Cisco Systems, Inc. (IT Consulting) at a Glance

The Buzz

  • "Great at IT and how to implement their own systems."
  • "Very professional."
  • "They do consulting?"

About Cisco Systems, Inc. (IT Consulting)

Cisco Systems designs, makes and sells internet protocol-based networking products, as well as other products used in the communications and IT industry.  It additionally provides advisory and support services associated with the use of its own or similar products.  The firm specializes in the transfer of data, voice and video through its routers, switches and other advanced technologies.  Its clients include large enterprises, public institutions, telecommunications companies and commercial businesses, while its products can be found even in private residences.

Slices of the pie

Cisco's global strategic consulting unit is known as the internet business solutions group.  It advises Global Fortune 500 companies and public organizations on issues of customer experience, global IP economics, supply chain management, business technology, network accelerated innovation and workforce optimization, communication and collaboration.  Services typically account for around 15 percent of total annual revenue, a figure that also includes software development and networking services, such as application networking services and network management.  The remaining 85 percent of revenue comes from the sale of routers and switches, and related products.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (IT Consulting)

170 West Tasman Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
Phone: (800) 553-NETS


  • Employer Type: Public
  • Stock Symbol: CSCO
  • Stock Exchange: NASDAQ
  • President and CEO: Chuck Robbins
  • 2017 Employees: 73,700

  • Major Departments & Practices
    IoE Services

Major Office Locations

  • San Jose, CA
  • Offices in 92 countries worldwide

Key Financials

  • 2017 Revenue: $4,800 million