News Release

Cisco Systems at NetWorld+Interop 2003

President and CEO John Chambers to Deliver Keynote Address
Apr 22, 2003

Cisco Booth # 5783

LAS VEGAS, Nev. and SAN JOSE, Calif, April 22, 2003 - Cisco Systems will showcase a variety of products and technologies at the Networld+Interop 2003 conference which takes place April 27 to May 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Cisco executives will deliver eight compelling technology presentations, including a keynote address by president and CEO, John Chambers on April 29. Cisco will also make an announcement in the area of IP Communications and edge routing while demonstrating the latest developments in enterprise technologies and solutions that drive productivity.

Keynote Address: Cisco President and CEO John Chambers will kick off the conference with a keynote:

"Driving the Next Phase of Productivity and Technology Innovation"
Date: Tuesday, April 29th, 2003
Time: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Location: Hall C5, Las Vegas Convention Center

For more information on the keynote, please contact Robyn Jenkins at 408-930-8548.

Cisco Speaking Sessions: Cisco executives will be speaking on a variety of topics, including: security; storage; network management; wireless; voice and switching technologies.

Tuesday, April 29th, 2003

"Self-Healing Networks: Fact or Fantasy"
Sangeeta Anand, vice president, product marketing
Time: 10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
Location: Room N112

"Storage Meets the Network: Convergence or Train Wreck?"
Thomas Edsall, chief technology officer, Andiamo Systems
Time: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location: Room N112

"Security Information Management"
Bob Dimicco, director, product marketing
Time: 2:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m.
Location: Room N114

"Is There a Next Generation LAN?"
Maciej Kranz, director, product marketing
Time: 3:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
Location: Room N112

Wednesday, April 30, 2003

"Securing and Managing VoIP Infrastructures"
Chris Cullin, manager, product marketing
Time: 10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
Location: Room N112

"The Shape of Things to Come: Appliances and Blades"
Janey Hoe, director, business development
3:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
Location: Room N112

Thursday, May 1, 2003

"When You Say VPN, Do You Mean..."
Jeff Platon, director, product and technology marketing
9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Location: Room N114

Cisco Product Announcements

On Monday, April 28th, Cisco will make an announcement in the IP Communications arena, focused on progressive productivity, resilience and mobility improvements. Hank Lambert, director, product marketing and Troy Trenchard, director, product marketing of Cisco's Voice Technology Group, will be available to provide details about new Cisco IP telephony products and solutions.

Booth Demonstrations

The Cisco exhibit (booth #5783) will feature Cisco enterprise solutions that can help businesses address key issues such as network security, reliability, increasing productivity and mobility. Visitors to the Cisco booth will see demonstrations featuring Cisco IP communications, wireless networking, network management and security, edge routing, storage networking and content networking solutions.

Press/Analyst Meetings

For press and industry analysts interested in briefings with Cisco executives attending the conference, please contact Nancy Darma at 408-525-8676 or For more information about Networld + Interop 2003, please visit: