Cisco Outlines First Quarter Fiscal 2010 Technology and Customer Highlights
- San Jose, Calif., November 2, 2009
Highlights / Key Facts:
- Cisco has scheduled a conference call on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) to announce its first quarter fiscal year 2010 financial results for the quarter ending Saturday, October 24.
- Financial results will be released over Marketwire after the close of the market on Wednesday, November 4, 2009.
- To listen via the Internet:
Cisco offers a live and replay audio broadcast of the conference call with corresponding slides at www.cisco.com/go/investors.
Select Product Announcements from Q1 FY10:
- Cisco expanded its Cisco TelePresenceTM portfolio with the single-screen, single-camera Cisco TelePresence System 1100 for multipurpose rooms. Cisco TelePresence services now reach more than 150 countries on five continents, with service providers AT&T, BT, Orange, NTT, Tata Communications, Telefonica, Telstra and Telmex each now having announced commercial intercompany Cisco TelePresence service offerings.
- Cisco announced its Borderless Networks Architecture strategy, together with announcing its new Integrated Services Router Generation 2 (ISR G2), which helps businesses and service providers simplify and scale delivery of on-demand, networked business services such as video and collaborative applications.
- Cisco launched Cisco IronPortTM Web Usage Controls, a product designed to provide real-time content categorization to accurately identify up to 90 percent of "dark web" sites.
- Cisco and salesforce.com announced the Customer Interaction Cloud, a combined solution that uses a connector to integrate salesforce.com's Service Cloud 2 with Cisco Unified Contact Center's functionality, empowering small and medium-sized companies to run their customer service function completely in the cloud.
Global Highlights from Q1 FY10:
- Cisco, Intel, Microsoft, the government of Kenya and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a joint project to help improve the quality of education in Kenyan schools through the use of information and communications technology (ICT).
- Cisco expanded its effort to help cities explore how ICT can help address climate change and energy challenges, through the launch of a new Connected Urban Development Alliance with The Climate Group.
Select Global Customer Announcements from Q1 FY10, by Theater:
United States and Canada:
- Tutor Perini Corporation, a leading civil and building construction company, is consolidating five data centers into one new facility which utilizes the Cisco Unified Computing SystemTM as its computing platform.
- Pelco by Schneider Electric and Cisco announced a strategic technology agreement to pursue the joint development of new high-definition (HD) Internet Protocol (IP) video security cameras built upon Pelco's award-winning SarixTM technology platform.
- The Miami Dolphins National Football League franchise announced the deployment of Cisco TelePresence and Cisco StadiumVisionTM systems to help fans "Live the Game" at Miami's Land Shark Stadium.
- In Ontario, Canada, fibre-optic network provider Atria Networks completed a network upgrade based on the Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform and dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM).
- MRCB Land, Cisco and Datacraft announced a collaboration to transform Kuala Lumpur's KL Sentral Park district into a smart and sustainable urban center in Malaysia.
- Cisco and the Chongqing (China) municipal government signed an MOU outlining a strategic relationship to advance IT manufacturing, spur green tech innovation and develop Smart + Connected Communities solutions.
- In India, integrated telecommunications service provider Bharti Airtel, and Cisco formed a strategic business alliance to help drive network-enabled growth for Indian enterprises.
- Cisco and Gale International expanded their relationship on Smart + Connected Communities under development in Korea's Songdo International Business District, with the aim of creating a repeatable model for smart, sustainable cities of the future.
- Telstra in Australia deployed the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Router as its carrier Ethernet platform for a range of bandwidth-intensive, content-based services.
- Turkish service provider Turkcell deployed a joint solution from Cisco and Openet to provide a flexible charging system for Turkcell's general packet radio service (GPRS) mobile data network.
- In Mexico, Telefonos de Mexico (TELMEX) launched Telepresencia Administrada TELMEX, a plan to market intercompany Cisco TelePresence services in Latin America.
- Kenya's Ministry of Information and Communications Technology launched the first network-enabled Pilot Pasha Centre in Kangundo with the aim of enhancing the livelihoods of local citizens and encouraging new micro-enterprises.
- In Argentina, Garrahan Hospital enhanced its telemedicine experience with Cisco and Telefónica, with the objective of offering remote health care support and services in different Argentine provinces.
- Video-delivery expertise available from Cisco has powered the launch of a new video-on-demand service for Polish telecommunication operator ASTER.
- Austrian software company Tiani Spirit deployed a health care information-exchange solution at the Klinikum Wels-Grieskirchen hospital.
- German electricity company Yello Strom launched an energy-saving smart grid pilot to create an intelligent energy system that communicates over an IP network.
- Swedish telecommunications provider TeliaSonera is deploying a point-to-point fiber network based on the Cisco IP Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) architecture.
- Arnold Clark Automobiles, Europe's largest independent auto dealer, is using Cisco networking products, integrated together with a network-based vehicle tracking solution from Aeroscout, to transform car sales and service in Stafford, United Kingdom.
- TV 2 Norway selected a Cisco MPEG encoding and IP video system platform for its new high-definition digital terrestrial television (HD-DTT) play-out facility in Bergen.
Acquisitions and Investments:
- Cisco announced a definitive agreement to acquire Starent Networks, a leading supplier of IP-based mobile infrastructure solutions targeting mobile and converged carriers.
- Cisco announced a definitive agreement for Cisco to launch a recommended voluntary cash offer to acquire TANDBERG, a global leader in video communications.
Significant Partner Announcements from Q4 FY09:
- Cisco announced the launch of Cisco Channel Education Specializations to help customers identify Cisco Learning Partners that offer advanced training expertise in specific, sophisticated network technologies.
- Cisco launched a new small business partner profitability initiative, expanded its small business product portfolio with new network security and collaboration technologies, and extended zero-percent financing offers for small businesses in the United States, Canada and Europe.
Complete Conference Call Details:
Date: November 4, 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).
212-519-0847 (for International Callers)
RSVP: No RSVP is necessary
Replay: A telephone playback of the Q1 FY 2010 conference call is scheduled to be available beginning at 4:30 PM (PT) on November 4, 2009 through 4:30 PM (PT) on November 11, 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's Investor Relations website at www.cisco.com/go/investors.
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