News Release

EDS' Steven West Appointed To Cisco Systems Board

San Jose, Calif. - April 26, 1996 - Cisco Systems, Inc.
Apr 26, 1996

San Jose, Calif. - April 26, 1996 - Cisco Systems, Inc. today announcedthat Steven M. West, president of Electronic Data Systems' (EDS)Infotainment business units, has been appointed to the Cisco Systems, Inc.Board of Directors.

West is an industry innovator who joined EDS in 1984 as an operationsmanager for its telecommunications network, which was then the world'slargest private telecommunications network. His contributions include thedevelopment and implementation of the EDS/General Motors (GM)telecommunications plan, which helped significantly reduce GM'stelecommunications expenses.

"Steve West brings an additional level of experience and diversity to ourboard," said John Morgridge, chairman of the board at Cisco Systems, Inc."He will assist in transforming our traditional customer and supplierrelationships. Steve's initiative will help drive the growth of networkingtechnologies into new markets to take advantage of new media," added Morgridge.

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