Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO)
The American multinational company that develops and sells network equipment. Is committed to providing a full range of network equipment, and thus provide an opportunity for the customer to buy absolutely everything necessary network equipment exclusively from Cisco Systems. The couple Bosak Leonard (Leonard Bosack) and Sandra Lerner (Sandra Lerner) Cisco Systems founded the company in 1984. They worked as a computer maintenance personnel at Stanford University. Leonard Bosak adapted many programs protocol router, written by William Iger (William Yeager), another employee, who started a few years before the arrival of Bosak from the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a bachelor’s degree. In 1990, Lerner and Bosak left the company with a $ 170 million after the venture investors have put in the board of professional managers. Currently, it is one of the largest companies in the world specializing in the field of high technologies. Initially it engaged only in corporate routers. Cisco calls himself “the leader in networking technologies for the Internet.” Cisco Systems has created an extensive multi-level certification for computer network systems engineer. Due to the fact that the examination of the system is checked by Cisco knowledge of not only products, but also knowledge of network technologies and protocols, many organizations, even running on the network equipment of other companies recognize the value of professional certification Cisco. In particular, the certification expert level (CCIE) is one of the most well known and respected in the computer industry.
In 2015, the company’s net profit amounted to 49.21 billion. Dollars. The company’s capitalization currently amounts to 115 billion. Dollars.