Finisar Gets Japan Distributor

Finisar appoints Macnica I&C Company to distribute its full range of optical transceivers in Nippon

February 10, 2003

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), a technology leader for fiber optic subsystems and SAN/LAN performance tools which enable high-speed data communications over Gigabit Ethernet local area networks (LANs), Fibre Channel storage area networks (SANs), and metropolitan area networks (MANs), today announced the appointment of Macnica I&C Company as a distributor for its Optics product line in Japan.

This appointment underscores Finisar's commitment to the Japanese market to better serve new and existing customers through technical and commercial support for its transceiver products and WDM solutions. "Finisar is expanding into the global market place, and we continue to seek out opportunities to further the local support to our customers," said Dick Woodrow, President and COO. "Macnica I&C's broad product portfolio of networking and communication semiconductor franchises will complement Finisar's optical transceiver technology, which is why we are extremely excited about this new partnership." "Finisar is an ideal partner for Macnica," said Reggie Tezuka, President of Macnica I&C Company. "Its optical transceivers and WDM solutions are a significant addition to our product portfolio. We are delighted to be appointed as the distributor for Japan. By combining the leading-edge technology of Finisar with the superior service and technical competence of our company, we are able to assist our customers with shortened design cycles and time-to-market window. Despite the market conditions today, we are seeing great potential for Finisar products in the Japanese market due to Finisar's lead in innovation and quality, which are vital for Japanese customers." Finisar Corp.

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