networking capabilities and transport and store data. These technologies consist of both hardware and software offerings that help to build networks, automate, orchestrate, integrate and digitize data.
Infrastructure Platforms includes switching portfolio, routing portfolio, data center portfolio and wireless portfolio. Switching portfolio includes campus switching offerings as well as data center switching offerings. Routing portfolio interconnects public and private wireline and mobile networks and mobile networks, delivering highly secure and reliable service to campus, data center and branch networks. Data Center portfolio incorporates various technologies and solutions including the Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS), HyperFlex (HX) and software management capabilities which combine computing, networking, and storage infrastructure management and virtualization to deliver agility, simplicity and scale. Wireless portfolio provides indoor and outdoor wireless coverage designed for seamless roaming use of voice, video, and data applications.
Application product category consists primarily of software-related offerings that utilize the core networking and data center platforms to provide their functions. It consists of both hardware and software-based solutions, including both software licenses and software-as-a-service. Applications include collaboration offerings, Internet of Things and analytics software offerings. Company offers portfolio of solutions which can be delivered from the cloud, premise or mixed environments, and which integrate voice, video, and messaging on fixed and mobile networks across a wide range of devices or endpoints such as mobile phones, tablets, desktop and laptop computers, video units and collaboration appliances.
Security product category primarily includes Company’s unified threat management products, advanced threat security products, and web security products. Security offerings cover the following network-related areas: network and data center security, advanced threat protection, web and email security, access and policy, unified threat management, and advisory, integration, and managed services. Its offerings are powered by Cisco Talos. Other Products category primarily consists of Solutions and cloud and system management products.
Company competes with Amazon Web Services LLC, Arista Networks, Inc., ARRIS Group, Inc., Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., Dell Technologies Inc., Extreme Networks, Inc., F5 Networks, Inc., FireEye, Inc., Fortinet, Inc., Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Company, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Juniper Networks, Inc., Lenovo Group Limited, Microsoft Corporation, New Relic, Inc., Nokia Corporation, Nutanix, Inc., Palo Alto Networks, Inc., Symantec Corporation, Ubiquiti Networks and VMware, Inc.
Cisco Systems Inc
170 W Tasman Dr
SAN JOSE CA 95134-1706
Company Web Links
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