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Press Release -- June 30th, 2014
Source: MRV Communications

MRV Joins Russell Microcap Index

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Jun 30, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) –MRV Communications (NASDAQ:MRVC), a global provider in converged packet       and optical solutions that empower       the optical edge and network integration services for leading       communications service providers, announced its inclusion in Russell       Microcap® Index as a result of Russell Investments annual reconstitution       of its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes finalized on       June 27th.

The Russell Microcap® Index measures the performance of the microcap       segment of the U.S. equity market and is composed of the 1,000 companies       with the smallest market capitalization in the Russell 2000® Index, plus       the next smallest 1,000 eligible securities by market cap. Inclusion in       the Russell Microcap® Index will remain in place for the ensuing       12-month period. The Russell Indexes are widely used by investment       managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks       for passive and active investment strategies. According to Russell       Investments, $4.1 trillion in institutional assets currently are       benchmarked to its indexes. The Russell Microcap® Index is completely       reconstituted annually to ensure new and growing equities are reflected       and companies continue to reflect appropriate capitalization and value       characteristics.

About MRV Communications

MRV Communications is a global provider in converged packet and optical       solutions that empower the optical edge and network integration services       for leading communications service providers. For more than two decades,       the most demanding service providers, Fortune 1000 companies and       governments worldwide have trusted MRV to provide best-in-class       solutions and services for their mission-critical networks. We help our       customers overcome the challenge of orchestrating the ever-increasing       need for capacity while improving service delivery and lowering network       costs for critical applications such as cloud connectivity,       high-capacity business services, mobile backhaul and data center       connectivity. For more information please visit

SOURCE: MRV Communications

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