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Cisco to Host "Driving the Widespread Adoption of Wireless LANs" Webcast with Industry Leaders Intel, IBM and Atheros Participating

WHAT:Cisco invites press and the financial community to
Feb 19, 2003

WHAT:Cisco invites press and the financial community to attend a Webcast where executives from industry leading companies Intel, IBM and Atheros will discuss driving the enterprise adoption of wireless local area networks (LANs). Cisco will also introduce a new partnership program that further expands the breadth of its Cisco Aironet wireless LAN technology offerings for customers.

Join Cisco's Bill Rossi, vice president and general manager of the Wireless Networking Business Unit; IBM's Peter Hortensius, general manager for the Personal Computing Division, Intel's Jim Johnson, vice president and general manager of the Network Platform Group; Rich Redelfs, President and CEO of Atheros and moderator Chris Kozup, senior research analyst for the META Group, as they discuss the benefits and growth of enterprise wireless LANs.

WHEN:Monday, February 24, 10:00-11:00 a.m. Pacific Time

10:00am-10:10am Opening Remarks: Chris Kozup, META Group
10:10am-10:30am Bill Rossi, Cisco Systems
10:30am-10:40am Peter Hortensius, IBM
10:40am-11:00am Q&A with Bill Rossi and Peter Hortensius; joined by Jim Johnson from Intel and Rich Redelfs from Atheros


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For those unable to join the Web cast, you may hear conference audio by dialing:

USA Toll Free Number: (888) 809-8967
International Number: (212) 287-1615
Passcode: Cisco Wireless Press Event

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REGISTER: Press and industry analysts may register to attend by contacting Julianne Whitelaw for Cisco Systems, Inc. at / (831) 684-1174. Please provide your name, publication/firm, phone and e-mail address.

CONTACT:For more information, please contact Mojgan Khalili, Cisco Corporate PR, 232-6137 or Julianne Whitelaw, Cisco Technology PR, 684-1174.