SOURCE: Finisar


March 16, 2010 12:22 ET

Finisar Chairman to Participate in 40G and 100G Components and Subsystems Panel at the 2010 OSA/Lightwave Executive Forum

Finisar Experts to Participate in OFC/NFOEC Workshops and Symposium

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - March 16, 2010) - Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR)

What:        Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), a technology leader in
             fiber optic solutions for high-speed networks, today
             announced that Jerry Rawls, Finisar's Executive Chairman of
             the Board will join a panel of experts for the session
             "Components and Subsystems for 40 and 100 Gbps" at the
             OSA/Lightwave Executive Forum.  Led by moderator Stephen
             Hardy, the panel will discuss markets, technology, and
             strategies for delivering components and subsystems for 40
             and 100 Gbps.

             This year's Executive Forum will focus on the topic
             "Technology Innovations and Business Transformations / Optical
             Communications in 2010 and Beyond."  Held in conjunction with
             OFC/NFOEC, the Executive Forum is the premier event for
             optical communications executives.

Where:       San Diego Convention Center

When:        Monday, March 22 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. PT

To Register: Visit the OSA Executive Forum registration page

                -- Category C. Optical Devices for Switching, Filtering
                   and Signal Compensation
                   Does Optical Dispersion Compensation Have a Future?
                   San Diego Convention Center, Room 8
                   Sunday, March 21, 2010 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
                   Daniel Mahgerefteh, Director of Advanced Technology
                   for Finisar

                -- Category F. Transmission Subsystems and Network Elements
                   How Can We Groom and Multiplex Data for
                   Ultra-High-Speed Transmission?
                   San Diego Convention Center, Room 7
                   Sunday, March 21, 2010 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
                   Simon Poole, Director of New Business Ventures for
                   Finisar Australia

                -- Category F. Transmission Subsystems and Network Elements
                   1 TbE Transport - Why, When and How?
                   San Diego Convention Center, Room 6C
                   Monday, March 22, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
                   Chris Cole, Director of Engineering for Finisar
                -- Beyond Telecom and Datacom Symposium V
                   Trends and Future Directions for Optical Interconnects
                   in Datacenter and Computer Applications
                   San Diego Convention Center, Room 7
                   Tuesday, March 23, 2010 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
                   Katharine Schmidtke, Strategic Marketing Manager
                   for Finisar

About Finisar

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) is a global technology leader for fiber optic components and subsystems that enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for networking, storage, wireless, and cable TV applications. For more than 20 years, Finisar has provided critical optics technologies to system manufacturers to meet the increasing demands for network bandwidth and storage. Finisar is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices worldwide. For additional information, visit

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