Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational corporation headquartered in San Jose, California, that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment. The stock was added to the Dow Jones Industrial Average on June 8, 2009, and is also included in the S&P 500 Index, the Russell 1000 Index, NASDAQ-100 Index and the Russell 1000 Growth Stock Index.

Type:    Public
Traded as:    NASDAQ: CSCO, Dow Jones Industrial Average Component, S&P 500 Component, NASDAQ-100 Component
Industry:    Networking equipment
Founded:    San Francisco, California, U.S. (1984)
Founder(s):    Leonard Bosack, Sandy Lerner
Headquarters:    San Jose, California, U.S.
Area served:    Worldwide
Key people:    John Chambers (Chairman & CEO), Gary Moore
Products:    Networking Device, Network Management, Cisco IOS and NX-OS Software, Interface and Module, Optical networking, Storage area networks, Wireless, Telepresence, VOIP, Security, Datacenter.
Revenue:    Increase US$ 48.607 billion (2013)
Operating income:    Increase US$ 11.196 billion (2013)
Net income:    Increase US$ 9.983 billion (2013)
Total assets:    Increase US$ 101.19 billion (2013)
Total equity:    Increase US$ 59.128 billion (2013)
Employees:    75,000 (2013)