SOURCE: NASDAQ

August 09, 2005 10:30 ET

Cisco Systems, Inc. [CSCO] N-100 and NASDAQ Host First Virtual Opening and Closing Bell From San Jose

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 9, 2005 --


What:

John Chambers, President and CEO of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) N-100, and Bob Greifeld, President and CEO of The NASDAQ Stock Market, along with 2,000 Cisco employees, will preside over the Opening and Closing bell "virtually" to celebrate the closing of its 20-year anniversary on the NASDAQ.

Cisco and NASDAQ will recreate the MarketSite experience in San Jose, California, including a version of the NASDAQ video wall and electronic podium seen at the opening and closing bell ceremonies everyday. The event will showcase the power of networking technology and will mark the completion of a year-long celebration of Cisco's 20th anniversary and the company's commitment to innovation, technology leadership and social responsibility.

Where:

Cisco's Corporate Headquarters
300 Tasman Drive (Building 10)
San Jose, CA 95134
The Virtual Opening and Closing Bell ceremonies in San Jose will also be broadcast in closed caption live on NASDAQ's MarketSite Tower in Times Square, New York.

When:

Wednesday, August 10th, 2005

NASDAQ Opening Bell Ceremony:
9:00a.m. E.T./6:00 a.m. P.T. - 10:00 a.m. E.T./7:00 a.m. P.T

NASDAQ Closing Bell Ceremony:
3:30 p.m. E.T./12:30 p.m. P.T - 4:30 p.m. E.T./1:30 p.m. P.T.
Feed Information:

The open feed will be broadcast from 9:00AM to 10:00AM EDT. (0920-0932 Eastern). This feed can be found on IA-5 C-Band Transponder 14. D/L frequency is 3980 horizontal. Audio 6.2-6.8 The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623.

The close feed will be broadcast from 3:30PM to 4:30PM EDT. (1550-1605 Eastern). This feed can be found on IA-6 C-Band Transponder 17. D/L frequency is 4040 vertical. Audio 6.2-6.8 The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Cisco
    Abby Smith
    (408) 525-8548

    NASDAQ
    Silvia Davi
    (646) 441-5014
    Email Contact

    NASDAQ MarketSite:
    Stephanie Lowenthal
    646.441.5220