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New Products & Manufacturing Site Win BABT Approval

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 1, 1993 -- Cisco Systems'
Jun 01, 1993

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 1, 1993 -- Cisco Systems' California-based manufacturing facility and its newgeneration of router products have received BABT (BritishApprovals Board for Telecommunications) approval.

BABT recognized the high quality of Cisco'smanufacturing facility by awarding Cisco the BABT ProductionQuality Assurance approval. This recognizes Cisco's qualityof production, final product inspection and testing. TheBABT facilities approval allows Cisco to manufacture and shipBABT approved products into the UK for direct connection tothe public network.

"BABT rules did not, until recently, specify the needfor approval of a vendor's production facility. The factthat Cisco has won this, almost immediately after it has beenintroduced, reflects the high quality of our products andmanufacturing process," said Alan Watkins, UK countrymanager, Cisco Systems.

The Cisco 7000, 4000 and 3000 -- the company's latestrange of multiprotocol routers, announced within the last sixmonths -- have won BABT's product type approval.

"We are particularly delighted that the Cisco 7000 hasalready been BABT approved. The 7000's high-performance andreliability features make it a strategic product in buildingglobal internetworks, and already there is a backlog oforders following the product's worldwide launch on January19," added Watkins. "Now all Cisco's latest generation ofrouter products have BABT approval."

Cisco Systems, Inc., is the leading worldwide supplierof high-performance, multimedia and multiprotocolinternetworking products, including routers, bridges,communication servers and network management software. Ciscotechnology can be used to build enterprise-wide networkslinking an unlimited number of geographically dispersed LANs,WANs, and IBM SNA networks. In the United States, Cisco istraded over the counter under the NASDAQ symbol CSCO.