SOURCE: Capella Intelligent Subsystems, Inc.

July 09, 2008 08:00 ET

Capella Intelligent Subsystems Awarded ISO 9001:2000 Certification

Maturity of Quality Management Systems Validated Concurrent With Rapidly Expanding Operations

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2008) - Capella Intelligent Subsystems, Inc., the leading provider of subsystems for use in reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexer (ROADM) and Optical Crossconnect (OXC) applications, today announced it has earned ISO 9001:2000 certification.

The award follows an independent audit of Capella's operations, management and quality systems performed by world-renowned certification authority, Det Norske Veritas Certification, Inc.

"This certification validates the effectiveness and strength of our quality management systems as well as our commitment to continuous improvement," said Seyed Javadi, Capella's director of quality.

"Capella's intelligent subsystems provide key functionality in the most advanced networks throughout the world," said Larry Schwerin, Capella's chief executive officer. "This certification highlights our commitment to quality products, services and the highest level of customer satisfaction."

About Det Norske Veritas

Det Norske Veritas is recognized as one of the most respected management systems certification registrars in the world, having issued more than 70,000 certificates. Operating in 130 countries, Det Norske Veritas is part of the Det Norske Veritas, Oslo, Norway foundation, established in 1864 dedicated to safeguarding life, property and the environment. A Det Norske Veritas certificate shows the world that a business is committed to continual improvement and delivering products and services that meet or exceed customer expectations.

About Capella Intelligent Subsystems

Capella is the industry leader of wavelength selective switch (WSS) technology for use in reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexers (ROADM) and optical cross connect (OXC) applications. Capella's patented WavePath® products provide the best performing WSS on the market offering dynamic, remote reconfigurability with fully integrated optical channel monitoring (OCM) for simplifying network operations and planning, while dramatically reducing costs. Capella's products are used in both metro and long haul applications. Founded in 2000, Capella is a privately-held company located in San Jose, California. For more information, go to

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