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Cisco to Host Industry Discussion on Emerging Trends in Managed Services

November 12, 2008 WHAT: Cisco invites customers, media and
Nov 12, 2008

November 12, 2008

WHAT: Cisco invites customers, media and industry analysts to attend a live, interactive webcast to discuss emerging trends in how companies of all sizes are adopting Empowered Branch managed services to gain a competitive advantage in a rapidly changing business environment. The webcast will also feature a live, interactive conversation with Cisco's Dave Frampton and Al Safarikas on the new generation of value-added managed services and the different markets that are adopting these innovative managed services. Industry perspective will also be provided by Michael Marcellin, Vice President of Global Managed Solutions with Verizon, Tom Greene, CIO of Colgate-Palmolive and Katherine Trost, Analyst with Nemertes Research.


    Dave Frampton, Vice President, Access Routing Technology Group, Cisco
    Al Safarikas, Senior Director, Service Provider Managed Services, Cisco
    Michael Marcellin, Vice President, Global Managed Solutions, Verizon
    Tom Greene, CIO, Colgate-Palmolive
    Katherine Trost, Research Analyst, Nemertes Research

WHEN:Tuesday, November 18, 2008

TIME:11 - Noon PST (2 - 3 p.m. EST/19-20 GMT)

ATTEND WEB TV: Please visit to attend live Cisco IPTV webcast.

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