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Cisco

(Cisco Systems, Inc., San Jose, CA, www.cisco.com) A leading manufacturer of networking equipment, including routers, bridges, frame switches and ATM switches, dial-up access servers and network management software. Cisco was founded in 1984 by Leonard Bosack and Sandra Lerner, a married couple both employed by Stanford University. Initially targeting universities, Cisco sold its first router in 1986.

Cisco is the leading router vendor and its operating systems and routing protocols have become de facto standards. In the 1990s, Cisco's growth was due to the acquisition of more than 70 companies. In early 2000, it briefly surpassed Microsoft's market cap as the most valued corporation in the world.
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Significant cost-savings are also evident, which the district expects to continue receiving during the next five years as it deploys additional Cisco technology currently in testing at its pilot school.
San Diego City Schools is an excellent example of how Cisco technology enables applications that help districts become more efficient entities," said Charles Fadel, global lead, education for Cisco Systems.
IP-based solutions are among the portfolio of offerings that Cisco is demonstrating this week at NECC to help educators to "create truly connected schools, and be part of a connected community.
Cisco, Cisco Systems, and the Cisco Systems logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Cisco 3600 series firmly establishes new price/performance standards for ISDN dial access connectivity.
Based on a modular design, the Cisco 3640 is equipped with four network module expansion slots, and the Cisco 3620 is equipped with two network module expansion slots, both delivering flexible migration paths to increased dial access density and evolving LAN and WAN technologies.
The Cisco 3600 series supports ISDN PRI, BRI and synchronous/asynchronous connectivity.