News Release

Cisco Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Cisco Press Release

SAN JOSE, Calif. – December 15, 2011 - Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced that earlier today its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.06 per common share.  The dividend will be paid on January 25, 2012 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on January 5, 2012.    

Cisco's Board of Directors approved the initiation of quarterly cash dividends to its shareholders in March of 2011.  The first quarterly dividend was paid on April 20, 2011.  Future dividends will be subject to Board approval.

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