Type Subsidiary
Founded 1988
Founder Victor Tsao and Janie Tsao
Headquarters Irvine, California, United States
Products Network hardware for home and small businesses
Number of employees 700+ (as of March 2007)
Parent Cisco Systems (March 2003-March 2013)
Belkin (March 2013-Present)
Website www.linksys.com

Linksys is an American company selling data networking hardware products mainly to home users and small businesses. Its products include wired and wireless routers,
Ethernet switches, VoIP equipment, wireless internet video cameras, audio visual products and network storage systems.

The Linksys company was founded in 1988. It is currently owned by Belkin, who bought it from Cisco, its owners from March 2003 to March 2013.[1][2] Its products were branded as Linksys by Cisco when it was part of Cisco.Linksys products are sold to consumers off-the-shelf from consumer electronics stores, internet retailers, and big-box retail stores such as supermarkets. Significant competitors in the home and small business networking market segment include D-Link, TP-Linkand Netgear.Belkin has kept the Linksys brand and released new products under its name since acquiring it.



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