Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems is a US company based in San Jose in California that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment. 

Chuck Robbins, CEO of Cisco. Photo: Ashlee Espinal/CNBC

Google and Cisco team up in the cloud wars against Amazon

By Ari Levy

When Chuck Robbins was promoted to CEO of Cisco in 2015, the company’s technology was in danger of losing relevance.

When Google named Diane Greene as head of its cloud division that same year, her unit was desperate to close the gap with Amazon Web Services.

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