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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ: INFN), a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, today released financial results for the first quarter of 2014 ended March 29, 2014. GAAP revenue for the quarter was $142.8 million compared to $139.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2013 and $124.6 million in the first quarter of 2013.

GAAP gross margins for the quarter were 40.9% compared to 40.2% in the fourth quarter of 2013 and 34.2% in the first quarter of 2013. GAAP net loss for the quarter was $(4.4) million, or $(0.04) per share, compared to net loss of $(10.2) million, or $(0.08) per share, in the fourth quarter of 2013, and a net loss of $(15.3) million, or $(0.13) per share, in the first quarter of 2013.

Non-GAAP gross margins for the quarter were 41.8% compared to 41.4% in the fourth quarter of 2013 and 35.9% in the first quarter of 2013. Non-GAAP net income for the quarter was $4.2 million, or $0.03 per share, compared to net loss of $(0.2) million, or break even on an earnings per share basis in the fourth quarter of 2013, and net loss of $(7.3) million, or $(0.06) per share, in the first quarter of 2013.

These non-GAAP measures exclude non-cash stock-based compensation expenses and the amortization of debt discount on Infinera's convertible senior notes. A further explanation of the use of non-GAAP financial information and a reconciliation of the non-GAAP financial measures to the GAAP equivalents can be found at the end of this release.

"Our first quarter performance was exceptionally strong in what is typically a soft quarter for our industry. We are benefitting from the continued investment cycle in 100G and network convergence. The favorable economics of our PIC-based architectures and the operational benefits of super-channels positions us as the industry recognized leader in the optical market," said Tom Fallon, Chief Executive Officer. "I remain optimistic about our short-, intermediate- and long-term opportunity. Our focus this year remains on winning footprint, gaining market share, and servicing customers. We believe the continued growth of our business in long-haul, combined with product investments in adjacent markets, is the best way for us to provide long-term shareholder value."

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