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Cisco Becomes a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner in the Network Equipment Category


Cisco Becomes a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner in the Network Equipment Category

Cisco to utilize networking expertise and experience from London and Rio

Tokyo, Japan, June 9, 2016 - Cisco Systems G.K. (Cisco) today announced that it has become a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the category of Network Equipment.

Cisco® technology products (LAN/WAN wired network equipment, wireless network equipment, video conferencing network equipment) provided by our Japanese channel partners can support the foundation of the network for the Tokyo 2020 Games, which will be developed with several other Olympic partners to aid in the overall digitization of the Games.

Cisco’s expertise in providing mission-critical network equipment was evident at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, is being relied upon at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and has been utilized by hundreds of sport venues around the world to enhance the overall fan experience.

A key component of Cisco’s partnership with Tokyo 2020 is that when we connect everything, anything is possible. This stretches beyond just the Olympic and Paralympic Games to focus on positively impacting the way people in Tokyo and throughout Japan live, work, play and learn.

Mr. Yoshiro Mori, President of the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee stated: “The company has wealth of experience and a proven track record of supporting the communication of complex and diversified Games-related information and images at previous editions of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the Network Equipment category. We are delighted that Cisco Systems will be a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner in the increasingly sophisticated ICT world in the lead up to the 2020 Games, and we are confident that our partnership with Cisco will contribute to making the Tokyo 2020 Games the most connected Games in history.”

Overview of the Agreement

Agreement Programme Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme
Agreement Contents Official Partner (Network Equipment)
The Partner will promote the Olympic and Paralympic movements, support Japan Olympic and Paralympic teams, and contribute to success of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games by using their official designations, trademarks and services.
Agreement Period June 9, 2016 - December 31, 2020
Coverage <Sponsored Games>
  • The Games of the XXXII Olympiad (Tokyo 2020)
  • The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
<Japan Olympic and Paralympic teams>
  • The Games of the XXXI Olympiad (Rio 2016)
  • The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
  • The XXIII Olympic Winter Games (PyeongChang 2018)
  • The PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games
  • The Third Summer Youth Olympic Games (Buenos Aires 2018)
  • The Third Winter Youth Olympic Games (Lausanne 2020)
  • The Games of the XXXII Olympiad (Tokyo 2020)
  • The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
Territory Within Japan

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