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October, 2015 Driving Shareholder Value

Overview of Cisco The world’s leader in connecting people, things and technologies – to each other and the Internet Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Fiscal 2015 Revenue by Product Digitization/ Internet of Everything Security Cloud / NGN Data Center Software Analytics Strategic Focus Cisco at a Glance… $49.2B revenue for FY15 70,000+ employees 400+ offices across the globe Q4FY15 Customer Segment Year over year orders growth

John Chambers Retired As CEO After 20 Years; Remains Executive Chairman of Board Chuck Robbins CEO Since J uly 2015 Fiscal 2015-2016 Leadership Transition Carol Bartz Remains Lead Independent Director Retired as CEO in July 2015; remains Executive Chairman of the Board 24 years of experience at Cisco Has received the U.S. State Department’s top corporate social responsibility award twice Named World's #2 Best-Performing CEO based on financial and ESG ranking by Harvard Business Review” (HBR) November (2015) Has maintained lead role since 2005; member of Cisco Board of Directors since 1996 Previously CEO, Yahoo! Has served on the Board of Directors at Yahoo!, Autodesk, Intel, and NetApp Assumed role on July 26, 2015 Chuck has more than 20 years of leadership experience 17 years of experience at Cisco; previously Senior VP of Worldwide Field Operations The Board conducted a thoughtful and thorough CEO search process before appointing Mr. Robbins to the role Mr. Chambers remains as Executive Chairman of the Board to ensure a smooth transition Ms. Bartz remains the Lead Independent Director and will continue to play a significant role with robust responsibilities Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

Driving Strong Shareholder Returns CAGR = 37% % FCF Returned ($B)2 Diluted shares outstanding YTD 31% reduction; 2.3B shares FY11 $7 84% FY12 $6 57% FY13 $6 52% FY14 $13 120% FY15 $8 73% 1 Dividends per share is Q4 annualized 2 Free cash flow is the net cash provided by operating activities less cash used to acquire property and equipment. Refer to slide 11 for reconciliation of cash provided by operating activities to Free Cash Flow 3 TSR Figures as of end of Cisco fiscal year July 25, 2015. Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Total Shareholder Return (%): 1 YR TSR: ~13% / 3 YR TSR: ~98%3

Strong Governance Practices Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Shareholder-Friendly Corporate Governance Annual elections Majority voting Separate Chairman and CEO Robust Lead Independent Director role Shareholder right to call a special meeting at 10% Shareholder right to act by written consent No poison pill Recoupment Policy Stock Ownership Guidelines for Directors and Executive Officers Shareholders may recommend a director candidate to the Board Mandatory board retirement age Committed to Board Refreshment Cisco takes a thoughtful approach to Board refreshment The nominee evaluation process generally takes multiple years When evaluating a nominee, the Board considers the candidate’s impact on the overall Board’s: Ethics and Integrity Business Experience Technology Skills Diversity Leadership

Executive Compensation - Pay for Performance Cisco’s executive compensation philosophy and practice continues to be to pay for performance Our compensation program is strongly aligned with long-term interests of our shareholders The...


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