The buildings encompass 811,000 sq. ft., translating into a purchase price of approximately $190 per sq. ft.
Cisco announced it would lay off some 4,000 workers beginning in the first quarter of 2014.
TiVo reached a deal to settle patent disputes with Cisco, Motorola and Time Warner Cable.
Cisco says its net income rose 14 percent in the latest quarter, and says it is seeing “some good signs” in the U.S. and other markets.
Cisco’s latest quarterly report is providing further evidence that spending on technology gear is picking up despite persisting concerns about a still-shaky economy.
Belkin, a maker of smartphone cases and computing accessories, said Thursday that it is buying the home networking business unit of Cisco, including the Linksys router brand.
The bicyclist who died Saturday after crashing into a rock near Fremont was an engineer at Cisco Systems, the networking equipment company based in San Jose.
Cisco says it earned $1.9 billion, or 36 cents per share, in its fiscal fourth quarter, spanning May to July. That compares with income of $1.2 billion, or 22 cents per share, in the same period a year ago.
Cisco Systems was preparing to lay off about 1,300 workers just a few months after the world’s largest maker of computer networking equipment warned that growing economic uncertainty is making it tougher to close deals.
Cisco raised the specter of a sharp slowdown in technology spending late Wednesday, rattling investors already fretting about the economy’s fragile condition.