The Yamaha Corporation is a Japanese conglomerate that develops, manufactures, and sells a diverse range of electronics, motor, power sports, and musical instruments among other products. The company was founded by Torakusu Yamaha in Shizuoka, Japan as Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd in 1887 to manufacture pianos and reed organs. The company is still headquartered in Shizuoka, Japan and has subsidiaries that operate in many countries around the world. Their portfolio mainly consists of motorcycles and other sports vehicles along with a wide range of musical instruments and related production and education software. Yamaha also has a networking portfolio that consists of routers and switches.