News Release

Cisco Outlines First Quarter '09 Technology & Customer Highlights

Date/Time Stamp: November 3, 2008, 5:00 a.m. PT Highlights /
Nov 03, 2008

Date/Time Stamp: November 3, 2008, 5:00 a.m. PT

Highlights / Key Facts:

  • Cisco has scheduled a conference call on Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 1:30 PM PT to announce its first quarter fiscal year 2009 financial results. The quarter ended Friday, October 24.
  • Cisco's financial results press release will be released over Marketwire, as well as the European Business and Technical Wire after the close of the market on Wednesday, November 5, 2008.
  • We are pleased to offer a live and replay audio broadcast of the conference call with corresponding slides at

Select product announcements from Q1 FY09:

Globalization Highlights:

Select global customer announcements from Q1 FY09:

United States and Canada:

  • NBC delivered coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games to anywhere, anyplace and at anytime to multiple delivery platforms with Cisco IP Video Technology.
  • Hofstra University in New York deployed a Cisco Unified wireless network for the campaign staff and media community who covered the third and final presidential debate of the general election season between Barack Obama and John McCain.
  • Epic Games Inc. implemented Cisco Catalyst 6500 Virtual Switching System (VSS) 1440 to increase development productivity for top-selling games such as the "Gears of War" and "Unreal" series.
  • TELUS is deploying a new IP telephony system and contact centre suite to support over 200 public sites in the City of Vancouver.
  • Genesis Networks selected Cisco Video-over-IP backbone and advanced encoding technology solutions to cover the 2008 U.S. presidential nominating conventions.
  • Amtrak deployed Cisco IP-based video surveillance to help protect maintenance facilities.

Asia Pacific:

  • Tata Communications unveiled the availability of a Pay-Per-Use public Cisco TelePresence rooms in Taj Hotels and business centers around the world.
  • Thailand's TT&T deployed the first Cisco WiMAX network in Asia Pacific at Mae Fah Luang University.
  • YES BANK introduced Touch Phone Banking using speech enabled-voice recognition in India using Cisco Unified Communications.
  • MGM Grand Macau is deploying Cisco advanced technologies to help improve the guest experience, increase staff productivity and reduce operational expenses.

Emerging Markets:

  • In Russia, residents of Khabarovsk will have access to high-definition digital TV, video on demand and other multimedia services with service provider Redcom.
  • Saudi Arabian financial services firm Derayah implemented a Cisco network infrastructure for its entire IP backbone to reduce opex and accommodate growth.
  • Ukrainian mobile operator Kyivstar upgraded its optical backbone network with Cisco's dense wavelength-division multiplexing solution.
  • Procter & Gamble deployed Cisco TelePresence across Latin America to reduce employee travel and increase collaboration.


  • HSBC opened Cisco TelePresence rooms worldwide for an 'in-person' experience in six corporate locations - London, Chicago, Hong Kong, Mexico City, New York and Dubai.
  • Tiscali in Italy is deploying Cisco Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) architecture and Cisco IP television (IPTV) for its IPTV service.
  • Terremark Worldwide extended fully managed IT infrastructure services into Europe with Cisco virtualization technology deployed on Cisco IP NGN architecture.
  • Broadcast Service Danmark A/S selected Cisco MPEG encoding and IP video system platform to enhance terrestrial distribution for national and regional TV broadcasters.


Significant partner announcements from Q1 FY09:

Q1 Conference Call details:

Cisco's quarterly earnings press release will be posted at under the "News@Cisco" section.

Date: November 5, 2008

Time: 1:30 p.m. PT / 4:30 p.m. ET

To Listen via the Internet:
We are pleased to offer a live and replay audio broadcast of the conference call with corresponding slides at

To Listen via Telephone: (Due to the limited number of lines available, we encourage you to dial-in approximately 30 minutes prior to the start of the call).

212-519-0847 (for International Callers)

RSVP: No RSVP is necessary

Replay: A telephone playback of the Q1 FY 2009 conference call is scheduled to be available beginning at 4:30 p.m. PT on November 5, 2008 through 4:30 p.m. PT on November 12, 2008. The replay will be accessible by calling 866-357-4205 (International callers: 203-369-0122). The call runs 24 hours/day, including weekends.

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