Founded in 1984 by two students at Stanford University who developed the multi-protocol router. Since then Cisco has grown with the Internet, and has expanded into everything to do with networking: data, voice, video, storage, collaboration tools etc. Cisco are now a leading provider of technology solutions with operations in over 150 countries world-wide and over 70,000 employees. Cisco is a technology partner of Comic Relief, providing the technology that underpins their campaigns. Cisco was also the Official Network Infrastructure Supporter of London 2012.

Each year Cisco staff around the country come together to raise money for Sport Relief or Red Nose Day. Every pound contributed by a Cisco employee to Comic Relief is matched by the Cisco Foundation. Cisco established the Green Park Triathlon in 2010 in collaboration with Green Park and Nuffield Health and this year is pleased to be helping make the Green Park Triathlon bigger and better than ever by bringing together businesses across the region with the common goal of fundraising for Comic Relief and developing relationships within the local business community.