Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1984

Headquarters

170 West Tasman Drive, San Jose, CA 95134 USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

75.9K

Industries

IT Consulting & Services
Equipment & Office Supplies
Wireless Telecommunications
Other Business & Consulting Services
Appliances & Electronics
Internet Software & Services
Electrical Products
Computer Software

Company Description

At Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) customers come first and an integral part of our DNA is creating long-lasting customer partnerships and working with them to identify their needs and provide solutions that support their success. The concept of solutions being driven to address specific customer challenges has been with Cisco since its inception. Husband and wife Len Bosack and Sandy Lerner, both working for Stanford University, wanted to email each other from their respective offices located in different buildings but were unable to due to technological shortcomings. A technology had to be invented to deal with disparate local area protocols; and as a result of solving their challenge - the multi-protocol router was born. Since then Cisco has shaped the future of the Internet by creating unprecedented value and opportunity for our customers, employees, investors and ecosystem partners and has become the worldwide leader in networking - transforming how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Please view Cisco's Corporate Overview Presentation for more information. Quick Facts Founded in 1984 NASDAQ: CSCO Q4 FY'12 Revenue: $11.7 billion Q4 FY'12 Employee Count: 66,639

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

Chief Executive Officer of Cisco Greater China

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer

Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer

Vice President & Chief Privacy Officer

Chief Strategy Officer

Executive Vice President & General Manager, Security & Networking Business

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at Cisco Systems, Inc.

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at The Allergan Foundation

Chief Financial Officer at Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.

Chairman of the Board of Governors at Aerospace Industries Association

Chief Executive Officer at Acadia

Strategic Advisor at Saavn LLC

Chancellor at State University of New York

Senior Advisor at General Atlantic Service Co. LP

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Mercer Investments (Australia) Limited

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The Vanguard Group is an American investment management company based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, that manages approximately $3.4 trillion[1] in assets. It is the largest provider of mutual funds and now the second-largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the world after BlackRock, with about $451 billion in ETF assets under management, as of March 2015.[3] It offers mutual funds and other financial products and services to retail and institutional investors in the United States and abroad. Founder and former chairman John C. Bogle is credited with the creation of the first index fund available to individual investors,[4] the popularization of index funds generally,[5] and driving costs down across the mutual fund industry.

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SSgA FM's methods of analysis include quantitative, fundamental, technical, cyclical, indexing, arbitrage, charting and other strategy specific methods. They offer a broad range of strategies including: Active, Enhanced, and Passive Equity; Active & Passive Debt; Cash Management; Multi-Asset Class Solutions; Real Estate (including Direct Real Estate); Senior Loans; Managed Futures; and Private Equity. Active equity strategies include enhanced equity and active quantitative strategies. The strategies cover market-cap and style segments of the market including: large-cap core, large-cap growth, large-cap value, mid-cap, small-cap, small-cap value, all-cap, and long-short equity. They also manage long-short and long-short market neutral strategies. SSgA FM's Active & Passive Debt strategies offers a range of investment styles from passive to active, short to long duration, tax-exempt, sovereign to high yield, and single country to global. The firm's Cash Management strategies seek to generate current income while preserving capital and liquidity by investing in diversified portfolios of short-term securities. SSgA FM's Multi-Asset Class strategies employ an asset allocation model as means of diversification and seek to position assets among major investment categories. Their Multi Asset Class Solutions strategies employ an asset allocation model as a method of diversification that aims to position assets among major investment categories. SSgA FM's Managed Futures strategy allocates assets using two approaches: a managed futures strategy and a fixed income strategy. The firm's Private Equity strategies focus on rigorous partner selection, thorough evaluation of quality investment opportunities, and fundamental, research-driven research.

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For the ICM Index-Based ETFs and Self-Indexed ETFs, ICM attempts to replicate, before fees and expenses, the price and yield of an Underlying Index. For many of the Index-Based ETFs, they employ a \"full replication\" methodology, meaning that the Index-Based ETF generally invests in all of the securities comprising its Underlying Index in proportion to the weightings of the securities in the Underlying Index. Due to the practical difficulties and expense of purchasing all of the securities in certain Index-Based ETF's Underlying Indexes, ICM utilizes a sampling methodology as the primary approach for seeking to track such Index-Based ETF's Underlying Index. A sampling methodology is also the primary approach utilized by the firm for the Self-Indexed ETFs. For the Actively Managed ETFs, they do not seek to fully replicate an Underlying Index but may use a quantitative-rules based investment strategy designed to provide returns that correspond to the performance of an index. Methods of security analysis employed may include proprietary stock screening, charting, fundamental analysis, technical analysis, and credit analysis.

Recent Transactions
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Cisco Systems, Inc. purchases Customer Analytics Technologies, Inc. from Vertex Holdings, Pelion Venture Partners, Chiratae Ventures India Advisors Pvt Ltd., Cisco Investments, The Chennai Angels

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Cisco Systems, Inc. purchases Voicera from Battery Ventures, GGV Capital, Greycroft LLC, GV Management Co. LLC, e-Ventures, Caffeinated Capital Management, Inc., Cisco Investments, Salesforce Ventures LLC, Workday Ventures, Mindset Ventures Holding LLC, M12 Microsoft's Venture Fund, Dubai Angel Investors Ltd.

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Cisco Systems, Inc. purchases Sentryo SAS from BNP Paribas Développement SA, ACE Management SA, Omnes Capital SAS, Breed Reply Investments Ltd., Kreaxi SASU

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Advised onCisco Systems, Inc. purchases Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.

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Advised onCisco Systems, Inc. purchases Cerent Corp.

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Co-Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions

Advised onCisco Systems, Inc. purchases Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onCisco Systems, Inc. purchases Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.

Counsel

Advised onCisco Systems, Inc. purchases Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Chief Executive Officer at Anaplan, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Co-Executive Chairman at Winston & Strawn LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Arnold & Porter LLP

Clients

Ford Motor Co. engages in the manufacture, distribution, and sale of automobiles. It operates through the following three segments: Automotive, Mobility, and Ford Credit. The Automotive segment engages in developing, manufacturing, marketing and servicing of Ford cars, Lincoln vehicles. The Mobility segment includes Ford Smart Mobility LLC and autonomous vehicles business. The Ford Credit segment comprises Ford Credit business on a consolidated basis, which is primarily vehicle-related financing and leasing activities. The company was founded by Henry Ford on June 16, 1903 and is headquartered in Dearborn, MI.

Microsoft Corp. engages in the development and support of software, services, devices, and solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment comprises products and services in the portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services of the company spanning a variety of devices and platform. The Intelligent Cloud segment refers to the public, private, and hybrid serve products and cloud services of the company which can power modern business. The More Personal Computing segment encompasses products and services geared towards the interests of end users, developers, and IT professionals across all devices. The firm also offers operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; personal computers, tablets; gaming and entertainment consoles; other intelligent devices; and related accessories. The company was founded by Paul Gardner Allen and William Henry Gates III in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, WA.

MercadoLibre, Inc. engages in the provision of online commerce platform with focus on e-commerce and its related services. It operates through the following geographical segments: Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Venezuela, and Other Countries. The firm provides users a mechanism for buying, selling and paying as well as collecting, generating leads, and comparing lists through e-commerce transactions. The company was founded by Marcos Eduardo Galperin on October 15, 1999 and is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$203B
Total Enterprise Value
$243B
Earnings Per Share
$2.61
Revenue
$51.9B
Total Equity
$33.6B
Total Debt
$24.7B
Net Profit
$11.6B
EBITDAMargin
31.67%
EBITDA
$16.4B
Enterprise Value Sales
4.68x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
14.78x
TEVNet Income
20.91x
Debt TEV
0.1x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
0.11%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
0.3%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$5,000 - $10K
2017
$10K - $20K
2017
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Quicko Technosoft Labs Pvt Ltd. engages in the provision of internet based software as a service customer engagement solutions. It offers in-app digital guidance; user enablement; 24/7 self-service; alerts and announcements; analytics and feedback; and management and customization. The company was founded by Khadim Batti and Vara Kumar Namburu Maruthi Priya Kanyaka in April 2013 and is headquartered in Bangalore, India.

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Connexin Ltd. engages in the provision of wireless internet services. The company was founded by Furqan Alamgir and Alex Yeung in May 2006 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Team8 Labs Ltd. operates cyber-security and create differentiated, independent leaders in the cyber-security market. It develops disruptive technologies and launching new cybersecurity companies. The firm provides the capital, research, expertise, network and talent to startup teams tackling the toughest cybersecurity challenges.

Investors
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Partner at Leap Ventures

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Adivsor at Watchup, Inc.

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Founder at Factual, Inc.

Suppliers
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. Appliances & Electronics | Woburn, MA

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. engages in the design, development, and manufacture of proprietary semiconductor products. Its product portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, circulators, demodulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules, hybrids, isolators, lighting and display solutions, mixers, modulators, optocouplers, optoisolators, phase shifters, synthesizers, power dividers and combiners, receivers, switches, and technical ceramics. It operates through the following geographic areas: United States; China; South Korea; Taiwan; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and Other Asia-Pacific. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Woburn, MA.

Diodes Inc. Semiconductors | PLANO, TX

Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a Standard and Poor’s SmallCap 600 and Russell 3000 Index company, is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, and analog semiconductor markets. Diodes serves the consumer electronics, computing, communications, industrial, and automotive markets. Diodes' products include diodes, rectifiers, transistors, MOSFETs, protection devices, functional specific arrays, single gate logic, amplifiers and comparators, Hall-effect and temperature sensors; power management devices, including LED drivers, DC-DC switching and linear voltage regulators, and voltage references along with special function devices, such as USB power switches, load switches, voltage supervisors, and motor controllers

Exar Corp. Restaurants | Fremont, CA

Exar Corp. engages in the design, development, and sale of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits; as well as advanced sub-system solutions for the industrial and embedded systems, high-end consumer, and infrastructure markets. Its product portfolio includes power management, connectivity, and communications products; as well as data and storage products for network security and storage optimization solutions. The company was founded in April 1971 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Competitors
Amazon.com, Inc. Retail: Other - Seattle, Washington

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following business segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment includes retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca. The International segment offers retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through internationally-focused websites. The Amazon Web Services segment involves in the global sales of compute, storage, database, and AWS service offerings for start-ups, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions. The company was founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos in July 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Dell Technologies, Inc. Computer Hardware - Round Rock, TX

Dell Technologies, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of information technology hardware, software, and service solutions through its subsidiaries. It operates through the following segments: Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG), Client Solutions Group (CSG), and VMware. The ISG segment includes servers, networking, and storage, as well as services and third-party software and peripherals that are closely tied to the sale of ISG hardware. The CSG segment consists of sales to commercial and consumer customers of desktops, thin client products, and notebooks. The VMware segment provides compute, cloud management, networking and security, storage and availability, and other end-user computing offerings. The company was founded by Michael Saul Dell in 1984 and is headquartered in Round Rock, TX.

Arista Networks, Inc. Computer Hardware - Santa Clara, CA

Arista Networks, Inc. engages in the development, marketing, and sale of cloud networking solutions. Its cloud networking solutions consist of Extensible Operating System, a set of network applications; and Ethernet switching and routing platforms. The company was founded by Andreas Bechtolsheim, David Cheriton, and Kenneth Duda in October 2004 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #67
2017
Fortune Magazine - The 100 Best Companies to Work For
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #54
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #54
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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