News Release

Cisco to Announce Innovations in Energy, Data Center, Cloud and Collaboration at Cisco Live! 2010

Special Technology Unveiling, News Conferences and Executive Keynotes Available via Webcast
Jun 28, 2010

June 28, 2010


At Cisco Live! 2010 in Las Vegas, Cisco will hold news conferences, available via webcast, on June 29 and 30 announcing major advances in energy management, data center virtualization, cloud computing and collaboration.  Cisco will also unveil a new technology as part of the keynote session by CEO John Chambers.  During the address, Chambers will also announce the winner of the second Cisco I-Prize innovation contest.

In-person and virtual attendees will be able to join Cisco executives live to hear about:

  • Cisco Connected Grid: Cisco will unveil new "Connected Grid" technologies that will enable utilities, consumers and enterprise customers to better monitor and manage energy consumption for cost and carbon savings.
  • Data Center, Cloud and Collaboration: Cisco will unveil innovative developments in data center and virtualization technologies that will enable new cloud-based services and business opportunities for partners and accelerate the adoption of collaboration applications.
  • Cisco I-Prize: Cisco will announce the winner of its second I-Prize contest, an open global innovation competition in which entrepreneurs worldwide collaborated using Cisco technologies to propose new billion-dollar business ideas.
  • Technology Unveiling: Tune in to Cisco CEO John Chambers' keynote to see another innovation that amplifies the company's "networked" vision.


  • John Chambers, chairman and chief executive officer, Cisco
  • Padmasree Warrior, chief technology officer, Cisco
  • Marthin De Beer, senior vice president, Emerging Technologies Business Group, Cisco
  • John McCool, senior vice president, Data Center Switching Technology Group, Cisco
  • Barry O'Sullivan, senior vice president, Voice Technology Group, Cisco


Tuesday, June 29

Wednesday, June 30

    Global Support Phone Numbers for Webcast:
    United States - 1.408.525.1000 (San Jose, Calif.)
    Australia - 61.2.8446.5500 (North Sydney)
    Japan - 81.3.5324.4400 (Tokyo)
    France - 33.15.804.3400 (Paris)
    Netherlands - 31.20.357.3400 (AMS)
    Germany - 49.811.554.3400 (HLB)
    Singapore - 65.-.6317.5400 (Singapore)
    China - 86.10.8507.7300 (Beijing)
    UK - 44.20.8824.3500


  • Live: The Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas
  • Virtual via webcast: Click on the individual links above to watch the press conferences and keynotes streamed live or on replay. 
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Cisco Live! is Cisco's annual user conference where partners and customers learn new technologies, discuss business trends, share ideas and network. It provides one of the year's best opportunities to engage with Cisco executives and customers, and to take a deep dive into Cisco's core networking, data center, collaboration and video strategies, as well as to learn more about Cisco's strategies for newer adjacent markets.

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