Cisco Systems Inc. : Analysis

998 WordsOct 15, 20154 Pages
CISCO SYSTEMS INC., is one of the worldwide leaders in networking for the Internet, headquartered in San Jose, California, that manufactures, designs and sells networking equipment. Their unique hardware and software designs are used for connecting computers and PC networks, so the populace have trouble-free access to information. The company was originated by two computer scientists in 1984 from Stanford University in quest of a simpler way to connect different types of computer systems. They distributed its first product in 1986 and is now a global corporation, with over 74,042 employees in more than 115 countries. Cisco solutions today are the networking nuts and bolts for service providers, small to medium business and enterprise customers which includes corporations, government agencies, utilities and educational institutions. In major development, according to Cisco blogs, 2015 , "Cisco’s intent to acquire Maintenance Net, a privately held company providing a cloud-based software platform that uses data analytics and automation to manage and scale attach and renewals of recurring customer contracts " Moreover according to value line 2015, " Cisco systems ended the year on a high note when it released better-than-expected July-quarter earnings this year. They have three major target markets: Enterprises, Service Providers, and Small to Medium businesses". The Enterprise market consist of large companies that have very complex networking requirements. Generally,
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