SOURCE: FINISAR CORPORATION

August 20, 2007 16:00 ET

Finisar Schedules Conference Call for Preliminary Fiscal First Quarter Results September 4, 2007

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - August 20, 2007) - Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), a technology leader in gigabit fiber optic solutions for high-speed data networks, has scheduled the release of its preliminary fiscal first quarter financial results for the period ended July 29, 2007, at the close of market on Tuesday, September 4, 2007. The announcement will be followed by a conference call with analysts at 2:00 p.m. PDT/5:00 p.m. EDT.

A live webcast of the call will be accessible to the public on the Company's web site at www.finisar.com on the events page of the investor section. A replay of the webcast will be available shortly after the conclusion of the call on the webcast archive page of the investor section until the next earnings release.

An audio replay of the call will be accessible to the public by calling (877) 660-6853 (domestic) or (201) 612-7415 (international), and then following the prompts to enter account number 2791 and conference ID 251801. The audio replay will be available for two weeks following the call.

About Finisar

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) is a global technology leader for fiber optic components and subsystems and network test and monitoring systems. These products enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for networking, storage and wireless applications over Local Area Networks (LANs), Storage Area Networks (SANs), and Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs) using Ethernet, Fibre Channel, IP, SAS, SATA and SONET/SDH protocols. The Company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA. More information can be found at www.finisar.com.

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