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Company Overview..............................................................................................4 Key Facts...............................................................................................................4 Business Description...........................................................................................5 History...................................................................................................................8 Key Employees...................................................................................................11 Key Employee Biographies................................................................................12 Major Products and Services............................................................................19 Revenue Analysis...............................................................................................21 SWOT Analysis...................................................................................................23 Top Competitors.................................................................................................29 Company View.....................................................................................................30 Locations and Subsidiaries...............................................................................34
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117 million during the financial year ended July 2009 (FY2009).8% over 2008. KEY FACTS Head Office Cisco Systems.0 (USD Mn) Financial Year End Employees NASDAQ Ticker July 65.Cisco Systems.com Phone Fax Web Address Revenue / turnover 36. Inc. a decrease of 8. California and employs about 65.550 CSCO Cisco Systems.117.322 million in FY2009. The company recorded revenues of $36. It is headquartered in San Jose. a decrease of 22. Its net profit was $6. The company primarily operates in the US.5% over 2008. 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose California 95134 USA 1 408 526 4000 1 408 526 4100 http://www.cisco.134 million in FY2009.7% over 2008. Inc. Canada and Europe. a decrease of 23. Inc. Company Overview COMPANY OVERVIEW Cisco Systems (Cisco) designs. The operating profit of the company was $7. manufactures and sells internet protocol (IP)-based networking and other products for the communications and information technology (IT) industry.550 people. © Datamonitor Page 4 .
Inc. IP phones. The company’s advanced technology offerings include application networking services. storage area networking (SAN). and Cisco 3800 series integrated services routers. Latin America. and multiprotocol label switching. access points and servers. The company’s main products in this Cisco Systems. Cisco 2800 series. power over Ethernet. The systems employ several widely used technologies including Ethernet. Cisco offers a comprehensive family of Ethernet switching solutions from fixed configuration switches for small and medium-sized businesses to modular switches for enterprises and service providers. Cisco 7600 series and Cisco 12000 series routers. metropolitan-area networks (MANs) and wide-area networks (WANs). offering integrated voice. workstations. MANs. IP telephony and products related to network access. the company introduced first hypervisor-based software switch. and the Cisco CRS-1 carrier routing system. Cisco’s key switching products include Catalyst 2960 series. security. home networking.The company’s products are used by corporations. branch offices and data centers to build local-area networks (LANs). the Middle East and Africa. The company’s routers host a wide range of services and advanced technologies. switches. Inc. optical networking. and WANs. Cisco’s portfolio of application networking services facilitates the delivery of applications within data centers and across WANs to remote and branch-office users. businesses and consumers. Business Description BUSINESS DESCRIPTION Cisco Systems (Cisco) provides networking and other related products and services for the communications and IT industry. wireless technology and home networking. Cisco has operations in the North America. packet over synchronous optical network. Cisco’s operations are categorized into two offerings: products and services. switches. the Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch. security. These products offer connectivity to end users. unified communications. © Datamonitor Page 5 . Cisco 7200 series. The company offers switches for use in campuses. fibre channel over Ethernet. 3750 series. video systems and wireless technology.Cisco Systems. and mobility for homes and businesses. 4500 series and 6500 series. video. and function as aggregators on LANs. Its major products include routers. telecommunications companies. advanced technology and other. The company’s products segment is sub divided into four categories: routers. Its fixed-configuration switches are designed to provide a foundation for converged data. voice and video services. public institutions. In FY2009. voice and video. and Asia Pacific regions. data. 3560 series. Cisco offers a broad range of routers from core network infrastructure for service providers and enterprises to access routers for branch office to home network deployments for telecommuters and consumers. The company’s products are used for transmission of data. storage area networking. Europe. Cisco’s key router products include Cisco 1800 series.
IP television (IPTV) service-enabled. music. and the Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker for small businesses. data over cable system interface specification (DOCSIS). messaging. wireless. and Media Hub devices. In FY2009. with full-motion video and integrated audio through a standard web browser. including products such as storage arrays and tape drives. applications. HD-DVR. and digital-only set-top Cisco Systems. outsourced management options and third-party applications. In FY2009.11n Wi-Fi standard. voice mobility and collaboration. the company introduced email and web security products including the Cisco IronPort Email Security Appliance and Cisco IronPort Web Security Appliance for enterprise and midmarket companies. Cisco security solutions include network and content security systems that are designed to enable highly secure collaboration. These products are available as software. which allow people to store. a comprehensive WAN optimization solution. handset. data and mobile applications on fixed and mobile networks. home network management software. through wired or wireless connections to share internet access. DOCSIS gateway (DSG). The company’s unified communications products include IP phones. conferencing. Its key product line within security product category is the Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances. Cisco transitioned its SAN operating system to Cisco NX-OS. retrieving and protecting critical data across widely distributed environments. multiple-room DVR. documents and desktops. the company introduced Linksys brand home routers and access points supporting the 802. The security and scalability of the network enable users in any workspace to connect with one another through a computer. The company offers these products through selected retailers. value-added resellers. printers. traffic management. and tools that enable storing. and other products. which provide web-based collaborative offerings that allow users to share presentations. online retailers and service providers. servers and network appliances supporting call control. manage and share digital content throughout their homes. This category includes Cisco WebEx products. Inc. flexible deployment. video. internet video cameras. digital video recorder (DVR). intrusion prevention. The company provides SAN products that offer multilayer. Cisco Unified Communications is part of a solution that includes network infrastructure. home entertainment storage. © Datamonitor Page 6 . contact centers. These systems include Standard-Definition (SD). These products incorporate intelligent network features. remote access and virtual private networks (VPNs). The company’s video systems include digital set-top boxes and digital media technology products. In FY2009. routers and gateways. unified client. Its home networking products connect different devices in the household. The company’s key SAN product line includes Cisco MDS 9000 series. movies and games throughout the home. virtualization. media center DVR. Business Description area include Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS).Cisco Systems. Cisco’s unified communications products integrate voice. wireless home audio. management applications. smartphone or other similar communications equipment. client software. such as advanced network security. web and email security. Inc. lifecycle services. high-definition (HD). The company’s home networking products include voice and data modems. The company’s products in this category span firewall. as standalone devices and as integrated components in Cisco routers and switches. security. scalable and secure connectivity between servers and storage systems.
Cisco Systems. including technical support services and advanced services. branch. solutions and complete infrastructure. and building systems that help companies manage energy. Cisco’s other products comprise of optical networking products. Inc. encoding or transcoding. ad insertion. The company provides optical networking products for both the enterprises and service providers. multiplexing. which is designed to unify 802. Cisco also offers a broad range of services. digital media products. The company offers technical services to support functionality of its products.11n wireless access across campus. The company’s key product line within this category is the Cisco Aironet product family. Its advanced services provide support to its technologies for specific networking needs. TelePresence Exchange Services. Business Description boxes. physical security and video surveillance. © Datamonitor Page 7 .Cisco Systems. switching. Cisco’s digital media technology products span a wide range of signal processing and headend capabilities including reception. cable access and service provider VoIP services. applications. transrating. and modulation. Its other products also include emerging technologies such as Cisco TelePresence systems. remote and outdoor environments. The advanced services program supports networking devices. The wireless technology offerings include Cisco Unified Wireless Network. Inc.
Andiamo Systems. Actona Technologies. Twingo Systems. Navarro Networks and Hammerhead Networks in 2002 and Linksys Group. Arroyo Video Solution and Meetinghouse Data Communications. It acquired Grand Junction Networks and Startacom in 1996. This provided Cisco with Ethernet products and transfer mode and frame delay equipment. privately held companies Metreos of Austin. During the later part of the year.Cisco Systems. The company grew as a result of demand for the Internet and networking products. the company entered into an agreement with Unite Pan-Europe Communications to build the first cable Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) communications network in the European Union. and Pirelli Optical Systems and Cerent in 1999. it completed the acquisition of Airespace. History HISTORY Cisco was incorporated in 1984. In the same year. deploy and support both hosted and premise-based IP solutions. During 1993. and Greenfield Networks. the company acquired Selsius Systems in 1998. It also resulted in improving sales of Cisco products as Cascade began using them for its operations. During 2004. a provider of set-top boxes. SyPixx Networks. Cisco and EMC planned to provide customers with an end-to-end storage consolidation solution for remote-office data in 2005. SignalWorks and Okena in 2003. Psionic Software. application creation/integration environments. Parc Technologies. Cisco expanded in China with an upgrade contract for Shanghai Cable Networks. the company became firmly established and was looking to expand its technology base. This move was responsible for producing the industry’s first unified platform. a provider of wireless local area networking (WLAN) systems. company acquired Riverhead Networks. During the later part of 1990s. The company made numerous acquisitions between 2001 and 2003. Inc. During 2005. Cisco. and Emergin collaborated on patient monitoring solution that delivers immediate waveform and text medical alarms to clinicians in 2006. P-Cube and Dynamicsoft. These tools were for improving the ability of channel partner’s to sell. Cisco and Cascade Communications agreed to jointly develop a multi service WAN solution for the telecommunications marketplace based on combined technology. Cisco furthered its interest in IP network solutions by acquiring Active Voice in 2000. The company enhanced its offerings by a series of acquisitions over the years. In the same year. Cisco Systems. end-to-end video distribution networks and video systems integration. Philips. training and programs. a unified communications provider. During 2001. Inc. Orative. AYR Networks. It purchased Allegro Systems and AuroraNetics in 2001. and Audium of New York engaged in providing simplified drag and drop. hardware and software optimized for Ethernet packet processing. During the mid 1990s. the company acquired Scientific-Atlanta. © Datamonitor Page 8 . the company collaborated with MCI to identify resources and create tools. a provider of ICs.
In the next month. Reactivity. Pure Networks. a Seattle-based provider of in-home networking-management software and tools. SpansLogic. Cisco Systems.8 billion ($1. Cisco completed the purchase of privately-held Richards-Zeta Building Intelligence. servers. Latigent. networks and data center security. build and run a portfolio of business solutions that integrate unified communication and collaboration tools into multiple applications across companies' IT infrastructures. including storage. Cisco announced its strategy of investment in the Russian technology industry through an anchor investment in a venture capital fund Almaz Capital Russia Fund focused on Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. the company continued its inorganic growth spree by acquiring IronPort Systems. a startup focused on the development of next-generation products for the data center market. Inc. Cisco and Hanoi University of Technology collaborated to launch a Networking Research and Development (R&D) Laboratory. In 2008. Cognio. NeoPath Networks. BroadWare Technologies. WebEx Communications.7% by purchasing 500. Navini Networks. and Jabber.16e-2005 broadband wireless industry. a provider of IP-based video surveillance software. a provider of presence and messaging software. a provider of processors for improvement of packet processing speeds across the network. in March 2009. In the same year. DiviTech. an XML gateway provider.3 million. with the support of IDA Ireland. Also in 2008. In 2007. to work together on next-generation virtualized data centers. a business to business networking solutions provider. EMC and Cisco expanded their strategic alliance. a provider of file storage management solutions. In January 2009.Cisco Systems. \ Subsequently. a provider of wireless spectrum analysis and management for wireless networks. a provider of web-based business intelligence and analytics reporting solutions. © Datamonitor Page 9 . a social-networking software vendor. Cisco established an office and internet data centre in Bahrain.59 billion) on information and communications technology (ICT) in the UAE over the next five years. a player in the digital-service management (DSM) market. a major provider in the Mobile WiMAX 802. and Securent. Subsequently. Accenture and Cisco expanded their strategic alliance to form an innovative virtual group to design. computing and networking infrastructure resources. Subsequently. Cisco and EMC expanded their strategic alliance to offer holistic data security solutions for IT infrastructure.000 shares of VMware Class A common stock held by Intel for approximately $13. and in another announcement revealed its intention to establish a research and technology base at the Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP). History In the same year. which focused on network security and established a global research and development centre in Galway. Inc. Cisco increased its equity stake in VMware to approximately 1. Cisco and Dell announced their intention to enter into collaboration to offer IT solutions for data center infrastructure by pooling storage. Subsequently. a provider of policy management software for enterprises. a provider of intelligent middleware technology that enables businesses to integrate building infrastructure and IT applications over a common IP network. Cisco acquired the remaining stake in San Jose-based Nuova Systems. a provider of messaging security appliances. Five Across. Also in 2007. it also resolved a dispute over the ‘iPhone’ trademark with Apple to use the trademark. the company announced a plan to invest up to AED5.
In the next month. in March 2009. In May 2009. an enterprise data center platform architected that combines Cisco’s networking. History Cisco also launched its Unified Computing System. In the same month. a solution to help service providers build a foundation for cloud services. storage and virtualization capabilities. Tunisia. © Datamonitor Page 10 . and Pure Digital Technologies. a provider of intelligent application management and automation solutions. a provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) web security solutions. Cisco completed the acquisitions of ScanSafe. a developer of consumer video solutions and creator of the Flip Video brand. and Starent Networks. Inc. In the same month. In the next month. Cisco completed the acquisitions of Tidal Software. In November 2009. In March 2010. Inc. a product line that makes home wireless simple and accessible for everyone. care-at-a-distance technology platform that allows patients to connect with doctors and clinicians for health care consultations. the company entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the set-top box business of DVN (Holdings). Cisco Systems. Cisco paired its wireless technology with Flip Video's simplicity-in-design approach to launch Valet. the company launched the Cisco HealthPresence platform. a provider of digital cable solutions in China. the company launched Cisco Unified Service Delivery.Cisco Systems. Cisco opened an office in the capital of Tunis. an IP based mobile infrastructure solutions provider targeting mobile and converged carriers. an advanced.
Senior Management Operations. Worldwide Senior Management Operations Executive Vice President. Processes and Systems 4860701 USD 4979477 USD Cisco Systems.Cisco Systems. © Datamonitor Page 11 . Lloyd Randy Pond Executive Vice President. Inc. Cisco Services and Chief Globalization Officer Senior Management 3745157 USD 7484734 USD Frank A Calderoni Wim Elfrink Robert W. Global Policy and Government Affairs Executive Vice President and Chief Senior Management Financial Officer Executive Vice President. Chief Senior Management Marketing Officer. Key Employees KEY EMPLOYEES Name John T Chambers Carol Bartz Larry R Carter M Michele Burns Michael D Capellas Brian L Halla John L Hennessy Richard Kovacevich Roderick C McGeary Michael K Powell Arun Sarin Steven M West Jerry Yang Susan L Bostrom Job Title Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lead Independent Director Director Director Director Director Director Director Director Director Director Director Director Board Executive Board Non Executive Board Executive Board Non Executive Board Non Executive Board Non Executive Board Non Executive Board Non Executive Board Non Executive Board Non Executive Board Non Executive Board Non Executive Board Non Executive Board Compensation 10270083 USD 366536 USD 350536 USD 407294 USD 427013 USD 336536 USD 339519 USD 378536 USD 409513 USD 381536 USD 332536 USD Executive Vice President. Inc.
© Datamonitor Page 12 . Chief Financial Officer and Secretary. He also served as the President from 1995 to 2006. where he last served as the Senior Vice President of US Operations. Carter has been a Director at Cisco since 2000. she was the Executive Chairman at Autodesk. In 2003. Larry R Carter Board: Executive Board Job Title: Director Since: 2000 Age: 66 Mr. In 1997. she served as the Chairman and CEOof Autodesk. he was appointed as the Senior Vice Cisco Systems. He joined Cisco as the Senior Vice President in 1991. He holds a law degree (1974) and a Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Arts Degree (1971) in business from West Virginia University and a Masters of Business Administration degree (1975) from Indiana University. Carol Bartz Board: Non Executive Board Job Title: Lead Independent Director Since: 1996 Age: 61 Ms. was promoted to Executive Vice President in 1994 and to CEO in 1995. Prior to that. upon his retirement as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary. Inc. he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration.Cisco Systems. Bartz has been the Lead Independent Director at Cisco since 1996. From 2006 to January 2009. Chambers has been the Chairman and CEO at Cisco since 2006. From 1992 to 2006. He served as a member of the Board of Directors at the company since 1993 and as the Chairman since 2006. He joined Cisco in 1995 as Vice President of Finance and Administration. she was employed by Sun Microsystems from 1983 to 1992. She is also the President and CEO at Yahoo! since March 2009. Key Employee Biographies KEY EMPLOYEE BIOGRAPHIES John T Chambers Board: Executive Board Job Title: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Since: 2006 Age: 60 Mr. he was employed by Wang Laboratories for eight years. Inc. Before joining Cisco. Chief Financial Officer and Secretary.
a position he had held since 2000. From 2006 to 2007. Burns began her career in 1981 at Arthur Andersen and became a partner in 1989. Mr. Capellas was the President at HP in 2002.Cisco Systems. Office of the Chairman and CEO. © Datamonitor Page 13 . he served as the CEO at MCI. He has served as the Chairman and CEO at First Data Corporation since 2007. From 2002 to 2006. M Michele Burns Board: Non Executive Board Job Title: Director Since: 2003 Age: 51 Ms. he was the President and CEO at Compaq. Mr. she served as the Executive Vice President. Previously. Inc. he was employed by Advanced Micro Devices as Vice President and Corporate Controller. She assumed the role of Chairman and CEO at Mercer six months later. Michael D Capellas Board: Non Executive Board Job Title: Director Since: 2006 Age: 55 Mr. Key Employee Biographies President. He left MCI in 2006 upon its acquisition by Verizon Communications. Before the merger of HP and Compaq Computer in 2002. Before joining Cisco. In 1999. She is the Chairman and CEOof Mercer. and from 2004 to 2006 he also served as that company’s President. Chief Financial Officer and Chief Restructuring Officer at Mirant Corporation. Ms. he was also the Chairman at WorldCom. which was known as WorldCom prior to its emergence from bankruptcy in 2004. a position he had held since 1999. Burns has been a Director at Cisco since 2003. She also serves as a Director at Wal-Mart Stores. and Chairman at Compaq. Upon successful restructuring and emergence of the company from bankruptcy. she joined Delta Air Lines assuming the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2000 and holding that position through 2004. Brian L Halla Board: Non Executive Board Job Title: Director Since: 2007 Age: 63 Cisco Systems. Burns joined Marsh & McLennan Companies as the Chief Financial Officer in 2006. Capellas has been a Director at Cisco since 2006. Inc. Ms. From 2002 to arch 2004. From 2004 to 2006. Capellas served as the Senior Advisor at Silver Lake Partners.
a position held since 2001. From 2004 to 2005. he served as the Managing Director of KPMG Consulting. © Datamonitor Page 14 . Mr. Prior to 1996. he served as the Co-President and Co-CEO at BearingPoint. Mr. and as the President from 1998 to 2005. Dr.Cisco Systems. He has also been the Chairman at BearingPoint since 2004. From 1993 to 1998. In 2000. Kovacevich is also a Director at Target. He also served as the CEO at Wells Fargo from 1998 to 2007. he was Cisco Systems. Roderick C McGeary Board: Non Executive Board Job Title: Director Since: 2003 Age: 59 Mr. McGeary has been a Director at Cisco since 2003. From 1999 to 2000. Mr. He has also been the Chairman and CEO at National Semiconductor since 1996. He has also been the President at Stanford University since 2000. He is also the Chairman at Wells Fargo. Halla has been a Director at Cisco since 2007. Halla served in several capacities at LSI Logic Corporation. Inc. where he last served as the Executive Vice President of LSI Logic Products. Dean at the Stanford University School of Engineering from 1996 to 1999. He also served as the President at Norwest from 1993 to 1997 and as the Chairman of Norwest Corporation from 1995 to 1998. Kovacevich has been a Director at Cisco since 2005. he also served as interim CEO at BearingPoint. and served as its President from 1996 to 2005. a wholly owned subsidiary of BearingPoint (formerly KPMG Consulting). he served as the CEO at Norwest. Key Employee Biographies Mr. and Chair at the Stanford University Department of Computer Science from 1994 to 1996. Inc. McGeary served as the CEO at Brience from 2000 to 2002. which merged with Wells Fargo in 1998. He became a member of the Board of Directors at Norwest Corporation in 1986. Richard Kovacevich Board: Non Executive Board Job Title: Director Since: 2005 Age: 65 Mr. John L Hennessy Board: Non Executive Board Job Title: Director Since: 2002 Age: 56 Dr. He served as the Provost at Stanford from 1999 to 2000. Hennessy has been a Director at Cisco since 2002. From 1997 to 1999. Hennessy is also the Chairman at Atheros Communications and serves on the Board of Directors at Google.
Prior to that. Sarin was the CEO at InfoSpace from 2000 to 2001. Mr. Inc. including audit partner for technology clients. degree in Accounting from Lehigh University. Mr. he served in several capacities with KPMG. Mr. In 2003.Cisco Systems. McGeary is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B. From 2001 to 2003. Sarin has been a Director at Cisco since September 2009. Mr. He served as the Chief Operating Officer at nCUBE Corporation from 2001 to 2003. West has been a Director at Cisco since 1996. Sarin became the CEO designate of Vodafone Group and served until 2008. He is also a Director at Dionex. having served as a Commissioner since 1997. Mr. © Datamonitor Page 15 . he served as the President and CEO at AirTouch International from 1994 to 1997. Key Employee Biographies employed by KPMG as its Co-Vice Chairman of Consulting. Michael K Powell Board: Non Executive Board Job Title: Director Since: 2007 Age: 46 Mr. Mr. Steven M West Board: Non Executive Board Job Title: Director Since: 1996 Age: 54 Mr. Mr. he was the CEO at Accel-KKR Telecom. Powell previously served as the Chief of Staff at the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. and as the Chairman at the MK Powell Group. Powell has been a Director at Cisco since 2007. he served the company’s Board of Directors from 1998 to 2003. He also serves as the Senior Advisor to Providence Equity Partners. He is a founder and partner at Emerging Company Partners. Arun Sarin Board: Non Executive Board Job Title: Director Since: 2009 Age: 54 Mr. Prior Cisco Systems. Inc. Prior to 1997. Sarin joined AirTouch Communications in 1994 as the Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development upon its demerger from Pacific Telesis Group which he joined in 1984. Sarin also serves on the Board of Directors at Safeway. Sarin was the President at AirTouch Communications. From 1997 to 1999. Previously. He was the Chairman at the Federal Communications Commission from 2001 to 2005. He was the CEO at the USA/Asia Pacific Region for Vodafone AirTouch from 1999 to 2000.S.
Chief Marketing Officer. Legal Services.Cisco Systems. she also assumed responsibility for Worldwide Government Affairs. General Counsel and Secretary at Cisco since 2006. He joined Cisco in 1996. where he served as the General Counsel. Cisco Systems. West was at Electronic Data Systems Corporation from 1984 to 1996. as Director. He also served as the CEO of Yahoo! from 2007 to January 2009. In 2002. Susan L Bostrom Board: Senior Management Job Title: Executive Vice President. In 2001. Yang has been a Director at Cisco since 2000. Inc. Key Employee Biographies to joining nCUBE. He is a co-founder of Yahoo! and Director at Yahoo! since 1995. Bostrom has been the Executive Vice President. Global Policy and Government Affairs Since: 2007 Age: 48 Ms. From 1996 to 1999. Mr. she has served as the Chief Marketing Officer. Bostrom had served as the Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Strategic Planning at FTP Software. Jerry Yang Board: Non Executive Board Job Title: Director Since: 2000 Age: 40 Mr. he was the President and CEO of Hitachi Data Systems. Chief Marketing Officer. He is also a Director at Autodesk. Chandler has been the Senior Vice President. Legal Services and General Counsel and in 2003. she was named the Executive Vice President. the Middle East. she was appointed as the Vice President of the Internet Business Solutions Group. upon Cisco’s acquisition of StrataCom. Worldwide Legal Operations from 1999 until 2001. Before joining Cisco. He served as Cisco’s Managing Attorney for Europe. Since 2006. he was promoted to Vice President. he was also appointed Secretary. Worldwide Legal Services in 2001. and. © Datamonitor Page 16 . in 2007. Frank A Calderoni Board: Senior Management Job Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Since: 2008 Age: 52 Mr. he was the President and CEO at Entera from 1999 until it was acquired by Blue Coat Systems (formerly CacheFlow) in 2001. and was promoted to Vice President. Prior to that. and she was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2000. Ms. and Africa from 1996 until 1999. Inc. In 1998. She joined Cisco in 1997 as the Vice President of Cisco’s Applications and Services Marketing group. Global Policy and Government Affairs at Cisco since 2007.
Before joining Cisco. Pond has been the Executive Vice President. EMEA. Worldwide Operations Since: 2009 Age: 53 Mr. Wim Elfrink Board: Senior Management Job Title: Executive Vice President. He joined Cisco in 1994 as the General Manager of Cisco Canada. Operations. Pond assumed leadership of Cisco’s Supply/Demand group. Processes and Systems. Mr. Mr. © Datamonitor Page 17 . Mr. He joined Cisco in 1993. he was promoted to Senior Vice President. Cisco Services and Chief Globalization Officer Since: 2007 Age: 57 Mr. Lloyd has been the Executive Vice President. Randy Pond Board: Senior Management Job Title: Executive Vice President. Elfrink has been the Executive Vice President. Corporate Development and General Counsel of Maxtor Corporation.Cisco Systems. Lloyd was appointed as the Senior Vice President. In 1998. Operations. He was promoted to Vice President of Manufacturing in 1995. Mr. Robert W. He joined Cisco in 1997 as the Vice President of Customer Advocacy in Europe. Customer Advocacy. Pond held the position Cisco Systems. Worldwide Manufacturing Operations and Logistics in 2001. he was promoted to Senior Vice President. Before joining StrataCom. EMEA (Europe. US. In 2000. and in 2005. He was appointed Chief Globalization Officer in 2006 and moved to Bangalore India to establish Cisco’s Globalization Centre East. Inc. Inc. Mr. Worldwide Operations at Cisco since April 2009. Pond was promoted to Senior Vice President of West Coast and Asia operations. he was promoted to Senior Vice President. Canada and Japan. in 2001. Lloyd was promoted to Vice President. Lloyd Board: Senior Management Job Title: Executive Vice President. Processes and Systems at Cisco since 2007. Key Employee Biographies In 2006. He was promoted to Senior Vice President. Middle East and Africa). In 2003. In 1994. Operations. he was promoted to Senior Vice President. Processes and Systems Since: 2007 Age: 54 Mr. In 1994. he had served as Vice President. Cisco Services and Chief Globalization Officer at Cisco since 2007. he was appointed Director of Manufacturing Operations. In 2000.
Inc. Inc. Key Employee Biographies of Vice President Finance. Chief Financial Officer.Cisco Systems. © Datamonitor Page 18 . and Vice President of Operations at Crescendo Communications. Cisco Systems.
Inc. Major Products and Services MAJOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES Cisco Systems provides networking and other related products and services for the communications and IT industry. cable and content delivery services Broadband cable services Voice and unified communications services Interoperability systems services Cisco Systems.Cisco Systems. Inc. The company’s products are used for transmission of data. cable and content delivery Voice and unified communications Service exchange Universal gateways Voice and Unified Communications Services: WebEx services TelePresence services Video. © Datamonitor Page 19 . Its key products and services include the following: Networking systems: Routers Switches Security Physical security and building systems Network Management Cisco IOS and NX-OS Software Interfaces and Modules Optical Networking Network Management Services: Wireless services Wireless LAN services Wireless mobility services for service providers Security services Physical security services Network management services Server networking and virtualization services Carrier Ethernet services Collaboration. Voice and Video: Collaboration WebEx TelePresence Video. voice and video.
© Datamonitor Page 20 . Inc. Major Products and Services Unified application environment services Unified customer contact center services Data center: Unified Computing Application networking services Storage networking Data center switches Blade switches Data center services: Unified computing services Data center switching services Storage networking services Services for application networking services Application management services Home: Home Networking (Valet and Linksys) Flip Video Cisco Systems.Cisco Systems. Inc.
3% of the total revenues in FY2009. European Markets accounted for 21. The other products division recorded revenues of $1. The advanced technologies division recorded revenues of $9. The services division recorded revenues of $6. Cisco generates revenues through one business division. marketing and technical support of networking and other products and services related to the communications and IT industry. a decrease of 10. Cisco's largest geographical market. accounted for 53. Inc. a decrease of 20.6% over 2008.218 million in FY2009. involved in design. Its product categories include switches (33.5%). The company’s services accounted for 19.117 million during the financial year ended July 2009 (FY2009).1% over 2008.3% of the total revenues in FY2009).6% over 2008. However.6% over 2008.5% over 2008.5%).6% of the total revenues in FY2009. In FY2009. an increase of 8. Inc.4% over 2008. Revenues by Geography The US and Canada. Revenues from the US and Canada reached $19. Revenues by products and services categories In FY2009. a decrease of 3. Revenues from Emerging Markets reached $3. Revenue Analysis REVENUE ANALYSIS Cisco Systems The company recorded revenues of $36.683 million in 2009.3% of the total revenues in FY2009.6% of the total revenues. routers (17. advanced technologies (25.Cisco Systems. accounted for 53.999 million in 2009. the company's largest geographic market.025 million.345 million in 2009.9% over 2008. a decrease of 5. a decrease of 8. the company reports its revenues by products and services categories.986 million in FY2009. a decrease of 11. © Datamonitor Page 21 . a decrease of 26. the switches division recorded revenues of $12.7% over 2008. a decrease of 8. the US and Canada.1% of the total revenues in FY2009. Cisco Systems. The routers division recorded revenues of $6. manufacturing.7% over 2008.617 million in FY2009. Revenues from European Markets reached $7.4%) and other products (4.271 million in FY2009. Emerging Markets* accounted for 11. development.
Revenues from Asia Pacific reached $3.718 million in 2009. Inc. a decrease of 13% over 2008.Cisco Systems. Japan accounted for 3. Revenues from Japan reached $1. Inc.2% over 2008. Latin America. the Middle East and Africa. Cisco Systems.3% of the total revenues in the FY2009.372 million in 2009. Revenue Analysis Asia Pacific accounted for 10. an increase of 0. © Datamonitor Page 22 . and Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.8% of the total revenues in FY2009. * The emerging markets include Eastern Europe.
It also led edge routing market with a share of about 45% in 2009.Cisco Systems. The company’s products are used for transmission of data. such as switches. in 2009. IP telephony and products related to network access. intense competition in the networking and communications equipment market will continue to adversely affect the company’s market shares and margins in coming years. Inc. © Datamonitor Page 23 . Cisco is also a leading player in the enterprise telephony market and contact center solutions market. It pursues strategic alliances with other companies to collaborate in areas that produce industry advancement and facilitate its entry into new markets. Inc. It has a strong market position in most of the market segments it serves. Strong market position provides a competitive advantage as well as allows the company to enter related markets. voice and video. storage area networking. security. routers and enterprise telephony. SWOT Analysis SWOT ANALYSIS Cisco Systems (Cisco) provides networking and other related products and services for the communications and IT industry. The company led the modular Ethernet switching and fixed Ethernet switching markets with market shares of over 75% and 60%. respectively. switches. The company’s strategic alliance objectives and goals include technology Cisco Systems. The company’s strong market position provides a competitive advantage as well as allows it to enter related markets. Strengths Strong market position Strategic alliances Robust balance sheet Opportunities Expanding portfolio of offerings Positive outlook for cloud computing Growing demand for video collaboration Weaknesses Lack of significant presence in the consumer market Weakness in specific business segments Threats Intense competition Dependence on suppliers Consolidation in the communications market Strengths Strong market position Cisco Systems (Cisco) has a strong market position in most of the market segments it serves. optical networking. Strategic alliances The company has strategic alliances with various leading companies. Its major products include routers. However. wireless technology and home networking.
Siemens.001 million at the end of FY2009. which allow people to store. Microsoft. Further. manage and share digital content throughout their homes. and investments together totaled $35.718 million. Strategic alliances will enhance the competitiveness of the company as well as accelerate its expansion plans. Intel. The company’s robust balance sheet enhances its investors’ confidence as well as allows it to invest in the future growth avenues. © Datamonitor Page 24 . compared to $5. the company continues to expand its alliances with existing partners.283 million at the end of FY2009.538 million in 2007. the company’s cash and cash equivalents. investment and buy back of own shares. IBM. Robust balance sheet has also allowed the company to invest in inorganic growth initiatives. Oracle.191 million in 2008 and $3.27 at the end of FY2009. it reported cash and cash equivalents of $5. Inc. its competitors. Cisco has strategic alliances with Accenture. Moreover. have stronger brand image and established distribution channels. signifying strong liquidity which can support its future strategic activities of significant magnitude. At the end of FY2009. Nokia Siemens Networks. joint sales and marketing activities.11n Wi-Fi standard. among others. and Media Hub devices. While. Cisco Systems. However. EMC. the company has been expanding into the consumer electronics market in recent times. As a result. which are primarily short term in nature. Fujitsu. in FY2009. Robust balance sheet Cisco has a robust balance sheet. For instance. SWOT Analysis exchange. its long-term debt to equity ratio stood at 0. the company introduced Linksys brand home routers and access points supporting the 802. stood at $29. Cisco has been historically strong in the enterprise and carrier solutions market. Hewlett-Packard. Inc. service providers and content publishers is striving to create compelling consumer solutions for a variety of network related services in the home segment. Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro. investments and balanced debt equity. Its investments. Capgemini.044 million in 2008 and $18. Dell.Cisco Systems. such as HP. compared to $21. AT&T. The company’s strategic alliances have enabled it to introduce new solutions and strengthen geographic reach. Cisco through collaboration with technology partners. retailers. BearingPoint. the company has a relatively weak presence in the consumer market.728 million in 2007. Nokia. Sprint Nextel. product development. Weaknesses Lack of significant presence in the consumer market The company has a relatively weak presence in the consumer market in which it has been expanding in recent times. The company’s balance sheet features significant cash and cash equivalents.
6%in 2007 to 33. physical security and digital media products. wireless. economic and business conditions in the country of operations. Inc.Cisco Systems.8% in 2007 to 4.040 million in 2007 to $1. the switches.The company expanded its presence outside the network solutions into areas such as storage. Due to the global economic downturn. while routers segment’s revenue declined from $7. which together accounted for about 55% of the total revenues. they continue to remain below their historic levels. such as Cisco TelePresence systems. routers and other product segments showed slight increase in revenues in the second quarter of FY2010. routers and other product segments. The switches segment’s contribution to the total revenues declined from 35. The switches segment’s revenues declined from $12. In FY2009. Weakness in specific business segments may affect the company’s operations in coming years.271 million in 2009. by launching its Unified Computing System (UCS). servers and other advanced technologies and emerging technologies. the company’s switches. and the extent to which service providers are affected by regulatory.4% in 2009. the availability of funding. security.The company is employing a combination of organic and inorganic initiatives to expand its offerings.064. the company’s European operations continued to report declining revenues in the second quarter of FY2010.3% in 2009. the segments’ contribution to the company’s total revenues also declined. The service provider market is characterized by large and sporadic purchases. © Datamonitor Page 25 . an Cisco Systems. Further.617 million in FY2009.5% in 2009. while routers segment’s contribution declined from 20. reported revenues below the FY2007 values. Sales activity in this industry depends upon the stage of completion of expanding network infrastructures. Inc. and other products segment’s contribution declined from 5. As a result. The other products segment’s revenues declined from $2. Moreover. Although. especially relating to the company’s router sales and sales of certain of its advanced technologies. The weakness in the routers and other products segments was mainly due to the slowdown in capital expenditure in the global service provider market. Weakness in specific business segments Cisco has experience significant weakness in specific business segments in recent years.0 million in 2007 to $6.025 million in FY2009. as the European markets have not showed clear signs of recovery. Opportunities Expanding portfolio of offerings Cisco has been expanding its portfolio of offering in recent years. the company will continue to face a difficult operating environment in Europe. the capital expenditure of service providers has slowed down.2% in 2007 to 17. Some of the company’s expansions in recent years include the entry into the server market.432 million in 2007 to $12. in addition to longer sales cycles. SWOT Analysis The company’s weak presence in the consumer market requires intensive brand building activity in near term. in March 2009.
For instance. data and mobile applications on fixed and mobile networks. computing and virtualization capabilities for data centers market. Growing demand for video collaboration The demand for enterprise video collaboration solutions such as videoconferencing and Telepresence has been increasing in the recent years. the company has been expanding its portfolio in this market in recent times. and carbon footprint. storage access and virtualization resources in a single system. and expanded its security services into cloud computing market in April 2009. The company’s unified communications products offer media-rich collaboration experience by integrating voice. As the demand for cloud computing services is growing. The videoconferencing and Telepresence revenues are forecast to record compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 35% during 2009–14. face-to-face communication. The company’s expanding portfolio of offerings will allow it to explore cross selling opportunities as well as strengthens its portfolio. networking. Inc. Cisco is one of the leading providers of solutions for cloud computing. SWOT Analysis offering that combines Cisco’s networking. Cisco Systems. Inc. Positive outlook for cloud computing The demand for cloud computing is forecast to record strong growth in the coming years. the cloud computing server market is forecast to grow at a compounded annual rate (CAGR) of over 10% during 2009-14.Cisco Systems. such as reduction in travel costs and time. video. Further. Further. and support services is also increasing. to strengthen its data center automation solutions business. in May 2009. such as network equipment. The cloud computing is a business model used to describe services that are offered over the internet or software-as-a-service (SaaS). an offering that unites computing. The demand for videoconferencing and Telepresence solutions is being driven by various advantages they offer. storage and servers. For instance. The company’s increasing presence in a growing market. Additionally. a provider of intelligent application management and automation solutions. Despite the worldwide economic slowdown. the market is forecast to continue its growth in near future.The demand is being driven by capital and operating cost advantage offered by the cloud solutions. Cisco is one of the leading players in the video collaboration solutions market. The company’s recent acquisitions in this direction include Pure Digital Technologies. Introduction of UCS marked the company’s entry into server hardware market. Further. demand for the related hardware. a developer of consumer video solutions and creator of the Flip Video brand cameras. in May 2009. © Datamonitor Page 26 . in March 2009. Cisco TelePresence solutions provide an innovative portfolio and integrated architecture for live. the company acquired Tidal Software. the worldwide video collaboration solutions market achieved double-digit growth in 2008 and 2009. will provide steady revenue growth in coming years. it launched Unified Computing System. Cisco is planning to enter several new markets and consolidate its presence in the fast emerging markets like India and China in coming years. Moreover. through pay-as-you-go subscription model. and Tidal Software.
Huawei Technologies. which together command over 75% of the server market. as well as in the unified computing solutions market. Dell and HP. Cisco has low control on the delivery schedules and has earlier suffered component shortages due to manufacturing process issues. HP. among others. IBM. Juniper Networks. This will affect the business operations and margins of the company. Any persistent shortages in supplies due to capacity issues or manufacturing process issues will increase the price of these products. HP’s $2. Inc. Further. some of the company’s competitors for enterprise data center business have made acquisitions and entered into strategic alliances. companies that are strategic alliance partners in some areas of Cisco’s business have been acquiring companies or entering into alliances with the company’s competitors. Dependence on suppliers Cisco is significantly dependent on its suppliers and contract manufacturers for certain components.Cisco Systems. Further the company’s entry into server hardware make through its virtualized server offering in 2009 has intensified its competition with leading IT hardware players such IBM. In such a situation. Cisco competes with numerous vendors in each product category. SWOT Analysis Cisco’s strong presence in the growing market provides it significant opportunities to increase its revenues and profits in coming years. Intense competition may adversely affect the company’s market shares and margins in coming years. Due to its outsourced manufacturing strategy. © Datamonitor Page 27 . further increasing the competition for Cisco. the company may not be able to source required components in adequate quantities. The company’s major competitors include Alcatel-Lucent. For example. Threats Intense competition The company faces intense competition in the networking and communications equipment markets. Avaya. Inc. Further. reducing their business with the company. Additionally. to provide end-to-end technology solutions for the enterprise data center.7 billion acquisition of 3Com strengthened its networking products offerings. LM Ericsson and Motorola. Consolidation in the communications market The consolidation in communications markets has been a trend for several years. Consolidation will result in a stronger player which can be the sole-source vendors for customers. Cisco Systems. customer consolidation in the service providers market will create large players with significant bargaining power. The consolidation among both the company’s competitors and customers is expected to continue as companies attempt to strengthen or retain their market positions.
Inc. Cisco Systems. © Datamonitor Page 28 .Cisco Systems. Inc. SWOT Analysis Consolidation in the communications market will continue to affect the company’s operating performance and market share in coming years.
Inc. Motorola. Ltd. Inc. Hewlett-Packard Company Huawei Technologies Co. Alcatel-Lucent Avaya Inc.Cisco Systems. Top Competitors TOP COMPETITORS The following companies are the major competitors of Cisco Systems. Inc. Inc. Extreme Networks. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. Inc Force10 Networks Inc Fortinet Inc Foundry Networks Inc International Business Machines Corporation LM Ericsson Telephone Company Meru Networks. © Datamonitor Page 29 . Inc. Inc. Inc. Inc. Symantec Corporation Belden CDT Inc. Inc. Inc. Juniper Networks. NETGEAR. LogMeIn. Inc. Microsoft Corporation Riverbed Technology. Inc. Citrix Systems. Aruba Networks. ARRIS Group. Inc. Inc. Brocade Communications Systems. Cisco Systems. F5 Networks.
This was the time to emphasize the relevancy of our product and solution capabilities.Cisco Systems. and 5) expanding our reach through the globalization of our enterprise. entertainment. and learn. their pain. Our company is addressing no fewer than 30 market adjacencies. both internally and externally. We prioritized five business objectives: 1) building a next-generation company capable of forging next-generation customer relationships. © Datamonitor Page 30 . healthcare connections. Worldwide economic turmoil affected countries. The networking and information technology market was clearly in transition. The statement has been taken from the company’s 2009 annual report. Cisco products and solutions enable business and government transformation. efficiency. but capturing market transitions is what Cisco does best. Now more than ever. Strategy / Reaching Market Adjacencies Through a New Management Model The next phase of the Internet and its potential applications are fascinating. 3) enabling data center virtualization to reach levels of scale and efficiency that were previously unheard of. The network—with its ability to provide information. It may have seemed a lofty statement years ago when we said that the network will change the way people work. In our opinion. Fiscal 2009 was an extraordinary year by any measure. Cisco Systems. Inc. play. strategic decisions in fiscal 2009. and control—would be crucial to solving some of the most complex problems our customers had ever faced. Cisco was no different. 4) readying all of our products and solutions for the escalating use of video. our customers faced significant. companies. Providing products and solutions to enable more robust video delivery is key to Cisco’s differentiation. improved education. 2) focusing on collaboration and Web 2. The Internet is everywhere. In fiscal 2009. and households. we knew this was our time. We believe the network as a strategic asset has never been more relevant. We moved quickly and decisively at the beginning of 2009 to align our business with the most compelling market opportunities.0 tools. we were not immune to the challenges. At Cisco. mostly in areas where networking technology and protocols have not seen widespread adoption. We pride ourselves on always being close to our customers. and their opportunities. and a richer consumer experience. Inc. nor were our customers. Yet in spite of the global reduction in capital spending. Company View COMPANY VIEW A statement by John T Chambers. to maximize productivity and speed decision making. Vision / The Network as the Platform for Life’s Experiences Throughout the world. the power of the human network would never be more important. sports. our vision is becoming reality. live. and to stand with our customers to face the uncertain economic future together. Industries such as healthcare. we made it a priority to become even closer in order to understand their challenges. Chairman and CEO of Cisco Systems is given below.
Revenue in fiscal 2009 was $36. The Public Sector performed better than other customer markets in fiscal 2009. routing accounted for approximately 17% of total revenue. They champion investments and prioritize market adjacencies based on go-to-market opportunities.Cisco Systems. we pursued a relentless focus on organizational efficiency and expense management to enable these investments. services. However. yet the remainder of the year was affected by monumental global recession. Capturing these opportunities requires that Cisco move with speed. and thought leadership. Cisco Systems. Company View and utilities. Service revenue grew to approximately 19% of total revenue in fiscal 2009. switching was approximately 33%. Inc. To accomplish this. We are pleased with our overall performance in fiscal 2009 given the global recession. Commercial provides approximately 25%. We continue to believe in the strategic value of our products. Involving leaders across the organization is designed to produce balanced results across product lines and customer segments. we are unable to determine whether or not this possible improvement in the global macroeconomic environment is sustainable. advanced technologies totaled 26%. Execution / Operational Efficiency that Drives Innovation Cisco recorded near record quarterly revenue of $10. In fiscal 2009. provide significant opportunity to provide growth for Cisco and value to customers and shareholders. We forged ahead by reallocating over $1 billion in resources into market adjacencies in an effort to fuel growth over the long term. From an operational standpoint. we experienced our only quarterly sequential increase in revenue during fiscal 2009. we are pioneering a new management model based on Councils and Boards. an increase of approximately 8% over fiscal 2008. and customer relationships. In terms of customer segments. Balance across product lines and customer segments has historically allowed Cisco’s overall financial performance to better withstand downturns in any one particular business segment.1 billion. product revenue declined by approximately 12% due in large part to reduced enterprise and service provider spending across our geographic theaters. and other revenue was approximately 5%. Service Provider is approximately 30%. While the stabilization of fourth quarter results was encouraging. as well as emerging geographic markets like China and India. History has taught us that you don’t change long-term strategy based upon (what we hope will be) a relatively short-term economic downturn. Council and Board members represent diverse functions within the company. In fiscal 2009. and Consumer provides approximately 5%. Councils and Boards collaborate to set long-term direction for Cisco business strategies. we believed that we needed to work differently in order to execute our strategy of moving into multiple market adjacencies during such a tenuous time in the global economy.3 billion in the first quarter of fiscal year 2009. Service revenue grew in each of the four quarters of fiscal 2009 to reach total annual revenue of $7 billion. Enterprise represents approximately 40% of our business. In the fourth quarter of fiscal 2009. internal alignment. Inc. a decrease of 9% year over year from our highest annual revenue ever. © Datamonitor Page 31 . and are empowered to make decisions at the organizational level to help ensure that initiatives and goals are aligned throughout the company.
and has expanded its relevance in the communications and IT industry over time. Inc. resulting in a dramatically reduced carbon footprint. a portion of which was used to repurchase 202 million shares of our common stock.. By drawing hard lines to reduce discretionary expenses. a principal provider of presence and messaging software. our first entry into the server market. Inc. Inc. a leader in email and calendaring software.9 billion in fiscal 2009. © Datamonitor Page 32 . Customers are realizing the potential that collaborative business models and network-enabled Web 2. we avoided the need for expense reductions in other areas. Cisco also acquired Tidal Software. Listening to customers to help solve their most challenging problems will always be part of our DNA. we are proud of our ability to influence an even broader carbon footprint reduction on a global basis.. Closing Thoughts / 25 Years and Counting When I reflect on the multitude of companies and competitors that Cisco has encountered in its 25-year history. Our unified computing platform is being hailed by customers and analysts as technology capable of completely transforming enterprise data centers. Inc. Clearly our ability to reduce expenses in this environment met a financial priority. Cisco leads the world in development of networking technology. Cisco is in the midst of one of the greatest market transitions that our industry has ever seen. Inc. including the expansion of our line of Aggregation Services Routers and the Unified Computing System. We announced significant. As part of a larger ecosystem of customers and suppliers. We are thrilled to pioneer those Cisco Systems. In fiscal 2009. specifically companywide headcount reductions that would have affected product development and other efforts. We view our balance sheet as a source of strength and competitive advantage. especially during economic downturns. including $35 billion in cash and investments held on a global basis.. Jabber.0 technologies can have on their businesses and in their lives. We viewed it as prioritizing our investments in innovation as well. From the first rudimentary routers to today’s virtual machines. industry changing solutions. we saved thousands of hours of employee and customer travel. Through the use of our own TelePresence technology alone. Cash generated from operations was $9. a developer of intelligent application management and automation solutions designed to advance our data center strategy. I am proud of our company’s history of growth and constant innovation.. We believe that technology can have a positive effect on the environment. Fiscal 2009 acquisitions included Post Path. and Pure Digital Technologies.Cisco Systems. including travel and meeting costs. creator of the Flip Video family of cameras and a pioneer in developing consumer-friendly video solutions.2 billion in research and development during fiscal 2009. we completed several acquisitions that underscore our commitment to build a comprehensive collaboration portfolio. Inc. We believe inventory and accounts receivable levels are appropriate and well managed. Earnings per share on a fully diluted basis for fiscal 2009 were $1. Total assets surpassed $68 billion at the end of fiscal 2009. Cisco invested $5. striving for product leadership has been the foundation of each chapter in Cisco’s history. Company View We clearly exceeded even our stretch goal for reduced operating expenses.05.
I look forward to sharing the next chapter of this journey with you. Inc. Inc. © Datamonitor Page 33 .Cisco Systems. Company View applications with our customers and our employees as we strive to make Cisco a company that is “best in the world and best for the world.” The 65.000 faces of Cisco inspire me every day. Cisco Systems.
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