Fujitsu Honors Oclaro With Distinguished Partner Award

Jan 27, 2010, 08:00 ET from Oclaro, Inc.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oclaro, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCLR), a leading provider of optical components for industrial applications, today announced that it has received the Distinguished Partner Award from Fujitsu Limited, Japan, in recognition of Oclaro's contribution to the development and production of Optical Gain Block for Fujitsu Network Communications Inc., Texas, USA.  Fujitsu is a leading provider of optical and wireless networking solutions.

"It was important to Fujitsu to partner with a supplier that could deliver the industry leading optical solution that we require for our customers. Oclaro was able to collaborate effectively with our team to deliver products that met those requirements in the time frame we needed," said T. Touge, President of Network Product Business Unit, Fujitsu Limited, Japan.

The development combined Oclaro's best in class pump lasers and design capabilities with Fujitsu's ability to work collaboratively with suppliers.  The program delivered optical gain blocks with industry leading price/performance within Fujitsu's required schedule window.

"We are very pleased to be selected by Fujitsu for this award," said Alain Couder, President and CEO, Oclaro. "More importantly, we are happy that our component portfolio and design capabilities allowed us to meet Fujitsu's price performance and schedule requirements."

The award was presented at the Fujitsu Suppliers' Reception 2010 on January 26, 2010.

About Oclaro

Oclaro, Inc., with headquarters in San Jose, Calif., is a tier-one provider of high-performance optical components, modules and subsystems to the telecommunications market, and is one of the largest providers to metro and long-haul network applications. The company, formed on April 27, 2009 following the combination of Bookham, Inc. and Avanex Corporation, leverages proprietary core technologies and vertically integrated product development to provide its customers with cost-effective and innovative optical devices, modules and subsystems.  Oclaro serves a broad customer base, combining in-house and outsourced manufacturing to maximize flexibility and drive improved gross margin. Its photonic technologies also serve selected high-growth markets, including industrial, defense, life sciences, medical and scientific, with diversification providing both significant revenue streams and strategic technological advantage.  The company also provides a complete family of wavelength selective switches (WSS) capable of powering reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexer (ROADM) applications over the entire optical network, from the edge to the core.

Oclaro is a global company, with cutting-edge chip fabrication facilities in the U.K., Switzerland and Italy, and in Tucson, Ariz. during the transition of related activities to Europe, and manufacturing sites in the U.S., Thailand and China.

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