SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - October 11, 2010) -   Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), a global leader in optical communications, today announced that it has received the 2010 Customer Focus Award from Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD), a provider of extraordinary networking solutions that enable today's complex, data-intensive businesses to optimize information connectivity and maximize the business value of their data. Finisar received the award at the Brocade Supplier Summit ceremony on September 14th.

Finisar supplies Brocade with fiber optic transceivers and transponders that enable high-performance data transmission across networking systems. The award honored Finisar for a deep commitment to Brocade in providing quality products and customer support at a level unmatched in the industry. In addition, Finisar was recognized for its high level of participation in standards committees and ultimately driving standards initiatives supporting Brocade's goals.

"We are pleased to bestow the 2010 Customer Focus Award to Finisar, an unrelenting supplier that has provided extraordinary customer service and support," said Lisa Loscavio, Vice President of Supply Chain Operations at Brocade. "We also appreciate the executive sponsorship through all functions of their company which mirror the entire organization's commitment to our success."

"Finisar is honored and humbled to have received this recognition from Brocade, an industry leader and valued customer," said Todd Swanson, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Finisar. "We strive to provide the highest level of service and satisfaction to all of our customers and are pleased that we have been recognized for these efforts."

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 telecommunications, 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

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