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Cisco Outlines Third Quarter '09 Technology & Customer Highlights

Date/Time Stamp:

SAN JOSE, Calif.: May 4, 2009 5:00 AM (PT)

Highlights / Key Facts:

  • Cisco has scheduled a conference call on Wed., May 6, 2009 at 1:30 PM (PT) / 4.30 PM (ET) to announce its third quarter fiscal year 2009 financial results for the quarter ending Sat., April 25.
  • Financial results will be released over Marketwire, as well as the European Business and Technical Wire after the close of the market on Wednesday, May 6, 2009.
  • To Listen via the Internet:
    We are pleased to offer a live and replay audio broadcast of the conference call with corresponding slides at www.cisco.com/go/investors.

Videos:

Select Product Announcements from Q3 FY09:

Global Highlights from Q3 FY09:

  • Cisco and Metropolis collaborate to develop sustainable intelligent cities; the collaboration sets up key components of Cisco's global 'intelligent urbanisation' initiative in alignment with Metropolis' 'Vision 2030.'
  • Cisco and the Mexican Government collaborate on socio-economic development in Mexico.
  • South Korea and Cisco work to foster intelligent urbanisation.
  • Cisco announced that its Cisco Foundation and employees contributed over $4.6M to support hunger relief organizations around the world.

Select Global Customer Announcements from Q3 FY09, by Theater:

United States & Canada:

  • BAE Systems enhanced global collaboration with AT&T Telepresence Solution enabled by Cisco TelePresence systems.
  • Henny Penny streamlined its contact center with Cisco Unified Communications to increase productivity worldwide and provide excellent customer service.
  • Bell added more services to its collaboration portfolio to help customers maximize their current IT investments in unified communications in Canada.
  • Kansas City Royals enhanced fan experience in Kauffman Stadium with Cisco StadiumVisionTM.

Asia Pacific:

  • Collaboration between Cisco, the Philippine Long Distance Telecommunications Co. and Tata Communications results in the first public Cisco TelePresence service in the Philippines.
  • i-CABLE in Hong Kong is deploying Cisco's highly secure set-top boxes and end-to-end video solution to help resolve pirated viewing of its television services.
  • Cisco and Incheon Metropolitan City will collaborate to build the Incheon Free Economic Zone as a leading model of global and environmentally sustainable cities in Korea.
  • In India, Cisco is working on a pilot program to assist the government of Karnataka in developing a road map for an intelligent and sustainable Bengaluru city.

Emerging Markets:

  • Vladivostok Container Terminal in Russia is using Cisco wireless solutions in setting up an advanced cargo management system that monitors movement of railway containers, trucks and maritime in real time.
  • Arab National Bank in Saudi Arabia selected Cisco to upgrade its branch infrastructure with an integrated wide-area network solution.
  • In Peru, Rural Telecom has selected a Cisco Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network to provide broadband connectivity and communications to the most remote and rural towns.
  • The University of West Bohemia and Cisco are working together to create a 21st-century campus and knowledge center in the Czech Republic.
  • AsiaBell is bringing mobile WiMAX services to central Kazakhstan with Cisco technology.

Europe:

Japan

  • Kinki Labour Bank (Kinki Rokin) adopted Cisco network infrastructure in its new headquarters office building in Japan.
  • Yahoo! Japan adopted the Cisco NexusTM 7000 Series as the core switch for its new data center in response to increased consumer demand for Yahoo! Japan services.

Acquisitions and Investments:

  • Cisco announced intent to acquire Pure Digital Technologies, creators of the best selling of Flip VideoTM brand.
  • Cisco completed acquisition of Richards-Zeta Building Intelligence, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent middleware technology to enable integration of building infrastructure and information technology (IT) applications over IP networks.
  • Cisco announced intent to acquire Tidal Software to advance Cisco's data center strategy by enhancing product and service delivery offerings.
  • Almaz Capital/Cisco Russia Fund I announced first investments in digital communities, social networking, and virtualization and automation Software.

Significant Partner Announcements from Q3 FY09:

  • Cisco builds Open Partner Ecosystem to accelerate industry transition to unified computing.
  • Westcon Group signed global distribution agreement with Cisco.
  • Accenture and Cisco expand strategic alliance to form innovative group to help companies increase business agility.
  • Cisco and Tata Consultancy Services announced the forging of a strategic alliance agreement.
  • Fujitsu and Cisco expanded strategic alliance for unified communications in Japan.


Complete Conference Call Details:

Date: May 6, 2009

Time: 1:30 PM (PT); 4:30 PM (ET)

To Listen via the Internet:

We are pleased to offer a live and replay audio broadcast of the conference call with corresponding slides at www.cisco.com/go/investors.

To Listen via Telephone: (Due to the limited number of lines available, we encourage you to dial in approximately 30 minutes prior to the start of the call).

    888 848-6507
    212 519-0847 (for international callers)

RSVP: No RSVP is necessary

Replay: A telephone playback of the Q3 FY 2009 conference call is scheduled to be available beginning at 4:30 PM (PT) on May 6, 2009 through 4:30 PM (PT) on May 13, 2009. The replay will be accessible by calling 866 357-4205 (international callers: 203 369-0122). The call runs 24 hours per day, including weekends.

An archived version of the webcast will be available on Cisco Systems' Investor Relations website at www.cisco.com/go/investors.

Cisco's quarterly earnings press release will be posted at www.cisco.com under the "News@Cisco" section.

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