Cisco Systems, Inc. - The American multinational company that develops and sells network equipment. Seeks to provide a full range of network equipment, and thus provide an opportunity for the customer to buy everything you need networking equipment exclusively from Cisco Systems.
One of the largest companies specializing in high technology. Initially engaged only in corporate routers. Cisco calls itself "the world leader in networking technologies for the Internet".
Cisco Systems has created an extensive multi-level certification system engineer on computer networks. Due to the fact that the exams test knowledge of this system is not only a product Cisco, but also knowledge of network technologies and protocols, many organizations, even running on the network equipment of other companies recognize the value of professional certification Cisco. In particular, at the expert level certification (CCIE) is one of the most well-known and respected in the computer industry.
Cisco currently produces a wide variety of devices:
- Products for IP-telephony, such as IP-PBX, VoIP-gateways
- Network security devices (firewalls, VPN, IDS, etc.)
- Wi-Fi access point
- Platform for optical switching
- Cable Modems
- Universal Gateways and Remote Access Gateway
- Switch Storage Networking (SAN, Storage Area Network)
- Network Management Software
- Large videoconferencing system TelePresence