SOURCE: Cisco Systems, Inc.

May 15, 2007 08:00 ET

MEDIA ALERT: Cisco Showcases the Network as Platform for Anytime, Anywhere Collaboration and Communication at Interop 2007

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 15, 2007 -- At this year's Interop 2007 Conference, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) will exhibit a broad portfolio of solutions that help deliver rich customer experiences across any network -- anytime and anywhere. Interop 2007 runs from May 22 through May 24 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas. Key activities for industry analysts and media include:

John Chambers' Keynote Address

Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers will deliver a keynote presentation on Tuesday, May 22, at 9 a.m. (PT) at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, on how communications and collaboration technologies are enabling the second phase of the Internet -- Web 2.0. This keynote presentation will be Webcast live and can be viewed at the following Web address: http://newsroom.cisco.com/interop/2007/. For more information on John Chambers' keynote address, please contact: Linda Horiuchi at 408-853-5464 or by e-mail at lhoriuch@cisco.com.

Media and Industry Analyst One-on-One Briefings in Booth 1225

Cisco executives will be available for meetings with press and industry analysts to discuss many technology and market-trend topics, including:

--  Mobility: Mobility changes our concept of work from being a place to
    go, to a thing to do. Cisco will announce new mobility initiatives as
    enterprise organizations look to incorporate mobility as a strategic
    element of their IT infrastructure.  Cisco will also unveil new research
    that identifies core elements of enterprise mobility, and several new
    solutions that utilize the power of mobility to effect greater business
    productivity and enhance efficiencies.
    
--  Data Center Networking Solutions: Hear Cisco's point of view on how
    data centers are changing and how the company aims to boost the agility,
    performance and scalability of data centers while helping lower operational
    costs for customers.
    
--  Network Systems Technologies (Switches, Routers, Software): Discuss
    how the wave of new productivity applications raises the bar for the
    network and why it will require more than a few new simple twists to extend
    the network to be ready for business in the 21st century.
    
Press interested in scheduling briefings with Cisco executives should contact Linda Horiuchi at 408-853-5464 or by e-mail at lhoriuch@cisco.com. Industry analysts should contact Rebecca Noriega at 408-853-5819 or by e-mail at rnoriega@cisco.com.

"Your Business Moves With You" Demonstrations (Booth 1225):

Cisco will show how its broad portfolio of intelligent network technologies is redefining how companies are communicating and collaborating in ways never before realized. Technology experts will be available to demonstrate how large and small organizations can benefit from the latest networking technologies, such as those for mobility, unified communications, data center, security and network systems.

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