News Release

Cisco Press Conferences at CeBIT 2003

Wednesday, March 12th, 2003 14.30-15.30 CET Storage Area
Feb 13, 2003

Wednesday, March 12th, 2003
14.30-15.30 CET
Storage Area Networking (SAN)
@ CeBIT Convention Center, Hannover
Room 13/14

Thursday, March 13th, 2003
15.00-16.00 CET
Evolution of SP networks, from SDH to Multiservice
@ CeBIT Convention Center, Hannover
Room 15/16

Cisco Systems will be holding two European press conferences at CeBIT 2003 in Hannover, Germany, on Wednesday, March 12th and Thursday, March 13th in the CeBIT Convention Center.

Wednesday March 12th, 14.30-15.30 CET, Room 13/14, CeBIT Convention Center: Storage Area Networking strategy

The first press conference will address Cisco's strategy for the storage area networking (SAN) switching market, and discuss how customers can take advantage of multiprotocol network infrastructures for various SAN applications.

Speaking at this first press conference will be:

  • Mark de Simone, VP of technology and solutions marketing, Cisco Systems EMEA
  • Bernard Zeutzius, SAN product marketing, Cisco Systems EMEA
  • Geraint Anderson, VP optical and PTT marketing, Cisco Systems EMEA.
Thursday March 13th, 15.00-16.00 CET, Room 15/16 CeBIT Convention Center:Evolution of SP networks, from SDH to Multiservice

Cisco will be holding a second EMEA press conference addressing 'the evolution of service provider networks, from SDH to Multiservice', covering how service providers can address existing markets alongside rolling out new services.

Speakers will be:

  • Jeff Santos, senior director of international optical marketing, Optical Networking Group, Cisco Systems
  • Michael Bayer, director of service provider marketing, Cisco Systems EMEA
Notes for Editors:

For more information, to register your attendance at either press conference, or for more information on one-to-one interview opportunities with Cisco executives, please contact your local Cisco PR agency, or Banner, Cisco's pan-European agency via email at

Cisco's main stand throughout the CeBIT show is located in Hall 13, Stand C58.

For more information on CeBIT and press facilities, please visit,

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