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Cisco CEO John Chambers to Keynote Government Technology Conference West in Sacramento, CA, May 13, 1999, on "The New Economy is the Internet Economy"

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May 10, 1999


    John Chambers, president and CEO of Cisco Systems, the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, will deliver a keynote address at GTC West '99 at the Sacramento Convention Center. He will speak to the largest conference for state and local government technology managers about "The New Economy is the Internet Economy." He will address how Internet solutions can help the public sector meet the challenges of the new millennium and beyond. Chambers will deliver his keynote on Thursday, May 13th at 8:30 AM in the Memorial Auditorium.

    As well, Cisco will be announcing the appointment of Mark Boyer, former Commissioner of the Department of Administration for Alaska. Boyer will join Cisco's Internet Business Solutions Group and help Cisco's public sector customers deploy Internet business solutions.

    Cisco's booth #907 will showcase the ways in which Cisco helps customers become network-ready for the new millennium. Demonstrations in the booth will include:

    • Cisco Resource Manager, assisting customers with Y2K compliance.
    • Network convergence of voice, data and video, such as LAN-based telephony to help governments reduce telecommunications expenses.
    • Ariba Technologies' Internet procurement solution for government agencies to streamline processes and save money on purchasing.

    In addition, Michele Grisham, Cisco's public sector market development manager, will participate in a panel discussion, "Delivering Services Online: Best Solutions from Government & Industry." This panel runs from 10:15-11:30 AM on Friday, May 14th.


    John Chambers keynote: Thursday, May 13, 1999 at 8:30 AM
    Conference: Monday, May 10-Friday, May 14, 1999


    Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, California


    Keynote address by John Chambers, president and CEO of Cisco Systems, Inc.

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