Sun, Kotura Team

Kotura awarded $14M Silicon Photonics contract with Sun Microsystems and DARPA

September 3, 2008

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MONTEREY PARK, Calif. -- Kotura, Inc., a leading provider of silicon photonic components, today announced that Sun Microsystems has signed a five year $14M development contract with Kotura for DARPA’s Ultraperformance Nanophotonic Intrachip Communications (UNIC) program. Previously, Sun announced its participation in DARPA's $44M program to advance a virtual supercomputer using an on-chip network of low-cost optical interconnects.

“Sun is a global leader in high performance computing, advanced parallel computing and CPU networking,” said Jean-Louis Malinge, CEO of Kotura. “Optical interconnects for CPU-to-CPU connectivity is an important application for both of our companies. We are delighted that Sun has selected Kotura for the UNIC program.”

Kotura Inc.

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