Cisco is a multinational technology company headquartered in San Jose, California. The company develops, manufactures, and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment, and other high-tech products and services. Cisco’s product portfolio includes routers, switches, security products, wireless systems, and collaboration tools, among others. The company’s customers include businesses, governments, educational institutions, and service providers. Cisco has a strong reputation for innovation and has been a leader in the networking industry for several decades. It was a global workforce of over 75,000 employees (as of 2021, currently 26,000) and operates in more than 100 countries.