News Release

mediaWays GmbH and Cisco Work Together to Offer End-to-End Networking Solutions

Cisco Powered Network to Deliver Advanced Networking
Feb 24, 1999

Cisco Powered Network to Deliver Advanced Networking Services in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

BERLIN, Germany -- February 24, 1999 -- mediaWays GmbH and Cisco Systems, Inc. today announced that they are combining efforts to offer individual network solutions for business customers based on the infrastructure of the second largest IP-Network in Germany.

With a Cisco Powered Network, mediaWays offers customers reliable, secure and high-performance Internet services. The relationship highlights mediaWays' and Cisco's focus on using intelligent broadband IP networking to deliver enhanced connectivity and network-based applications.

"Cisco shares our vision that the IP network is the foundation for delivering intelligent business solutions, providing our customers with strategic competitive advantages," said Jochen Mayer, Sales Executive of mediaWays. "By working with a leader such as Cisco, we can bring advanced, differentiated networking solutions to market quickly."

To achieve this solution mediaWays are using 3600, 4000 and 7000 series routers to gain Internet access along with the 5000 series router for dial access.

"Cisco's high-performance, reliable networking solutions enable service providers to offer consistent services," said Peter Lomas, vice president of Cisco's Service Provider Line of Business in Europe, Middle East & Africa. "MediaWays' relationship with Cisco will enable mediaWays customers to be confident that their service provider will deliver a high level of network interoperability and performance, as well as new, advanced, and differentiated services."

In the Cisco Powered Network Program, mediaWays will provide services based predominantly on Cisco equipment and software. MediaWays' participation in the program - including use of the Cisco Powered Network logo to brand its services and marketing support materials - demonstrates mediaWays' ability to provide innovative services and industry-leading technology solutions.

About mediaWays GmbH

mediaWays is the provider for intelligent Network solutions based on internet technology.

Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet.

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