Company Profile / Offices - Annual Report 2003

Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create Internet solutions so that individuals, companies, and countries have easy access to information—regardless of differences in time and place. In addition, the company is recognized as a pioneer in using the Internet for its own business practices, offering consulting services to help other organizations around the world. Today, networks are an essential part of business, education, government, and home communications.

Cisco was founded in 1984 by a small group of computer scientists from Stanford University. Since the company's inception, Cisco engineers have been prominent in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. This tradition of IP innovation continues with industry-leading products in the core areas of routing and switching, along with advanced technologies in areas such as optical, network security, IP telephony, wireless LAN, storage networking, and home networking. In addition to its products, Cisco provides a broad range of service offerings, including technical support services and advanced services. Cisco sells its products and services, both directly through its own sales force and indirectly through channel partners, to large enterprises, commercial businesses, service providers, and consumers.

As a company, Cisco operates on core values of customer focus and corporate citizenship. We express these values through global involvement in educational, community, and philanthropic efforts.

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Worldwide Offices

Corporate Headquarters
San Jose, California, USA

European Headquarters
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Americas Headquarters
San Jose, California, USA

Asia Pacific Headquarters

Cisco has offices in the following countries. Addresses, phone numbers, and fax numbers are listed at

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