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Market Share and Acquisition of Cisco.

One of the significant aggressive tactics of the company CISCO is acquisitions. The first company Cisco acquired was in the year 1993 and from then it had made over 150 total acquisition and which consists of over 100 acquisition in the past decade.

Few Financial Facts of CISCO:
In 2000, Cisco had a market capital of $569 billion and was the most valuable company in the world. Where as the its current market capital is $96 billion.
Cisco Share price was $73 in April 2000 and has dropped to $16 in June 2011(current market share price of cisco in June 2011).
The revenue has grown from around $19 billion to $42billion although.

Market Share of Cisco:
IP Television: 61%
Wirelass LAN: 58%
WEb-Conferencing: 49%
Routing: 49%
Storage area Networks: 29%
Home Networking: 26%.

Cisco recent acquisition in the past six months (end of 2010-and beginning of 2011)

Company and its Implications:
New Scale: Which is an provider of software for quick cloud based services and solutions.
Inlet Tech: To Strengthening Cisco's Videoscape television platform.
Pari Networks: It offers smart network configuration and change management solutions.
Linesider: Provider of software for network management services for cloud.
Arch Rock Corp: IP-based wireless network technology for smart grid applications.


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