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Cisco

Cisco designs, manufactures and sells Internet protocol-based networking products for communications and Information Technology industries. Read more

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AWS is Cisco's top competitor. AWS was founded in 2006 in Seattle, Washington. AWS competes in the Internet Software field. AWS generates $2.7B less revenue than Cisco.

Arista Networks is perceived as one of Cisco's biggest rivals. Arista Networks's headquarters is in Santa Clara, California, and was founded in 2004. Like Cisco, Arista Networks also competes in the Computers, Peripherals, Networking and Electronic Equipment industry. Arista Networks generates 5.13% of Cisco's revenue.

Broadcom is one of Cisco's top competitors. Broadcom is a Public company that was founded in San Jose, California in 1991. Broadcom is in the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry. Broadcom has 54,900 fewer employees vs. Cisco.

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Cisco Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$48B

Cisco's revenue is the ranked 9th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 34.3B. Over the last four quarters, Cisco's revenue has decreased by $-23000000. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $12B; in Q4 2020, it was $11.9B; in Q3 2020, it was $12.2B; in Q2 2020, Cisco's revenue was $12B.

Cisco Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Dashbase, Inc.

Dec 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Dashbase is a Saas-based firm that provides telecom troubleshooting, monitoring and call visualization solutions for businesses.
sli.do s.r.o.

Dec 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Slido is an audience interaction platform that offers an audience response system and live polling solutions for events and meetings.
IMImobile Europe Ltd.

Dec 2020

Source »
$730M
IMImobile is a cloud-based firm that automates, orchestrates and monitors customer interactions with disparate back-end systems.
Banzai Cloud

Nov 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Banzai Cloud is a kubernetes-based platform that allows enterprises to develop, deploy and scale cloud-native applications.
Portshift Ltd.

Oct 2020

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$100M
Portshift develops a Kubernetes-based container security platform that provides threat detection solutions for cloud-native applications.

These are all the companies that Cisco has acquired. Cisco has acquired 204 companies and its latest acquisition was Dashbase, Inc. in Dec 2020. Dashbase is a Saas-based firm that provides telecom troubleshooting, monitoring and call visualization solutions for businesses.

Cisco Funding History

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

IPO
Feb 1990
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Equity
Jun 1987
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Sequoia Capital

Since Cisco was founded in 1984, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Cisco has raised $0. Cisco's last funding round was on Feb 1990 for a total of $0

Cisco Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Ambiq is a Texas-based semiconductor company that manufactures ultra-low-power integrated circuits and microcontroller products for the electronics industry.
$127.3M
Oct 15, 2020
Equity
-
4Paradigm develops an AI-based platform that offers sales forecasting, content recommendation and marketing solutions for banking and retail sectors.
$230M
Apr 01, 2020
Series C
-
McRock Capital offers venture capital fund focused on the intersection of sensors, software and large industrial markets.
$80M
Sep 08, 2019
Investment Fund
-
ThreatQuotient is a Virginia-based threat intelligence platform that provides solutions such as spear-phishing and vulnerability management for businesses across the globe.
$7.9M
Jul 28, 2019
Convertible Note
-
Portworx is a data management company that develops a cloud-based storage platform to manage and access the database for Kubernetes projects.
$27M
Mar 19, 2019
Series C
Sep 01, 2020

These are all the companies that Cisco has invested in. Cisco has invested 204 companies and its latest investment was Dashbase, Inc. in Dec 2020. Dashbase is a Saas-based firm that provides telecom troubleshooting, monitoring and call visualization solutions for businesses.

Cisco News

May 7, 2021News Break

Cisco publishes solutions to SD-WAN and HyperFlex software security vulnerabilities - News Break

Cisco released software updates this week addressing multiple vulnerabilities the company says "could... See more »
May 6, 2021MarketScreener

Accelerating Digital Agility with Cisco Plus

(marketscreener.com) Cisco Live is always an exciting time where technologists and innovators from ar... See more »
May 6, 2021Softpedia

Cisco Flaws Allow Creating Admin Accounts and Executing Commands as Root

Cisco patched critical security bugs in vManage and HyperFlex HX, which could have enabled remote att... See more »
May 6, 2021Tahawul Tech

Cisco Wi-Fi to Power Secure High-Speed Connectivity Across Expo 2020

Cisco Wi-Fi to Power Secure High-Speed Wireless Connectivity Across Expo 2020 Dubai Site. The post Ci... See more »
May 6, 20214rfv

Cisco Schedules Conference Call for Q3FY21 Financial Results

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 5, 2021 --- Cisco has scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, May 19, 2021, ... See more »
May 5, 2021CRN

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Cisco Systems promoted Luxy Thuraisingam as its new head of Global Partner Marketing, replacing Boon ... See more »
May 5, 2021Techcircle

Cisco India president to exit office in July

Sameer Garde, who has served as the president of Cisco India for nearly four years, will step down fr... See more »

Cisco Blogs

May 6, 2021Cisco Blog

64Gig Fibre Channel Done Right

By focusing on performance, observability, and automation, Cisco delivers 64G Fibre Channel Done Righ... See more »
May 6, 2021Cisco Blog

ARPA Funds: Maximize Your Share for EdTech and Beyond

Learn about ARPA funds and how you can maximize your share of the ARPA pie to leverage the best EdTec... See more »
May 6, 2021Cisco Blog

Cisco introduces Dynamic Ingress Rate Limiting - A Real Solution for SAN Congestion

Dynamic Ingress Rate Limiting represents the newest and shining arrow in the quiver of MDS 9000 stora... See more »
May 6, 2021Cisco Blog

Driving an inclusive recovery: How can Europe secure a digital and sustainable future for all?

History will show that 2020 was the year when digitisation truly became a reality. Wendy Mars, Cisco ... See more »
May 5, 2021Cisco Blog

Cisco Financial Services welcomes imimobile

Earlier this year Cisco completed its acquisition of imimobile, adding an enterprise-grade, digital-f... See more »
May 5, 2021Cisco Blog

What's Next? Perspectives on Healthcare in the UK

COVID-19 has profoundly impacted what's next for healthcare in the UK. Before we can look forward, we... See more »
May 5, 2021Cisco Blog

Making Ice Cream Out of ISE - Part 5

The new GUI for Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) makes it easier for endpoint technicians to find... See more »

Cisco Press Releases

April 9, 2021Newswire Today

Cisco Acclaimed by Frost & Sullivan for Offering Unprecedented Visibility and Security for Industrial Networks with its Cyber Vision Platform

NewswireToday (newswire) - Fri, 09 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400 Santa Clara, CA United States - Cisco's pl... See more »
April 1, 2021WebWire

Cisco Webex Powers Personal Well-Being, Higher Performing Teams and Inclusive Collaboration

News Summary: - - - • Starting this summer: Select Webex customers will have access to insights that ... See more »
February 25, 2021PR Newswire

Cisco Announces March 2021 Event with the Financial Community

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cisco today announced that it will participate in the... See more »
February 17, 2021StreetInsider

Cisco Adds Game-Changing NVT Phybridge PoLRE Switch to the Cisco Black Belt Academy

OAKVILLE, Ontario (PRWEB) February 17, 2021 Cisco has added NVT Phybridge to the Cisco Black Belt Aca... See more »
January 14, 2021PRWeb

VPLS Now Authorized to Participate in Cisco NASPO Indirect Fulfillment Program

VPLS is now NASPO-approved as a Cisco reseller in Hawaii(PRWeb January 14, 2021)Read the full story a... See more »
December 16, 2020EIN Presswire

Cisco Announces Conformance To OpenChain 2.1 (ISO/IEC 5230)

OpenChain defines the key requirements of a quality open source compliance program. It reduces errors... See more »
November 23, 2020PR Newswire

The Michigan Moonshot Partners with Toyota and Cisco to Expand Wi-Fi Access in Detroit, Inkster, Flint and Washtenaw County, Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents of Detroit, Inkster, Flint and Washtenaw Co... See more »

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Cisco Headquarters

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San Jose, California95134

1-800-553-6387

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Overview

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CEO

Cisco's Chairman & CEO, Chuck Robbins, currently has an approval rating of 83%. Cisco's primary competitors are AWS, Arista Networks & Broadcom.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Cisco

  1. When was Cisco founded?

    Cisco was founded in 1984
  2. Who is Cisco's CEO?

    Cisco's CEO is Chuck Robbins
  3. How much revenue does Cisco generate?

    Cisco generates $48B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Cisco have?

    Cisco has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is Cisco's headquarters?

    Cisco's headquarters is in San Jose California, USA
  1. How many employees does Cisco have?

    Cisco has 75,900 employees
  2. What sector does Cisco operate in?

    Cisco is in Telecommunications Equipment, Computers, Peripherals, Networking and Electronic Equipment, Networking Equipment
  3. Who are Cisco's competitors?

    Cisco's top competitors are AWS, Arista Networks, Broadcom
  4. Who has Cisco invested in?

    Cisco's has invested in companies such as Ambiq, 4Paradigm, McRock Capital