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Xerox Signs Marketing Agreement With Cisco for Internetworking Products

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 23, 1993 -- Cisco Systems, Inc.,
Aug 23, 1993

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 23, 1993 -- Cisco Systems, Inc., and XeroxCorporation announced today that they have signed a strategic marketingalliance. As part of this alliance, the Xerox Network and ProfessionalServices organization and Cisco will coordinate marketing efforts ofCisco's internetworking products, including Cisco 500-CS, 2000, 3000, 4000,7000, and AGS+ multiprotocol routers and internetworking servers, to ensurecustomer success in Xerox networking solutions.

"The agreement represents another milestone for Cisco, both in ourefforts to provide Cisco technology to the rapidly growing networkingmarketplace and in our strategy to partner with industry, technology andmarket leaders worldwide," said John Morgridge, president and CEO of Cisco."Xerox is a leading supplier of electronic document processing technology,and their decision to embrace Cisco's technology is again proof of theinternational acceptance of Cisco routers as the internetworkingstandard."

"We have seen a rapidly increasing demand for routers among ourcustomers," said Jeffrey L. Burke, vice president, Xerox Network andProfessional Services. "Cisco not only provides solutions for large-scaleinternetworks, which is clearly complementary to our efforts to providecommunications solutions to our customers, the company's technology alsocontinues to set increasingly high standards. In becoming a partner withCisco we expect to be able to provide our customers with a competitivebusiness advantage. We anticipate that demand for Cisco's routers will comefrom the rapidly growing image and electronic document processing markets,now becoming a key part of enterprise networks."

[an error occurred while processing this directive] Xerox Network and Professional Services is part of the company'sexpanded Xerox Customer Support Services. This organization helpscustomers find the best-in-class solution to hardware and software needs.Its mission is to meet customer requirements with a comprehensive serviceportfolio that ensures reliable transmission of electronic documents acrossenterprise-wide network environments.

The Network and Professional Services group has seven major businessfunctions: Architecture and Technology Planning; Migration Planning;Network Planning and Design; Network Assessment Services; NetworkIntegration Management; Network Performance Analysis and Optimization; andRetainer Consulting Services.

Xerox Customer Services Organization is currently the third largestprovider of service in the United States, employing over 14,000 people.