Cisco Press is a subsidiary of Pearson Education, the world's leading publisher of technology and education content, which is a division of Pearson plc.
Pearson Education was formed in November 1998 through the acquisition of the Simon & Schuster education business and its merger with Addison Wesley Longman (AWL). Pearson Education is the leading US school (kindergarten to 12th grade) publisher, a leading publisher of online assessment and digital courseware, and is by far the leading higher education publisher in the US.
Pearson Education's professional and technology group publishes over 1,000 computer and technology titles per year. Their imprints include Que, Sams, Prentice Hall, Cisco Press, Adobe Press, Peachpit and Addison Wesley. These are complemented by an online presence, InformIT, that aims to be the leading online destination for accomplished and aspiring IT professionals.
Pearson plc is an international media company with four main businesses: Pearson Education is the world's premier educational publisher; the Penguin Group is the world's most renowned English-language publisher; and the Financial Times Group is the premier source of global news, comment and analysis.