SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - November 21, 2008) - Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), a technology leader in gigabit fiber optic solutions for high-speed networks, will announce financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended November 2, 2008 at the close of market on Tuesday, December 9, 2008. The announcement will be followed by Finisar's regular quarterly conference call with analysts and investors at 2:00 p.m. PDT/5:00 p.m. EDT.

Jerry Rawls, Chairman of the Board, Eitan Gertel, Chief Executive Officer, and Steve Workman, Chief Financial Officer, will discuss Finisar's financial results for the quarter and current business outlook and answer questions from analysts who currently follow the Company.

Internet Access:
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Phone Access:
Dial in: (866) 393-6455 (domestic) or (706) 634-9717 (international)
Pass code: 74889122

A replay of the webcast will be available shortly after the conclusion of the call on the Company's website. An audio replay of the call will be accessible to the public by calling (800) 642-1687 (domestic) or (706) 645-9291 (international) and then, following the prompts, enter conference ID 74889122 and record your name, affiliation, and contact number. 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 subsystems and network test systems that enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for networking, storage, wireless, and cable TV applications. For more than 20 years, Finisar has provided critical optics technologies to system manufacturers to meet the increasing demands for network bandwidth and storage. Finisar is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices worldwide. For additional information, visit

Contact Information: Steve Workman Chief Financial Officer Finisar Corporation 408-548-1000 Victoria McDonald Sr. Manager, Corporate Communications Finisar Corporation 408-542-4261