Cisco is the worldwide leader in technologies transforming the way people connect, communicate and collaborate, through intelligent networks and architectures that integrate products, services and software platforms. Founded in 1984, its head office is in San Jose, California and it employs worldwide approximately 75,000 persons.
Cisco's core business is not only related to networking solutions, but also the most advanced technologies for collaboration (voice, data, video, telepresence), for security, mobility, data centre and virtualization, application and network storage. Cisco is in Italy since 1994. It has about 700 employees at its head office in Vimercate (Milan), in Rome, Turin, Padua and in the R&D laboratory of photonics.
It accompanies companies, operators and institutions along the path of technological innovation and transformation of operational and business models; it supports the implementation of the Italian Digital Agenda, promoting infrastructure development, dissemination of digital culture and wider access to the Net.