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Oclaro Reinforces 100G Leadership at OFC/NFOEC; Demonstrates CFP2 LR4 and Speaks on Six Panels

OFC Line-up Showcases Oclaro's Industry-Leading Vertical Integration, Broad Product Portfolio and Expertise in 100G for the Line and Client Side

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), a tier-one provider and innovator of optical communications and laser solutions, today announced that it will be highlighting its 100G networking leadership at the upcoming OFC/NFOEC show with a live demonstration of its LR4 CFP2 at Oclaro booth #2701, several new product introductions, and participation in six panel discussions and various technical paper presentations.

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CFP2 transceiver technology is being widely adopted in today's optical networks because it features low power consumption in a form factor that is half the size of first generation CFP products, and Oclaro is well positioned to help customers lead this next phase of high-speed 100G networking.  The live demo being showcased at OFC demonstrates interoperability with a Xilinx Virtex-7 HT FPGA and will be the industry's first demonstration featuring an MSA-compliant CFP2 and an FPGA with a direct 25Gbps x 4ch electrical interface according to the recently released OIF CEI-28G-VSR specifications. Using a direct electrical interface without a separate gearbox lowers the overall system cost and is expected to accelerate the overall deployment of 100Gbps client side interfaces.

"To deliver on the promise of 100G and beyond, our customers are demanding higher density, lower power and increased performance – all of which are enabled by higher data rate solutions such as CFP2 transceivers," said Tadayuki Kanno, President, Oclaro Japan, Inc & GM, Modules & Devices Business Unit.  "With our live CFP2 demo and extended 100G product portfolio, we are establishing a leadership position in the market and highlighting the vast technology resources, vertical integration, expertise and product breadth that Oclaro has to offer customers to keep them at the forefront of innovation and competiveness."

"By using the Xilinx Virtex(R)-7 HT FGPA and Oclaro CFP2 optical modules at 25.78Gbps, we have demonstrated a robust integration of 100G networking systems through real world CFP2 implementations," said Gilles Garcia, Director of Wired Communications at Xilinx. "Reducing bill of material cost, power, footprint and board complexity are achieved through the combination of Xilinx 28Gbps capable GTZ transceivers and Oclaro optics thereby enabling the move towards a smarter network."

About the Oclaro CFP2 Transceiver
Announced September 2012, the Oclaro CFP2 transceiver is roughly 50% the size of all other CFP solutions on the market, which increases system front panel port density from 4 ports to 8 ports.  The smaller size of the CFP2 transceiver is achieved by reducing the number of electrical lanes from 10 to 4 by applying a 25Gbps per channel electrical interface instead of 10Gbps and hence removing the gearbox from the module. In order to achieve the smaller size, more integrated in-house optical components are used based on Oclaro's leading-edge optical device technologies. In addition, the CFP2 transceiver can optically interoperate with first and second-generation CFP transceivers, which allows customers to quickly and cost-effectively transition to CFP2 designs as market requirements evolve. The CFP2 is designed to be fully compliant with the relevant MSA, IEEE and ITU-T specifications.

Oclaro Participation on OFC/NFOEC Panels
As industry authorities on 100G networking, Oclaro will be speaking on six industry panels and presenting several technical papers during the OFC/NFOEC show, some of which are highlighted below.

Speaker:

Oclaro CEO Alain Couder


Executive Forum: The Future of the Optical Component Industry


March 18th at 16:00



Moderator: 

Per Hansen, VP Product Marketing Optical Network Solutions


Executive Forum: Building Massively Scalable Optical Networks


March 18th at 9:30



Speaker:

Per Hansen, VP Product Marketing Optical Network Solutions


VIP Industry Leaders Networking Event


March 19th at 12:00



Speaker: 

Yves LeMaitre, Chief Commercial Officer


Market Watch: High Speed Pluggable Optics for Data Center


March 19th at 15:00     



Speaker: 

Robert Blum, Director Product Marketing Photonic Components


Market Watch: Components looking for the Booster Rocket


March 20th at 13:00    



Speaker:

Robert Blum, Director Product Marketing Photonic Components


Workshop: Can Access Networks Afford to be Wavelength Agile


March 18th at 9:00    



Paper:

C-band Operation of LGLC Tunable Laser with Low Filter Current and with Stable SMSR against Filter Deviation. 


Speaker:  A. Nakamura, Oclaro Japan


March 21st at 14:15



Paper:

Uncooled (0 to 85 °C) and full C-band Operation of a 10.7 Gbit/s InP Mach-Zehnder Modulator Monolithically Integrated with SOA. 


Speaker: A. Nakanishi, Oclaro Japan


March 20th at 09:15

About Oclaro
Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) is one of the largest providers of lasers and optical components, modules and subsystems for the optical communications, industrial, and consumer laser markets.  The company is a global leader dedicated to photonics innovation, with cutting-edge research and development (R&D) and chip fabrication facilities in the U.S., U.K., Italy, Switzerland, Israel, Korea and Japan. It has in-house and contract manufacturing sites in China, Malaysia and Thailand, with design, sales and service organizations in most of the major regions around the world. For more information, visit http://www.oclaro.com.

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