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Subject: GREAT NEWS:Cisco Systems Announces Immediate Global
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This is great news! You and your customers no longer need to get Export
License to import 56-bit networked security and encryption software, and
respective products from Cisco. Please, distribute below announcement widely.
>Cisco Systems Announces Immediate Global Availability of Network
>Security and Encryption
>No Export License Required
>SAN JOSE, California - May 19, 1997 - Cisco Systems, Inc., the
>worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, announced today the
>immediate worldwide availability of its advanced 56-bit networked
>security and encryption software. This software, which previously
>could not be sold to most customers outside the United States, is now
>available within Cisco products today without an export license.
>Network security and encryption allow users to send sensitive and
>confidential information such as currency transmissions, personnel
>records and research reports without fear of unauthorized access.
>Cisco worked with the United States Dept. of Commerce to receive export
>approval for the software and will now be the first network vendor to
>offer integrated 56-bit security products worldwide. Existing Cisco
>products, including the 56-bit DES PIX PrivateLink firewall and Cisco
>IOS(TM) 56-bit software, are now available for sale without
>modification to countries qualified as U.S. commercial trading
>"We are pleased that companies like Cisco are partnering with the
>government to find a workable solution to resolve tough encryption
>policy and technology challenges," said William Reinsch, Commerce
>Undersecretary for Export Administration . "We applaud Cisco's
>commitment to customer needs, government concerns for recoverable
>encryption, and industry interoperability."
>"We are proud to offer users full strength encryption capabilities
>throughout their networks, unrestricted by US territorial boundaries,"
>said Ed Kozel, chief technical officer at Cisco Systems. "This
>cooperative effort helps both international and multi-national
>customers who are betting their businesses on secure and reliable
>About Cisco Systems
>Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in
>networking for the Internet. News and information are available at
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>This release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks
>and uncertainties. These statements may differ materially from actual
>future events or results. Cisco IOS is a trademark, and Cisco, Cisco
>Systems, and the Cisco Systems logo are registered trademarks of Cisco
>Systems, Inc. in the U.S. and certain other countries. All other
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