SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - October 26, 2009) -

What:           Jan Meise, Director of Strategic Marketing, Finisar
                Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), will share his industry
                expertise on new high speed I/O options for embedded system
                interconnectors in a panel session on hardware. Together
                with other panelists, Jan will discuss the major trends in
                storage, data centers and high-performance computing
                connectivity as well as indicate future market trends
                moving into 2010.

Where:          Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, California

When:           Panel Discussion: Wednesday, October 28 from
                8:30 - 9:45 a.m. PDT
                Conference: October 27 through October 29

Event Details:  The AdvancedTCA Summit is the only conference dedicated
                entirely to this emerging standard platform for
                telecommunications. The Summit features tutorials,
                workshops, paper and panel sessions, keynotes, and
                exhibits. Subjects include hardware, software, design
                methods, applications, standards, interfaces, and market
                research. It also covers related standards such as
                AdvancedMC, MicroTCA, and ATCA300. AdvancedTCA Summit is
                produced in cooperation with such organizations as PICMG
                (PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers' Group), CP-TA
                (Communications Platforms Trade Association), SCOPE
                (network equipment providers), SAF (Service Availability
                Forum), and the Ethernet Alliance. For more information,

To register:    Please visit the AdvancedTCA Registration Page

To schedule media appointments, please contact Leah McLean, Voce Communications, either via phone at 415-308-7928 or via email at

About Finisar

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) is a global technology leader for fiber optic subsystems and components 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: MEDIA CONTACT: Victoria McDonald Finisar Corporation (408) 542-4261