CISCO was founded by a married couple - Leonard Bosack and Sandy Lerner, who worked as computer operations staff members at Stanford University. The name "Cisco" was derived from the city name, San Francisco, situated in the state of California.
Cisco Systems is one of the largest manufacturer of Inter-networking devices including :
- Datacenter products
- Data Security appliances
- Wireless LAN products
- IP Telephony (VoIP) Servers and Appliances
- Gateways and
- Cables & Connectors
The Organization is headquartered in San Jose, California, United States with listing in Dow Jones, NASDAQ and S&P 500 Index. Cisco is also very popular due to its Career Certifications like CCNA, CCDA, CCNP, CCDP, CCIE etc.