25 Facts Partners Should Know About Cisco

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    Gina Roos

25 Facts Partners Should Know About Cisco

25 Facts Partners Should Know About Cisco

1. Cisco was founded in 1984 by Len Bosack and Sandy Lerner.

Agility in navigating market and technology shifts will continue to be key for Cisco. The multibillion-dollar networking giant is taking significant steps to help it become the top provider in fast-growing technology areas of cloud, mobility, big data, security, and the Internet of things (IoT)/Internet of everything (IoE)—all potential growth markets for the channel. If it's connected—devices, transportation, enterprises, buildings, and cities, etc.—Cisco wants to play a big role and has made huge investments in technology innovations, partnerships, as well as training programs to focus on the need for growing skill sets particularly in IoT/IoE, cloud and software-defined networking (SDN). This is coupled with new hardware and service offerings for channel partners around IoE software and services, cloud, security, and data analytics. (This is an update of a slide show originally written by Ericka Chickowski and published June 10, 2010.)

This article was last updated on 2015-04-15