The Structure 50: The Top 50 Cloud Innovators

Cisco Systems

Founded 1984
Investors Public Company
Structure50 Topic Networking
Description Cisco essentially built the infrastructure of the Internet with its routers and switches, and more recently has moved into providing consumer services and smart building and grid products.
GigaOM’s Take Cisco inspired a sea change in system design with its Unified Computing System converged infrastructure, and has been showing improved cloud savvy by embracing network virtualization, contributing to OpenStack and buying its way into the cloud software business.