Cisco Systems is the world’s largest provider that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment. Founded in December 1984 and headquartered in San Jose, California, Cisco has been the leader in networking technologies for decades. Cisco’s products and services focus upon three market segments—Enterprise and Service Provider, Small Business, and the Home. Cisco has a strong line of products in almost every area of networking systems such as routers and switches, security and surveillance, wireless, voice and conferencing, datacenter and virtualization. Not only has the best in class products, Cisco also known for it’s strong solutions and innovations. Innovation keep being made through their architecture concepts such as Borderless Networks, Unified Communication, Unified Access, and many more. The concept of solutions being driven to address specific customer challenges has been with Cisco since its inception.
Cisco Systems also sponsors a line of IT Professional certifications for Cisco products categorized by 5 level: Entry, Associate, Professional, Expert, and Architect. It covers all area of networking expertise such as Routing & Switching, Voice, Security, Datacenter, Wireless, and many more. Cisco also provides training for these certifications via a portal called the Cisco Networking Academy. Cisco certified engineers are acknowledged around the world for their skills and expertise. Cisco often finds itself involved with technical education with over 10,000 partnerships in over 65 countries.
Cisco has shaped the future of the Internet by creating unprecedented value and opportunity for customers, employees, investors and ecosystem partners and has become the worldwide leader in networking – transforming how people connect, communicate and collaborate.