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Alliance Agreement [Amendment No. 1] - Cisco Systems Inc. and KPMG Consulting LLC

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effective as of December 1, 2000 (the "Effective Date"), is entered into between
Cisco Systems, Inc., a California corporation ("Cisco"), and KPMG Consulting,
LLC, a Delaware limited liability company ("KPMG"). For mutual consideration,
the sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged by the parties, the Alliance
Agreement between the parties dated as of December 29, 1999 (the "Agreement") is
hereby amended as set forth below.

1.   In Section 4.4 entitled "Facilities and Infrastructure", delete the third
     sentence in its entirety and replace it with the following sentence:
     "Subject to Section 4.9, five of the Solution Centers will be staffed and
     operational not later than December 31, 2000; and the remaining Solution
     Center, which will be located in the Asia-Pacific region, will be staffed
     and operational not later than July 1, 2001.".

2.   Delete, in its entirety, Exhibit A entitled "Resource Allocation Schedule",
     and replace such exhibit with the Revised Exhibit A attached to this
     Amendment. The parties agree that the attached, Revised Exhibit A to this
     Amendment, is an accurate representation of the mutually agreed upon,
     amended provisions of Exhibit A, including without limitation, a revised
     Resource Allocation Schedule which conforms to the requirements if Section
     4.1.1 of the Agreement. The Parties further agree that if the Parties fail
     to agree upon a calendar year 2001 global staffing plan ("CY01 Staffing
     Plan") by December 31, 2000, then this Section 2 of Amendment No. 1 shall
     not take effect.

3.   General. This Amendment shall be effective for all purposes as of the
     Effective Date. The parties agree that all other provisions of the
     Agreement remain unchanged and continue in full force and effect. This
     Amendment shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of
     the State of California, without regard to the conflicts of law principles
     thereof. In the event of a conflict between the provisions of this
     Amendment and the Agreement, the provisions of this Amendment shall

     IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned have duly executed and delivered this
Amendment effective as of the Effective Date.

                                       Cisco Systems, Inc.

                                       By     /s/ Simon Hayes

                                       Name   Simon Hayes

                                       Title  Director, Intergrator Alliances

                                       Date   12/11/00

                                       KPMG Consulting, LLC

                                       By     /s/ Deborah Eastman

                                       Name   Deborah Eastman

                                       Title  Senior Vice President

                                       Date   12/11/00