News Release

Cisco Systems at Networld+Interop 2004

President and CEO John Chambers to Deliver Keynote Address
Apr 13, 2004

LAS VEGAS, Nev. and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 13, 2004 - Cisco Systems will showcase a variety of products and technologies at the annual Networld+Interop 2004 conference, May 11-13 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The conference will also feature more than 20 technology presentations from Cisco executives, including a keynote address by Cisco President and CEO John Chambers.

Keynote Address:
Cisco President and CEO John Chambers
Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2004
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

For more information on John Chambers' keynote address, please contact Melanie Bragg at (408) 853-8523 or via email at

Speaking Sessions:
Cisco executives will be presenting on a variety of topics throughout the conference, including IP Communications, WLANs, data center and storage, security, and network management, among others.

Booth Demonstrations
Visit the Cisco Systems booth #1809 to learn how customers can protect, optimize, and grow their business with an intelligent network foundation. Learn about self-defending networks, the transformation of communications through convergence, extending network access with mobility solutions, and the evolution of data center networking requirements. Also, speak directly with Cisco partners and service representatives to learn how customers can extend their Cisco network value.

Press/Analyst Meetings
Cisco executives will be attending the conference and available to speak with press and industry analysts on a number of different topics, including the following:

  • Security - Receive an update on Cisco's security vision, strategy and technologies used to build self-defending networks.
  • IP Communications - Receive an update on Cisco IP Communications vision, strategy and technologies as well as Cisco's continued momentum and new milestones reached in the VoIP/IP telephony market.
  • Wireless - The popularity of wireless LANs has created new challenges for today's networking professionals. Learn what Cisco is doing to address these challenges.
  • Enterprise Routing - Cisco is committed to its mission to deliver advanced, intelligent and integrated services to customers regardless of corporate location, whether it be corporate headquarters, branch offices or teleworkers. Receive an update on Cisco's Full Service Branch solution and strategies, and hear about the company's latest enhancements to their advanced services on enterprise routers.
  • Switching - Receive an update on Cisco's Intelligent Switching Strategy. Learn how the combination of new technologies and applications into the existing LAN infrastructure will result in higher return of investment and lower overall total cost of ownership.
  • Enterprise and Commercial - Large companies as well as small and medium businesses rely on their networks to improve business productivity. Learn about new solutions that are now available for places in the Enterprise network and for SMBs.
  • Storage Networking - Meet with Cisco storage spokespersons for updates on Cisco's storage networking products, go-to-market strategies and industry trends.

For press interested in scheduling briefings with Cisco executives, please contact Roger Villareal at 415-248-3425 or

For industry analysts interested in scheduling briefings with Cisco executives, please contact Lilia McLaughlin at 408-525-8208 or