News Release

Cisco to Showcase 'Connected Life' at SUPERCOMM 2009

SAN JOSE, Calif. - October 21, 2009 - At SUPERCOMM 2009 in
Oct 21, 2009

SAN JOSE, Calif. - October 21, 2009 - At SUPERCOMM 2009 in Chicago, Cisco will highlight a variety of announcements that showcase the continued momentum of the Cisco IP Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) architecture and its technology innovation which help enable service providers to deliver an increasing array of innovative 'Connected Life' experiences to their customers.

The Cisco IP NGN helps enable service providers to deliver differentiated 'Connected Life' experiences to their residential and business customers by integrating voice, video and data to create unique "any-play" service offerings, at home, at work or on the move.  The ability to deliver these personalized experiences anywhere, anytime, and to virtually any device, creates a host of new 'Connected Life' opportunities for accelerating service provider growth and enhancing customer satisfaction.


  • Cisco Visual Networking Index Provides New Global Network Usage – Cisco today announced new findings from the Cisco® Visual Networking Index (VNI) usage and research effort.  The Cisco VNI provides quantitative insights into current activity on service provider networks and a qualitative sampling of consumers' online behaviors.
  • Cisco Announces Agreement to Acquire Starent Networks – Cisco and Starent Networks announce a definitive agreement for Cisco to acquire Starent Networks.  Starent Networks is a leading supplier of IP-based mobile infrastructure solutions targeting mobile and converged carriers.
  • Cisco Helps Assures Internet's Future Amid Device Growth – Cisco announces significant enhancements to its IP NGN architecture that are designed to secure the foundation of the Internet, which must accommodate the exponential increase of connected devices for highly-secure, efficient video delivery and collaboration.
  • Bharti Airtel and Cisco Form Strategic Alliance to Help Drive Growth for Indian Enterprises – Bharti Airtel and Cisco announced the formation of a strategic business alliance to help drive growth for Indian enterprises.  The alliance will combine the strengths of Airtel's network service provider leadership and Cisco's IP technologies and expertise to create and sell in a phased manner a set of unique products and services - including managed data services, hosted unified communications, connected branch services and Cisco TelePresenceTM.
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Cisco Events and Activities at SUPERCOMM 2009:

  • SUPERCOMM 2009 attendees can join Cisco executives during several speaking engagements.  To view a complete list of Cisco SUPERCOMM speakers, click on SUPERCOMM 2009 Cisco Speakers.
  • A wide range of technology and solutions based on the Cisco heritage of thought leadership and market innovation will be demonstrated at SUPERCOMM 2009.  Cisco interactive demonstrations will include: Video, Mobility, Routing and Switching, and Unified Service Delivery.
  • Cisco is sponsoring SUPERCOMM 2009's opening reception for all show attendees from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (CDT) today.  For more information, click on Exception Reception.
  • Cisco is unveiling Prep the Net at SUPERCOMM 2009.  Located at, this fun, interactive experience is designed to encourage everyone to interact with the Cisco ASR 9000, the industry's most powerful edge router.  Participants are encouraged to create, fold, customize and share their own personalized Cisco ASR 9000 interactions.

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