News Release

Cisco and Intel to Host "Driving the Deployment of Gigabit Ethernet" Webcast

Media Advisory
May 21, 2001

May 21, 2001

WHAT: Cisco and Intel invite you to attend a Webcast to discuss the evolution to Gigabit Ethernet networks, including currently available and new products, as well as future technologies. Join Cisco's Larry Birenbaum, vice president and general manager of the Ethernet Access Group; Intel's Greg Lang, vice president and general manager of the Platform Networking Group; and host Mike Wolf, director of the Enterprise and Residential Communication Group for Cahners In-Stat, as they discuss the benefits and implications of Gigabit Ethernet technology.

WHY: Cisco will introduce new products that further expand the depth and breadth of its Ethernet technology offerings for enterprise and mid-market customers. Additionally, Cisco and Intel will announce a joint marketing agreement to help drive the Gigabit Ethernet market segment.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 22, 2001, 11 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time

REGISTER: To register for the live audio Webcast of the presentation, go to

To participate in only the audio cast portion, dial 888 422-7109, and enter the code number 901843.

To view the online presentation you will need either RealPlayer or Windows Media Player software. If you do not have either of these software programs, you can download them at the links provided below. We encourage you to download the software at least one hour before the presentation to allow time for installation.

RealPlayer can be downloaded at:

Windows Media Player can be downloaded at:

CONTACT: For more information, please contact Linda Horiuchi, Cisco Systems, Inc., or (408) 853-5464; Charlene Birkeland, Cisco Systems, Inc., or (408) 525-5904; or Scott McLaughlin, Intel Corporation, or (503) 712-1512