News Release

Cisco to Host Conference Call on its Agreement to Acquire Andiamo Systems, Inc.

SAN JOSE, Calif., August 20, 2002 - Cisco Systems has
Aug 20, 2002

SAN JOSE, Calif., August 20, 2002 - Cisco Systems has scheduled a conference call on Tuesday, August 20, 2002 at 7:00 AM (PT) to discuss its definitive agreement to acquire privately held Andiamo Systems, Inc., a developer of intelligent storage switching products for the Storage Area Networking (SAN) market. Join Cisco's Chief Development Officer, Mario Mazzola, and Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Ammar Hanafi, as they discuss the business and technological aspects of this acquisition, which represents Cisco's entry into the large, high-growth Fibre Channel SAN switching market.

Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2002

Time: 7:00 AM (PT); 10:00 AM (ET)

Listen via the Internet:
We are pleased to offer a live audio broadcast of the conference call at

To Listen via Telephone:
(888) 469-2190
(312) 470-7154 (for International callers)

RSVP: No RSVP is necessary

Replay: A playback of the briefing is available from 9:00 AM (PT) August 20, 2002 until 9:00 AM (PT) August 23, 2002, by calling (800) 925-3288 (International callers: 402-220-4148). The call runs 24 hours/day.

An archive version will also be available on Cisco Systems' website at