Company and its foundation

This highly recognized company was founded by Len Bosack and Sandy Lerner, a couple working at Stanford University for computer operations, who were later joined by the third co-founder Richard Troiano. Cisco Systems was founded in 1984. Interestingly, the company name was extracted from the Bay Area city name, San Francisco. Cisco's first product was a router, although not the first invented, it was the first of its kind on the consumer market to efficiently and triumphantly support mulitple network protocols. This modified invention has molded and enhanced the 21st century's evolution of the internet. Cisco's priceless contribution has transformed the way that people interact and has well-earned their recognition as the world leader in networking. 


Products and Services

Cisco Systems prides themselves in listening to their customers' needs and wants. Cisco has restlessly continued to innovate to satisfy customers' demands. For this reason, Cisco is committed to maintaining long lasting relationships with their customers and partners. Cisco puts a high emphasis on direct investing globally to gain knowledge over diverse technologies and markets to encourage market growth. To show their extent of commitment to innovation, Cisco spends nearly $5.3 billion a year in research and development to ensure that their products and services are always being reinvented. 


Cisco Systems is well known for their reliable switching solutions.

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches

Cisco Systems took off with the innovation of the first multiple-protocol router such as this one.

Video Flips

Cisco Systems is reaching the household by created a sleek device with internal memory capable of quickly and effortlessly capturing those unforgettable memories that will truly be hard to forget after sharing them with everyone. 


Cisco Flip


Cisco has facilitated business' needs to be connected and together, without requiring individuals to all physically be at one place at once in order to meet with TelePresence. 


Cisco is located in the heart of Silicon Valley, conveniently located about 10 miles from San Jose State University! 

170 W Tasman Dr. San Jose, CA 95134-1700

170 W Tasman Dr, San Jose, CA 95134-1700

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