Cisco Systems, Inc. is a multinational technology conglomerate based in the United States. Founded in 1984, the company designs, develops, and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment, and other high-technology services and products. Cisco is widely recognized as a leader in the networking industry and is best known for its line of routers, switches, and other network infrastructure products. The company also offers a range of other services, including cybersecurity solutions, cloud computing services, and collaboration tools. Cisco’s products and services are used by businesses and organizations of all sizes, as well as by governments and individuals around the world.