SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - March 15, 2010) -

What:         Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), a technology leader in
              fiber optic solutions for high-speed networks, will host an
              Analyst and Investor Event during the OFC/NFOEC Conference in
              San Diego, CA.

              Jerry Rawls, Finisar's executive Chairman of the Board and
              Eitan Gertel, CEO, along with other members of the management
              team, will discuss Finisar's business priorities, the
              evolution of the Company and its key technology
              differentiators. Additionally the executive officers will
              provide an update on market conditions and respond to
              questions regarding Finisar's strategy.

Where:        Hilton Gaslamp Hotel
              Marina Conference Room
              401 K Street, San Diego, CA 92101
              Phone: (619) 231-4040

When:         Tuesday, March 23 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. PT

Schedule:     Registration at Marina Conference Room: 5:00 p.m. PT
              Keynote Address: 5:30 p.m. PT
              Management Presentations: 5:45 p.m. PT
              Q&A and Closing Reception: 7:30 p.m. PT

To Register:  Visit Finisar's website:
              Those who wish to attend in person must pre-register no
              later than March 21st. Due to limited capacity, not all
              requests to attend in person may be accommodated. A live and
              archived webcast can be accessed from the same website URL.

About Finisar

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) is a global technology leader for fiber optic components and subsystems 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