News Release

Cisco Outlines 4th Quarter 2009 Technology & Customer Highlights

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Aug 03, 2009

Date/Time Stamp:

  • San Jose, Calif.: August 3, 2009 5:00 AM (PT)

Highlights / Key Facts:

  • Cisco has scheduled a conference call on Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 1:30 PM (PT) / 4.30 PM (ET) to announce its fourth quarter fiscal year 2009 financial results for the quarter ending Saturday, July 25.
  • Financial results will be released over Marketwire after the close of the market on Wednesday, August 5, 2009.
  • To Listen via the Internet:
    We are pleased to offer a live and replay audio broadcast of the conference call with corresponding slides at

Select Product Announcements from Q4 FY09:

  • Cisco introduced new programs and products, including the Cisco Unified IP Phone 6900 Series and Cisco Unified Videoconferencing 7.0 designed to enable partners to participate in the $34 billion collaboration market.
  • AT&T, BT and Tata, together with Cisco, demonstrated the technical ability for a Cisco TelePresence user to call others on any carrier network with high levels of security and reliability.
  • Cisco announced Smart Connected Buildings as its newest emerging technology, providing the intelligence to interconnect and enable building systems over the IP network.
  • Cisco launched Cisco WebEx Pass the Ball program, an innovation contest and website to share, rate or add to an idea, and in so doing, trigger a donation to Teachers Without Borders.
  • Cisco expanded Unified Computing System Family with the new C-Series of Rack-Mount Servers designed to help accelerate adoption of unified computing and data center virtualization solutions.
  • Cisco Collaboration in Motion brings together the power of collaboration with the performance of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network to extend collaborative experiences to the mobile workspace.
  • Cisco unveiled a set of security solutions including embedded RSA Data Loss Prevention Technology, designed to prevent loss of data across corporate networks while users are in motion.

Global Highlights from Q4 FY09:

  • Cisco and the Mexican Government announced a collaboration to foster socio-economic development through education, digital government and rural connectivity.
  • Cisco launched its Smart+Connected Communities initiative, the first business initiative incubated from the Globalisation Centre East in Bangalore, which provides a network-enabled blueprint for successful smart cities of the future that run on networked information.
  • Cisco introduced a new 'Cultivated Innovation Model' to accelerate local innovation in China, and the opening of a green technology research and development lab with Tsinghua University.

Select Global Customer Announcements from Q4 FY09, by Theater:

United States & Canada:

  • Major League Baseball's Toronto BlueJays deployed a Cisco Connected Sports solution at the Rogers Center stadium to provide innovative experiences for fans.
  • Starwood Hotels and Tata Communications announced the rollout of Cisco TelePresence rooms in selected Starwood hotels in major cities around the world.
  • The National Football League Dallas Cowboys and Cisco deployed the Cisco StadiumVision solution in what is currently considered the most versatile and technologically advanced entertainment venue in North American football.
  • Marriott International and AT&T announced plans to roll out Cisco TelePresence suites in 25 major cities. The first suites will go live at the end of October.
  • UnitedHealth Group and Cisco launched the Connected Care program, a national telehealth network initiative to expand health care access with remote video technology.

Asia Pacific:

  • Luxury hotel Le Méridien Bangkok delivered its distinctive 'creative chic' style over a technology platform based on the Cisco Connected Hotel solution, featuring Cisco Unified Communications.
  • In Australia, University of Queensland created a collaborative academic experience with the world's largest 802.11n wireless network across 49 sites located throughout Queensland.
  • Cisco and the City of Seoul in Korea launched a 'Personal Travel Assistant' solution that is accessible via any web-enabled device, from any location to help citizens make on-the-go travel decisions based on time, cost and carbon impact.
  • Saigon Institute of Technology in Vietnam deployed a 21st-Century education environment with Cisco Connected Learning Technologies.
  • Cisco announced its collaboration with Gujarat International Finance Tec (GIFT) in India with the intent of achieving GIFT's vision of becoming a world class financial services centre.

Emerging Markets:

  • SEACOM and Cisco unveiled a new undersea fibre optic network designed to deliver unprecedented capacity and connectivity to Africa by linking south and east Africa to global networks via India and Europe.
  • •In Dubai, independent hotel holding company Seven Tides deployed Cisco® Connected Hotel solutions designed to deliver superior personalized guest experiences across its four hotels and future developments.
  • Cisco and JSC Kazakhtelecom extended their cooperation to accelerate Kazakhstan's national broadband development to help bridge the gap between urban and rural areas.
  • Arab National Bank in Saudi Arabia upgraded its branch infrastructure with Wide Area Application Services and Unified Communications based on the Cisco Integrated Services Router.


  • Cisco and Portugal Telecom strengthened their alliance to deliver next-generation customer experiences to businesses and consumers.
  • In France, Free (Iliad Group) expanded its network reach with additional Cisco Carrier Routing System Technology deployments that converge core IP and optical networks.
  • In the UK, BT successfully completed an exchange-to-exchange Cisco TelePresence call between a global retail provider and Kraft on the BT Global Video Exchange.
  • Cisco and IBM teamed to help dutch utility Nuon and the City of Amsterdam focus on smarter use of energy by enabling consumers to make more informed decisions about their energy consumption.

Acquisitions and Investments:

  • •Cisco completed its purchase of San Francisco-based Pure Digital Technologies Inc., the creator of the Flip VideoTM brand, and a pioneer in developing consumer-friendly video solutions with mass-market appeal.
  • Cisco completed its purchase of Tidal Software, Inc., a developer of intelligent application management and automation solutions based in Palo Alto, Calif., and Houston.

Significant Partner Announcements from Q4 FY09:

  • Cisco introduced an ambitious series of initiatives designed to help its global channel community navigate the challenging economic environment while preparing for the upturn.
  • Cisco announced top global and theater channel partner award winners at the 2009 Cisco Partner Summit in Boston.

Complete Conference Call Details:
Date: August 5, 2009
Time: 1:30 PM (PT); 4:30 PM (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).

888 848-6507
212 519-0847 (for international callers)

RSVP: No RSVP is necessary

Replay: A telephone playback of the Q4 FY 2009 conference call is scheduled to be available beginning at 4:30 PM (PT) on August 6, 2009 through 4:30 PM (PT) on August 13, 2009. The replay will be accessible by calling 866 357-4205 (international callers: 203 369-0122). The call runs 24 hours per day, including weekends.

An archived version of the webcast will be available on Cisco Systems' Investor Relations website at

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

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