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PRESS RELEASE

Cisco Prices $4 Billion of Senior Unsecured Notes

SAN JOSE, California - February 9, 2009 - Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate, today announced the pricing of two series of senior unsecured notes for an aggregate principal amount of $4 billion. The offering is expected to close on February 17, 2009.

Of these notes, $2 billion will mature in February 2019 and will bear interest at an annual rate of 4.95%, and $2 billion will mature in February 2039 and will bear interest at an annual rate of 5.90%. The 4.95% notes due February 2019 and the 5.90% notes due February 2039 were priced to yield 4.979% and 5.916%, respectively.

Cisco intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes and to repay $500 million in aggregate principal amount of its floating rate notes due 2009.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state. The offering of securities may be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus. Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus can be obtained from:

Banc of America Securities LLCGoldman, Sachs & Co.J. P. Morgan Securities Inc.
Prospectus Department
100 West 33rd Street,
New York, New York 10001
1-800-294-1322
Prospectus Department
85 Broad St.
New York, NY 10004
212-902-9316 (fax)
270 Park Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Attn: Investment Grade Syndicate Desk
212-834-4533
Citigroup Global Markets Inc.Morgan Stanley & Co. IncorporatedWachovia Capital Markets, LLC
Prospectus Department
Brooklyn Army Terminal
140 58th Street, 8th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11220
1-877-858-5407
Prospectus Department
180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10014
1-866-718-1649
Wachovia Customer Information Center
1525 West W.T. Harris Blvd., NC0675
Charlotte, North Carolina 28262
Attn: Syndicate Operations
1-800-326-5897

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