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Cisco Outlines First Quarter Fiscal 2010 Technology and Customer Highlights

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Paul Mountford, president, Emerging Markets for Cisco discusses key highlights from the first quarter of fiscal year 2010

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Cisco Reports Q1 FY'10 Earnings

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Chairman and CEO John Chambers and CFO Frank Calderoni Discuss Cisco First Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 Performance

Date/Time Stamp:

  • 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).
Asia Pacific:
  • 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.
Emerging Markets: Europe:
  • 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).

888-848-6507
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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