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Cisco Completes Acquisition of CLASS Data Systems

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- June 18, 1998 -- Cisco Systems, Inc.
Jun 18, 1998

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- June 18, 1998 -- Cisco Systems, Inc. today announced it has completed the acquisition of CLASS Data Systems of Ra'anana, Israel and Cupertino, California.

On May 4, 1998, Cisco Systems announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held CLASS Data. CLASS Data's software solutions enable policy-based quality of service in Internet Protocol (IP) networks that mix data, voice and video over a single network.

Under the terms of the acquisition, cash and shares of Cisco common stock options were exchanged for all outstanding shares and options of CLASS Data. In connection with the acquisition, Cisco expects a one-time charge against after-tax earnings of between $.02 and $.04 cents per share in the fourth fiscal quarter of 1998.

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