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Cisco Reports Second Quarter Earnings

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SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/12/14 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO)

  • Q2 Revenue: $11.2 billion (decrease of 8% year over year)
  • Q2 Earnings per Share: $0.27 GAAP; $0.47 non-GAAP

Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate, today reported its second quarter results for the period ended January 25, 2014. Cisco reported second quarter revenue of $11.2 billion, net income on a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis of $1.4 billion or $0.27 per share, and non-GAAP net income of $2.5 billion or $0.47 per share.

"We delivered the results we expected this quarter. I'm pleased with the progress we've made managing through the technology transitions of cloud, mobile, security and video," stated chairman and CEO John Chambers. "Our financials are strong and our strategy is solid. The major market transitions are networking centric and as the Internet of Everything becomes more important to business, cities and countries, Cisco is uniquely positioned to help our customers solve their biggest business problems."


                               GAAP Results

                                   Q2 2014         Q2 2013     Vs. Q2 2013
                               --------------- --------------- -----------
Revenue                        $ 11.2 billion  $ 12.1 billion         (7.8)%
Net Income                     $  1.4 billion  $  3.1 billion        (54.5)%
Earnings per Share             $ 0.27          $ 0.59                (54.2)%


                             Non-GAAP Results

                                   Q2 2014         Q2 2013     Vs. Q2 2013
                               --------------- --------------- -----------
Net Income                     $  2.5 billion  $  2.7 billion         (7.4)%
Earnings per Share             $ 0.47          $ 0.51                 (7.8)%

GAAP net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 included a pre-tax charge of $655 million related to the expected cost of remediation of issues with memory components in certain products sold in prior fiscal years. This charge was excluded from non-GAAP net income and earnings per share. A reconciliation between net income on a GAAP basis and non-GAAP net income is provided in the table below.

For the second quarter of fiscal 2013, GAAP net income and GAAP earnings per share include total tax benefits of $926 million or $0.17 per share, respectively, related to a tax settlement with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the reinstatement of the U.S. federal research and development (R&D) tax credit on January 2, 2013.

Revenue for the first six months of fiscal 2014 was $23.2 billion, compared with $24.0 billion for the first six months of fiscal 2013. Net income for the first six months of fiscal 2014, on a GAAP basis, was $3.4 billion or $0.64 per share, compared with $5.2 billion or $0.98 per share for the first six months of fiscal 2013. Non-GAAP net income for the first six months of fiscal 2014 was $5.4 billion or $1.00 per share, compared with $5.3 billion or $0.99 per share for the first six months of fiscal 2013.

Cisco will discuss second quarter results and business outlook on a conference call and webcast at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time today. Call information and related charts are available at http://investor.cisco.com.

Cisco Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend

Cisco is also announcing that earlier today its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.19 per common share, a two-cent increase over the previous quarter's dividend, to be paid on April 23, 2014 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 3, 2014. Future dividends will be subject to Board approval.

"We had a record quarter of returning $4.9 billion to our shareholders through our quarterly dividend of approximately $900 million and share repurchases of $4.0 billion," stated Frank Calderoni, executive vice president and chief financial officer. "Our financial strength gives us the confidence to provide a meaningful return to our shareholders, and I'm pleased we are increasing our quarterly dividend by 12 percent to $0.19 per share."

Other Financial Highlights

  • Cash flows from operations were $2.9 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2014, compared with $2.6 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2014, and compared with $3.3 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2013.
  • Cash and cash equivalents and investments were $47.1 billion at the end of the second quarter of fiscal 2014, compared with $48.2 billion at the end of the first quarter of fiscal 2014, and compared with $50.6 billion at the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013.
  • Cisco repurchased approximately 185 million shares of common stock under the stock repurchase program at an average price of $21.73 per share for an aggregate purchase price of $4.0 billion during the second quarter of fiscal 2014. As of January 25, 2014, Cisco had repurchased and retired 4.1 billion shares of Cisco common stock at an average price of $20.53 per share for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $84.9 billion since the inception of the stock repurchase program. The remaining authorized amount for stock repurchases as of January 25, 2014 was approximately $12.1 billion with no termination date.
  • During the second quarter of fiscal 2014, Cisco paid a cash dividend of $0.17 per common share, or $896 million.

Internet of Everything

  • Cisco announced a blueprint for creating a sustainable smart and connected city to help fulfill Dubai's Smart City ambitions.
  • Cisco released a study which estimates that The Internet of Everything (IoE) could generate $4.6 trillion in value for public sector organizations over the next decade.
  • Cisco announced that it has allocated $100 million to invest in early stage companies in order to drive the evolution of the IoE.

Next Generation of IT

  • Cisco completed its acquisition of WhipTail Technologies, Inc. to strengthen the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (UCS) strategy and enhance application performance by integrating scalable solid state memory into the Cisco UCS® fabric computing architecture.
  • Cisco acquired Collaborate.com to provide a comprehensive solution that enables the mobile workforce to work smarter and more efficiently from virtually anywhere and help accelerate innovation in collaboration.
  • Cisco completed its acquisition of Insieme Networks, Inc., furthering its ability to deliver to customers the first data center and cloud solution that offers full visibility and integrated management of physical and virtual networked IT resources, all built around meeting the needs of applications.
  • Cisco was awarded the "Ten-Year Recognition Award for Outstanding Contribution in Corporate Social Responsibility" at a ceremony jointly hosted by 21st Century Business Review, 21st Century Business Herald and the 21st Century Corporate Citizenship Research Center in Beijing.
  • Cisco expanded its manufacturing in Brazil with the production of advanced enterprise Wi-Fi access points.
  • Cisco was selected to provide video hardware and cloud software components from its Videoscape™ TV services delivery platform to support transcoding and content management during NBC's production of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
  • Cisco released its 2014 Annual Security Report, which offers a vivid picture of rapidly evolving security challenges facing businesses, IT departments and individuals.
  • At the 2014 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Cisco announced that it plans to invest up to $1.35 billion in Mexico to expand its presence in the region during 2014 via the Cisco Support Center, the expansion of the manufacturing of advanced technology products and the expansion of the Cisco Networking Academy™ program.

Innovation

  • Cisco announced the delivery of Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), new professional services, and an open ecosystem of partners to help customers unleash their applications and enable greater business agility.
  • Tata Sky deployed Cisco Videoscape™ Video Everywhere solution, a thin-client user interface application designed to enable new multiscreen experiences beyond the set-top box. Tata Sky is the first platform in Asia to deploy this solution.
  • Using the Cisco Remote Expert Solution, UK-based Nationwide Building Society announced plans to introduce a new remote mortgage service from more than 60 branches throughout the UK by the end of spring 2014.
  • The Government of Canarias in Spain commissioned an innovative telepresence service, based on Cisco TelePresence®, to enable representatives of the public administration of Canarias to hold virtual "face-to-face" meetings without traveling between islands -- thereby saving travel costs and speeding decision-making.
  • Cisco announced new solutions and services in the Cisco EnergyWise™ suite that help enterprises become more energy efficient and reduce carbon emissions. The expanded portfolio is based on the integration of software acquired through Cisco's acquisition of JouleX with Cisco's existing services offerings and EnergyWise technology.
  • Cisco expanded its Videoscape TV services delivery platform to include a host of new cloud video capabilities, including an industry-first Videoscape "as-a-service" offering and open cloud software technologies based on OpenStack, designed to help service providers and media companies enhance agility, increase revenue and reduce operating expenses.

Editor's Notes:

  • Q2 fiscal year 2014 conference call to discuss Cisco's results along with its business outlook will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Conference call number is 1-888-848-6507 (United States) or 1-212-519-0847 (international).
  • Conference call replay will be available from 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time, February 12, 2014 to 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time, February 19, 2014 at 1-866-513-1228 (United States) or 1-203-369-1971 (international). The replay will also be available via webcast from February 12, 2014 through April 19, 2014 on the Cisco Investor Relations website at http://investor.cisco.com.
  • Additional information regarding Cisco's financials as well as a webcast of the conference call with visuals designed to guide participants through the call, will be available at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time, February 12, 2014. Text of the conference call's prepared remarks will be available within 24 hours of completion of the call. The webcast will include both the prepared remarks and the question-and-answer session. This information, along with GAAP reconciliation information, will be available on the Cisco Investor Relations website at http://investor.cisco.com.

About Cisco
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This release includes non-GAAP net income, non-GAAP effective tax rates, non-GAAP net income per share data and non-GAAP inventory turns.

These non-GAAP measures are not in accordance with, or an alternative for, measures prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and may be different from non-GAAP measures used by other companies. In addition, these non-GAAP measures are not based on any comprehensive set of accounting rules or principles. Cisco believes that non-GAAP measures have limitations in that they do not reflect all of the amounts associated with Cisco's results of operations as determined in accordance with GAAP and that these measures should only be used to evaluate Cisco's results of operations in conjunction with the corresponding GAAP measures.

Cisco believes that the presentation of non-GAAP net income, non-GAAP effective tax rates, and non-GAAP net income per share data, when shown in conjunction with the corresponding GAAP measures, provides useful information to investors and management regarding financial and business trends relating to its financial condition and results of operations. In addition, Cisco believes that the presentation of non-GAAP inventory turns provides useful information to investors and management regarding financial and business trends relating to inventory management based on the operating activities of the periods presented.

For its internal budgeting process, Cisco's management uses financial statements that do not include, when applicable, share-based compensation expense, amortization of acquisition-related intangible assets, impact to cost of sales from purchase accounting adjustments to inventory, acquisition-related/divestiture costs, significant asset impairments and restructurings, significant litigation and other contingencies (such as the supplier component remediation charge in the second quarter of fiscal 2014 and the patent litigation settlement with TiVo incurred in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013), the income tax effects of the foregoing, and significant tax matters. Cisco's management also uses the foregoing non-GAAP measures, in addition to the corresponding GAAP measures, in reviewing the financial results of Cisco. In prior periods, Cisco has excluded other items that it no longer excludes for purposes of its non-GAAP financial measures. From time to time in the future, there may be other items that Cisco may exclude for purposes of its internal budgeting process and in reviewing its financial results.

For additional information on the items excluded by Cisco from one or more of its non-GAAP financial measures, refer to the Form 8-K regarding this release furnished today to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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                   CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
                  (In millions, except per-share amounts)
                                (Unaudited)

                            Three Months Ended         Six Months Ended
                         ------------------------  ------------------------
                         January 25,  January 26,  January 25,  January 26,
                             2014         2013         2014         2013
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
REVENUE:
  Product                $     8,423  $     9,437  $    17,820  $    18,734
  Service                      2,732        2,661        5,420        5,240
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
    Total revenue             11,155       12,098       23,240       23,974
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
COST OF SALES:
  Product                      4,323        3,857        8,070        7,605
  Service                        881          898        1,812        1,787
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
    Total cost of sales        5,204        4,755        9,882        9,392
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
GROSS MARGIN                   5,951        7,343       13,358       14,582
OPERATING EXPENSES:
  Research and
   development                 1,412        1,452        3,136        2,883
  Sales and marketing          2,277        2,387        4,688        4,803
  General and
   administrative                451          584          966        1,144
  Amortization of
   purchased intangible
   assets                         71          118          136          240
  Restructuring and
   other charges                  73           13          310           72
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
    Total operating
     expenses                  4,284        4,554        9,236        9,142
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
OPERATING INCOME               1,667        2,789        4,122        5,440
  Interest income                169          160          338          321
  Interest expense              (136)        (147)        (276)        (295)
  Other income (loss),
   net                            55          (22)         111          (55)
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
    Interest and other
     income (loss), net           88           (9)         173          (29)
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
INCOME BEFORE PROVISION
 FOR (BENEFIT FROM)
 INCOME TAXES                  1,755        2,780        4,295        5,411
Provision for (benefit
 from) income taxes              326         (363)         870          176
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
  NET INCOME             $     1,429  $     3,143  $     3,425  $     5,235
                         ===========  ===========  ===========  ===========

Net income per share:
  Basic                  $      0.27  $      0.59  $      0.64  $      0.99
                         ===========  ===========  ===========  ===========
  Diluted                $      0.27  $      0.59  $      0.64  $      0.98
                         ===========  ===========  ===========  ===========
Shares used in per-share
 calculation:
  Basic                        5,294        5,318        5,336        5,310
                         ===========  ===========  ===========  ===========
  Diluted                      5,327        5,357        5,383        5,344
                         ===========  ===========  ===========  ===========

Cash dividends declared
 per common share        $      0.17  $      0.14  $      0.34  $      0.28
                         ===========  ===========  ===========  ===========


               RECONCILIATION OF GAAP TO NON-GAAP NET INCOME
                  (In millions, except per-share amounts)

                            Three Months Ended         Six Months Ended
                         ------------------------  ------------------------
                         January 25,  January 26,  January 25,  January 26,
                             2014         2013         2014         2013
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
GAAP net income          $     1,429  $     3,143  $     3,425  $     5,235
  Adjustments to cost of
   sales:
    Share-based
     compensation
     expense                      52           47           95           92
    Amortization of
     acquisition-related
     intangible assets           182          136          349          270
    Supplier component
     remediation
     charge(1)                   655           --          655           --
    Impact to cost of
     sales from purchase
     accounting
     adjustments to
     inventory                    --           16           --           40
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
  Total adjustments to
   GAAP cost of sales            889          199        1,099          402
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
  Adjustments to
   operating expenses:
    Share-based
     compensation
     expense                     296          255          565          519
    Amortization of
     acquisition-related
     intangible assets            71          118          136          240
    Acquisition-
     related/divestiture
     costs                       107           39          415           54
    Significant asset
     impairments and
     restructurings               73           13          310           72
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
  Total adjustments to
   GAAP operating
   expenses                      547          425        1,426          885
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
  Total adjustments to
   GAAP income before
   provision for income
   taxes                       1,436          624        2,525        1,287
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
  Income tax effect of
   non-GAAP adjustments         (275)        (179)        (493)        (365)
  Significant tax
   matters(2) (3)                (69)        (866)         (69)        (866)
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
  Total adjustments to
   GAAP provision for
   income taxes                 (344)      (1,045)        (562)      (1,231)
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
Non-GAAP net income      $     2,521  $     2,722  $     5,388  $     5,291
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------

Diluted net income per
 share:
GAAP                     $      0.27  $      0.59  $      0.64  $      0.98
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------
Non-GAAP                 $      0.47  $      0.51  $      1.00  $      0.99
                         -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------

(1) GAAP net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 included a pre-tax charge of $655 million related to the expected cost of remediation of issues with memory components in certain products sold in prior fiscal years.

The charge is related to the expected remediation cost for certain products containing memory components manufactured by a single supplier between 2005 and 2010. These components are widely used across the industry and are included in a number of Cisco products. They are known to slowly degrade over time, and in some cases, have caused products to fail after a power cycle event. Failure rates due to this issue have been and are expected to be low. However, recently Cisco has seen a handful of its customers experience a growing number of failures in their networks as a result of this component problem. Accordingly, although the majority of these products are beyond Cisco's warranty terms, Cisco is proactively working with customers on mitigation, resulting in a charge to product cost of sales during the second quarter of fiscal 2014.

Cisco believes its approach to this industry-wide issue is the best course of action for its customers and, despite the cost, demonstrates that customer satisfaction is a top priority. Customers can learn more about this issue and potential mitigation steps at www.cisco.com/go/memory.

(2) For the three months and six months ended January 25, 2014, Cisco recorded a net tax benefit of $69 million related to prior fiscal years. Non-GAAP net income excluded this net tax benefit of $69 million.

(3) For the three months and six months ended January 26, 2013, Cisco recorded a net tax benefit of $866 million. This net tax benefit is comprised of an Internal Revenue Service settlement of $794 million and the retroactive reinstatement of the U.S. federal R&D tax credit of $72 million. Non-GAAP net income excluded this net tax benefit of $866 million.


           RECONCILIATION OF GAAP TO NON-GAAP EFFECTIVE TAX RATE

                           Three Months Ended          Six Months Ended
                        ------------------------   ------------------------
                        January 25,  January 26,   January 25,  January 26,
                            2014         2013          2014         2013
                        -----------  -----------   -----------  -----------
GAAP effective tax rate        18.6%       (13.1)%        20.3%         3.3%
Tax effect of non-GAAP
 adjustments to net
 income                         2.4%        33.1%          0.7%        17.7%
                        -----------  -----------   -----------  -----------
Non-GAAP effective tax
 rate                          21.0%        20.0%         21.0%        21.0%
                        -----------  -----------   -----------  -----------


                    CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
                                (In millions)
                                 (Unaudited)

                                                     January 25,   July 27,
                                                         2014        2013
                                                     ----------- -----------
ASSETS
Current assets:
  Cash and cash equivalents                          $     5,339 $     7,925
  Investments                                             41,726      42,685
  Accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful
   accounts of $235 at January 25, 2014 and $228 at
   July 27, 2013                                           4,378       5,470
  Inventories                                              1,548       1,476
  Financing receivables, net                               4,016       4,037
  Deferred tax assets                                      2,419       2,616
  Other current assets                                     1,263       1,312
                                                     ----------- -----------
    Total current assets                                  60,689      65,521
Property and equipment, net                                3,234       3,322
Financing receivables, net                                 3,628       3,911
Goodwill                                                  24,086      21,919
Purchased intangible assets, net                           3,693       3,403
Other assets                                               3,097       3,115
                                                     ----------- -----------
TOTAL ASSETS                                         $    98,427 $   101,191
                                                     =========== ===========
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
Current liabilities:
  Short-term debt                                    $     4,762 $     3,283
  Accounts payable                                           891       1,029
  Income taxes payable                                        --         192
  Accrued compensation                                     2,406       3,182
  Deferred revenue                                         9,350       9,262
  Other current liabilities                                5,535       5,048
                                                     ----------- -----------
    Total current liabilities                             22,944      21,996
Long-term debt                                            12,385      12,928
Income taxes payable                                       1,483       1,748
Deferred revenue                                           3,894       4,161
Other long-term liabilities                                1,637       1,230
                                                     ----------- -----------
Total liabilities                                         42,343      42,063
Total equity                                              56,084      59,128
                                                     ----------- -----------
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY                         $    98,427 $   101,191
                                                     =========== ===========


                   CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
                               (In millions)
                                (Unaudited)

                                                       Six Months Ended
                                                   ------------------------
                                                   January 25,  January 26,
                                                       2014         2013
                                                   -----------  -----------
Cash flows from operating activities:
  Net income                                       $     3,425  $     5,235
  Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash
   provided by operating activities:
    Depreciation, amortization, and other                1,203        1,232
    Share-based compensation expense                       656          608
    Provision for receivables                               56          (10)
    Deferred income taxes                                  (26)         148
    Excess tax benefits from share-based
     compensation                                          (73)         (32)
    (Gains) losses on investments and other, net          (163)           5
    Change in operating assets and liabilities,
     net of effects of acquisitions and
     divestitures:
    Accounts receivable                                  1,134          100
    Inventories                                            (77)         194
    Financing receivables                                  245         (381)
    Other assets                                           179          (63)
    Accounts payable                                      (161)         (17)
    Income taxes, net                                     (444)      (1,444)
    Accrued compensation                                  (804)        (161)
    Deferred revenue                                      (205)         407
    Other liabilities                                      577           (7)
                                                   -----------  -----------
      Net cash provided by operating activities          5,522        5,814
                                                   -----------  -----------

Cash flows from investing activities:
  Purchases of investments                             (15,874)     (14,234)
  Proceeds from sales of investments                     9,081        4,991
  Proceeds from maturities of investments                7,988        8,652
  Acquisition of property and equipment                   (577)        (552)
  Acquisition of businesses, net of cash and cash
   equivalents acquired                                 (2,784)      (6,035)
  Purchases of investments in privately held
   companies                                              (263)        (116)
  Return of investments in privately held
   companies                                                81           68
  Proceeds from sales of property and equipment            164           34
  Other                                                     (6)          (4)
                                                   -----------  -----------
      Net cash used in investing activities             (2,190)      (7,196)
                                                   -----------  -----------

Cash flows from financing activities:
  Issuances of common stock                                837          652
  Repurchases of common stock - repurchase program      (5,680)        (645)
  Shares repurchased for tax withholdings on
   vesting of restricted stock units                      (309)        (212)
  Short-term borrowings, original maturities less
   than 90 days, net                                       998            4
  Issuances of debt                                          4           --
  Repayments of debt                                       (22)          --
  Excess tax benefits from share-based
   compensation                                             73           32
  Dividends paid                                        (1,810)      (1,487)
  Other                                                     (9)          86
                                                   -----------  -----------
      Net cash used in financing activities             (5,918)      (1,570)
                                                   -----------  -----------
Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents               (2,586)      (2,952)
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period           7,925        9,799
                                                   -----------  -----------
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period           $     5,339  $     6,847
                                                   -----------  -----------

Supplemental cash flow information:
Cash paid for interest                             $       340  $       341
Cash paid for income taxes, net                    $     1,340  $     1,472

Certain reclassifications have been made to prior period amounts to conform to the current period's presentation.


                      ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION
                               (In millions)
                                (Unaudited)

                                                   January 25,    July 27,
                                                       2014         2013
                                                   -----------  -----------
Cash and cash equivalents and investments:
  Cash and cash equivalents                        $     5,339  $     7,925
  Fixed income securities                               39,731       39,888
  Publicly traded equity securities                      1,995        2,797
                                                   -----------  -----------
      Total                                        $    47,065  $    50,610
                                                   ===========  ===========
Inventories:
  Raw materials                                    $        81  $       105
  Work in process                                            6           24
  Finished goods:
    Distributor inventory and deferred cost of
     sales                                                 598          572
    Manufactured finished goods                            579          480
                                                   -----------  -----------
    Total finished goods                                 1,177        1,052
  Service-related spares                                   244          256
  Demonstration systems                                     40           39
                                                   -----------  -----------
      Total                                        $     1,548  $     1,476
                                                   ===========  ===========

Property and equipment, net:
  Land, buildings, and building and leasehold
   improvements                                    $     4,386  $     4,426
  Computer equipment and related software                1,429        1,416
  Production, engineering, and other equipment           5,826        5,721
  Operating lease assets                                   313          326
  Furniture and fixtures                                   503          497
                                                   -----------  -----------
                                                        12,457       12,386
  Less accumulated depreciation and amortization        (9,223)      (9,064)
                                                   -----------  -----------
      Total                                        $     3,234  $     3,322
                                                   ===========  ===========
Other assets:
  Deferred tax assets                              $     1,492  $     1,539
  Investments in privately held companies                  916          833
  Other                                                    689          743
                                                   -----------  -----------
      Total                                        $     3,097  $     3,115
                                                   ===========  ===========
Deferred revenue:
  Service                                          $     8,843  $     9,403
  Product:
    Unrecognized revenue on product shipments and
     other deferred revenue                              3,549        3,340
    Cash receipts related to unrecognized revenue
     from two-tier distributors                            852          680
                                                   -----------  -----------
    Total product deferred revenue                       4,401        4,020
                                                   -----------  -----------
      Total                                        $    13,244  $    13,423
                                                   ===========  ===========
Reported as:
  Current                                          $     9,350  $     9,262
  Noncurrent                                             3,894        4,161
                                                   -----------  -----------
      Total                                        $    13,244  $    13,423
                                                   ===========  ===========


                SUMMARY OF SHARE-BASED COMPENSATION EXPENSE
                               (In millions)

                             Three Months Ended        Six Months Ended
                          ------------------------ ------------------------
                          January 25,  January 26, January 25,  January 26,
                              2014         2013        2014         2013
                          -----------  ----------- -----------  -----------
Cost of sales - product   $        12  $        11 $        22  $        21
Cost of sales - service            40           36          73           71
                          -----------  ----------- -----------  -----------
Share-based compensation
 expense in cost of sales          52           47          95           92
                          -----------  ----------- -----------  -----------
Research and development          108           72         200          156
Sales and marketing               141          135         264          265
General and
 administrative                    47           48         101           98
Restructuring and other
 charges                           (1)          --          (4)          (3)
                          -----------  ----------- -----------  -----------
Share-based compensation
 expense in operating
 expenses                         295          255         561          516
                          -----------  ----------- -----------  -----------
Total share-based
 compensation expense     $       347  $       302 $       656  $       608
                          ===========  =========== ===========  ===========
Income tax benefit for
 share-based compensation $        82  $        80 $       160  $       159
                          ===========  =========== ===========  ===========


                         ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE AND DSO
                          (In millions, except DSO)

                                         January 25, October 26, January 26,
                                             2014        2013        2013
                                         ----------- ----------- -----------
Accounts receivable, net                 $     4,378 $     5,188 $     4,462
Days sales outstanding in accounts
 receivable (DSO)                                 36          39          34


           INVENTORY TURNS AND RECONCILIATION OF GAAP TO NON-GAAP
                   COST OF SALES USED IN INVENTORY TURNS
              (In millions, except annualized inventory turns)

                                                Three Months Ended
                                      -------------------------------------
                                      January 25,  October 26,  January 26,
                                          2014         2013         2013
                                      -----------  -----------  -----------
Annualized inventory turns - GAAP            13.8         12.7         11.6
  Cost of sales adjustments                  (2.3)        (0.6)        (0.5)
                                      -----------  -----------  -----------
Annualized inventory turns - non-GAAP        11.5         12.1         11.1

GAAP cost of sales                    $     5,204  $     4,678  $     4,755
  Cost of sales adjustments:
    Share-based compensation expense          (52)         (43)         (47)
    Amortization of acquisition-
     related intangible assets               (182)        (167)        (136)
    Supplier component remediation
     charge                                  (655)          --           --
    Impact to cost of sales from
     purchase accounting adjustments
     to inventory                              --           --          (16)
                                      -----------  -----------  -----------
Non-GAAP cost of sales                $     4,315  $     4,468  $     4,556
                                      -----------  -----------  -----------


                REPURCHASE OF COMMON STOCK AND DIVIDENDS PAID
            (In millions, except dividends paid per common share)

                                            Three Months Ended
                             -----------------------------------------------
                             January 25, October 26,   July 27,   April 27,
                                 2014        2013        2013        2013
                             ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------
Repurchase of common stock
 under the stock repurchase
 program                     $     4,020 $     2,000 $     1,160 $       860
Dividends paid                       896         914         918         905
                             ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------
Total                        $     4,916 $     2,914 $     2,078 $     1,765
                             ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------

Dividends paid per common
 share                       $      0.17 $      0.17 $      0.17 $      0.17

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