Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) enables people to make powerful connections--whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible--providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time.


Cisco was founded in 1984 by a small group of computer scientists from Stanford University. Since the company's inception, Cisco engineers have been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. Today, with more than 71,000 employees worldwide, this tradition of innovation continues with industry-leading products and solutions in the company's core development areas of routing and switching, as well as in advanced technologies such as home networking, IP telephony, optical networking, security, storage area networking, and wireless technology. In addition to its products, Cisco provides a broad range of service offerings, including technical support and advanced services.


Cisco sells its products and services, both directly through its own sales force as well as through its channel partners, to large enterprises, commercial businesses, service providers, and consumers.

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Business Requirements Demand Strategic Thinking About Networks

Investing in a sound digital foundation and skill sets will be table stakes as more disruptive technologies such as AI and societal initiatives like sustainability demand even more expertise and agility from IT teams. As organizations work diligently on digital transformation, they have identified key business outcomes needed to achieve improvements and drive their business forward. These outcomes include improved business agility, customer satisfaction, operational efficiency, and cost savings. Surprisingly, an IDC study found that 54% of organizations are still building digital capabilities to reach these goals.₁ Organizations need to shift their focus, funds, and resources from day-to-day tactical operations to driving strategic business outcomes to meet the goals of the business. Download this spotlight from IDC to learn how to: 1. Future of Digital Infrastructure Sentiment Study, June 2023
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Getting Infrastructure Transformation Right

According to IDC’s research, 77% of enterprises say digital infrastructure is critical to achieving business goals over the next two years.₁ To achieve the right infrastructure, 63.7% of enterprises will commit resources, skills, and development efforts across one or more clouds.₂ Success will require that IT teams build a strategy spanning all deployment models and aligned with targeted business priorities. At the same time, enterprises must stay focused on delivering value from their IT investments, while managing costs and security concerns. Download this spotlight from IDC to learn about: 1. Future of Digital Infrastructure Sentiment Study, June 2023 2. IDC’s Future Enterprise Resiliency and Spending Survey, Wave 6, June 2022
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