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Cisco Showcases the Network as Platform for Empowering Innovation in Collaboration and Communication at Interop 2008

LAS VEGAS, April 22, 2008 - At this year's Interop 2008
Apr 22, 2008

LAS VEGAS, April 22, 2008 - At this year's Interop 2008 Conference, Cisco will exhibit a broad portfolio of solutions that help deliver rich customer experiences across any network -- anytime and anywhere. Interop 2008 runs from April 29 through May 1 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas. Key activities for industry analysts and media include:

Jayshree Ullal' Keynote Address

Cisco Senior Vice President of Data Center, Switching and Services Technology Group Jayshree Ullal will deliver a keynote presentation on Tuesday, April 29, at 3 p.m. (PT) at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, on how the data center is transforming into an agile and efficient networked environment that delivers innovation in the way we work, live, play and learn - providing access to every device to any content, everywhere. For more information on Jayshress Ullal's keynote address, please contact Linda Horiuchi.

"Video-Ready Campus" Media Roundtable in Mandalay Bay Convention Center Meeting Room Surf C

Cisco invites media to attend a lunch roundtable on Tuesday, April 29 at noon (PT) at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center Meeting Room Surf C for a thought-leadership discussion on the opportunities and challenges that video presents to businesses who are making video applications an integral part of their communication and collaboration strategy. Cisco customer and non-profit health system in southern Ohio, Adena Health Systems, will highlights its current and future innovative use of video to communicate and collaborate across a network of providers, patients and partners. Industry perspective will also be provided by Robert Whiteley, a seven year veteran of the networking industry and Principal Analyst and Research Director with Forrester Research.

Media and Industry Analyst One-on-One Briefings in Cisco Booth 1127 and Mandalay Bay Convention Center Meeting Room Surf C

Cisco executives will be available for meetings with press and industry analysts to discuss many technology and market-trend topics, including network systems, security, data center and mobility.

Press interested in scheduling briefings with Cisco executives should contact Linda Horiuchi and industry analysts should contact Sarita Kincaid.

"Welcome to the Human Network - Empowering Innovation, Empowering You" Demonstrations (Booth 1127):

Cisco will show how its broad portfolio of integrated network technologies is redefining how companies are communicating and collaborating in ways never before realized. Technology experts will be available to demonstrate how large and small organizations can benefit from the latest networking technologies in the data center, campus and branch office, such as those for switching, routing, security, mobility and unified communications.