Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), founded in 1984, originally specialised mainly in routers. Routers and switches form the backbone of the internet. Over 80% of the basic technologies of the internet were developed by Cisco.
NetApp is a leading supplier of innovative storage and data management solutions that help organisations all over the world store, manage, protect and maintain their information. NetApp’s head office is located in Sunnyvale, California. NetApp is listed on the NASDAQ-100 and it is one of the Fortune 500 businesses.
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), founded in 1975, is the world’s largest software company with over 100,000 employees in over 60 countries. Microsoft develops, distributes, licenses and supports e.g. SMEs, large businesses and governments.