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Stonehenge Telecom NV and Cisco Systems, Inc. Work Together to Offer End-to-End Networking Solutions

Stonehenge Telecom NV Have Joined the Cisco Powered Network
Mar 19, 1999

Stonehenge Telecom NV Have Joined the Cisco Powered Network Program in Order to Deliver Advanced Networking Services to Their Business Partners Worldwide

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands -- March 19, 1999 -- Stonehenge Telecom NV and Cisco Systems, Inc. today announced that they are combining efforts to offer VoIP over dedicated bandwidth to their Business Partners worldwide.

With a Cisco Powered Network, Stonehenge Telecom offers Business Partners reliable, secure and high-performance VoIP technology. The relationship highlights Stonehenge Telecom's 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 Lianne Lok, Marketing Manager of Stonehenge Telecom. "By working with a leader such as Cisco, we can bring advanced, differentiated networking solutions to the market quickly."

To achieve these solutions Stonehenge Telecom are using Cisco router products including the Cisco 2500, 2600, AS5300 and 7200 series.

"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. "Stonehenge Telecom's relationship with Cisco will enable Stonehenge Telecom Business Partners 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, Stonehenge Telecom will provide services based predominantly on Cisco equipment and software. Stonehenge Telecom's participation in the program including use of the Cisco Powered Network logo to brand its services and marketing support materials demonstrates Stonehenge Telecom's ability to provide innovative services and industry-leading technology solutions.

About Stonehenge Telecom

Stonehenge Telecom NV is the world's leading supplier of VoIP technology on dedicated bandwidth.

Cisco Systems

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

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