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Ciena Notches Ethernet WinsCiena Notches Ethernet Wins

Ciena deployed for metro Ethernet services and selected to advance Ireland’s network infrastructure

February 6, 2012

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Ciena Notches Ethernet Wins

LINTHICUM, Md. -- Ciena® Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), the network specialist, today announced that Fibrenoire, a Canadian provider of fiber-optic Internet connections and private network services, has deployed Ciena’s Carrier Ethernet Solutions (CES) to deliver premium Ethernet business services to enterprise customers in Québec and Ontario.

“In the highly-competitive business services market in Quebec and Ontario, it is essential that we differentiate our solutions from those offered by other network providers – we saw an opportunity to do that by delivering better quality service for a superior customer experience. With Ciena’s proven Carrier Ethernet Solutions, we are able to monitor our network, and make adjustments rapidly and efficiently, to support our market-leading Business Services service level agreement,” said Jean-Francois Lévesque, chief technology officer at Fibrenoire.

In a separate release:LINTHICUM, Md. and LIMERICK, Ireland -- Ciena® Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), the network specialist, today announced that e|net, the private company that manages the Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) programme on behalf of the Irish Government, has selected Ciena’s 3916 and 3930 Service Delivery Switches to improve its regional network infrastructure. The advanced demarcation platforms’ low-touch provisioning and embedded service benchmarking capabilities enable a simple deployment model and speedy set-up of new customer connections, allowing e|net to easily expand its Carrier Ethernet network and offer its service provider customers sophisticated Quality of Service (QoS) and Service Level Agreement (SLA) capabilities.

“Carriers rely on e|net for quick and reliable access to connectivity and Ciena’s Carrier Ethernet Solutions offer us the portfolio needed to effectively build and expand our Carrier Ethernet network. That means e|net can quickly light new connections for customers, providing them with the guaranteed service quality they require,” said Conal Henry, chief executive officer at e|net.

Ciena Corp. (NYSE: CIEN)

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