SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - February 4, 2010) -  Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO)

What:     Cisco will host a live Internet TV broadcast and Q&A session to discuss an Australian university's journey into cloud computing with its telecom partner and ICT provider. Cisco will be joined by special guests Peter Nikoletatos, CIO of Curtin University of Technology, one of the first Asia Pacific customers to deploy the Cisco Unified Computing System™; Andrew Vranjes, practice manager of Data Centre Technologies at Alphawest; and Scott Mason, director of Strategy and Fixed Marketing at Optus Business, one of the first Cisco Unified Computing System Authorized Technology Partners in Asia Pacific.
    With its shared vision for the future of enterprise IT infrastructure and private cloud computing and the introduction of the Virtual Computing Environment coalition, special guests from EMC and VMware will also join in the live question-and-answer session to discuss how cloud computing is causing a paradigm shift in how businesses use ICT.
Who:   Peter Nikoletatos, CIO, Curtin University of Technology
    Andrew Vranjes, practice manager, Data Centre Technologies, Alphawest
    Scott Mason, director of Strategy and Fixed Marketing, Optus Business
    Andre Smit, managing director for Asia Pacific Data Centre Sales, Cisco
    Mark Read, director of the Virtual Computing Environment (VCE) Initiative for Asia Pacific & Japan, EMC
    Andre Kemp, product marketing manager for APAC, VMware
When:   Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, 1 p.m. Singapore Time (10:30 a.m. Bangalore Time / 5:00 UTC)
Where:   The broadcast can be accessed at the URLs below. No registration required.  Go to the URL at 1:00 p.m. Singapore Time (10:30 a.m. Bangalore Time) and select "Play" to launch the live presentation in one of the below languages:
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    The broadcast will be available for replay online about 24 hours after the conclusion of the live presentation.  The URL will be available in this updated media alert which you will find at News@Cisco.

Technical Assistance: Attendees who experience difficulties connecting can contact support at the below phone numbers. 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.

United States: 1.408.525.1000   Germany: 49.811.554.3400
Australia: 61.2.8446.5500   Singapore: 65.6317.5400
Japan: 81.3.5324.4400   China: 86.10.8507.7300
France: 33.15.804.3400   UK: 44.20.8824.3500
Netherlands: 31.20.357.3400    

Interviews: To schedule press interviews after the broadcast, please e-mail William Oei at, or dial +65 6317 5555.

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