Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. At Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) customers come first and an integral part of our DNA is creating long-lasting customer partnerships and working with them to identify their needs and provide solutions that support their success.
Founded in 1984 Cisco has a workforce of more than 66,000. John T. Chambers is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company who's FY'12 Revenue was $46.06 billion.
Innovation is a core part of the Cisco culture and annually $4.5 Billion is invested in R&D; Cisco has more than 22,000 Engineers in more than 10 labs worldwide; more than 4200 patents have been awarded to Cisco inventors. Currently 722 patents have been filed and 420 issued for innovations across all technologies.
Cisco India commenced operations in 1995, has sales and marketing operations spread across key cities including New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Kolkata and Hyderabad. The India headcount is 8700+. The Cisco Global Development Center is in Bangalore, this is the largest outside of the US.
With more than 2500 partners and 18 logistics centers (premium depots), Cisco is the only vendor to have a support program called ARNBD (advance replacement next business day) for its resellers.
Cisco Capital was launched in 2005 to offer flexible leasing and financial services to customers and partners.
Currently, there are 197 Active Cisco Networking Academies across 23 states & union territories with 22,379 Active Students, 31% of which are women students.
Some of the Key customers in India include Tata Group, Mahindra & Mahindra, Larsen & Toubro, Gas Authority of India, Indian Oil Corporation, Reliance, Bharti, Infosys, Wipro, IBM, Adobe, Intel, and HCL.
For further information about Cisco India, please visit: http://www.cisco.com/in