News Release

Cisco Systems Hosts "Tech Talk for Investors" Educational Webcast Cisco IP Interoperability and Collaboration System (IPICS)

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 22, 2006 - Cisco Systems will host
Mar 22, 2006

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 22, 2006 - Cisco Systems will host another session of its "Tech Talk for Investors" webcasts, with corresponding slide presentation, on Thursday, March 23, 2006, at 9:00 a.m. PT.

Please join Shah Talukder, General Manager, as he discusses how Cisco IPICS connects isolated networks fundamentally changing how public safety agencies are able to respond to emergency situations. Shah will also explain how IPICS technology is well suited for many vertical markets and represents an exciting emerging market opportunity for Cisco. Following a brief presentation, a question & answer session will be held with Steve Kamman of CIBC Worldmarkets.

No previously unannounced issues will be discussed in this webcast.

Date:     Thursday, March 23rd 2006

Time:     9:00 a.m. (PT); 12:00 p.m. (ET)

Listen and watch via the Internet: We will offer live and replay audio broadcast of the conference call, with synchronized slides, at:

Please watch the webcast online, as there is no audio bridge for this event. Questions may be asked online.

No RSVP is necessary

Playback of the Tech Talk, with synchronized slides, will be available on the Cisco Systems website at: