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Cisco to Make Service Provider Technology Announcement, Host Media/Analyst Roundtable with Global Service Provider Leaders on June 7

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 6, 2011 - Cisco will host an
Jun 06, 2011

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 6, 2011 - Cisco will host an interactive, online event for media and industry analystsTuesday, June 7, at 11:30 a.m. EDT/8:30 a.m. PDT, to make a major service provider technology announcement.  Following the announcement, Cisco will host a live roundtable discussion with technology and business leaders from major global service providers, which will be followed by a Q&A session.


  • Pankaj Patel, Senior Vice President Engineering, and GM Service Provider Business, Cisco
  • Suraj Shetty, Vice President, Marketing, Service Provider
  • Kevin McElearney, Senior Vice President, Network Engineering, Comcast (U.S.)
  • Jay Rolls, Senior Vice President of Technology, Cox Communications (U.S.)
  • Guido Roda, Director of Engineering, Fastweb (Italy)
  • John Hoffman, Head of Ethernet Product Management, Tata Communications (India)


  • "Building the Next-Generation Internet for the Zettabyte Era" roundtable discussion with executives from Cisco and leading global service providers to discuss the key opportunities and challenges facing the broadband communications and entertainment industries. 


  • Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2011
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. (PDT) / 11:30 a.m. (EDT)


  • Attendees will have the opportunity join in person via Cisco TelePresence in certain cities, as well as via webcast.
  • For more information and to register for the event, media, bloggers and industry analysts should

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