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Press Release -- May 17th, 2011
Source: Infinera
Tags: DWDM, Exchange

Infinera to Discuss Digital Optical Networks Evolution at Light Reading Packet Optical Conference

SUNNYVALE, CA, May 17, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) –

Infinera (NASDAQ:INFN, news, filings) will discuss important aspects of the evolution of Digital Optical Networks in two talks at Light Reading’s Packet-Optical Transport Evolution Conference on Wednesday, May 18th, in New York.

Infinera Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer Drew Perkins will discuss the evolution of Infinera’s architecture to offer packet functionality as part of Infinera’s integrated DWDM and OTN switching capabilities. To address ever-growing bandwidth demand, successful next-generation networks will integrate packet, OTN switching and optical transport capabilities to deliver new network economics resulting from increased efficiency, scalability, reliability, and intelligence. Mr. Perkins will speak at a panel entitled “OTN & the Future of Packet-Optical Transport.”

Infinera’s Director of Solutions Marketing, Vinay Rathore, will present on the Digital ROADM in the panel on “Next Generation ROADM Architectures.” Many of the features analog ROADMs are striving to add today, such as colorless, directionless, and contentionless operation, are already implemented in the Digital ROADM and Mr. Rathore will discuss the features and future capabilities of Digital ROADMs.

The Light Reading Packet Optical Transport Evolution conference takes place at the Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square, New York. Infinera will have a display at table # 13 and Infinera experts will be on hand to provide detailed information on Infinera technology and the Infinera product portfolio. To arrange a meeting, please contact your Infinera representative or email us at events@infinera.com.

About Infinera Infinera provides Digital Optical Networking systems to telecommunications carriers worldwide. Infinera’s systems are unique in their use of a breakthrough semiconductor technology: the photonic integrated circuit (PIC). Infinera’s systems and PIC technology are designed to provide customers with simpler and more flexible engineering and operations, faster time-to-service, and the ability to rapidly deliver differentiated services without reengineering their optical infrastructure. For more information, please visit http://www.infinera.com/.

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements based on current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties. These statements are based on information available to Infinera as of the date hereof; and actual results could differ materially from those stated or implied, due to risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding Infinera’s expectations, beliefs, intentions or strategies regarding the future including that Infinera’s architecture will offer packet functionality as part of Infinera’s integrated DWDM and OTN switching capabilities; that to address ever-growing bandwidth demand, successful next-generation networks will integrate packet, OTN switching and optical transport capabilities to deliver new network economics resulting from increased efficiency, scalability, reliability, and intelligence; and that many of the features analog ROADMs are striving to add today, such as colorless, directionless, and contentionless operation, are already implemented in the Digital ROADM. Such forward-looking statements can be identified by forward-looking words such as “anticipated,” “believed,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “should,” “will,” and “would” or similar words. The risks and uncertainties that could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include aggressive business tactics by our competitors, our dependence on a single product, our ability to protect our intellectual property, claims by others that we infringe their intellectual property, and our ability to respond to rapid technological changes, and other risks that may impact any of the group’s business are set forth in their annual reports on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 1, 2011, as well as subsequent reports filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. These statements are based on information available to us as of the date hereof and we disclaim any obligation to update the forward-looking statements included in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

For media and analysts:
Media:
Jeff Ferry
Tel. (408) 572-5213
jferry@infinera.com

Investors:
Bob Blair
Tel. (408) 716-4879
bblair@infinera.com

SOURCE: Infinera

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