February 11, 2009 20:49 ET

Update: Cisco to Unveil Global Initiative in Webcast

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - February 11, 2009) -

Thursday, February 12, 2009

11:50     India Standard Time (IST)
          - Feb 12th
22:20     Pacific Standard Time (PST)
          - Feb 11th
07:20     Central European Time (CET)
          - Feb 12th
17:20     Eastern Daylight Time /
          Australia (EDT) - Feb 12th

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) will host a webcast on Thursday, February 12, with the unveiling of a new global initiative at 11:50 IST (17:20 EDT) and a question & answer session at 14:15 p.m. IST (19:45 EDT).

Please join the Hon. Dr. B.S. Yeddyurappa, chief minister of Karnataka; John Chambers, chairman and CEO, Cisco; and Wim Elfrink, chief globalisation officer and executive vice president, Cisco Services, to discuss a new global initiative from Cisco's Globalisation Centre East in Bangalore. Once the unveiling event concludes at 1:00 p.m IST (11:30 PM PST), there will be a 75-minute break for lunch followed by the question & answer session starting at 14:15 IST (19:45 EDT).

Date: February 12, 2009


(India Standard Time) - Thurs February 12th

11:50 a.m. - 13:00 p.m.  IST Collaborative event with the
                          government of Karnataka
13:00 p.m. - 14:15 p.m.  IST Break for Lunch
14:15 p.m. - 14:45 p.m.  IST Media Q&A with John Chambers

(Pacific Standard Time) - Wed February 11th

22:20 p.m. - 23:30 p.m.  PST Collaborative event with the
                          government of Karnataka
23:30 p.m. - 12:45 a.m.  PST Break for Lunch
12:45 a.m. - 01:15 a.m.  PST Media Q&A with John Chambers

(Central European Time) - Thurs February 12th

07:20 a.m. -  08:30 a.m. CET Collaborative event with the
                          government of Karnataka
08:30 a.m. -  09:45 a.m. CET Break for Lunch
09:45 a.m. -  10:15 a.m. CET Media Q&A with John Chambers

(Eastern Daylight Time / Australia) - Thurs February 12th

17:20 p.m. - 18:30 p.m.  EDT Collaborative event with the
                          government of Karnataka
18:30 p.m. - 19:45 p.m.  EDT Break for Lunch
19:45 p.m. - 20:15 p.m.  EDT Media Q&A with John Chambers

Listen and watch via the Internet:

Please watch and listen to the 'Unveiling Global Initiative' webcast online at and the 'Media Q&A with John Chambers' webcast online at

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