SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - December 17, 2007) -

What: On Dec. 19, 2007, Cisco's (NASDAQ: CSCO) chief technology officer for its Access Networking and Services Group, which has responsibility over both Ethernet and wireless products, will review the state of the enterprise wireless LAN (WLAN) marketplace, discuss business and technology factors driving today's broader mobility trends and describe how the company's continued innovation -- such as next-generation wireless architectures involving 802.11n and seamless mobile collaboration -- will fuel greater opportunities for business mobility for the future. The discussion will spotlight:

--  Cisco's vision for and approach to innovation in enabling the mobile
--  Best practices for deploying next-generation wireless technologies,
    including 802.11n
--  The importance of unifying wired and wireless networks
--  How to manage the wireless spectrum as a business asset
--  Customer adoption trends
--  Role of industry standards and the importance of interoperability
--  Key enterprise wireless mobility trends for 2008
--  Live, interactive Q&A session

Who: Pat Calhoun, chief technology officer, Access Networking and Services Group for Cisco, hosted by Ben Gibson, senior director of Cisco's mobility solutions.

When: Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. PST

Where: Cisco's online videocast can be accessed at the URL below. Attendees should go to this URL on Dec. 19 at 8:00 a.m. PST and click "Play" to launch the live presentation.

Technical Assistance: Attendees that experience difficulties connecting can contact support at 1 866 614-0208 or 617 778-9652. Phone support is available 30 minutes prior to and after the event, as well as during the videocast. Attendees may also submit an Online Support Request to or if necessary.

How: To schedule press interviews after the broadcast, please email Neil Wu Becker,, or call 408 525-7415.

To schedule analyst interviews after the broadcast, please contact Laura Irwin, or call 408 853-8876.

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