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Cisco Acquires Reactivity

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Cisco Systems, Inc.,
(NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced it has completed the acquisition of
privately held Reactivity, Inc., of Redwood City, California.
Reactivity is a leading XML (eXtensible Markup Language) gateway
provider for organizations ranging from commercial enterprises to the
Global 500.

Customers and major software providers are evolving their enterprise
software architectures from a client-server paradigm to a
service-oriented architecture. In addition, customers are deploying a
variety of Web 2.0 capabilities that are collectively transforming
the World Wide Web from a collection of relatively static web sites
to a services rich computing platform.

The Reactivity acquisition demonstrates Cisco's commitment to the
expanding Application Networking Services (ANS) Advanced Technology
segment, which is an important part of Cisco's Service-Oriented
Network Architecture (SONA) strategy and vision. Reactivity
complements and extends the capability of Cisco's ANS portfolio for
these emerging application architectures.

With the close of the transaction, the Reactivity team and product
portfolio are now integrated into the Cisco's Datacenter Switching
and Security Technology Group (DSSTG), reporting into Jayshree Ullal,
Senior Vice President.

Cisco Systems Inc.